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In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are offering online placement testing. You may choose to complete your placement online with a Heartland staff member through Zoom or in-person at a Heartland campus. Some paper-based placement tests may not be available remotely. Click on one of the images below to login using your Heartland credentials and schedule your appointment.  

Heartland Community College has developed phased COVID-19 recovery transition operations in accordance with guidance from the Illinois Office of the Governor. With the rapid spread of Covid-19 cases in our region, the College is taking measures to keep students, employees, and our community, as safe as possible.

You will need to set-up your MyHeartland account before you are able to schedule your appointment. Navigate to Manage My Password to get started. If you don't know your login name or you receive an invalid username error message, contact the Testing Center. 

Spring 2021 Placement Deadline

In order to enroll in 16-week or 1st 8-week fall coure(s), the last day to complete placement testing, including the proctored writing sample essay is January 7, 2021. 

Test in-person at the Normal Campus

Placement Testing


Schedule your placement test to complete the test in-person at the Normal campus. Face masks are required.

Click on the image to schedule, reschedule or cancel your appointment.

Test in-person at the Lincoln or Pontiac Campus

Placement Testing


Make an in-person appointment to take a placement exam.

Placement Testing


Make an in-person appointment to take a placement exam.

Test Remotely

Placement Testing


Schedule your placement test to complete the test through Zoom with Heartland staff. To complete placement testing through Zoom, you will need:

  • Stable internet connection
  • 2 devices with audio, video and share screen capabilites. Chromebooks and iPads are not compatible with remote proctoring 
  • Private space
  • See here for more information and requirements to successfully complete your Zoom placement appointment.

Click on the image to schedule, reschedule or cancel your appointment.



Severe Weather Closures

If the College closes due to severe weather, an announcement will be available on the Heartland Community College homepage. We also encourage you to sign up for HCCAlerts which will notify you of campus closures.

The HCCAlerts text messaging service sends emergency information to your mobile device. 

To receive emergency messages text JOIN to 1-877-200-7477. 

Text STOP to 1-877-200-7477 to opt out of the emergency text message service. You will receive a confirmation text. 

This is a voluntary text messaging service that delivers information about on-campus emergencies. HCC will only send text alerts when there is a serious safety concern affecting campus - including any campus closures due to severe weather. 

Access Alerts 

You can also text JOIN ACCESS to 1-877-200-7477 to receive text notification alerts for temporary interferences to campus access. With access alerts, you will receive texts about concerns such as elevator repairs, blocked stairs or sidewalks and closed entries or parking areas 

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

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