Oakton Community College Closed Wednesday, April 24

Oakton Community College will remain closed due to flooding in Des Plaines, according to a spokesperson.

Oakton Community College's Des Plaines campus will remain closed due to flooding on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 23-24, according to a spokesperson. Janet Spector-Bishop stated in an email to Patch that the campus in Skokie would be open, but many events at the campus in Des Plaines were rescheduled or canceled. The community college was closed on Thursday because of the storm water. Updates on the impact of the flood are being posted on Oakton Community College's website, Spector-Bishop stated.


  • Video of a motorist trying to navigate Des Plaines on Friday.
  • More video of the Des Plaines River flooding.


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Oakton Community College April 23, 2013 at 08:10 PM
Update! Please note that Oakton's Des Plaines campus will remain closed on Thursday, April 25. Our Skokie campus remains open.
Peggy Levine April 25, 2013 at 06:10 PM
I am wondering if Oakton will reopen by Saturday and if the Six Ensemble Piano Concert will be taking place as planned for this coming Saturday at 8PM. Can you please let me know? Peggy levine8936@comcast.net


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