Welcome! We are excited to meet you! Through our virtual and on-campus tours, events, and one-on-one meetings, you can learn more about becoming a Laker, discover the many academic areas of study and experiences we provide and connect with an admissions representative who will help answer all of your questions.
Visit Lake Land College and preview all the college offers at our Preview Open House! This event is for potential students who are interested in learning more about Lake Land College, such as touring campus with a student ambassador and learning about student services.
Our top priority is the health and safety of our guests and the Laker community. The Lake Land College Return to Campus Plan outlines the following guidelines:
We are excited to begin hosting in-person campus tours once again beginning February 8, 2021. Tours are available on the following dates and times:
No tours will be available March 8-12.
To schedule an in-person campus tour, please call 217-234-5232.
For the safety of our students and staff, some buildings and classrooms may not be accessible on the tour. Walk-ins and group tours are not allowed at this time; we apologize for the inconvenience.
If you are feeling ill leading up to your scheduled campus tour, we kindly ask you to reschedule your visit.
Join us for the Broadcast Communications Open House on Friday, March 26 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.!
You’ll have the opportunity to check out the College’s student-run FM radio station, WLKL 89.9, The Max Alternative; TV studio and production control room; and professional audio equipment and state-of-the-art camera and video equipment as well as industry-standard digital editing software.
Register to attend our virtual information sessions where you can learn more about Lake Land College and find answers to your questions.
Register to attend our court reporting program virtual information session where you can learn more about career options in this field, the special admission process, and get your questions answered. See why this high demand occupation is the right fit for you!
Learn about the financial aid process at Lake Land College, scholarships available to students, and paying for college during this virtual session.
You have an admissions representative just for you at Lake Land College! They would love to hear from you and answer all of your Lake Land and college-bound questions. Find your admissions representative below and reach out to them by phone or email with questions.
Madison Delks works with our adult student population. Any adult student who wants to pursue a degree, short term certificate, skill up for their current job, or go into a new career field can reach out to Madison, and she will assist them with the admissions process. Madison previously worked as the Assistant Director of Admissions at Ivy Tech in Lafayette, Indiana. Her educational background includes attending Ivy Tech and then earning her Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Human Relations) from Purdue University and her Master of Science in Adult Education from Indiana University. Madison has a desire to see students reach their full potential and always promotes the importance of being a life-long learner.
Every year Madison marks something off her bucket list and learns a new skill, like learning how to crochet, running three miles, making cinnamon rolls from scratch, completing her master’s degree, learning how to shrill whistle, and many more. This year’s goal is to skydive!
Olivia Koester works with our high school student population and can assist them with the admissions process. She has the privilege to go to high schools and college fairs to speak with students about Lake Land’s dual credit program as well as continuing their education at the College.
Olivia is a 2012 alum of Lake Land College and played on the softball team. After Lake Land, she transferred to Stony Brook University where she continued her softball career and received a Bachelor of Science in Health Science. She also holds of a Master of Science in College Student Personnel Services and currently lives in Flora with her husband, Andrew. When not working, she enjoys cooking, struggling to run long distances, and being out on the lake either floating around or wakeboarding.
Her Laker softball team was the College’s first softball team to make back-to-back appearances at the NJCAA tournament and posted the first-ever undefeated conference season!
Territory: Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond, Beecher City, Cumberland, Cowden-Herrick, Charleston, Kansas, Mattoon, Neoga, Oakland, Okaw Valley, Shelbyville, Shiloh, Sullivan, Stewardson-Strasburg, and Windsor
Pam Hartke works with our high school student population and can assist them with the admissions process. Ever since Pam was a student worker in the Admissions Office at Lake Land College, it has been her passion to assist students and parents in the college admission process.
Pam is a 1997 alum of Lake Land College with an Associate in Science in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, and an Master of Science in College Student Affairs, both from Eastern Illinois University. Pam currently lives in Dieterich with her husband, Caleb, and daughters, Sloane and Saylem. During her free time, she likes to read and listen to audiobooks, loves being outside, and traveling.
Territory: Altamont, Aspire Alternative, Bridges- Lerna, Bridges- Paris, Brownstown, Casey-Westfield, Dieterich, Effingham, Faith Bible Christian Academy, Full Armor Christian Academy, Marshall, Martinsville, New Approach Alternative, Newton, North Clay, Pana, Paris, Pathways- Casey, Pathways- Effingham, Ramsey, South Central, St. Anthony, St. Elmo, and Teutopolis
Kim Hunter works with our international student population. Any student who wishes to pursue a degree, certificate, or course of study can contact Kim, and she will assist with the admissions process, as well as provide visa tips. Kim also assists students during the transition into American culture.
Kim previously worked as the Intensive English Language instructor at Lake Land College. Before that, she worked with the Oral English Proficiency Program at Purdue University. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Arts in Literature from Eastern Illinois University. Kim has a passion for working with international students and second language learners, and prides herself on being accessible to students, whether they are potential students or those who currently attend Lake Land College.
As expected, Kim has traveled to many countries in the world, which has fostered a love for a variety of cultures. She lives in a rural area with many cats, a dog, and her son, who she is trying to teach to use chopsticks.