Academic Advisement

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During these challenging times, PCCC is here to meet your needs! In-person services are available Monday to Thursday in accordance with all safety guidelines. In addition, College services continue to be available remotely.


The Office of Academic Advisement is available online, by phone, by email, and in-person.
See Advisement Contacts at the bottom of this page. For in-person visits, appointments are strongly recommended!

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
    Fall Classes Begin September 1, 15, 22, and November 3    

Fall 2021 Registration Information
now available in the  Student Planning Module

Schedule of Classes

The schedule of classes for Fall 2021 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 2021. 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, Virtually and In-person

In-person Advisement

To meet in person with an advisor, please schedule an appointment here

Drop-In Zoom (Video Conferencing) Hours
9:30 am - 12:30 pm    Mon-Tue-Wed-Thurs

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