Pathway to Illinois Program

Pathway to Illinois Program

Application to Pathway Program

The DACC Pathway to Illinois program is an opportunity for qualifying Danville Area Community College students to gain guaranteed admission to specific correlating majors at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and, while preparing to transfer, to integrate their time as full-time DACC students with resources at Illinois".

Program Guidelines

  • Students must be enrolled at Danville Area Community College
  • Admission is competitive to ensure that students entering the program are the most likely to succeed.
  • * Students in the program will be able to gain admission to certain University of Illinois programs. After successful completion of the DACC Pathway to Illinois program, participants will be guaranteed admission to the specific correlating University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign major.
  • Students must enroll in the DACC Pathway to Illinois program by the time 30 graded hours have been earned at the community college. **
  • * Guaranteed Admission will be offered to participating students to an Illinois major if all requirements have been met as posted in the Transfer Handbook: The competitiveness of admission to certain programs will depend on the quality of the applicant pool, which may vary from year to year. Participants must complete the same coursework as stated in the Transfer Handbook that is required of transfer applicants by major. Dropping or failing to pass required course(s) will jeopardize program standing.
  • Students must complete 60 transferable hours of college credit at the community college.
  • Participants receive personalized academic counseling.
  • Students may terminate their participation in the program at any time.

**DACC Pathway to Illinois is but one way for students to plan their transfer program. Illinois will continue to welcome Danville Area Community College students’ transfer applications to all colleges. DACC will continue to support students’ efforts to transfer to Illinois and other institutions with a wide variety of resources.


Holly Pflum, Transfer Recruitment Coordinator, visits campus to meet with students interested in the Pathways program. Her visits will appear on the DACC calendar, or you can contact the Academic Advisement and Counseling Office to check on scheduled visit dates.

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Students may also contact Holly Pflum directly by emailing, or they can find out more information at

Programs of Study can be explored at

To discuss the DACC Pathway to Illinois opportunity, please contact DACC's Advisement and Counseling Office at 217-443-8750.