Edmonds students

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.

Connecting with Advising

Welcome to Academic Advising! These are some of the services that we offer:

  • New Student Advising and Orientation
  • Discussing your career and educational pathway
  • Choosing a degree or certificate program
  • Course planning for the upcoming quarter
  • Registration Assistance
  • Academic plans for future quarters
  • Navigating academic challenges
  • Credit checks (seeing how close you are to finishing a program)
  • Transfer Fairs/Sessions and transfer questions
  • Understanding forms and college policies
  • Making enrollment changes/decisions
  • General questions
  • If you have any questions beyond our office's scope, we will help refer you to another department or resource!

Important Reminders

Vaccination Attestation:  Students enrolled in in-person on-campus summer classes are required to attest their vaccination status in ctclink or request an exemption by 5 p.m. on 6/23/2022. Students who have not attested by this time will have on-campus classes removed from their schedules on 6/27/2022. Please click here for more information.

ctcLink ID: Please be sure to include your ctcLink ID number in all  communications. We require this for identification; it will allow us to assist you much more quickly when it is included in your first message.

Email: The email listed in your ctcLink account is what we use for communicating with you and where we will send important information. Please make sure your preferred email is up-to-date in ctcLink.

Advising Hours of Operation

Fall Quarter Hours:

Day In-Person Hours Zoom Hours
Monday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 3-6 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. none
Thursday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. none
Friday 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Zoom Advising

(during hours listed above)

CLOSED: Nov. 30
*NOTE: Working remotely (email/Zoom only) Thursday, December 1 (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Friday, December 2 (8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)

Advising Service Requests (No Meeting Required)!

We understand that taking the time to meet with an advisor can be difficult while balancing several priorities. Wondering how many courses you need to graduate? Trying to figure out your first classes? Thinking of changing your program, but don't know how many classes that would take? Check out our forms page to see if your advising needs are something we can take care of behind the scenes and send your way.

International, ELA, and Pre-college Advising

There are some programs at Edmonds College that provide their own advising services. While we are happy to assist with general questions, please refer to the information below to learn more about advising for your program.

Office of International Programs (OIP)

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

Contact OIP Advising

English Language Aquisition (ELA)

Students interested in improving English skills with ELA classes should  work directly with the ELA program to get started.  An ELA advisor will assist you with signing up for your classes.

Contact ELA Advising

Pre-College / High School Completion

Our pre-college programs, including HS+, GED, Adult High School, EdCAP, i-Best, and International High School programs provide their own advising services. Please contact the pre-college office or a specific advisor for more information on how to register for one of these programs.

Contact Pre-College Advising