The NMC Academic Advising Program encourages student engagement and decision-making that results in positive student educational experiences. Academic advisors facilitate student development and promote academic success.
NMC advisors engage students and other members of the college population to participate actively in academic interactions by:
Advisors encourage and teach educational planning. Other topics addressed may include financial, personal and identity development concerns as expressed by students. Generally, this is within the context of a student’s ability to succeed in their respective academic endeavors. (Larson, et al, 2018)
Larson, J., Johnson, A., Aiken-Wisniewski, S., and Barkemeyer, J., (2018). What is Academic Advising? An Application of Analytic Induction. NACADA Journal: 2018, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 81-93.
Students are assigned based on NMC academic program.
Your academic advisor promotes academic and personal successes, facilitates understanding of college policies and procedures, encourages problem solving and serves as an advocate for you and the college.
Your academic advisor wants to help you make informed decisions while you maximize your college experience. This includes:
Your academic advisor can teach you how to create an education plan, read your advising worksheet, request helpful resources, and build a schedule and register for classes.