Meet with an Advisor

If you would like to speak with an academic advisor, we offer two options, depending on your issue:

Drop-in visits

No advance appointment is necessary for these 10-minute sessions, which offer help with topics including:

  • Help with adding or dropping classes
  • Registration issues
  • Interpreting placement testing results
  • Referrals to other programs/services
  • Prerequisite clearance for registration
  • Consortium agreements
  • Printing a degree audit for financial aid

Appointments

These 30 minute sessions provide an opportunity to cover more in-depth topics, including:

  • Explanation of Certificate/Degree/Transfer requirements
  • Choosing classes for next quarter
  • Long-range educational planning
  • Unofficial transcript evaluations
  • Graduation applications
  • 45-credit college progress check
  • In-depth College transfer process questions

Making appointments

Call: 206.934.4068 or visit our office: BE1102D

  • We recommending making an appointment at least several days in advance.
  • Non-registration periods between weeks 3 and 7 of each quarter are optimal times. At peak registration periods, it may be more difficult to make an appointment.
  • Note: If you are more than 10 minutes late to your appointment, it will need to be rescheduled. To cancel your appointment, please call our office.

Please bring the following to your Advising Appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • College transcripts from other schools you have attended (official or unofficial)
  • Any advising and educational planning information received from previous advising sessions (AA degree sheets, long-range plans, test scores, etc.)
  • Any transfer information you have on your prospective university or intended major

Eligibility

To see an advisor, students must:

  1. Be enrolled at Seattle Central or another campus of the Seattle Colleges
  2. Have completed placement testing or have had the placement test waived through previous college credit.
  3. Have completed the START orientation

Not sure what to do?

Contact our office and let us help you!

Please note: the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) prohibits our staff from checking student records by phone or email.