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Advising for Student Success

Academic Advising educates students as they navigate the world of higher education; providing support for articulation and achievement of their educational and career goals, and by creating an environment for personal transformation, lifelong learning, and success.

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Students enrolled in in-person on-campus classes are required to attest their vaccination status in ctclink or request an exemption by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 28. Students who have not attested by this time will have on-campus classes removed from their schedules on March 30. Please click here for more information.

Advising Hours of Operation

Drop-in Advising Sessions

Please click here for our weekly Drop-in Advising schedule. Read carefully as each session is individually  indicated as either in-person or virtual (Zoom).


Advising Center Front Desk Hours

Spring Hours (First Week), April 4-8:

Mon.-Thurs..: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 - 5 pm

Mon.: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tues.: 4-7 p.m.
Fri.: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m

Spring Hours (Regular):

Mon.-Thurs.: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fri.: Closed –Virtual only

Mon.: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tues.: 4-7 p.m.
Fri.: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m

Drop-in Advising Hours

*Please click here for drop-in advising session times

To access the Advising's zoom room (live video chat), click the green button below.

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Advising for Office of International Programs (OIP)

Requesting a Credit Check

No meeting required! Fill out the form below, and we will manually check your credit, following up with a response to the email listed in your ctcLink account. (Approximately 3-5 business days).

Request Form

New (or Prospective) Students

An Advisor Can Help You:

  • understand course requirements,
  • navigate the campus and connect to resources,
  • explore career training programs,
  • learn about transferring to a 4-year college or university,
  • determine how to finish your degree,
  • understand the graduation process.

Be Prepared to Speak With an Advisor:

Your advisor (academic or faculty) will have the opportunity to give you more valuable information if you come prepared. When you come in, please have the following documents with you:

  • Class Schedule: courses you are currently registered for
  • Unofficial Transcript: for all colleges attended
  • Program Requirement Sheet: filled in with courses you have completed towards your degree/certificate
  • Official Credit Evaluation: if one has been done
  • Any academic/career planning you have done

How to get advising

There are many advising opportunities available. From admission to graduation students are encouraged to meet with an advisor every quarter.

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New students are welcomed to Edmonds College with a New Student Advising (NSA) session. During NSA, an advisor will help you to understand your placements, connect your strengths and goals with Edmonds College programs of study, and teach you how to register for classes online. Check out the NSA schedule online.

Lobby drop-in advising is best suited for quick questions and immediate needs to help plan your next steps! Check out the weekly schedule online.

*Students on a non-immigrant visa (F-1) who have applied through Office of International Programs will participate in a separate orientation and advising schedule. Please visit for more information or contact