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Apply Online

Follow the following steps to apply online from anywhere.

  1. Go to myHeartland.
  2. Enter your login name and password.
  3. Go to the IRIS tab.
  4. Click on the RISE Application link (in lower right corner within IRIS).
  5. Complete the Project RISE application.
  6. Submit when completed.

Apply by mail

Download and print the application form (PDF) and mail completed application to:

Heartland Community College
Attn: Project RISE, SCB 1000
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761

Apply in person

Apply in person at the main campus in Normal by picking up an application in the Project RISE office, located in Room SCB 1000 of the Student Commons Building.

 If you are eligible, we will contact you to set up an interview.

Contact Project RISE

Student Commons Building (SCB) 1000
1500 West Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8404
Fax: 309-268-7997
Hours: M-R 8:00-5:00 & F 8:00-4:30
Email/Chat: Project RISE
Facebook: Project RISE on Facebook