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Heartland Community College

Testing Center

Hunter the Hawk visits the front desk of the admissions office.

Complete placement, course exams, GED, and Upward Mobility testing in Pontiac.

  • Fulfill placement testing requirements for new Heartland students. 

    All new students must complete a literacy and math placement test, if they do not have qualifying scores to waive testing. Once you've submitted your application, determine if you can waive your placement test.

    Schedule Placement Exam

    You will need your HCC credentials to schedule at the link above. You may also call 815-842-6777 or email Pontiac.Center@heartland.edu.

    Learn more about the licteracy placement (ACCUPLACER) and math placement (ALEKS) and how you can prepare ahead of time. 

    Testing Hours
    Mondays: Unavailable
    Tuesdays: Unavailable
    Wednesdays: 9-11am & 1-4pm
    Thursdays: 9-11am & 1-6pm

  • High school students can take the required placement tests for dual credit courses at Heartland Pontiac.

    Schedule your placement test once you have selected your CollegeNow classes, submitted your application, determined if you have to take or can waive your placement test

    Schedule Placement Exam

    You will need your HCC credentials to schedule at the link above. You may also call 815-842-6777 or email Pontiac.Center@heartland.edu.

    Learn more about the licteracy placement (ACCUPLACER) and math placement (ALEKS) and how you can prepare ahead of time. 

    Testing Hours
    Mondays: Unavailable
    Tuesdays: Unavailable
    Wednesdays: 9-11am & 1-4pm
    Thursdays: 9-11am & 1-6pm

  • Work with your instructor to take a make-up exam, or take a test for your online or hybrid course. 
    Schedule Course Exam

    You will need your HCC credentials to schedule at the link above. You may also call 815-842-6777 or email Pontiac.Center@heartland.edu.

    You can also schedule through your myHeartland account, click student center, click on the Course Exams Appointment tile.

    Testing Hours
    Mondays: 9-11am & 1-6pm
    Tuesdays: Unavailable
    Wednesdays: 9-11am & 1-6pm
    Thursdays: 9-11am & 1-6pm

    Make sure we have hours avialbale prior to the course deadline, you know your course and instructor's name, and you have your student ID with you or another photo ID. 

  • High School Equivalency (HSE) exams are administered at Heartland Community College through Pearson VUE Testing. These exams are offered at all three HCC locations: Normal, Lincoln and Pontiac. 
    To register, create an account and choose your test site location.

    Register for the HSE (GED) Exam

    Get $26 off your GED test!
    The Illinois Community College Board is giving $26 off your GED test for each subject while funding lasts. Use promo code ILSAVE26 at checkout. View terms and conditions.

    Constitution Requirement 

    If you take free GED classes at Heartland Community College you will cover the Constitution requirement in class. More details on the Constitution Requirement can be found through The Illinois Community College Board.

    Testing Hours
    Mondays: 9-11am & 1-6pm
    Tuesdays: unavailable
    Wednesdays: unavailable
    Thursdays: 4-8pm

  • Prior to enrolling in the free GED classes at Heartland Community College, you must complete your placement exam. If you have not already completed your enrollment form for class you can do that here. To schedule your placement exam, call 815-842-6777 or email Pontiac.Center@heartland.edu.

    Testing Hours
    Mondays: 3-6pm
    Tuesdays: 4pm
    Wednesdays: 9-11am
    Thursdays: 9-11am & 1-6pm

  • Schedule a proctored exam at the Pontiac Testing Center. 

    • Our Testing Center is available to community members who wish to have a test proctored, including those in open learning and distance learning (online) programs. 
    • Additional fees may apply if a test is from a non-Heartland institution. 
      • Accuplacer Literacy Exam for Upward Mobility - Cost is $25, Card or Check payment due at time of appointment.
    • Appointments required and must be requested from the instructor or institution responsible for the exam.  

    Testing Hours
    Mondays: Unavailable
    Tuesdays: Unavailable
    Wednesdays: 9-11am & 1-4pm
    Thursdays: 9-11am & 1-6pm

Hours

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
Email: Pontiac.Center@heartland.edu

April Fornero

Director, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8952
Email: April.Fornero@heartland.edu

John Salzer

Associate Director, HCC Pontiac
Advisor, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8953
Email: John.Salzer@heartland.edu

Lisa Fite

Program Assistant, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8951
Email: Lisa.Fite@heartland.edu