Academic Advisors help you develop the skills you need to make sound academic decisions. Through advising, you make connections between your academic interests, your long-term goals, and career opportunities. Advisors help you with educational planning, university transfer options, college application processes, and graduation requirements. Advisors offer support while encouraging you to take responsibility for your success.
Connect with an Advisor
Three Ways to Connect with an Academic Advisor
1. By Appointment for the following types of academic advising
Schedule an Advising Appointment
1st Week of Fall Quarter Services and Hours
Fall Quarter Office Hours and Services
In-person and Virtual Appointments:
CONTINUING Cascadia Student
NEW Cascadia Student
If you are a new student with no prior college experience, you must attend a CORE (Cascadia Orientation and Registration Experience) session before the beginning of the quarter. Visit the CORE webpage to sign up for a CORE session.
NEW TRANSFER Cascadia Student
RETURNING Cascadia Student (after being away more than one year )
In-person Drop-in Advising at the Kodiak Corner
Virtual Zoom Drop-in Advising
3. Email Advising
You can also ask advising related questions by emailing email@example.com. Please include your name, student ID number in your email. Emails are answered within two business days.
For more closures including holidays, please visit the Kodiak Corner.
Ways to Check Your Academic Progress
View your progress towards a degree completion and graduation.
To create a What-If Scenario for a different degree, follow these steps:
To discuss your Achievement Report, or What-If Report with an Academic Advisor, please schedule an appointment.
A plan for future coursework created during an appointment with an Academic Advisor. To create a new plan, schedule an advising appointment. To view a plan saved in ctcLink, follow these steps.
Education Plans created prior to July 2022 can be found in your ctcLink account.
Education Plans created after to July 2022 can be found in your Report Summary in Navigate.
Advising Notes in ctcLink and Appointment Summary in Navigate
Advisors may summarize what was discussed and recommendations made during your meetings so that you can view these notes at a later time.
Advising Notes in ctcLink created prior to July 2022 can be found in ctcLink. Please follow these steps:
Appointment Summary in Navigate created after July 2022 can be found in the Report Summary in Navigate.
Career Exploration and Transfer Planning Events and Resources
Resources to help you narrow down a career area, select a major, and select possible transfer schools.
Events to help you learn more about possible majors and careers, the transfer process to local universities, how to write a personal statement/admissions essay, and more.