How do I see an academic advisor?

Please see below the types of advising services offered and in what format. Dates and times may vary, therefore we recommend you check for updates often. 

Drop-In & Online Chat Advising Sessions

Summer 2024 Services

Chat and Drop-In advising sessions will be available for current NVC students who are in need of quick assistance (average 15-20 minutes). Both options are available for students who need the following quick advising services:

  • Assistance with general Advising questions
  • Prerequisite Overrides
  • Assistance with identifying resources to support your success
  • Assistance in completing Change of Primary Institution or Change or Program/Field of Study requests
  • Assistance with ACES navigation
  • Information on how to Complete the Academic Dismissal Process


Drop In Advising: 

Drop-in advising offers students the ability to meet in person with an Advisor, Peer Advisor, or Advising Support Specialist for brief advising guidance (15-30 minutes).

  • Monday, July 15th 1:00pm - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, July 16th 9:00am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 17th 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday, July 19th: 8:00am-5:00pm- limited services available via Zoom.

(Note: Sign in for Drop Ins Services available until capacity is reached each day)

Online Chat: 

  • Monday, July 15th  2:00pm-5:00pm & 6:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Tuesday, July 16th 9:00am - 12:00pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm & 6:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Wednesday, July 17th 2:00pm-5:00pm & 6:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Thursday, July 18th 2:00-5:00pm & 6:00pm - 9:30pm

(Note: Due the the high volume of chats received, there may be a wait in speaking with an advisor via chat.) 

Please note: wait times may very based on student traffic and advisor availability. For more in depth assistance such as degree planning, see the information below about scheduling an advising appointment (30-45 minutes in length). 

Advising Appointment Sessions

Please check your ACEs for an email from your assigned advisor with information on how to contact and schedule your advising session. You may also use the

How to Schedule an Advising Appointment Quick Guide.

Advising appointments will be required for the following:

  • Creating an Individual Success Plan/ Updating your ISP
  • Degree Audits
  • Degree/Career Planning
  • Transfer Advising
  • Graduation Applications
  • PIN Release 
  • Financial Aid Appeals (during appeal period only)
  • Academic Dismissal Advising (during petitioning periods only)