Web Links & Handouts


12 Reasons to Stay in Illinois - an overview of Illinois Public Universities

Academic Degree Programs in Illinois - Illinois Board of Higher Education

An online database of Illinois four-year institutions, searchable by major, degree level or other criteria.

College Visits and Transfer Events 

View a schedule of transfer college visits to Southwestern Illinois College's campuses at Belleville, Sam Wolf Granite City and Red Bud.

College Zone 

Source of college and financial aid planning resources.

Horizons-Career Information System 

Offers a comprehensive guide to careers and Illinois training programs and colleges. Provides self-assessment options as well. Click on CIS, enter Username: Illinois and Password: careers.


Outlines the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) and the transferability of courses between participating Illinois colleges/universities.

Know how 2 GO Illinois 

Free access to a wealth of financial aid and college planning information.

Peterson's College Guide 

Provides information about colleges and universities, career schools, graduate programs, distance learning, summer opportunities, study abroad, financial aid, test preparation and career exploration.

State Universities in Illinois at a Glance 2011-2012 

State Universities in Illinois at a Glance 2011-2012 (scroll to bottom of page)

uSelect-Course Applicability System 

An online tool providing course transfer information for some four-year institutions in Illinois and across the country.

US College Search  

An online database of U.S. four-year institutions, searchable by state, major or other criteria.

What's Next Illinois 

An online portal providing comprehensive career exploration and college access and success tools.


Visiting a transfer college. (pdf)  

Steps to College Transfer. (pdf)