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Heartland Community College

Project RISE

Project RISE is here to help you succeed in college, graduate from Heartland, and transfer to the four-year school of your choice.

Project RISE is an educational support program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. We offer a variety of services to assist you in becoming familiar with the Heartland Community College campus and accomplish your educational goals. If you are committed to academic success and becoming a stronger student, we want YOU!

Consider Applying

  • Do you plan to earn a degree and/or certificate?
  • Do you plan to transfer to a four-year college?
  • Do you wish you had help figuring out college?
  • Are you interested in getting the most out of your education?
  • Are you a first-generation college student?
  • Are you eligible for financial aid?
  • Do you receive accommodations? 
  • Do you struggle with math?
  • Do you want to meet other students?

Benefits of Joining Project RISE

  • Peer Mentoring
  • Academic Planning & Course Selection
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Math Lab
  • Career Exploration
  • Financial Literacy  
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Personal Counseling
  • College Visits
  • Cultural Events
  • Workshops on a variety of topics
  • College Engagement Opportunities
  • And Much More!

For more detailed information about each of our services, visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

Project RISE is a TRIO program, which is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education. For more information about our grant, visit this page. 

Project Rise at Heartland Community College
Learn More About Project RISE Video

Learn More About Project RISE

Contact Project RISE

Student Commons Building (SCB) 1000
1500 West Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8404
Fax: 309-268-7997
Semester Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Instagram: @projectrisehcc