Steps to Apply

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Feel free to call us at 217/351-2482 for help.

Step 1: Submit an application
  • 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.
>> Note: If you are planning on applying for financial aid, do it now at Parkland College's school code is 007118. Check for general scholarships at and our Parkland Scholarships. For more on the types of aid available and how to apply for them, visit the Financial Aid web site.

Step 2: Transcripts
Contact your high school and any college you have attended and have them send an official copy of your transcripts or GED scores to: Parkland College, Admissions and Records, 2400 West Bradley Ave., Champaign, IL 61821.

Step 3: Wait for a letter of acceptance
You should receive a letter of acceptance to Parkland approximately two weeks after your transcripts are received. Call our admissions office at 217/351-2482 if you have any questions.

Step 4: Assessment
If you do not have eligible college credit or appropriate ACT or SAT scores, you will need to take assessment tests in reading, writing skills, and mathematics before you meet with a Parkland counselor or advisor to prepare for registration (see step 6).
Step 5: Orientation (SOAR)
New students with fewer than 15 college credit hours must complete an orientation session.
Sessions are held on-campus every Tuesday and Thursday during registration periods. Registration is required. You may register one of three ways:

Click for more about Orientation (SOAR)
Click to watch video of orientation topics

Step 6: Advising
Meet with an advisor or counselor to prepare for registration. Call 217/351-2219 to schedule an appointment.
Advising & Counseling

Step 7: Click to activate your online eTools resources
  1. ParklandOne student password
  2. My.parkland student portal
  3. Parkland Email
Step 8: Registration
You are eligible to register for classes following your advising session.
  • 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 9. Pay for classes
Call the business office at 217/351-2233 if you have any questions.
Payment Options

Step 10. Get your student ID in U111
Call the student life office at 217/351-2206 if you have any questions.
Student Life

Step 11. Buy your books

Step 12. Find your classes

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