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Advising

 Advising

Each full-time or degree-seeking student at Neosho County Community College is assigned an academic advisor. Advisors are generally full-time faculty members in the student's primary area of interest. Students who are undecided on their academic major are assigned to one of their instructors, if at all possible. The Director of Academic Adivsing and Testing on the Chanute campus or The Learning Center Coordinator on the Ottawa campus, as well as advising specialists in our Developmental program and STARS program.

Need an advisor? 
Contact Jeff Almond on the Chanute campus by calling 620-432-0311.
Contact Kyle Bures on the Ottawa Campus by calling 785-248-2803.

Don't remember your advisor's name? 
Look on Inside NC. If an advisor is not listed contact Jeff Almond on the Chanute campus or Kyle Bures on the Ottawa campus.
Change your advisor? 
Complete a "Request for Change of College Record" form. These forms are available at the welcome desk.
First time student?
All first time students are seen by Entry Advisors who are specially trained to understand and explain information about starting courses at Neosho County Community College.

Advisor Responsibilities:
Assist students in developing a class schedule.
Provide information about academic programs.
Encourage students to explore careers using the Kansas Career Pipeline.
Help with the transfer process and procedures.
Make appropriate referrals when needed.

Student Responsibilities:
First time at Neosho County Community College?
Make an appointment by calling Jeff Almond on the Chanute campus at 620-432-0311 or Kyle Bures on the Ottawa campus at 785-242-2067. 
Bring a copy of your ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer Placement scores. 
If you didn't take these tests, you can take our free Accuplacer placement test.  Accuplacer Test Prep Review website will give you information about the Compass.
Have your official High School transcript mailed as well as an official transcript from any colleges you may have attended. If you bring in your own official transcript DO NOT open any sealed transcript envelopes as this will invalidate an official transcript.
If applicable, bring documentation to support any disability. 
 
Returning students, prepare for your advising meeting!
On Inside NC, get an unofficial copy of your transcript.
Look online for course availability and begin your next semester's plan.
Select a degree sheet based on the year you started at NCCC.
Make and go to an appointment with your advisor to review and talk about your plan.
Take signed form to Registration office located in Sanders Hall if applicable. 

Transfer from NCCC.
Identify the college(s) you want to attend and visit their website.
Please check their transfer guidelines or how credits transfer.
For Kansas state institutions, please check out this website.
Kansas Transfer Guidelines

Degree Requirement Sheets:
Select the degree sheet based on when you started with Neosho County Community College
Associate of Arts (A. A.)      
Associate of Science (A. S.) 
Nursing Degree information

Career questions?  Please look at our Career website for the Kansas Career Pipeline which will help you make your career decisions.

QUESTIONS?
In Chanute call Jeff Almond 620-432-0311 or jalmond@neosho.edu
In Ottawa call Kyle Bures 785-248-2803 or kbures@neosho.edu