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ISU On-the-Spot Admissions

Looking to transfer to Illinois State University from Heartland Community College?

Starting September 1, you can enroll for ISU’s summer or fall 2015 classes online at www.admissions.ilstu.edu/apply.

Speak with an ISU Rep on September 10

Representatives from ISU's Office of Admissions will be on Heartland's campus Wednesday, September 10. ISU reps will provide transfer information and On-the-Spot Admissions for those interested in starting at ISU in the summer or fall of 2015. This opportunity is open to students who still need to apply to ISU or who are awaiting a decision regarding their current application.*

Make an Appointment by September 5

To speak to an ISU rep or participate in On-the-Spot Admissions, make an appointment at Advisement (room 1000 in CCB) or by calling 309-268-8033. Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis until 5 p.m. Friday, September 5.

Prepare for Your Appointment (On-the Spot-Admissions only)

Prior to your scheduled on-the spot-admissions session, complete the following steps:

  • Submit an application and $40 fee online at www.admissions.ilstu.edu/apply no later than September 5. Once submitted, print the application and bring a copy to your appointment.
  • Obtain and bring copies of your official transcripts from all that apply (allow enough time for processing):
    • Heartland
    • Previous college or university attended
  • If you have less than 24 semester hours of college credit earned, get a copy of your high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores. Provide those at your appointment.
  • Meet all admission requirements (http://admissions.illinoisstate.edu/transfer/apply/requirements.php).

Can’t make it? ISU will also be on campus in October, November and December. Be on the lookout for updated dates and times or stop by Advisement.

*Admission decisions are made based on thorough evaluation of all application materials and transcripts. Please note, in some cases, On-the-Spot Admission may not be possible.

Parking for Tim McGraw Concert Available at HCC

The Normal Cornbelters will host Tim McGraw’s Sundown Heaven Town Tour on Friday, September 12 at the Corn Crib.

Parking will be available at the Corn Crib and other venues around town (see map here: http://www.normalbaseball.com/upload/files/New%20Site/TimMcGrawParking.pdf). Parking at Heartland will cost $10 car, which will cover the costs for added security and custodial staff. Remaining revenue will go to the College’s student organizations.

Individuals utilizing Heartland parking are advised that tailgating and alcohol consumption are not permitted on College grounds. Attendees may proceed to the concert via the Constitution Trail and sidewalk next to Raab Road.

For more information on the concert and parking, visit the Cornbelter’s website: http://www.normalbaseball.com/schedule/stadium-events/event/2014/09/tim-mcgraw-coming-to-the-corn-crib-in-normal.


Students: Earn Free Credit with GPS Workshops

The Guided Path to Success (GPS) Workshop Series includes sessions designed to help you with study techniques, life skills and career readiness.

The focus for fall semester is Personal Success. Upcoming topics include:

  • August 28: Targeting Success
  • September 4: Motivating Self
  • September 11: Mastering Self-Management
  • September 18: Developing Effective Communication
  • September 25: Valuing Interdependence
  • October 2: Managing Stress
  • October 9: Understanding Civic Responsibility
  • October 16: Exploring Healthy Lifestyles
  • October 23:  Planning Personal Finances
  • October 30: Becoming Active on Campus
  • November 6: Becoming an Active Student
  • November 13: Mastering Time Management
  • November 20: Exploring Your Learning Preferences
  • December 4: Becoming an Active Reader

Workshop sessions occur every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in ICB 2303.

Earn one free academic credit by participating in seven different workshops throughout the semester and completing the “after” workshop assignments and a reflective essay.

The workshop series is free and open to any HCC student, so bring a friend along! Come ready to learn how to become more successful during your college years and beyond. 

For more information, contact Jen Vieley at (309) 268-8055 or email jennifer.vieley@heartland.edu.