Prepare For Your Advising Appointment

To make the most of your time with your advisor, we encourage new students to follow this appointment checklist:

Research

Prep

  • Find the academic advisor for your program.
  • Schedule your appointment ahead of time. Stop into or call the Academic Advising Office to schedule your appointment. Please provide your student ID number, if you have one.
  • Create a list of advising questions or concerns.
  • Request official college and/or military transcripts be sent to WCTC Admissions.
    • View your transfer credits in MyWCTC under "Academic Profile," then "View Transcript."

Appointment

  • Bring your list of advising questions and/or concerns.
  • Please provide your student ID number, if you have one.
  • Arrive on time for your appointment and check in at the front desk. Please call the Advising Office if you need to cancel, reschedule or will be late (262.691.5400).
  • Be prepared to complete our advising intake form so we can learn more about you.
  • Take notes during your advising meeting so you don't forget any details.

Follow-up

  • Follow up on referrals and research. Reach out to specific contacts provided.
  • Be sure to obtain copies of any forms or documents from the meeting.
  • Obtain your advisor's contact information.
  • Schedule a follow-up meeting with your advisor if needed.