Academic Advising 


Academic Advising

Academic Advisors help you develop the skills you need to make sound academic decisions. Through advising, you make connections among your academic interests, your long-term goals, and career opportunities. Advisors are here to help you quarter by quarter with educational planning, university transfer options, college application processes, and graduation requirements. We offer support while encouraging you to take responsibility for your success.


Beginning Thursday, March 19th, Cascadia College will be closed to the public and is scheduled to reopen on Monday, March 30th.


Please continue to check the website for more updates that could include extended closures.

Academic Advising services have moved online. For any general advising questions or to make a video conferencing advising appointment, please email When requesting an advising appointment, please provide the days and times you are available, your name and student ID number and the reason for the appointment.


Virtual Drop In Advising is available:

Monday through Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Meeting ID 

Monday through Thursday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Meeting ID

Friday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   Meeting ID


Meet with an Advisor


Two Ways to Meet with an Academic Advisor 

1. By Appointment for the following types of academic advising

  • COLL 101 assignment
  • Education Plans or checking in on progress toward degree completion
  • Financial Aid Time Limit Appeal
  • Career Advising
  • Academic Probation
  • Transfer Student Advising (from another college to Cascadia)
  • Transfer Exploration
  • Submitting a Petition for Readmission – (ask for Gordon Dutrisac)
  • Veteran Orientation – (ask for Ben Sugg)
  • Adult High School Completion – (ask for Kris Panton)
  • For all other reasons, see number 2 below for drop-in academic advising


To ask advising related questions:

Email the and include your name, Student ID number and advising related question. Emails are answered Monday through Friday 9am -5pm.


To schedule an advising appointment:

Email the and include your name and Student ID number in your email and days and times that you are available if you would like to make an advising appointments.  Emails are answered Monday through Friday 9am -5pm.

2. Drop-in Academic Advising

Virtual Drop In Advising available via Zoom 


Monday through Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Meeting ID


Monday through Thursday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Meeting ID


Friday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   Meeting ID


You can also make advising appointments and ask advising related questions by emailing


Please include your name and Student ID number in your email and days and times that you are available if you would like to make an advising appointments.  Emails are answered Monday through Friday 9am -5pm.


 For more closures including holidays, please visit the Kodiak Corner.

Advising Syllabus

Academic Advising Student and Advisors Rights and Responsibilities


Upcoming Events and Workshops

Transfer Fair

Learn about transfer colleges and universities, while getting the opportunity to meet admissions staff and getting questions answered. No sign-up required - just stop by.


GSITF Transfer Fair
Visiting universities from across the  nation will be present.
Future Dates TBD

 NW Step Transfer Fair
Predominately Washington state schools will be in attendance.
Future Dates TBD



Transfer 101 Workshop

Learn the basics for transferring to a 4-year school including: transfer school selection, admissions requirements and prerequisites, application deadlines, and transfer resources. Light refreshments will be served.


Transfer 101: Session #1
Future Dates TBD

Transfer 101: Session #2
Future Dates TBD



Engineering Information Workshop

Are you thinking about majoring in Engineering? Are you unsure of which field? This workshop will explain the different Engineering options, information about careers in Engineering and required courses needed for the major.


TFuture Dates TBD



Psychology Information Workshop

This session is for those interested in Psychology and curious about career options. This session will also cover how to transfer to 4-year schools.


Future Dates TBD



Nursing Information Session

Thinking about a career in nursing, but uncertain about all of the pathway options? Confused about how to select a program? Come to this session to learn about the difference between university and community college programs to help you make informed decisions - and - increase your admissions opportunities.

Future Dates TBD


University Application Personal Statement Workshop

 This workshop will highlight strategies for developing critical elements of quality personal statements, as well as common pitfalls to avoid. All are welcome - second year students nearing readiness to submit transfer applications are especially encouraged to attend. Limited to the 40 attendees.

Future Dates TBD


Social Sciences Majors Information Session

This session will cover career and degree options within the Social Sciences including: Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology. Join Cascadia faculty and advising for this Info Session.


Future Dates TBD



Humanities Majors Information Session

 Curious about majoring in the Humanities? Join Cascadia faculty and advising to learn about career and degree options in the Humanities.


Future Dates TBD


Business Pathways Information Session

 Are you interested in a Business major? Attend this information session with UW Bothell School of Business and Cascadia Advising.


Future Dates TBD


Log-in to Degree Audit:

Three features of degree audit are:

Degree Audit: View your progress towards degree completion and graduation. 

Academic Planner: Meet with an Academic Advisor to list tentative future coursework by quarters. 

Advising Notes: Advisors may summarize decisions or recommendations made during your meetings so that you can view these notes at a later time.

If you are a STUDENT, click here

If you are an ADVISOR, click here