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You can meet with an Advisor at the Lincoln campus. All new students are required to attend a New Student Appointment with an advisor to register for classes. 


Virtual and in-person appointments are available. Schedule your appointment through your myHeartland account, by emailing your advisor or by calling (217) 735-1731. Appointment availability depends on your preference to meet online via Zoom or on campus. Students must have all admission steps complete prior to enrolling in classes. 

Advisors can:

  • assist you with course selections
  • explain academic program details and requirements 
  • discuss academic concerns and strategies for college success
  • answer questions about adding or dropping a class
  • help you explore different transfer college, degree, and career options 

Advisors and Assistants 

  • Jennifer Kirby, Academic Advisor
    • Jennifer is the Associate Director and Academic Advisor for HCC Lincoln. 
    • She meets with prospective, current, new or continuing students to form a plan of study and help choose classes or decide on a program of study. 
    • She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from University of Illinois at Springfield, and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University. 
  • Kelsi Edwards, Program Assistant

    • Kelsi is the Program Assistant and assists with Recruitment for HCC Lincoln.
    • She helps with students' admission process including transcripts and testing.
    • She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in History from Illinois State University. 

Summer Hours

Monday through Thursday:
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Contact Us

HCC Lincoln
2201 Woodlawn Rd.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-735-1731
Fax: 217-735-1352

Jennifer Kirby

Director, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8971

Deanne Mott

Associate Director, HCC Lincoln
Advisor, HCC Lincoln 

Val Conrady

Coordinator of Adult Education,
HCC Lincoln
Phone: 309-268-8975

Kelsi Edwards

Program Assistant, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8974