How to Schedule an Advising Appointment
A variety of offices at the College provide academic and personal advising to students and alumni. To get started, follow the steps below.
- Choose the support office listed below that is most relevant to you as a student.
- Click the “Schedule Appointment” button below your chosen support office to start the scheduling process.
- Questions? Contact us via the Advising Contact Form if you need assistance scheduling your appointment or are unsure which office to schedule with.
Career and Academic Planning Services (CAPS)
Career and Academic Planning Services (CAPS) provides career advising for FCC students and alumni as well as academic and personal advising for students not using the services of another academic advising or support office. Students meet with a career advisor to explore majors and careers, develop resumes and job search strategies, and network with employers and alumni. Students meet with the assigned advisor for their major to review academic requirements, degree plans, and select courses; connect to college resources and services; identify, foresee, and resolves challenges; and assist transfer planning. When scheduling an appointment, select the advisor for your major.
The Office of Adult Services provides academic and personal advising, referral, and support to income-eligible parents, single parents, and adults age 24 and over who are low-income, out-of-workforce, or homeless. Services include financial aid resource referral, including consideration for program scholarship through FCC Foundation and Perkins direct student aid. If you are a current or returning program participant and wish to schedule an advising appointment, OR if you are new and wish to schedule an intake appointment, schedule an appointment below.
Multicultural Student Services
Multicultural Student Services (MSS) serves as both an academic and personal advising office for students. We offer programs that support you in your transition to college, services to support you when things get tough, celebrate your wins, serve as advocates for you and assist you in your transition to either a four-year college or in your pursuit of a career. Students who identify as first generation college students, LGBTQIAA+, immigrant students, or students who come from diverse/multicultural backgrounds may schedule their advising appointments with MSS using the link below.
Disability Access Services (DAS)
Disability Access Services (DAS) is available to provide both academic advising and coordination of services and accommodations to students with disabilities. Students with documented disabilities, including those who previously had a 504 Plan or IEP, may contact the DAS office at [email protected] or 301-846-2408 to schedule an appointment for academic advising and/or support services and accommodations.
Veteran and Military Services
Veteran and Military Services (VMS) serves veterans, active duty personnel, National Guard and Reserve personnel, and their families. VMS will help you navigate both the military benefit process and the college enrollment process while providing comprehensive academic advising and support services. All new students are required to set up an intake appointment with VMS while continuing students can schedule an academic advising appointment. Questions? Contact VMS at [email protected] or 301-624-2836.