Choosing a college that’s the right "fit" for you is a big decision. One of the best ways to truly know what a college has to offer is to visit the campus and take a good look around. Here are some ways to do just that:
Campus Visit Dates: Come for an overview of Parkland Admissions, financial aid information, details about our programs, and general tour of the campus on the following days for the Fall 2015 semester. Call 217/353-2002 for more information or to reserve your space.
Friday, September 25 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Monday, October 12 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Illinois Regional College Fair:
Wednesday, September 16 from 6-8 p.m. in the Parkland Gymnasium. Meet with representatives from over 80 colleges. No reservations required.
SPIN (Student/Parent Information Night):
Thursday, November 5, 2015, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Student Union. Representatives from financial aid, careers services, admissions, student life, and counseling explain the Parkland experience from the parents' perspective. Students welcome! Call 217/351-2002 for reservations or more information.
College Wide Open House:
Friday, November 13, 2015 from 12:30-2:30 in the Student Union. Take this opportunity to visit with departments through the College, tour the campus, and get answers to all your new student questions. No reservations required.
Health Careers Open House:
Friday, November 13, 2015 from 1-4 p.m. in the L and H wings. Come visit the health professions, check out the lab spaces, talk to current students and instructors and learn about the selective admissions process. No reservations required.
Campus Tours: Join us for an individual campus tour. Meet with an admissions advisor to discuss your major and then tour the campus. Campus Tours are available Monday through Friday during the academic year from 8 to 4 pm. by appointment only. Summer schedule is Monday-Thursday, 8 am-4 pm. Call 217/351-2482 to set up an appointment with an advisor.
Have a large group wanting to visit Parkland? For groups of 30 or more students, we can give you a tour and presentation on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 9-11 am or Fridays after 2 pm. Please call 217/351-2509 at least 2 weeks in advance for more information and to make your reservation.