Meet with an Advisor

KCC offers both scheduled advisor appointments and non-scheduled advising times.

Open advising on Tuesdays & Wednesdays

On Tuesdays and Wednesdays you do not need an appointment to meet with an advisor. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Open advising hours are Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. A wait may be necessary depending on demand.

Advising appointments on Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays

Advising appointments allow advisors to give you their full attention and do the most thorough job possible for complex tasks, such as

  • Graduation and academic appeals petitions
  • Career development assistance
  • Applying to a health career program
  • Evaluations of eligibility and points toward acceptance to a health career program
  • Questions on transfer issues
  • Development of a comprehensive educational plan
  • Assistance scheduling courses
  • Miscellaneous questions requiring more than 10 minutes

Appointments are available 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fridays. KCC is closed most Fridays during May, June and July. 

To make an advising appointment, phone 815-802-8500.

10-minute advising on Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays

Ten-minute advising is available on a first-come first-served basis on days that appointments are offered.  Students can meet with an advisor for tasks that take 10 minutes or less to complete, such as

  • Scheduling one or two classes when transfer issues are not involved
  • Dropping/adding a class or two when you know what is needed/wanted
  • Withdrawing from all courses
  • Changing curriculum
  • Registering for classes which follow an educational plan created with an academic advisor
  • Printing and "translating" degree audits
  • Miscellaneous questions requiring no more than 10 minutes to answer

IMPORTANT:When you utilize the services of a 10-minute advising session, you (the student) assume  responsibility that the courses you enrolled in are appropriate for your academic goals.