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Instant Advising for HCC Students

Coming soon to a location near you! For a limited time, advisors will be around campus for Instant Advising sessions. Stop by their tables between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at one of the locations below to plan your spring classes, or to ask questions about your class schedule, graduation requirements and more!

  • Tuesday, April 8 - ICB
  • Wednesday, April 9 - SCB (by the cafe)
  • Tuesday, April 15 - ICB
  • Wednesday, April 16 - WDC
  • Tuesday, April 22 - SCB (by the cafe)
  • Wednesday, April 23 - WDC
  • Tuesday, April 29 – ICB
  • Wednesday, April 30 - SCB (by the cafe)

For more information, call (309) 268-8033 or visit www.heartland.edu/advisement.


Heartland Community College Commencement May 17th

Heartland Community College's 22nd Annual Commencement will take place on May 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm on the College's Normal Campus. This year's commencement will once again take place on the Quad (weather permitting) at Heartland Community College, 1500 W. Raab Rd. A nursing pinning ceremony will take place at 11:00 am in the auditorium of the Astroth Community Education Center.

The student speaker at this year's commencement ceremony is Sarah Cope, who will be speaking on "How Heartland Community College Has Changed My Life." Additionally, Jay Verner, the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award winner will address the graduates. Verner,  AA '97, is a former news anchor and reporter for WJBC Radio and WMBD-TV. He currently serves as the Media Relations Manager for COUNTRY Financial.

A reception will follow the commencement ceremony.


ISU On-the-Spot Admissions

Are you looking to transfer to Illinois State University from Heartland Community College? On Thursday, April 24 representatives from Illinois State University's (ISU) Office of Admissions will visit Heartland Community College to provide On-the-Spot Admissions for students interested in starting at ISU in the summer or fall of 2014 or spring 2015. This opportunity is open to students who still need to apply to ISU or who are awaiting a decision regarding their current application*.

Appointments for ISU On-the-Spot sessions can be made at Advisement at the Community College Building (CCB) in Room 1000 or by calling (309) 268-8033.  Appointments will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis until 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. Prior to the appointment you must:

  • Submit an application and $40 fee online at www.admissions.ilstu.edu/apply. Once submitted, students will have the ability to print the application and are required to bring a copy to the appointment. (Application must be submitted no later than April 21, 2014)
  • Obtain their official Heartland transcript, which must be requested in advance.
  • Obtain official transcripts from each previous college or university attended.
  • Obtain a copy of official high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores if less than 24 semester hours of college credit have been earned.
  • Meet all admission requirements.

Admission decisions are made based on thorough evaluation of all application materials and transcripts.  Please note, in some cases, On-the-Spot Admission may not be possible.

For more information about Heartland Community College, visit www.heartland.edu.

*Students returning to ISU must go through ISU's readmission process