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Advising Information

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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

Modification of undergraduate schedule after the first 10 days of the semester. More information regarding campus policies can be found on the Office of the Registrar website.

Note: If you need to drop or add a class after the drop/add deadline, please email the instructor and cc: If/once the approval is given via email by the instructor, TEC can work with you to have the appropriate form signed for adding/dropping the course.


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.