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Heartland Community College


Meet with an advisor at HCC Pontiac to choose your career path, select classes, or prepare for graduation.

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 
  • meet with new student to register them for classes

Schedule an Advisement Appointment

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. 

Meet Your Advisor

    • John is the Associate Director and Academic Advisor for HCC Pontiac
    • He 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.
    • Educational Background
      • Doctor of Education in Ethical Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University
      • Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics from University of Idaho
      • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Secondary Education from College of St. Francis


Monday-Thursday: 8am to 6pm
Friday-Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

HCC Pontiac
211 E Madison St, Ste #2
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-842-6777
Fax: 815-844-5635

April Fornero

Director, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8952

John Salzer

Associate Director, HCC Pontiac
Advisor, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8953

Lisa Fite

Program Assistant, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8951