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Enrollment Services
Hours of Operation

Mon: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tues: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thurs: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Important Dates

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  • 08/06/14 - Last day to assess for 16 week session
  • 08/18/14 - Fall classes begin (16 week session)
  • 09/08/14 - Fall classes begin (12 week session)
  • 10/27/14 - Priority registration begins for current students for spring 2015 session
  • 11/04/14 - Open registration begins for spring 2015 session

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Residency Requirements for In-District Tuition

Map of HCC District 540

Map of HCC District 540

Proof of in-district residency is required for all students to receive the in-district tuition rate except students who graduated from a high school located in Heartland's district within the past year. Documentation of in-district residency must be provided on the first day of your first class to receive in-district tuition rates. To prove in-district residency, one of the criteria below must be acquired at least 30 days prior to the start of the academic term regardless of the class session.

  1. Residing with his/her parent or guardian within District 540
  2. Emancipated minor, completely self supporting and residing within District 540
  3. Married and maintains a family residence within District 540
  4. Single and self-supporting as defined by the Federal Office of Education and maintains a residence within District 540
  5. Resides outside the district, but works full-time within District 540

Valid Documentation

Valid documentation of residency must be provided by the first day of the term.

  • Voter's registration in District 540
  • Tax, utility or rent receipts with an in-district 540 address
  • Valid driver's license or vehicle registration showing a District 540 address
  • Valid IL state ID with a District 540 address
  • Bank account statement with a District 540 address
  • Lease from apartment or house with a District 540 address

Additional Residency Agreements

  1. The student resides outside District 540 and is a dependent of a parent/guardian who commutes to work full-time within the district. Download the Residency by Employment form here and return to Admissions.
  2. The student resides outside District 540 but pays property taxes on land within the district. The student must bring or fax a copy of their tax bill to Admissions in the Community Commons Building.
  3. Visiting students currently attending Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College or Lincoln Christian University must show a student I.D. and a current class schedule to receive in-district tuition rates.

Questions? Call the Office of Admissions: 309-268-8010.