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Academic Advising

The mission of SCC Academic Advising is not only to promote academic advising, but also to encourage personal, social, and career development. Advising at SCC is an integral part of the educational process.  The process begins by helping students to develop a realistic view of their strengths, challenges, knowledge, and skills. Based upon those initial steps in the process, SCC’s professional advisors respect, encourage, and assist students in establishing their educational goals and objectives.  SCC provides an environment and services that enable students to make informed personal, academic, and career decisions. SCC recognizes the potential for personal and academic growth in everyone.

In addition to academic advising, SCC provides career exploration. Advisors also maintain a Client Referral System, sponsor seminars, workshops, and serve as consultants to students, faculty, and staff.

  • If you are a first year student at SCC, call the First Year Advising Center or contact your advisor directly.
  • If you are currently enrolled and are returning for another semester at SCC, contact your faculty advisor.  If you don’t know the advisor’s name, check your People Soft Self Service.  PS lists your faculty advisor. 
  • If you are a former student (not currently enrolled) but are returning to take classes at SCC, call the SCC Admissions Office.

Regardless of your status as a student or former student, an advisor at SCC can get you started on your career path today.

Services We Provide

  • Orientation for new students 
  • Academic counseling and advising.
  • Advising Plans (See Programs of Study and Transfer Options)
  • Block transfer program guidelines for associate in arts
    (Download Block Transfer form - AA)
  • Block transfer program guidelines for associate in science
    (Download Block Transfer form - AS)
  • College information and catalog
  • Standards for programs and degrees
  • Personal counseling/advising
  • Declare a major or a major change
  • Assign academic advisors

Contacts

click here for advising surveySomerset Campus Academic Advising

First Year Advising 
Harold Rogers Student Commons, Room 208
Phone: (606) 677-8310

Next Step Advising
Harold Rogers Student Commons, Room 210
(606) 677-8323

Betty Nichols
Administrative Assistant for Transfer Center/Next Step Advising
Phone: (606) 451-6652
betty.nichols@kctcs.edu
 

Distance Learning Academic Advising
(for distance learners, online students or those unable to come to campuses or centers)
For more information, visit the Student Service Center, or contact:
Jami Evans, KYVC Advisor
(606) 878-4779
jami.evans@kctcs.edu 

Laurel Campus Academic Advising

First Year Advising
Laurel Campus North
Health Sciences Building 3, Room 122
Phone: (606) 878-4833

Next Step Advising
Health Sciences Building 3, Room 121
Phone: (606) 878-4833

Reach any campus or center toll-free by calling (877) 629-9722 or (606) 451-6740.

Transfer Program Contacts

For those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, please visit the Transfer Center page

Transfer Center - Somerset Campus 
Stoner Hall, Room 102 
606-451-6650

Betty Nichols
Administrative Assistant for Transfer Center/Next Step Advising
Phone: (606) 451-6652
betty.nichols@kctcs.edu