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Academic Advising Center

Advising by Appointment​​​

Appointments are available during the fall and spring semesters for in-depth clarification and discussion on general education and degree requirements, educational planning and course selection, and other topics related to academic and professional development.​​

Appointments may be made in person or via phone for regular and Skype advising sessions.

Before, During and After the Advising Session

Before the Meeting

• Review student transcript and DegreeWorks degree audit

• Identify unfulfilled academic requirements and prepare a list of potential courses you are considering

• Create a list of questions and concerns pertinent to your academic and professional goals

• Bring your folder containing all advising documents from previous advising sessions

• Turn off and put away your mobile phone and electronic devices prior to entering an advising session

During the Meeting

• Behave professionally and respectfully

• Listen carefully and take copious notes

• Ask thoughtful questions and freely articulate academic concerns

• Seek recommendations for oncampus and offcampus resources

After the Meeting

• Review all advising documents given to you during the advising session

• Consult with faculty advisor in academic department regarding your major and/or minor requirements

• Follow up on advisor’s recommendations and seek oncampus and offcampus resources

For the Roles and Responsibilities of Advisors and Students, please read the AAC Undergraduate Academic Advising Syllabus.


 Office Information

Director: Laura Silverman
Office: Kiely Hall, Room 217
Phone: 718.997.5599 / Fax: 718.997.5643

Fall 2017 Advising Schedule

December 11, 2017 - December 16, 2017

9:30am - 4:00pm
New Student Orientation 9:30am - 4:00pm
Walk-ins 9:30am - 2:00pm
New Student Orientation 9:30am - 3:00pm
Walk-ins 9:30am - 2:30pm

The AAC will be closing at 2:00PM on Wednesday, 12/13, at 3:00PM on Thursday, 12/14, and at 12:30PM on Friday, 12/15.

Academic Advising will not take place when the college is closed and on the following dates: 12/15, 12/23 - 12/25; 12/30 - 1/1; 1/13 - 1/15.

Note to spring 2018 incoming students: You will receive an email invitation to sign up for Freshman or Transfer Orientation, soon after you have been accepted and have informed the Undergraduate Admissions office of your intent to enroll at Queens College.
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