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Academic Advisors are available at the Lincoln campus. All new students are required to attend a New Student Day appointment with an advisor to register for classes. 

At this time, all student appointments are virtual through Zoom or phone by request. Schedule your appointment through your myHeartland account or by sending an email to

Advisors can:

  • assist you with course selections
  • discuss academic concerns and strategies for college success
  • answer questions about adding or dropping a class
  • help you explore different transfer college, degree, and career options 

Advisors and Assistants 

  • Jennifer Kirby, Academic Advisor
    • Jennifer is the Associate Director and Academic Advisor for HCC Lincoln. 
    • She meets with prospective, current, new or continuing students to form a plan of study and help choose classes or decide on a program of study. 
    • She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from University of Illinois at Springfield, and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University. 
  • Kelsi Edwards, Program Assistant

    • Kelsi is the Program Assistant and assists with Recruitment for HCC Lincoln.
    • She helps with students' admission process including transcripts and testing.
    • She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in History from Illinois State University. 


Mondays and Wednesdays: 8am to 4:30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8am to 8pm
Fridays: Closed-Zoom by Appointment 

Contact Us

HCC Lincoln
2201 Woodlawn Rd.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-735-1731
Fax: 217-735-1352

Kristi Powell

Director, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8973

Jennifer Kirby

Associate Director, HCC Lincoln
Advisor, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8971

Val Conrady

Coordinator of Adult Education,
HCC Lincoln
Phone: 309-268-8975

Kelsi Edwards

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