Academic Counseling

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Now that you are a student at Charter Oak State College, you have access to one of our greatest resources - the Academic Counselors. Academic Counselors serve as guides in navigating your degree program. It is extremely important that you work closely with your Academic Counselor.

Your Role as a Student

  • Be familiar with the college's Academic Policies, including Student Code of Conduct
  • Carefully review all correspondence from the College and contact the appropriate departments if you have any questions
  • Work closely with your Academic Counselor to map out your degree program, maintain regular contact, and ask questions when something is unclear
  • Plan ahead; allow your Academic Counselor sufficient time to respond to questions 
  • It is the student's responsibility to regularly access and review his/her advising worksheet and to track degree progress.

Academic Counselor's Role

  • Assist in the selection of the degree program that is right for you
  • Provide ongoing, dynamic program planning 
  • Review and approve courses that will meet your program requirements
  • Direct you to a wide variety of College resources that support your journey to degree completion