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Heartland Community College

Heartland Academy for Learning Opportunities (HALO)

We provide a higher education experience for students ages 18 - 28 with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and other learning challenges. 

HALO students receive exposure to various social and academic enrichment opportunities. Through our program, you can:

  • develop independence and time management skills
  • be able to make decisions
  • become more responsible
  • learn to self-advocate
  • have an excellent college experience

View our HALO brochure (PDF) for additional information.

College Visit Days 


We encourage potential applicants to schedule a classroom visit and informational session with HALO staff. 

Sign up for a HALO Colege Visit!

For any additional question call 309-268-8255 or email

Contact Us

Student Access and Accommodation Services

SCB, Room 1415
Phone: 309-268-8259
Fax: 309-268-7877

Kori Folkerts

Assistant Director,
Student Access and Accommodation Services
Phone: 309-268-8251