Steps to Apply

Before You Get Started

Take a moment to review the Illinois Central College Health Careers Booklet for admissions criteria for the program you wish to apply to.

Prepare to upload the following information and/or supporting documents to complete your application:

  • All current healthcare licensure or certification (Ex. CNA or EMT licensure)
  • Name and email address of supervisor or human resources representative who you conducted a work/volunteer in health care organization.

See the FAQ, or to request assistance, call the ICC Admissions Department: (309) 694-5200.

Step 1Apply for General Admissions to Illinois Central College

(If you have already applied to ICC or are a current student, please proceed to Step 2)

Apply Now

*Please note it may take up to 24 hours after you submit your ICC application for your Health Careers Portal account to be created. Your portal account is required before you can complete your Health Careers Application.

Step 2Complete your Spring 2023 Health Careers Application

Spring 2023

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) & Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Spring 2023 Application

Summer and Fall 2023

The Application to our Health Career programs for the Summer and Fall 2023 semesters will not be open until November 1, 2022. Please follow the link below so that we can send you a reminder when the application period opens.

Request Notification

Step 3Access your Health Careers Application

This is where you will monitor your application and materials. Program decisions will be posted here in Mid October.

  • First-time users, please sign-up by using the email used when creating the Health Careers Application and create a password.
  • Previous users, if you forgot your password, please click on forgot password with your email address and create a new password.


If you have issues accessing the Health Careers application, call the Admissions office for assistance at (309) 694-5200 or use the chat on this page to talk to an ICC representative.

Frequently Asked Questions

I completed the “Activate Health Careers Application” and nothing is happening.

  • You may have applied to ICC before 2017. Please call 309-694-5200 for assistance to activate your application.
  • You MUST use a personal email address when completing the “Activate Health Careers Application” form. You cannot use your ICC email.

The application is showing that my transcripts are missing but I have already submitted them to ICC.

If you have already submitted your official transcripts, rest assured that ICC still has them, and they will eventually be linked to your application. If you have any questions about this or would like to verify if we have them, please call our office at 309-690-7530.

What if I need to change my employer’s information on the work experience form?

Log back into the account, and select, Change Recommender.

My employer can’t find the email that was sent?

You can log back into your account and select, Send Reminder, to send it again. Be sure to have your employer check their junk email. Or you can have them complete the Work Experience Form and email the form to [email protected].

I’m having trouble uploading my certificates.

You can email a copy of your certificates to [email protected]

How and when will I know if I have been accepted into the program?

Program invitations are scheduled to go out to students mid to late March. You will need to log back into your application to check and see if you have a Golden Envelope or not. As a reminder, our admission process is ongoing so if don’t see the envelope right away, keep checking back on a weekly basis.

My application is at 99% complete. What am I missing?

If your application is at 99%, the last 1% comes after you click the submit button, twice.