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Advising Center Services

New/Transfer Students

Current Students

  • Discuss ACT and/or Compass scores, transfer credits, degree plan and certificate options, and required course work
  • Assist students with registering for the first semester of courses
  • Provide students with relevant information about other campus resources and services
  • Advise students on appropriate classes for upcoming semester
  • Help student to create a plan for graduation by choosing a degree and becoming familiar with degree requirements
  • Answer any questions regarding a degree plan or a specific class
  • Help students set educational, career and life goals and determine the best course of action for achieving goals
  • Provide students with relevant information on other campus resources and services

Objectives of Advising

  • Understand the policies, procedures, degree options, and program requirements for chosen area of study and for the College as a whole
  • Understand the relationship between your chosen degree/certificate program and your career plans
  • Clearly define educational objectives and develop a plan that best helps you achieve educational success
  • Utilize resources available to you on campus to assist you in establishing your academic goals
  • Demonstrate effective decision-making concerning degree and career goals

Advisor and Student Responsibilities

Advisor Responsibilities:

Student Responsibilities:

  • Assist you in defining your academic, career and personal goals
  • Help you create an academic plan consistent with those goals
  • Understand and effectively communicate degree/certificate requirements
  • Work with you to assess your academic performance and areas of strength to ensure they are consistent with your plans
  • Be available to answer your questions, either in person, via email or by phone
  • Provide a respectful, supportive atmosphere during advising sessions
  • Continue to find ways to improve the advising process and communication of important information
  • Stay current on changing policy and curriculum and seek appropriate campus resources when needed
  • Refer you to other campus offices as needed
  • Meet with an advisor before your first semester to discuss possible degree options and to learn to register
  • Meet with an advisor at least once a semester to make sure you are on the right track for reaching your goals
  • Register yourself on the My PTC Portal after discussing appropriate class choices with advisor
  • Bring a list of questions and relevant materials to all advising sessions. Ask questions if you do not understand a topic discussed with your advisor
  • Review your degree requirements each semester and track your progress toward completing graduation requirements.
  • Read your PTC email regularly
  • Become knowledgeable of College policies, offices and resources which support student success at PTC
  • Be involved in the advising process by being prepared to discuss your goals and plans during the advising session
  • Take responsibility for making your own academic and career decisions based on available information and advice

Advising Center Hours and Location

Main Campus CCB 105
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday

Little Rock South Student Services 101
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. and by appointment. Contact Geoff Thiers at gthiers@pulaskitech.edu.

Little Rock-West - Room 107-A
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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Pulaski Technical College
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 812-2200

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