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Enrollment Services
Hours of Operation

Mon: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tues: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thurs: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


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Basic Skills Assessment Schedule

Assessment is offered on an appointment basis in the Student Commons Building room 2001. Assessments primarily take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

  • To make an appointment, log into your myHeartland account and click on the Appointments tab
  • Appointments should be made 48 hours in advance, and appointments are available for up to 2 weeks in advance
  • Appointments should be made based on tests needed. For more information about which tests are needed, please see the  Basic Skills Assessment FAQ

An HCC application must be submitted prior to assessment. After testing is complete, all new students must meet with an academic advisor as part of the enrollment process. Call Advising at (309) 268-8027 to schedule an appointment.

What should you bring to your Basic Skills Assessment?

  • A photo ID is required for anyone wishing to take the Basic Skills Assessment.
  • You will need to know your Social Security Number and Heartland ID Number to log into the testing system.
  • Basic calculators are provided or you may bring your own for the math portion; however, some calculators--such as TI-89--are not allowed.


SCB (Student Commons Building) 2001 at the Normal campus.

The Basic Skills Assessment is also available at our Lincoln and Pontiac Centers. Schedule an appointment through your myHeartland account.
Lincoln - (217) 735-1731
Pontiac - (815) 842-6777

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 HCC Emergency Text Alerts which will notify you of campus closures. To enroll in the emergency text message service, text the message hccalerts to the number 292929. If you have a scheduled assessment appointment in the event of a campus closure, log into your myHeartland account and click on the Appointments tab to reschedule your appointment for another available date.