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Heartland Community College

Math Success Center

All students are welcome!

Visit the new Math Success Center in ICN 1004!

We have soft seating, phone chargers, and a place to gather with friends. There are spaces to do homework, too. We have Math Assistants on hand for students who need help in any math class, from Elementary Algebra (MATH 087) to Calculus (MATH 161).

Drop in anytime during these hours:

  • Mon: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tue: 9 a.m. to  3 p.m.
  • Wed: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Thu: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Virtual Help

If you need a time/day other than those listed, or are not able to come in person, contact Heartland's Tutoring Center for one-on-one help with a live tutor on Zoom.

Opportunity to Re-take Placement Exam

If you are a current MATH 087, 097, or 095 student and pass a course during this term, you have the option to retake the placement test to see if you can jump to a higher math course.

To apply to retake the placement test, fill out the Retake Request Form.

You can find more information about preparing for and scheduling the placement test retake by contacting the Testing Center.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Go to and click on My Classes. Your class is in Canvas.
  • The textbook is online. The additional course fee covers your access to ALEKS or MLM for the term. Ask your instructor what they recommend.

  • Absolutely! You can work on math anywhere that you have internet access.

  • When making your decision, keep in mind:

    • the amount of work is the same whether you take the class online or in-person. (That is, it will take 10 – 15 hours a week to successfully complete your course.)
    • you need to have a reliable computer and internet access to work from home.

    For a short quiz to decide if online learning is right for you, please visit:

  • Lori Hoffman, Associate Director, Preparatory Mathematics


    Phone: (309) 268-8630

Contact Us

ICN 2000
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 268-8640
Fax: (309) 268-7974


Jeremy McClure

Dean, STEM and Business
ICN 2021
Phone: (309) 268-8655

Brian Brennan

Associate Dean, STEM and Business
ICB 2417
Phone: (309) 268-8639

Lori Hoffman

Associate Director, Preparatory Mathematics
Phone: (309) 268-8630