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Veterans Services
Services for Veterans, Military Personnel, and Families
Service/Program
Description
Location of Service
Contact
Estimated Current Student Use
Projected use in 5 years
Projected use in 10 years
LLCC Veterans Affairs Office Assists veterans and family members in accessing education benefits; advocates and mediates with Veterans Administration personnel. Springfield Campus Financial Aid Office

Craig McFarland, Financial Aid Advisor/Veterans Affairs

786-2216
craig.mcfarland@llcc.edu

250 annually 300-400 350-450
Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs Outreach IDVA representatives hold office hours on the LLCC Springfield campus weekly. The counselor connects veterans, survivors and family members to educational and non-educational benefits. Springfield Campus Financial Aid Office

Craig McFarland, Financial Aid Advisor/Veterans Affairs

786-2216
craig.mcfarland@llcc.edu

10-12 monthly 12-15 15-25
LLCC Veterans Club Provides social, service, and support activities to veterans and their families. Springfield Campus Financial Aid Office

Craig McFarland, Financial Aid Advisor/Veterans Affairs

786-2216
craig.mcfarland@llcc.edu 

10 annually 15-25 30-50
Academic Advising Provides information about LLCC programs, certificates, and degrees. Assists students with course selection and degree audits. All LLCC locations

Claire Heffron-McKinney Student Development Professional

786-2591

Claire.Heffron-McKinney@llcc.edu

250 annually 300-400 350-450
Referrals to Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic Provides contact information for the Springfield VA Clinic for veterans who need assistance with physical and mental health issues. Springfield Campus Financial Aid Office

Craig McFarland, Financial Aid Advisor/Veterans Affairs

786-2216 craig.mcfarland@llcc.edu

4-5 annually 5-10 5-10
Tutoring/Learning Lab Provides free tutoring support. Authorizes and arranges accommodations for documented disabilities. Assists with text anxiety and other learning challenges. Springfield Campus Sangamon Hall. Limited services also at other LLCC locations

Julie Clevenger
Executive Director
Learning Lab
786-2365
julie.clevenger@llcc.edu

80 annually 150-180 175-250
Short-Term Personal Counseling Offers counseling by masters-degree-level counseling professionals, assists with stress management, reintegration issues, family stresses, career decision-making, etc.; referrals made if warranted Springfield Campus Menard Hall Advising and Counseling Office

Claire Heffron-McKinney Student Development Professional                         

786-2591

Claire.Heffron-McKinney@llcc.edu

25 annually 35-40 45-55
Career Development Offers career search and resume preparation assistance; posts job vacancies; mock interviews; electronic posting of resumes. (Services also available to non-students) Springfield Campus Menard Hall Mary Beth Ray
Director, Career Development Services
786-2472
marybeth.ray@llcc.edu
16 annually 75-125 150-250
Military Transcript Evaluation LLCC Admissions Office evaluates military service and prior school transcripts for academic credit. Springfield Campus Menard Hall

Cheryl Vertrees
/Susan Mendenhall, Records Evaluators
786-2575
cheryl.vertrees@llcc.edu susan.mendenhall@llcc.edu

200 annually 250-300 300-400
Online Educational Offerings and Services Lincoln Land Community College offers distance education opportunities through online courses, flex courses, hybrid courses, and select courses through videoconferencing.
www.llcc.edu/distanceeducation
Springfield Campus Sangamon Hall Lower Level Room 0112 Teri McDonough
Coordinator of Distance Education Services
786-2890
teri.mcdonough@llcc.edu
70 annually 140-210 280-420

2/13  Accurate at time of publication

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