Metropolitan Community College - Advising Appointment
COVID-19 Information

11/25/2020 3:00:00 PM

We look forward to supporting you this quarter. Most MCC education and training courses will remain online or remote, reserving campus use for face-to-face and blended sections that involve significant hands-on learning. More info

Inclement Weather

1/24/2021 21:20:00 PM

Due to inclement weather, all MCC locations will be closed on Monday, 1/25/2021. Online/remote learning activities continue as normal.

Advising Appointment

Schedule by calling the MCC Contact Center at 531-MCC-5231 or contact your advisor directly (see Advising Staff).

Schedule your advising appointment early! Appointments may be restricted during the two weeks prior to the start of a quarter.

Common appointment activities include:

  • Educational Planning
  • Financial Aid Appeals
  • Reviewing degree requirements
  • Checking progress toward graduation
  • Course substitutions
  • Discussing major or other goals
  • Developing a transfer plan
  • Reviewing college policies and procedures
  • Calculating your grade point average (GPA)
  • Academic Standing
  • Career Advising

What to bring to your appointment/be able to pull up online if you are a new, returning or visiting student:

  • ACT Scores
  • Accuplacer Scores
  • High School Transcripts
  • Transcripts from previous institutions attended

*If you are a new student planning to register for courses, please complete the online application before coming to your appointment.

For current students:

*ACT and Accuplacer scores are valid for two years
*You can contact MCC at 531-622-2400 to verify whether we have scores and transcripts already on file.

How to Prepare for your advising appointment:

  1. Think about what you want to accomplish at the meeting - have your questions written down, review your academic evaluation and education plan

  2. Familiarize yourself with MCC's degree options and consider a major

  3. Save important information and worksheets, if applicable

  4. Share your academic background with the advisor

Your advisor is your partner - click here for roles

Drop-In Assistance

Examples of issues appropriate for drop-in assistance include:

  • Concern about a current class
  • Quick questions about academic requirements
  • Review of class schedule, but not long-term planning
  • Campus/Resource referrals
  • One-time-only withdrawals--an advisor can discuss your options and then teach you how to withdraw from a course
  • College academic policies