Since 1967, Moraine Valley Community College has educated everyone from degree seekers and those returning to the classroom after a long hiatus to people just wanting to learn something new. Registration is underway for the spring 2017 semester, which starts January 17 with on-campus credit classes. Off-campus credit classes and on-campus continuing education classes begin January 23, while off-campus continuing education classes start January 30.

Moraine Valley offers classes for those interested in transferring to four-year colleges or universities by earning associate degrees in Arts, Fine Arts, General Studies, or Science. Students also can choose from several career programs offered at the college including Allied Health and Nursing, Business and Computer Sciences, Industrial Technology, and Public Service. The college offers noncredit programs, courses and workshops as well.

Some of the college’s courses are offered in different formats to accommodate student needs, making it easy for people to fit college classes into their life. Flexible learning options include evening, off-campus, one-day-a-week, online, weekend, and short-term classes.

With an annual average cost of $4,176, attending classes at Moraine Valley can save students up to $46,000 per year compared to private colleges or universities.

A complete list of credit and noncredit classes can be found in the spring 2017 class schedule or online. Registration is ongoing. Tuition is $119 per credit hour plus fees and books. New students must complete an admission application, and then can register in the Registration Office, located on campus in the Student Services Center (Building S), 9000 W. College Pkwy. in Palos Hills; by phone at (708) 974-2110 (TTY 711); or online.