Advisement Frequently Asked Questions

How can I be sure my credits will transfer?
The best way to be sure your credits will transfer is to be in contact with your intended transfer college or university. During your time at Heartland stay up to date with current transfer information and meet with your advisor regularly.
How can I make an advising appointment?

Current and Returning Students

If you are a current Heartland student or a student returning to Heartland after being away, you can make an appointment within your myHeartland account. 

Make an Advisement Appointment:

  • Login to your myHeartland account
  • Enter your login name and password
  • Once in the system, click on the Appointments tab
  • Select Advisement
  • Select the campus location for your appointment: Normal, Pontiac or Lincoln
  • Select your type of appointment and reason for appointment
  • Search for days and times
  • Select your preferred appointment time

*Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to check in with Admissions.

New Students

If you are a new student to Heartland, you will meet with an advisor at your New Student Appointment

What is my financial aid status?

You can view your financial aid status within your myHeartland account. Click on the IRIS tab and icon, and on the right hand column you will see your To-Do List.

For the most accurate information regarding your financial aid status, please contact Financial Aid

How close am I to graduation?

Please consult with your academic advisor for details on your specific plan of study to determine your timeline toward graduation.

Your Degree Progress Report allows you to chart your process toward completing gradation requirements. We offer this so you can take an active role in planning your academic career.

How to print a Degree Progress Report:

  • Login to your myHeartland account
  • Enter your login name and password
  • Once in the system, click on the IRIS tab and icon
  • Click on "Student Center"
  • Click on the drop down button next to "Other Academic" and select "Degree Progress Report"

Once the "View Degree Progress Report" screen opens:

  • Choose "Heartland Community College" for the academic institution
  • Select "Graduation Audit Transcript" for the report type
  • Click "Go"
Where can I find my grades?

You can view your midterm and your final grades through IRIS in your myHeartland account.

How to view your grades:

  • Login to your myHeartland account
  • Enter your login name and password
  • Once in the system, click on the IRIS tab and icon
  • Click on "Student Center"
  • Click on the drop down button next to "Other Academic" and select "Grades"

You can populate your grades to show your midterm and/or your final grades based on what semester you choose.

How do I register for classes?
How do I get a copy of my Heartland transcript?
If you would like your Heartland transcript sent to another college or university, please submit a request for Heartland transcripts
How do I update my student information?

Please take a few moments each semester to confirm your student information your myHeartland account, in IRIS. If you ever need to update your information (i.e. phone number, mailing address, emergency contact, etc…) please find directions on how to do so here

Contact Us

Normal Campus

Community Commons Building (CCB) Suite 1000
1500 W. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Schedule an appointment: 309-268-8027
Phone: 309-268-8033
Email: Raab.Advisors@heartland.edu

Heartland Pontiac Center

211 E. Madison Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-842-6777
Email: Pontiac.Center@heartland.edu

Heartland Lincoln Center

620 Broadway Street
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-735-1731
Email: Lincoln.Center@heartland.edu