Life in Illinois

Before moving to Illinois

Things to Know Before Moving to Illinois

Illinois Facts and Trivia

 

Local Tourist Information

Illinois Tourism Board

For great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Illinois area, visit Groupon's Illinois page.

 

Driving Information

American Road Signs

General Road Rules in America

Driving in Illinois

Driver's Licenses in Illinois

 

Chicago

Weather

Yearly Weather in Chicago

Activities with children

Central Illinois Activities with Kids

Family Days Out- Illinois

Family Days Out- Chicago

Local Tourist Information

Groupon Chicago for great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Chicago area.

Groupon Arlington Heights for great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Arlington Heights area.

Groupon Aurora for great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Aurora area.

Groupon Elmhurst for great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Elmhurst area.

Groupon Evanston for great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Evanston area.

Groupon Hoffman Estates for great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Hoffman Estates area.

Groupon Lincolnwood for great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Lincolnwood area.

Groupon Naperville for great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Naperville area.

Groupon Rockford for great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Rockford area.

Groupon Springfield for great deals on activities, events, and experiences in the Springfield area.

 

 

Chicago Tourist Information

Transportation

Transit Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport

 

Available Universities

While in the US, all au pairs must complete six semester hours of higher education at an accredited post-secondary institution as part of J-1 visa requirements. Host families reimburse up to $500 for the cost of tuition and related materials including books and supplies.

All payments for tuition, books, fees, and materials that exceed the host family’s contribution are the responsibility of the au pair. If you do not use the complete amount, the education stipend is not paid to the au pair in cash. An au pair will not be able to extend their stay without first completing their educational requirement.

University NameCityWebsiteSpecial Programs
Au Pair WeekendChicagowww.aupairclasses.org/chicagoWeekend Programs for Au Pairs
City Colleges of Chicago- Harold Washington CollegeChicagohttp://www.ccc.edu/colleges/washington
City Colleges of Chicago- Harry S Truman CollegeChicagohttp://www.ccc.edu/colleges/truman
City Colleges of Chicago- Malcolm X CollegeChicagohttp://www.ccc.edu/colleges/malcolm-x
City Colleges of Chicago- Richard J Daley CollegeChicagohttp://www.ccc.edu/colleges/daley
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright CollegeChicagohttp://www.ccc.edu/colleges/wright
College of DuPageGlen Ellynwww.cod.edu
College of Lake CountyGrayslakewww.clcillinois.eduEnglish Language Instruction for Au Pairs
Concordia University-ChicagoRiver Forestwww.cuchicago.edu
Elgin Community CollegeElginwww.elgin.edu
Harper CollegePalatinewww.harpercollege.edu
Joliet Junior CollegeJolietwww.jjc.edu
Kishwaukee CollegeMaltawww.kishwaukeecollege.edu
McHenry County CollegeCrystal Lakewww.mchenry.edu
Moraine Valley Community CollegePalos Hillswww.morainevalley.edu
Oakton Community CollegeDes Plaineswww.oakton.edu
Prairie State CollegeChicago Heightswww.prairiestate.edu
South Suburban CollegeSouth Hollandwww.ssc.edu
Stafford House InternationalChicagowww.staffordhouse.comAu Pair English Program
Trinity International University- IllinoisDeerfirldwww.tiu.edu
Triton CollegeRiver Grovewww.triton.edu
Waubonsee Community CollegeSugar Grovewww.waubonsee.edu