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.
Tours are available on the following dates and times:
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.
Visit Lake Land College and find out all the college offers at Laker Visit Day! The event will start in the Luther Student Center Lobby at 9 a.m., running until noon. The event is for potential students who are interested in learning more about Lake Land College, such as touring campus with a student ambassador, meeting with faculty, and learning about student services. A parent/guardian session will be offered.
Would you like to learn more about your opportunities within the Math & Science Area of Study at Lake Land College? Join the Lake Land College Math & Science faculty for the 1st annual Math & Science Open House. This event is open to high school juniors and seniors and is a great opportunity to learn more about Lake Land math and science academic programs, see hands on demonstrations, and tour our facilities and labs. The event will start in the Foundation and Alumni Center at 10 a.m., running until noon.
Nursing Program Admissions Process
Hear from our nursing faculty members on an overview of our nursing programs with a focus on the admissions process for each of these programs. See why Lake Land’s nursing programs are ranked third in the state by Nursing Explorer!
This event is intended for prospective students that do not currently hold any nursing licensure and are not applying through the PCCS option.
Nursing Admissions Process through PCCS Option
Hear from our nursing faculty members on the admissions process for our nursing programs if you are a high school student planning to apply through the Partnership for College and Career Success (PCCS) program.
Nursing PN to ADN Admissions Process
Hear from our nursing faculty members on the admissions process for the Associate Degree Nursing program if you are currently a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Hear from our automotive technology faculty members on how our automotive academic programs prepare you with the entry-level skills and knowledge needed to get a job in auto repair shops as service or parts technicians. You’ll also be able to see our recently renovated automotive lab that includes the latest diagnostic equipment and tools that you’ll use to work on vehicles and gain valuable technical knowledge. See why this high demand occupation is right for you!
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.
Contact Brittany Aitken, Community Outreach Coordinator
Brittany Aitken currently works with our adult student population and can assist them with the admissions process.
Brittany is a 2007 alum of Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a focus on Fashion Merchandising. During her time at EIU, Brittany was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and served as the VP of Scholarship her senior year. She was also a member of EIU’s Pink Panthers dance team and served as captain her junior and senior years. Brittany resides in Mattoon with her husband, Will, and daughters, Vera and Lola. During her free time, she enjoys remodeling historical homes, baking, kayaking and traveling to anywhere with a beach!
Contact Jessica Craig, Admissions Representative
Jessica Craig 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 College’s dual credit program as well as continuing their education at college. Jessi is a 2018 alumni of Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational and Professional Development. She lives in rural Mattoon with her husband Stefan, son Lincoln, a giant English Mastiff named Doggo, and a bunch of barn cats. When not working, she enjoys going to garage sales, thrift shopping, finding unique pieces to decorate her home, and reselling items in her antique booth.
Territory: Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond, Beecher City, Cumberland, Cowden-Herrick, Charleston, Kansas, Mattoon, Neoga, Oakland, Okaw Valley, Shelbyville, Shiloh, Sullivan, Stewardson-Strasburg, and Windsor
Contact Pam Hartke, Admissions Representative
Schedule a One-on-One Meeting
Pam 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 admissions 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
Contact Kimberly Hunter, Coordinator of International Studies Program
Schedule a One-on-One Meeting
Kim Hunter works with our international student population. Any student who wishes to pursue a degree, certificate, or course of student can contact Kim, and she will assist them in 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.