Academic Advising Institute

MCC Locks

Session 1 Materials – Academic Advising Overview:

PowerPoint Presentation – New Academic Advisor Training

Important Links:

Academic Advising

Academic Advising Theories

Placement Testing

Academic Maps and Pathway Maps

Advisor Resources



Accuplacer Information


Session 2 Materials – Career Exploration and Development:

PowerPoint Presentation – Advising Institute: Career and Internship Information

Important Links:

Career Services



Faculty Resources


Session 3 Materials – Transfer Services:

PowerPoint Presentation – What's Next?

Important Links:

Transfer Services


Articulation Agreements

Guided Pathways

Commonwealth Commitment


Session 4 Materials Academic Standing and Progress and Financial Aid:

PowerPoint Presentations - Financial Aid Basics

Important Links:

Academic Standing and Progress

Academic Progress Cheat Sheet

Academic Progress Flow Chart

Academic Standing Information

Academic Standing Grid

Financial Aid


Session 5 Materials – Registration and College Policies:

Important Links:

Banner Holds Information

Course Repeat (third attempt)

Course Repeat Appeal (fourth attempt)

Fresh Start Policy

Fresh Start Application

GPA Policy

Withdrawal Policy

MCC Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Program information – Ramp-up, ALP, IDS Courses

First Year Experience


Session 6 Materials - Case Examples:

Important Links:

College Scheduler


Last Modified: 11/14/23