Advising Information

We're Here to Help!

For questions about TEC courses, certificates, or the ILEE BS Degree, please contact Tara Flesner, TEC Office Manager, at the following email address or phone number. You'll receive a quick response during normal business hours.

Phone: 217-244-3124


Other Advising Resources

Add or Drop Courses

To view registration add/drop deadlines, please visit the Academic Calendars page on the Office of the Registrar website.

  • Grainger Engineering undergraduate students needing to add or drop a TE course after the self-service deadline should follow the instructions found on the Engineering Undergraduate Wiki.
  • Undergraduate students of any other major should work with their college advisor to add or drop a TE course.
  • Graduate students should work with their graduate advisor to add or drop a TE course.
  • If you have forms that need an instructor signature and a TEC department stamp, please email the the form to the instructor AND to to obtain the needed signatures/stamps.


The Center for Academic Resources in Engineering (CARE) provides free tutoring in the fourth floor of Grainger Engineering Library.

Counseling Center

The counseling center provides a broad range of services that address the psychological, educational, social and developmental needs of students.

Emergency Dean

On call after-hours program that operates 7 days/week, from 5pm-8:30am. The Emergency Dean provides information and follow-up services to students and families in an emergency situation.

Engineering Career Services

ECS provides students and employers with expert and experienced career management services.

Student Assistance Center

The Student Assistance Center is the first point of contact for students who call or walk into the Office of the Dean of Students.