Academic Advising


Academic advising is available for currently registered students. If you are a prospective student please start by contacting Admissions at 217/351-2482.

How to Meet with an Advisor

We are currently operating under limited resources and appreciate your patience. Questions can be sent to your specific academic advisor/academic coach/counselor or to The Counseling Services team is committed to responding to your questions and will respond to your email during regular business hours. To better serve you, please avoid sending multiple emails. Virtual advising appointments are available; to make an appointment, click on Appointment Scheduling


What is Academic Advising? 


Academic advising and educational planning are provided to support students in the completion of their chosen degree or certificate. Students are also helped to successfully navigate the transfer process.

This may include:

  • Selecting semester courses
  • Planning a program of study
  • Preparing for transfer
  • Setting goals for future learning
  • Finding academic support resources


The following links may be helpful for general information:


For more information on transfer options, 2+2 agreements, General Education Certificate, IAI, Transferology and more, check out Parkland's Transfer website.