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You can meet with an Advisor at the Lincoln campus. All new students are required to attend a New Student Appointment with an advisor to register for classes. 


Virtual and in-person appointments are available. Schedule your appointment through your myHeartland account, by emailing your advisor or sending an email to Appointment availability depends on your preference to meet online via Zoom or on campus. Students must have all admission steps complete prior to enrolling in classes. 

Advisors can:

  • assist you with course selections
  • explain academic program details and requirements 
  • 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. 


Monday through Thursday:
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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