Academic Advising

Meeting with Staff

It is important to meet with a Counselor or Advisor before you register for courses each semester. They will help keep you on track as you work towards completing your degree.

Both Counselors and Advisors can assist you in developing both short- and long-term academic plans tailored to your unique needs.


Counselors specialize in advising for the following programs:

  • Art
  • Associate of Arts/Transfer
  • Undecided students
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization Security
  • Communications Studies Certificate
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cybersecurity, Vitualization and Forensics (formerly Computer Forensics)
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering CAD Technology
  • Enterprise Computing Technology (formerly Microcomputer Support Technology)
  • Global Studies Certificate
  • Health Sciences Broad Field
  • Horticulture
  • Human Services
  • Individualized Studies
  • Info and Telecommunications Technician
  • Law Enforcement
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Communications Technology
  • Microcomputer Systems Technician
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics programs
  • Paraeducation
  • Public Safety
  • Sports Management
  • Translating and Interpreting
  • Gender Studies Certificate


Advisors specialize in advising for the following programs:

  • Academic English Proficiency Certificate*
  • Auto Body Technology
  • Auto Service Technology
  • Cosmetology
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene
  • EMS – Emergency Medical Technician
  • EMS – Paramedic
  • ESOL advising*
  • Facility Systems Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air
    Conditioning Technology
  • Interior Design
  • Kitchen and Bath Design
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Technology
  • Office Technology
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Solar and Renewable Energy
  • Visual Communications Technologies

*Christine McLaughlin is the main advisor for the Academic English Proficiency Certificate and the ESOL program.

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