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Important Contact Information

Student Success & Advising Center

Clark Hall, Lower Level

Assistance with study skills, test preparation, tutoring and study groups.


Career Services

Clark Hall 105

Contact Career Services for assistance with finding part-time jobs on campus, career planning, resume preparation, interviewing skills, and job search after graduation/certification. During your student teaching semester, you will need to provide an updated resume to this office. After graduation/certification, you will need to keep your resume and file updated with Career Services so they can assist you with job placement.

Photo of Jennifer PickerellJennifer Pickerell, Director

Phone: (618) 537-6806




College Counselors

Contact this office for comprehensive counseling services offered by a licensed professional clinical staff. These services are offered free of charge for students and are totally confidential.

Field Experiences & Licensure

Teacher Education Program Applications, Student Teaching Applications, Information concerning Test, of Academic Proficiency Subject-Matter Knowledge Tests, and Assessment of Professional Teaching Tests, Information concerning all Field Experiences.

Office: Piper Academic Center (PAC) 210
Phone: (618) 537-6453

Health Services

Medical care at McKendree University is provided through a wide variety of health services for students. Health services include: assessment and treatment of common illnesses, injuries, and medical problems; health education and referrals for injuries or medical problems.

Beth Allan

513 Stanton Street
Phone: (618) 537-6503
Fax: (618) 537-6955

Illinois Licensure Testing System

At this site you can register and find study guides for the Test of Academic Proficiency, the content area tests, and the Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT) test. Internet address:

If you have questions regarding test registration, administration procedures, or your receipt of registration, admission ticket, or score report, contact:

Phone: (800) 239-8107 or (413) 256-2870.

Phone for the Hearing Impaired: (217) 256-8032.
Mailing address:
National Evaluation Systems, Inc.
P.O. Box 660
Amherst, MA 01004-9000

Illinois Education Association, Student Chapter IEA-NEA

The IEA Student Program is a professional organization which links students who are planning a career in teaching with a state and national teacher’s organization. Membership in this program can provide a student with professional contacts throughout the state and nation, up-to-date information that goes beyond skills learned in a college classroom, publications at the national and the state level, liability insurance coverage anytime you are in a classroom, professional workshops, and resume and networking services. For further information concerning this organization, you may contact the McKendree chapter advisor, Dr. Darryn Diuguid and Dr. Brenda Doll.

Photo of Darryn DiuguidDr. Darryn Diuguid

Office: Piper Academic Center (PAC) 208
Phone: (618) 537-6559



Illinois State Board of Education Professional Licensure and Testing Division

If you have questions regarding program policies or which tests you must take, you may contact:

Phone: (800) 845-8749

Phone for the Hearing Impaired: (217) 782-0837
Mailing address:
Illinois State Board of Education
Professional Certification and Testing Division
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777

Kappa Delta Pi

If you have questions concerning Kappa Delta Pi, an International Educational Honor Society which recognizes scholarship and excellence in education.


Academic Records/Registrar's Office

Old Main 101
Phone: (618) 537-6819

Contact this office for: Change of Advisor Forms, Transcripts, Drop/Add Class Forms, Application for Transfer Credit Forms, Change of Address/Name Forms, Senior Checks, Graduation Information, Request for Waiver of academic Requirement or Policy Forms

Writing Center

Offers writing assistance to all students, faculty and staff either by appointment or on a walk-in basis during posted hours. Assistance with all aspects of the writing process and research and documentation is available.