Steps to take a Credit Class

Steps to take a credit class at Parkland.
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If you are only taking a class or two for college credit and do not need financial aid or loans, follow the steps below to apply as a non-degree seeking student.

Click here to apply as a degree seeking student if you will be taking more classes and would like to be considered for financial aid.

Please feel free to call us at 217/351-2482 if you have any questions.

Step 1: Submit an application as a non-degree seeking student
  • Online
    Complete and submit an online application.
  • Or by mail or fax
    Please type or print this application form and mail it to Admissions and Records, Parkland College, 2400 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign, IL 61821-1899 or fax it to 217/353-2640.
  • Or in person
    Stop by the Office of Admissions and Records in room U214.
Step 2: Wait for a letter of acceptance
You should receive a letter of acceptance to Parkland within a week.  Call our admissions office at 217/351-2482 if you don't receive your letter or have any questions.
Step 3: Bring the following forms to our Admissions office
(U214; 217/351-2482 or email for further instructions.)
  • unofficial transcripts from another college
  • ACT scores taken in the the last 3 years
Step 4: Assessment -  if needed to meet prerequisites.
If you do not have eligible college credit or appropriate ACT or SAT scores, you may need to take assessment tests in reading, writing skills, and mathematics before registering for classes.
>> Click to schedule a testing appointment

Step 5: Click to activate your online eTools resources

Step 6: Registration
  • Log in to my.parkland 
  • Select the Registration link from the WebAdvisor tab on the upper left side of the page
Need help registering? Contact our admissions office at 217/351-2482 or click to email us.
Step 7. Pay for classes
Call the business office at 217/351-2233 if you have any questions.
Payment Options

Step 8. Get your student ID in U111
Call the student life office at 217/351-2206 if you have any questions.
Student Life

Step 9. Buy your books

Step 10. Find your classes

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