All students entering college for the first time are required to meet with an advisor. Advisement sessions are scheduled after you have completed
If you are a returning student, it's important to build a relationship with an academic advisor. He or she can help you create a plan and find information that will help you achieve your academic goals.
You may already know that your advisor can help you select courses and plan your class schedule. But an advisor can assist you in other ways, too. He or she can help you:
Academic advisors are available to meet with you throughout the year — not just at registration time. For many students, academic advising is done on a walk-in basis.
During peak advising times (just before and during registration), you may experience extended wait times.
contact us if you have any questions.
Under Texas law (TEC Section 51.907), if you drop too many classes without having an acceptable reason,
your GPA and financial aid could be affected. Be sure you understand how this law may affect you before you drop a class.The law applies to students who enroll in a Texas public institution of higher education (including a college in the DCCCD system) for the first time in fall 2007 or later. Under this law, you may not drop more than six classes without an acceptable reason during your entire undergraduate career without penalty.For more information, please see
Dropping a Course or Withdrawing from College in the catalog or read
Facts About Dropping Classes. Your academic advisor can also answer questions about this law and how it may affect you.
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If you have completed more than 15 credit hours, you should request a degree plan to make sure you are making progress toward your goal.
New Students can sign-up to attend an Advising Information
Session in advance by calling Academic Advising at (972) 860-0801, or
sign up in-person with the Academic Advising Department located in
Building L, Student Services. Additional sessions will be offered two
weeks prior to the start of the semester.
Advising Information Sessions will be held each Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., and each Friday at 10:30 a.m.
Contact the Cedar Valley College Advising Office Building L 972-860-8262
Important: Please arrive 30 minutes prior to closing to ensure there is time for your consultation and advisement.