Welcome to The

center for academic

success ("D120")!


CAS (D120) is now online and we are here to help! You can find our services in Cobra Learning.

1) Log into your Cobra Account.

2) On Cobra, find the Learning Support Resources widget on the right side of your Cobra page. (It looks like this.)  Click on the service you need.

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If you need to make an appointment with a CAS Advisor or Academic Success Coach, you can schedule an appointment online here: CAS Online Appointments

You can also reach us by email at CenterForAcademicSuccess@parkland.edu


Room: D120
Phone: 217/353-2005
Fax: 217/373-3837
Hours:  Monday–Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

All Parkland students are welcome!

The Center for Academic Success (CAS) is Parkland College’s one-stop learning assistance center for students. We provide a variety of services to empower you to reach your academic goals. Stop by the center in D120 to receive free, outside-of-classroom assistance to study more effectively, handle assignments, prepare for tests, and complete your academic programs.

How we serve YOU:

  • Provide Parkland students with accessible, affordable, and comprehensive instructional and support services responsive to individual learning styles, academic skill levels, and socio-emotional expectations.    
  • Create a stimulating, low-anxiety learning environment and situations that build student confidence, encourage student learning, and assist students in successfully adapting to academic and social expectations.    
  • Introduce personal and academic growth opportunities that promote student academic persistence.
  • Advocate for student ownership in their individual and collective educational planning process.
  • Offer Parkland faculty, staff, and administrators comprehensive academic support that enhances their respective learning and teaching styles.