Academic Advisement

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Academic Advisement is a shared responsibility between professional staff, faculty, and students. Using Guided Pathways, an integrated advising approach, advisors assist students with the transition into college and throughout their time at MCC. Guided Pathways specify the student’s academic area of interest or degree program.

New, transfer and returning students are assigned a professional advisor as their primary contact for the upcoming semester’s course advisement. Currently, advising occurs virtually for all MCC locations (Brighton Campus, Applied Technologies Center, Downtown Campus, and Public Safety Training Facility). Students are assigned advisors based on their pathway.

During the first semester, a faculty advisor will be assigned to students based on pathway. This advisor will be their on-going point of contact for all academic advisement while the student remains in their chosen pathway. 

All accepted students who are new to MCC, (first semester in college or transferring here from another institution, excluding dual enrollment and non matriculated courses), should schedule an appointment with a professional advisor prior to registering for courses.

All accepted students who are returning after three or more semesters away from MCC should schedule an appointment with a professional advisor prior to registering for classes.

You can find your assigned advisor on DegreeWorks. Click on your advisor’s name to email them. If you have any questions or concerns, email

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Advisement Center Offers Virtual Assistance via Zoom During Remote Learning

To further support students during remote learning, Advisement and Transfer Services will host virtual Advisement Center hours via Zoom for assistance with:

  • Changing a major or pathway
  • Dropping/adding/withdrawing from classes
  • Locating assigned advisor
  • Assistance reading Degree Works worksheet
  • Confirming Excelsior Scholarship course compliance
  • Quick transfer process questions/clarification
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) 

Monday - Friday  11am - 3pm

Join the Advisement Center Zoom Room, and wait to speak to the next available advisor.

Locations & Contacts

Brighton Campus
Building 1, Room 231
Monday - Friday  8:45am - 4:45pm
(585) 292-2400