Guided Pathways Advising

Mission Statement

Our mission is to advise students as they explore and plan their academic, career, and life goals.

Advisors help students develop a meaningful educational path, compatible with their goals, and support student learning and success. Consideration of each student as a unique individual with unique needs is recognized as the foundation of our advising program. We approach advising as a collaborative effort between the student and advisor.

Academic advising services are offered through Guided Pathways Advising at Three Rivers. In a student-centered, personalized model, every degree and certificate seeking student is assigned a Guided Pathways Advisor to assist them in their career and academic exploration and decision-making. Guided Pathways Advisors collaborate with faculty advisors to provide holistic planning and support in alignment with the Holistic Case Management Advising policy. Guided Pathways Advisors provide and coordinate sustained, strategic, integrated, proactive, and personalized support to their assigned students to help keep them on plan, which includes resources and services related to their academic, career, financial, and other individual needs. Students following programs of study also work directly with faculty and program coordinators within their chosen major. Guided Pathways Advisors encourages all students to utilize the services, which include career exploration, course planning from initial registration to graduation, transfer advising, adding/dropping classes, changing programs of study, course registration assistance and referrals to college and community resources. While advisors guide and support the student, it is the student who assumes responsibility for their individual academic program completion.

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Academic advisors guide students in determining possible careers, majors, and course offerings, with careful attention to institutional policies and degree requirements. Effective advising also assists students in identifying available internal and external resources that will have a positive impact on their experience at Three Rivers Community College. Ultimately, students are responsible for making decisions regarding their education.

Students are expected:

  • To reflect on their academic, career, and life goals
  • To reach out and connect to their advisors in the first semester
  • To review program degree requirements
  • To monitor their semester and degree progress, bringing any questions or concerns to the attention of their advisor

Advisors are expected:

  • To help student explore their academic, career, and life goals
  • To counsel students on career, major, course, and transfer options
  • To help students navigate the campus and available resources
  • To ask questions of and listen to the student
  • To reach out to students periodically throughout the semester

Advising Hours of Operation:

Sunday: CLOSED

Monday : 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday: CLOSED

How to Contact Guided Pathways Advisors:

Student Services Division in A-wing, Room 113

 (860) 215-9017

How to find your advisor:

Log onto your account on to find your assigned advisor.


Current Students, New Students, Non-Degree & Non-Matriculating Students: How to make an appointment with an advisor

Current Students can make an appointment with their assigned advisor.

All new degree and certificate students will be assigned an advisor that is specific to the major they selected on their application.  Please view instructions on “How to find your advisor”

Non-degree & Non-Matriculating Students:

If the reason you have not matriculated is that you are unsure of the program of study you wish to pursue, please schedule an appointment with an advisor.

Please note, if you want to change your status, you must complete this form

Drop-in advising is available in the A wing Room A113,  M-F,  8:00am – 5:00pm