Begin your bachelor's degree, work toward an associate degree or certificate, start a new career or develop your talents at the College of Lake County in 2018! Spring Semester classes begin Jan. 16, and registration is now open. To view course offerings and learn how to become a CLC student, visit www.clcillinois.edu/spring.

CLC's Guaranteed Transfer Admission Partnership allows CLC students to be admitted to one of 23 local, regional or international partner institutions by meeting program requirements. This ensures a seamless transfer of credit to the four-year colleges and universities. For a full list of participating schools, visit www.clcillinois.edu/gta or call (847) 543-2090.

If you're unsure regarding career options, you can learn about CLC programs offered in fields such as business, manufacturing, supply chain management, technology and healthcare at free information sessions. Each session lasts about an hour and includes an overview of the career field, salary, job outlook and educational requirements. View a schedule sessions at www.clcillinois.edu/infosessions.

Or if you want to complete short-term training to become a truck driver, real estate agent, pharmacy technician or veterinary technician, view a list of continuing professional development programs and information sessions at www.clcillinois.edu/professional.

CLC also offers an array of noncredit personal enrichment courses, on topics such as fitness, music, computers, cooking and more, for students of all ages, from children through retirees. To learn more, call (847) 543-2615 or visit www.clcillinois.edu/personalenrichment.

If you need to complete your high school equivalency, learn English as a Second Language or build basic competency in reading, writing and math, the Adult Education and ESL division offers free courses at all three campuses and other Lake County locations that also begin in January. For details, call (847) 543-2021, visit www.clcillinois.edu/adulted or email adulteducation@clcillinois.edu. Or visit Building 4 on the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.

For information on enrolling at CLC, call (847) 543-2090, visit www.clcillinois.edu/admission or stop by the Welcome and One Stop Center, 19351 W. Washington St. Assistance is also available at the Lakeshore Campus, 33 N. Genesee St., Waukegan, and the Southlake Campus, 1120 S. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills.