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Academic Advising Center

 ​​​​​​​Drop-In Advising​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Drop-in hours are available for quick advising sessions and are intended for brief guidance on matters such as:

• Concerns regarding academic policies and procedures

• Clarification on baccalaureate and general education requirements

• Assistance in defining and refining educational and professional goals

• Referrals to resources and offices for further assistance and exploration

• Preparation for upcoming registration and before registering for your final semester

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

Due to current circumstances and in efforts to protect the health and safety of our community, academic advisement appointments will be virtual until the foreseeable future. If you are continuing student, please download the QC Navigate App at to schedule a virtual appointment. If you are unable to find an available appointment, please check Navigate routinely as more appointments may become available.

Please note all academic advising sessions are virtual and advisors email you all the advising documents as well as other instructions prior to the session. Please always check your student email including the SPAM FOLDER as well as any other personal emails that are listed as preferred in CUNYfirst for a detailed message from your advisor.

Important Schedule Changes:

Academic Advising will not take place when the college is closed and on the following dates:


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