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Student Advising Centers

Mission: At the Alamo Colleges-Palo Alto College, academic advising and career advising builds a culture of integrated practices and shared responsibilities. Through collaborative teaching and learning, the advising process empowers our diverse student populations to explore and navigate their academic and career pathways.

Vision: Alamo Colleges-Palo Alto College will provide every student with an exemplary, effective and personalized pathway to success through academic and career advising.

Definition: Academic and Career advising is a series of ongoing and intentional conversations among students, faculty, and staff that establish a pathway to the realization of educational, career and life goals.

 Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Advising Center

The STEM Advising Center assists students who are studying programs in the science, technology, engineering, and math areas. Your assigned advisor will assist you with developing a degree plan, registering for courses, completing a financial aid appeal, exploring careers, and researching transfer opportunities.

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 Service Education Empowerment Diversity (SEED) Advising Center

The SEED Advising Center assists students who are studying programs in education, criminal justice, kinesiology, fine and performing arts, communications, and social work. Your assigned advisor will assist you with developing a degree plan, registering for courses, completing a financial aid appeal, exploring careers, and researching transfer opportunities.

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 Business Opportunities Leadership Demand Occupations (BOLD)
 Advising Center

The BOLD Advising Center assists students who are studying programs in business, aviation, landscape, logistics, psychology, and other career and technical education degrees and certificates. Your assigned advisor will assist you with developing a degree plan, registering for courses, completing a graduation application, completing a financial aid appeal, exploring careers, and researching transfer opportunities.

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 Veterans Affairs

The Office of Veterans Affairs assists students who are receiving VA benefits or Hazelwood Exemptions. Your assigned advisor will assist you with processing your benefits, developing a degree plan, registering for courses, completing a financial aid appeal, exploring careers, and researching transfer opportunities.

Find Your Veterans Affairs Advisor »

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 Disability Support Services

Your assigned advisor will assist you with obtaining accommodations, developing a degree plan, registering for courses, completing a graduation application, completing a financial aid appeal, exploring careers, and researching transfer opportunities.

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 Faculty Advisors

Faculty Advisors are available to help students with questions regarding major requirements, transfer opportunities, course information, and career exploration. Students may visit with a faculty advisor at any time once they have decided on a program of study.

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 Counselors

Counselors are available to assist students with short-term personal counseling, crisis intervention, and community referrals.

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Walk-in advising information

Mondays: 2—5 p.m.
Thursdays: 8 a.m.—noon

Walk-In Appointments Advising Appointments
Typically 20 minutes Typically 30 minutes–1 hour
Registration Assistance Typically 30 minutes–1 hour
Student Holds Financial Aid Appeals
Course Changes/Cancelled Courses Individual Success Plan
Course and Prerequisite Overrides (with permission of department) Career Advising

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