West Virginia Northern Community College

Offices and Services

Academic Advising

WVNCC Academic Advising Mission Statement (proposed)

Academic advising at WVNCC is a service to teach and assist students in the development of meaningful educational plans, to assist students in achieving their individual goals based on their unique circumstances, and to provide students the guidance and support they need to be successful in higher education.

WVNCC Academic Advising Structure

Student Group Advisor(s)
New, readmitted, transfer, transient, early entrance Counselors, staff advisors
Current students Faculty/program advisors
Current students (program not fully implemented on campus), speciality technical Counselors, staff advisors
Transitional Education (full transitional sequence required) Academic Advisor "Student Success"                                                                 

Academic Advising Learning Objectives

Learning objectives for academic advising shall be determined by the institution based on student needs in advising and posted when available.

Academic Advising Resources

  • Academic Advising Handbook, Part 1 (This handbook is in the form of a Prezi.  When you access the link, click "More" underneath the screen showing the Prezi and choose "Fullscreen."  Then, click the forward arrow to advance the screens in the Prezi.)
  • Academic Advising Handbook, Part 2 (This handbook is in the form of a Prezi. When you access the link, click "More" underneath the screen showing the Prezi and choose "Fullscreen." Then, click the forward arrow to advance the screens in the Prezi.)
  • Schedule Planning Sheet (Students and advisors can use this spreadsheet to plan schedules for upcoming semesters, fitting in class times around work, personal, and study times)
  • Academic Advising Syllabus Sample (An advising syllabus allows the advisor to outline expectations and learning objectives with advisees and enhances the idea that "advising is learning" for the student and advisor.)
  • Division Chairs (Kathy Herrington, Division of Liberal Arts; Ralph Lucki, Division of Health and Sciences; Marian Grubor, Division of Business, Computers and Information Technology, and Culinary Arts)
  • Academic Affairs office (Lucy Kefauver, Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs; Dr. Vicki Riley, Vice President of Academic Affairs)

Advising Training Resources

Advising as Coaching, Part 1

Advising as Coaching, Part 2

Institutional Forms and the Catalog PPT

NOW Faculty & Advisor Services Menu (Guide)

Schedules and NOW for Advisors

 

 

 

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