Academic Advising

Admissions & Advising

The Admissions and Advising Center is Here to Help You

Are you a Class of 2024 high school or home school graduate?  

Click here to register for your mandatory STAR session. We look forward to helping you start the fall registration process!


Express Advising 

We have express Academic Advisors on-call daily to help you virtually and in person (9:00am-6:00pm Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-12:00pm Friday). For assistance with quick or general questions, please contact us through one of the following options: call 434.961.6581, fill out the "Ask an Advisor" form, or visit us in Main Building M144.

Ready?
  • Apply to PVCC if you are a new student or returning after some time away!
  • Apply for the 2024-2025 FAFSA and if you are taking a summer course, apply for 2023-2024 as well.
  • Sign into MYPVCC, go into SIS, and review your Student Portal for any holds or messages.
Set...
  • Check your Advisement Report to review what requirements you have remaining for your program.

Pro Tip: If you are looking to do any of our competitive health programs (e.g., Nursing, Radiography, etc.), please refer to the Programs of Study page for pre-admission requirements and application instructions.

Pro Tip: Have a least 3 backup courses to prepare for any adjustments to your schedule.

Go!
  • Sign in to MYPVCC, go into SIS, and register for your courses.
  • If you are having trouble as a current student, start by contacting our office for Express Advising. Note: This is for time-sensitive, registration, and/or quick questions.
  • For our new students (not required to attend STAR) OR current students wanting to discuss transfer, SAP Appeals, and/or long-term academic planning, please make an appointment with your assigned advisor (see list below)!

Who is my Academic Advisor?

All Military-Related/Veteran Students (regardless of program of study)

Assigned Advisor: Caryn Brock

All Great Expectations Students (regardless of program of study)

Assigned Advisor: Kim Phillips

All F-1 International Students (regardless of program of study)

Assigned Advisors: Vicky Stow and Shelley Smith 

Pre-Nursing (RN), Pre-Nursing (LPN), LPN to RN Bridge Program, Pre-Radiography, Pre-Sonography, Pre-Surgical Technology
  • Assigned Advisor: April Pannell (Student last name starts with A-M)
  • Assigned Advisor: Tanairy Carbo (Student last name starts with N-Z)
Information Systems Technology, Technical Studies- Software Development, Computer and Network Support Technologies, Cybersecurity, Fundamentals of Programming, Help Desk, Network Support, Programming Concepts, Web Technologies, Pre-EMS, Pre-Medical Lab Technology, Pre-Pharmacy Technician, Health Information Management, Medical Administrative Support Assistant
  • Assigned Advisor: Deanne McDaniel (Student last name starts with A-M)
  • Assigned Advisor: Kim Phillips (Student last name starts with N-Z)
Computer Science, Engineering, Physical and Natural Sciences, Biotechnology, Industrial Electronics Technology, Electronics Technician, Manufacturing Technician, Mechanical Technician
  • Assigned Advisor: Jenn Fraticelli (Student last name starts with A-M) 
  • Assigned Advisor: Joi Stanley (Student last name starts with N-Z)
Liberal Arts, Education, Art, Music, Theatre & Drama, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Development, Graphic & Media Arts
  • Assigned Advisor: Nathaniel Fraticelli (Student last name starts with A-M)
  • Assigned Advisor: Kara Presson (Student last name starts with N-Z)
Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Culinary Arts, Administrative Support, Entrepreneurship, Retail Management
  • Assigned Advisor: Vicky Stow (Student last name starts with A-M)
  • Assigned Advisor: Shelley Smith (Student last name starts with N-Z)
General Studies
  • Assigned Advisor: Deanne McDaniel (Student last name starts with A-I)
  • Assigned Advisor: Kim Phillips (Student last name starts with J-R)
  • Assigned Advisor: Kara Presson (Student last name starts with S-V)
  • Assigned Advisor: Nathaniel Fraticelli (Student last name starts with W-Z)

Make an Appointment with your Academic Advisor

  • Step 1: Log into MyPVCC.
  • Step 2: Click on the "Navigate Student" tile.
  • Step 3: Click "Appointments".
  • Step 4: Click "Schedule an Appointment" and select your assigned advisor!

Fall Class Schedule

 

Cover of Fall schedule

Transfer Information

Visit the PVCC Transfer webpage to learn more.


Advising Resources

How to Register for Classes  
How to Check Financial Aid  
How to Pay for Classes  
How to View and Read Your Advising Report  
Curriculum Sheet Archives  
Transfer Electives List 2023  
New Student Checklist  
How to Make an Appointment in Navigate  
Advising Questionnaire  
Go2Orientation - How to Access  
IT Support Services  
Remote Access to Student Services  
Building and Changing Your Class Schedule  
Transfer Application Guidelines and Tips  
Pre-Admission Transcript Evaluation Process for Allied Health Programs