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Please note:
Testing Center hours are subject to change during midterm/final exam weeks, holidays, and between semesters. Please visit this webpage or contact us to verify hours of operation during these periods. 

On campus appointments are required for placement testing, course testing, community exams, and proctored tests (fee applies) for other institutions.  

Course Testing drop-ins
Students may drop-in to complete a course exam Monday-Thursday (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm). No appointments are required between those times. If you wish to test outside of those times, an appointment must be scheduled. 

Heartland Lincoln and Pontiac Centers
Additional testing locations can be found at the Lincoln or Pontiac centers. Visit their website(s) for more details.

Summer Hours 

Regular Hours

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Appointment only



*Appointments are not required for current students taking course exams if checking-in during this time. 

If you have scheduled a test appointment in the event of a campus closure, contact us to reschedule.

Emergency Text Alerts

Heartland Community College has a new system for sending important notifications. Opt in today!

This voluntary text messaging service can deliver two types of information:

  1. Emergency Alerts (HCC-ALERTS) – Notification of a serious concern affecting campus, including any campus closures due to severe weather
  2. Temporary Interferences (HCC-ACCESS) – Notification of an interference to campus access such as elevator repairs, blocked stairs, sidewalks and closed entries and parking areas

If you currently receive HCCAlerts, you will be automatically enrolled in the new system.

For Emergency Alerts

Text  JOIN HCC-ALERTS to 31389


Scan the QR Code below and click SEND

Text LEAVE HCC-ALERTS to 31389 to opt out of the emergency text message service.

For Temporary Interferences

Text  JOIN HCC-ACCESS to 31389


Scan the QR Code below and click SEND

Text LEAVE HCC-ACCESS to 31389 to opt out of the temporary interference text message service.

The system will reply with an acknowledgement that you have signed up to receive notifications!

HCC does not charge a fee for this service. Review your particular mobile device texting and data plan for service details specific to your account. HCC will not share your mobile number or information with any other organization.

To view the College’s policies on emergency messages, view the Clery Emergency Notification Policy (PDF) and the Timely Notice Policy (PDF).

Contact Us

SCB 2002
Heartland Community College
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8077
Lincoln: 217-735-1731
Pontiac: 815-842-6777

Hannah Mathes

Associate Director, Testing Center
Phone: 309-268-8041

Stephanie Johnson

Program Assistant, Testing Center
Phone: 309-268-8011

Lincoln Center

Kelsi Edwards

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

Pontiac Center

Dawn Shay

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