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.


Winter Break: December 17th - January 2nd

Winter Quarter: January 3rd - March 18th

Winter 2022 Class Modalities: 

Student Services Virtual Assistance available.

Academic Advising services have moved online. Please see below for information on how to connect with an advisor.


Connect with an Advisor


Three Ways to Connect 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 
  • Veteran Orientation 
  • Adult High School Completion 
  • For all other reasons, see drop-in academic advising below.


Schedule an Advising Appointment

Winter Quarter: January 3rd - March 18th

In-Person Appointments may be scheduled:

  • Mondays - Thursdays between the hours of 9 AM - 4 PM

Virtual Appointments may be scheduled:

  • Mondays or Tuesdays between the hours of 9 AM - 4 PM
  • Wednesdays or Thursdays between the hours of 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Fridays between the hours of 9 AM - 2 PM

To schedule your appointment, please complete the following online Appointment Request Form.


2. Virtual Assistance Academic Advising

Drop-in Zoom Hours 

Click on a day & time to enter Drop-in Zoom Hours.
Sessions are live and occur only during day and time noted.

Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Monday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM




3. Email Advising

You can also ask advising related questions by emailing 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.

Advising Syllabus

Academic Advising Student and Advisors Rights and Responsibilities


Degree Audit and ctcLink Academic Progress Options


As of June 2020, the Degree Audit feature is no longer updated from active student records. This is due to Cascadia switching to the new ctcLink system. You can learn more about your available online tools in the ctcLink Student Self Service Portal here.


Three features of Degree Audit are:

Degree Audit 

View your progress towards degree completion and graduation. 
* This feature will not include Summer 2020 classes or after. To view your degree progress including Summer 2020 and after, go to your ctcLink account and follow these steps. 

ctcLink (desktop version) > Student Homepage > Academic Progress tile

ctcLink (mobile version) > Academics > Degree Progress 


Academic Planner

A plan for future coursework created during an appointment with an Academic Advisor. The plans created with an Advisor before June 2020 are available here. To create a new plan, schedule an advising appointment. To view a plan saved in ctcLink, follow these steps.

ctcLink (desktop version) > Student Homepage > Academic Progress tile > View my Advising Notes > select the Note you are looking for.

Students also can create their own Academic Plan for the 2021-2022 school year by following these steps.

  • Launch ctcLink in the Firefox browser or on your mobile device for an easier class search and registration experience.


Advising Notes

Advisors may summarize decisions or recommendations made during your meetings so that you can view these notes at a later time. Notes made before June 2020 are available. To view notes made starting June 2020, please follow these steps.

ctcLink (desktop version) > Student Homepage > Academic Progress tile > View my Advising Notes > Select the Note you are looking for.


If you are an ADVISOR, click here for Degree Audit.


Career and Transfer Events and Workshops


Winter Quarter events will be virtual, please mark your calendar for these upcoming events and workshops.