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Our friendly staff will guide you through setting up a schedule at Rend Lake College. If you are not sure what you want to major in, don't worry. If you haven't enrolled at the college or completed your FAFSA, you'll also want to take care of those.

Enroll at RLC  Fill out the FAFSA 

Virtual Testing Appointments 


Academic Advisors

Book an appointment with the advisor of your choice below. There is no particular individual you must choose. Advisement will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Find your program below and connect with your advisor.  

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Sean Carley
Academic Advisor / Americorps Academic Advisor
Building: Administration
Office#: 109
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1246

Advises For:

  • Undecided Majors
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Math
  • Pre-Law / Pre-Med
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theatre

 

Appointments scheduled on any Thursday will be remote, using Google Meet. Specific meeting details will be provided in a follow-up email. Those wanting an in-person appointment will need to schedule on Monday-Wednesday or Friday.
Sean's Calendar

 

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Jessica Bertolozzi
Academic Advisor
Building: Administration
Office#: 107
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1296

Advises For:

  • Undecided Majors
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Math
  • Pre-Law / Pre-Med
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theatre

 

Appointments scheduled on any Wednesday will be remote, using Google Meet. Specific meeting details will be provided in a follow-up email. Those wanting an in-person appointment will need to schedule on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday.
Jessica's Calendar

 

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Heather Bauersachs
Director of RLC Murphy Wall Pinckneyville Campus
Building: Murphy Wall Campus - Pinckneyville / Administration Building
Office#: 1361 / 122
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 3001

Advises For:

  • Undecided Majors
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Math
  • Pre-Law / Pre-Med
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theatre

 

Appointments scheduled on any Tuesday will be remote, using Google Meet. Specific meeting details will be provided in a follow-up email. Those wanting an in-person appointment on the Ina campus will need to schedule on Monday or Wednesday. Heather is at the Murphy-Wall Pinckneyville campus on Thursday and Friday.
Heather's Calendar

 

 

 

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Jena Jensik
Dean of Enrollment Services
Building: Administration
Office#: 108
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1293

Advises For:

  • Undecided Majors
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Math
  • Pre-Law / Pre-Med
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theatre

 

Appointments scheduled on any Wednesday will be remote, using Google Meet. Specific meeting details will be provided in a follow-up email. Those wanting an in-person appointment will need to schedule on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday.
Jena's Calendar

 


Testing


We are currently conducting both virtual and in-person ACCUPLACER testing as well as hosting HESI testing for our Allied Health fields.

For Allied Health testing, please see and follow the information on the Allied Health Testing page here.

To set up an ACCUPLACER exam, please book a testing appointment below.

ACCUPLACER Testing   

For questions about ACCUPLACER Testing, click HERE. Book your appointment below.

In-Person Testing
**Appointments scheduled on any Wednesday will be remote, using Zoom. Specific meeting details will be provided in a follow-up email. Those wanting an in-person appointment will need to schedule on Tuesday or Friday.**

 

Virtual Testing
**Appointments scheduled on any Wednesday will be remote, using Zoom. Specific meeting details will be provided in a follow-up email. Those wanting an in-person appointment will need to schedule on Tuesday or Friday.**

 


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Sara Alstat-Sanders
Music Professor
Building: North Oasis
Office#: 148
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1817

Advises For:

  • Music

 

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Bria Robinson
Dean of Allied Health
Building: South Oasis
Office#: 116
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1777

Advises For:

  • Basic Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Biomedical Electronics
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Emt / Emt-Paramedic
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing
  • Phlebotomy
  • Pharmacy Tech

 

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Lora Phillips
Medical Coding | Health Information Technology Instructor
Building: Advanced Technology Center
Office#: 190
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1776

Advises For:

  • Medical Coding

 

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Holly Heisner
Radiologic Technology Program Director
Building: Advanced Technology Center
Office#: 198
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1778

Advises For:

  • Radiologic Technology

 

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Dr. Gabriele Farner
Dean of Applied Science & Technology
Building: Advanced Technology Center
Office#: 138
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1292

Advises For:

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business
  • Computers & IT Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Networking
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Diesel Technology
  • Heavy Equipment Technology
  • Industrial Electronics & Maintenance
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Mining Technology
  • Truck Driver Training
  • Welding Technology
  • Visual Communication Design

 

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Kathy Helmers 
Agriculture Professor
Building: Applied Science
Office#: 113
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1066

Advises For:

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Business & Production

 

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Zachary Vahlkamp
Heavy Equipment Technology Associate Professor | Applied Science Division
Building: Applied Science Center
Office#: 114
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 7914

Advises For:

  • Agricultural Mechanics
  • Diesel Technology
  • Heavy Equipment Technology

 

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Sarah Bilderbeck
Business Associate Professor
Building: Advanced Technology Center
Office#: 180
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1754

Advises For:

  • Business (Associate of Applied Science)

 

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Mark Jornd
Business Associate Professor
Building: Advanced Technology Center
Office#: 185
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1273

Advises For:

  • Business (Associate of Arts)

 

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Chris Edwards
Computer Networking Instructor
Building: Advanced Technology Center
Office#: 184
Email Address: [email protected]
Extension: 1278

Advises For:

  • IT Systems Specialist & Assistant
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems

 

Academic Advisement
Phone: (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1266
Toll-free (In-District): 1-800-369-5321 Ext. 1266
Email: [email protected]
Address: 468 N. Ken Gray Parkway, Ina, IL 62846 Attn: Academic Advisement
Fax Number: (618) 437-5677 Attn: Academic Advisement

 

 

Academic Advisement


 


Hours

Spring/Fall Semester
Monday -Thursday: 8am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm

Summer Semester
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4pm

Welcome to the Academic Advisement Center.
Click Here to Schedule an Advisement or Testing Appointment

Utilizing a current Course Schedule, advisors will facilitate students' selection of classes which fit within their intended educational plans. Following the selection process, advisors will enroll students in their chosen classes and provide them with class schedules and statements of charges.

Want to get a head start? Use our online class search to find which classes have seats available and what time the class meets! For more information about degree requirements and recommended classes, visit the Admissions section.

Connect with a member of our team who will help you get started and stay on your path to success in higher education. 

STAFF

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Henry "Buster" Leeck

Associate Vice President of
Academic and Student Services 
Phone Extension: 1790
Building: Administration 
Office: 110
Jena Jensik

Dean of Enrollment Services
Phone Extension: 1293
Building: Administration
Office: 108

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Heather Bauersachs

Director of RLC Murphy Wall
Pinckneyville Campus
Academic Advisor
Phone Extension: 3001
Building: Murphy Wall
Campus - Pinckneyville

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Jessica Bertolozzi

Academic Advisor
Orientation Instructor
Phone Extension: 1296
Building: Administration
Office: 107

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Sean Carley

AmeriCorps Academic Advisor
Phone Extension: 1246
Building: Administration
Office:109


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Hillary Halsey

First Year Experience Coordinator
Phone Extension: 1323
Building: North Oasis
Office: 121

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Beth Stevens

Testing & Placement Specialist 
Phone Extension: 1266
Building: Administration


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Tommy Holder

Testing and Placement Specialist
Phone Extension: 1268
Building: Administration
Office: 116

QUICK LINKS

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Admissions Procedures - For New Students  |  For Returning Students

Admission Requirements | College District & Residency Requirements 

Financial Aid | Tuition | Campus Tours

 

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MyCreditsTransfer (formerly u.select Illinois) is a statewide initiative designed to facilitate transfer within Illinois using the nationally available tool, Transferology. Within Transferology find the courses that transfer between institutions, degree requirements your courses satisfy and different majors that institutions offer.

Many Illinois institutions participate in Transferology and it is free for anyone to use.

 

 

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Academic Advisement
Phone Number: (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1266
Email: [email protected]
Address: 468 N. Ken Gray Parkway, Ina, IL 62846 Attn: Advisement
Fax Number: (618) 437-5677 Attn: Advisement

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