What plan of study
should I choose?
which plan of study to follow can be difficult! Usually, plans
based on one's career goal. If you are undecided about
your career goal, you may want to speak to an academic advisor
or attend a career workshop. To
make an appointment or for additional information regarding
your plan of study options, call (203-332-5097) or
visit the Counseling Center (Room LH-A108).
are relatively sure of your career goal, you may want to speak
to an academic advisor or
faculty member. To do so, visit the Counseling Center
(Room LH-A108), email,
or call (203) 332-5208.
information about the Housatonic Community College academic
programs, see the HCC Catalog or review the Programs
of Study online.
do I know what classes to take?
classes for each program can be found in the HCC Catalog or
at the Programs
of Study online.
first choice of classes is determined by placement test
an interview with an Intake Advisor
or an Academic Advisor. Assistance is available during
registration periods and subsequent semester choices are
only with an assigned advisor's assistance.
general assistance in selecting your classes, you will meet
with an Academic Advisor before or during
Registration, or you may call the Counseling Center
at (203) 332-5097.
have specific questions about courses within a program, you
may wish to speak to a faculty
member or contact the Academic Division office; (203)
is an Academic Advisor?
Advisor is a faculty or staff member who assists students
in selecting their classes for each semester using the appropriate
Program of Study and
College Catalog as a guide.
is my Academic Advisor?
student enrolled in a degree or certificate program is assigned
a faculty member as their permanent Academic Advisor. A student
can find out who their assigned advisor is by checking myCommNet or
by checking with the Academic Advising Center (Room LH-A111)
or Counseling Center (Room LH-A108) or any College office.
do I know what the courses are about?
descriptions can be found online and
in the Housatonic Community College Catalog.
do I schedule classes for next semester?
Academic Advisor can assist you in scheduling classes
for an upcoming semester. You
will be assigned a permanent advisor based
on the Plan of Study you have chosen during your
first semester. If you have
additional questions, you may visit the Counseling
an email message, or call (203)
you have specific questions about courses within a
program, you may wish to speak to a faculty
member or contact the Academic Division
office; telephone (203) 332-5060, or email.
who have been placed on probation or academically dismissed
should see an academic advisor
to schedule classes and establish a plan for academic improvement.
To make an appointment to see an Academic Advisor, send
an email message, or visit the office or call the
Counseling Office at (203) 332-5097.