Auxiliary Services

Business Services, housed within the College's Business and Finance Department, coordinates a range of services, including:

Operates bookstores at both the Des Plaines and Skokie campuses that offer a range of books, other items, and services.

  • Des Plaines Hours*
    Mon. - Thu., 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Fri., 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.;
    Sat., Closed; Sun., Closed
  • Skokie Hours*
    Mon. - Thu., 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Fri., 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.;
    Sat., Closed; Sun., Closed

Contact Bookstore

Handles U.S. and interoffice mail distribution, courier services, shipping, and in-house supplies.
Hours*: Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact Receiving

Copy Center
Produces copied materials for the College and its affiliates.
Hours*: Mon. - Fri., 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Contact Copy Center

Food Service
Oakton's new food service provider, Food Services Inc. (FSI), officially started their contract on December 17, 2013. FSI operates cafeterias at both campuses, handles catering requests from staff as well as external corporate clients, and maintains vending machines.
Contact Food Service

Coordinates off-site storage of the College's records; serves as Web site coordinator for Business Services.
Hours*: Mon. - Fri., 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Contact Records

Processes all purchase requisitions for goods and services for faculty, staff, and administrators. Purchasing also handles computer purchases, office equipment repair, and furniture needs. It also has the authority to approve business-related contracts.

Hours*: Mon. - Fri., 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Procurement

Oakton employees can find additional Business Service information and forms on the employee tab at myOakton.

* The College is closed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the summer (late May through mid-August.)