Talk to an Advisor Academic advisors are key to planning a course for success at CCC. Whether you are a new student, transfer student or returning student, your advisor plays an important role in your education. CCC advisors are located in the Community Center. No matter what program you are pursuing, you should work with an advisor to be sure you’re taking classes that meet your academic goals. Effective advising requires that the student and advisor contribute equally to the educational planning process. Advisors assist you in clarifying your educational and personal goals and help create detailed plans for you meet these goals. Students are strongly encouraged to communicate with an advisor regularly for continued academic success. What you’ll need for a successful advising session: What Academic Advisors can help you with: Academic Evaluation (from myclackamas) Placement Test or SAT/ACT scores (new students) Transcripts from Prior College Credit For financial aid appointments, all OFFICIAL transcripts must be submitted and evaluated by our Graduation Services office BEFORE meeting with an advisor Specific School or Program Information Application Process Program Options Degree Requirements Educational Planning Transfer Programs College Success Resources CCC Policies and Regulations Financial Aid Appeal Unofficial Transcript Evaluation Career Exploration Drop-In and Scheduled Appointments We offer drop-in appointments and scheduled appointments. Drop-ins are shorter in duration and are on a first-come-first-served basis. Scheduling an appointment with an advisor is the best way to ensure all of your questions are answered. The following table may help you determine your which advising appointment can best serve your needs. Request an appointment with an advisor. You can also send along quick questions to an advisor by email. Drop-in Appointment (15-30mins) Scheduled Appointments Class Schedule Degree Check Potential Classes Graduation 1-2 Term Educational Plan Veterans Certification Financial Aid SAP Appeal Career Exploration TUI paperwork completion General Questions Long-term Educational Planning Degree Options Detailed Transfer Information Academic Suspension Financial Aid Extension Financial Aid High Loan Debt/Multiple Institutions Financial Aid Unusual Enrollment Academic Probation New to CCC? If you’re new to CCC, schedule a New Student Advising Session upon completing your placement testing. This helpful two hour session will review campus resources and degree requirements, and provide hands-on experience in choosing courses, creating a schedule, and registering for classes. Signup for a New Student Advising Session or call 503-594-3475 for specific information. A returning student? Returning students can also work with faculty advisors, receiving information and guidance in their program of study. Make an appointment with the advisor for your program as listed in the Schedule of Classes each term.