Advising for Current Students

Advising for Current Students

All currently enrolled students are assigned to a faculty advisor. It is important to meet with your faculty advisor each semester before registering for classes.

Advising Responsibilities & Expectations:

STUDENT ADVISOR
Accept responsibility for academic performance and decisions.                                    Provide guidance, encouragement, and referrals to resources to empower students to meet their own goals.
Clarify personal values and goals. Listen carefully.
Participate proactively in the decision-making process. Maintain confidentiality.
Communicate with assigned advisor on a regular basis. Provide strategies and options.
Prepare a list of questions and concerns before each advising meeting. Monitor students' progress.
Follow through on suggested actions, resources, and/or referrals. Discuss the relationship between academic preparation and the work world.
Maintain a personal record of academic progress. Be accessible by appointment, as needed.
Understand college programs, policies and procedures and deadlines.  

Contacting Your Faculty Advisor:

  • Log into your MyOTC account.
  • Click on the 'Access OTC' tab.
  • To view your faculty advisor's contact information, click on the 'My Profile/Advisor' link.
  • To email your faculty advisor, click on the 'Email My Advisor' link.

If you wish to change your faculty advisor, complete the Change of Program form.

Faculty advisors are unavailable when fall and spring classes are not in session. Currently enrolled students will be seen by the professional academic advisors in Student Services during these times on a walk-in basis.