Textbook Loan Program

The Textbook Loan Program at Kishwaukee College can assist eligible students with textbooks each semester. Books are loaned on a first come, first served basis. The program cannot provide all books, but an average of 1-2 books each semester per student. Students must re-apply every semester by providing a copy of their class schedule and completing a Textbook Loan Program application in office C1210.

Eligible Students

Students that are pursuing a Career and Technical Education program or an Associate of Applied Science (AAS/Certificate) degree qualify if one or more of the following criteria also apply.
(Transfer degrees (AS/AA degrees) do not qualify.)

  • Single parents
  • GED graduates
  • Men & women pursuing  nontraditional careers for gender (ex. male nursing students, female students in automotive technology)
  • Displaced homemakers
  • Students with disabilities
  • ESL students
  • Veterans

Program guidelines:

  • Books must be returned during finals week
  • Students cannot write or highlight in books
  • Books must be returned in good condition
  • Students will be placed on the College’s Debtors List if books are not returned on time

Further Information

Workforce & Community Education
Tricia Hernandez
thernandez@kish.edu
815-825-9441
Office: C1210