Academic Advisement

PCCC Student and Instructor in the classroom

Due to Coronavirus restrictions and until further notice, The office of Academic Advisement does not currently have in person
office hours, but we are still here to help you: online, by phone, or by email. See Advisement Contacts at the bottom of this page.


at The Center for Student Success

Academic advisement helps students to:

  • Define their life and career goals
  • Choose a major that will help prepare them to reach those goals
  • Register for the courses they need to stay on track to graduation
    Summer Classes Begin June 8 and July 20    
Fall Classes Begin in Sept 2 and Sept 23

Summer and Fall 2020 Registration Information
now available in the  Student Planning Module

Schedule of Classes

The schedule of classes for Summer and Fall 2020 semesters is now available here

Academic Advising and Directions for Online Registration

Click here for step-by-step directions and a video for online registration

If you need assistance, you should connect with an academic advisor as soon as possible. An academic advisor can help you register and create an educational plan for Fall 2020. Advisors are available to you virtually. Set up an appointment with them through phone, email, or Zoom.  (See Contact Information) link to the Center of Student Success section below

Take Care of Holds!

Holds are placed on your account for various reasons. In some cases, these holds may prevent you from registering for classes! Most holds are listed in the Student Planning Module in the upper right corner of the header block.

General Questions

In addition, the Center for Student Success staff is available remotely to assist you with any of your general questions regarding:
advisement, registration, transfer planning, coping with the challenges of college life, and more. 

Contact the Center for Student Success:
Phone: 973-684-5524
Hours: M&TH 8:30-7:00 and TWF 8:30-4:30

Connect With An Advisor Remotely and Virtually


Drop-In Zoom (Video Conferencing) Hours 
Wednesday and Thursday     9 am-12 noon
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thur              1pm – 4 pm
For ZOOM meeting ID, email

Via Email or Phone
Email us for advisement or to arrange a phone session
at your convenience:

Call (973) 684-5524 to speak to a representative
Tue/ Wed/ Fri   8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon & Thur     8:30  am -7:00 pm

Center for Student Success Staff

Peter Hynes
(973) 684-6602

Dawn Norman
(973) 684-5731

Mechelle Du’Monde
(973) 684-6773

Deirdre Nance
STEM Pathway
(973) 684-5717

Kathy Nelson
Humanities, Media Studies, and Performing Arts Pathway
(973) 684-5225

Rick Perdew
Business and Culinary Arts Pathway / Education and Public Safety Studies Pathway
(973) 684-7934

Maricela Shrager
(973) 684-6235

SUCCESS Program Staff

Serena Scalice
(973) 684-5744

Jesus Arrieta
(973) 684-5744