Academic Advising Center

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Welcome to the SCTCC Academic Advising Center! We are here to help students reach their academic goals.

Current SCTCC students are encouraged to schedule a phone, zoom, or in-person meeting through Starfish with their academic advisor. 

Want to complete your degree or pre-requisites? The time is now to register for Spring 2023 semester courses!

Schedule a phone, zoom or in-person meeting with your advisor in November to discuss Spring 2023 semester and get your Access Code. Register EARLY to get the courses you need at the times you want. Spring 2023 registration runs until January 11, 2023. 

If you need assistance with scheduling an appointment:

Drop-in in-person sessions are available at the Academic Advising Center 1-401 between 8:15 am – 3:00 pm Monday-Friday. Students will meet with the advisor assigned to drop-in appointments that day. These are 15-minute appointments so if you feel you need more time or prefer Zoom or phone appointments, please schedule an appointment time as discussed above. 

New or returning SCTCC students will want to contact Admissions at to be enrolled or re-enrolled at SCTCC. Check out the application link for additional information.  

After you're accepted to SCTCC, you will want to follow the instructions on your acceptance letter and complete eOrientation. Once finished with eOrientation, you will schedule a new or returning student appointment with Academic Advising. 

Academic advisors assist and empower students to take ownership of their educational plan.

Educational plans are reviewed at least once a semester and may include:

  • developing goals
  • sharing resources
  • offering guidance

Advising Syllabus 2023-24

NOTE: PSEO Students - Please schedule an appointment with Michelle Fischer at or 320.308.6022.

 What's the difference between Academic Advisors and Faculty Advisors?

Faculty Advisors
Academic Advising Center
Provided by both

  • Program specific course selection

  • Industry and career information

  • Course content

  • Internship/Clinical guidance

  • General Education courses/AA students

  • Transfer information

  • Initial advising questions

  • Major exploration

  • Advisors for Liberal Arts & Sciences and Pre-Health

  • Academic guidance and planning

  • Initial registration or scheduling questions

  • Information about campus resources and policies

Check out the Success Tips and Cyclones Skills videos for useful info that will help you be a successful student:
Career Advising

Do you need help planning your career? We are here to help!

SCTCC provides a variety of services to guide you in choosing a successful path that is right for you.

Academic Advising Center
SCTCC Northway Building Room 1-401