Your advisor is your most important connection to your college education. He or she can help you plan your academic career and serve as a resource to connect you to a wide array of services on campus. At Northwest you are assigned a full-time faculty/staff member as your advisor. Your advisor will be carefully chosen based upon the academic interest you have selected. You will receive notice of your advisor assignment and their contact information in the mail or you may pick up contact information for your advisor in the Office of Academic Affairs (ORB126). You may change advisors by submitting a Change of Advisor/Program form to the Office of Academic Affairs.
The goal of Academic Advising at NWC is to make appropriate interpersonal connections so that students are provided with advice, information, and referrals to services that will help them determine and reach their educational and career goals in the most effective way.
The Academic Advisor provides information and advice about:
Northwest College encourages students to be academically informed and self-sufficient. The final responsibility for academic success lies with the student.
You may meet with your advisor during office hours or by appointment any time during the semester. The college also schedules one day each semester dedicated specifically to advising. Check the college calendar for the scheduled days.