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Advanced Placement, College Level Exam Program, International Baccalaureate, & State Seal of Biliteracy

You can receive college credit for the Advanced Placement (AP)College Level Exam Program (CLEP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) exams: 

Illinois Seal of Biliteracy

Heartland awards credit to student who present an official Illinois high school transcritp identifying the Seal of Biliteracy or Commendation toward Biliteracy within three years of graduation.  Students will be awarded credit as follows:

  • Commendation toward Biliteracy is equivalent to the first two semesters of college level foreign language for a total of eight credits.
  • Seal of Biliteracy is equivalent to the third and fourth semesters of college level foreign language for a total of eight credits.
Students must submit the Seal of Biliteracy request form (PDF) to the Records Office to ensure the credits are awarded; credit is not automatically awarded upon receipt of the high school transcript. 


Contact Us

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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