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Advisement

 

Due to COVID-19, Academic advisement at PVCC is phone appointments only.

New incoming students without any college credits are required to sign up for the Online Puma Power Up session for new student advising

Current or new transfer students with college credits can make a phone appointment with an academic advisor by clicking here.

Mission and Values

Mission: We advise and create educational pathways to foster student success.

Values:

  • Advocate: Encourage student by advocating and motivating to attain their educational goals.
  • Foster ownership & accountability: Deliver and share accurate instruction for students to achieve their educational goals with accountability.
  • Empathy: Provide guidance, comfort and a safe space to listen and advise for all students.

Seek Advising

Puma Power Up is only available Monday to Thursday. If you complete your Puma Power Up on Thursday or over the weekend. You will be contacted Monday or Tuesday of the following week.

Meeting your advisor is the first step in outlining both your short and long-term goals to prepare you for success. Our main mission is to see you thrive both in class and in life!

We’re here to help!

  • Navigate schedules, scholarships, test scores and more.
  • Create, review and re-evaluate your educational and life goals along the way.

Start Here

  • New Students - First step is attending a Puma Power Up session. Here you will connect with our advising team and be assigned an advisor. Click here to sign up.
  • Continuing and college transfer students - Schedule an Appointment - Schedule a phone appointment by clicking below on your advisor. New students please follow the Puma Power Up steps above.

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Chat with us

When you see a green light below click “Chat with Us”, a staff member will assist you.

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Brett McNeal

Brett McNeal

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Culture and Society

  • American Indian Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • Culture/Human
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • English
  • Ethnic Studies
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Journalism and New Media Studies
  • Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology

Education

  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson

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Health Sciences

  • EMT/Paramedic
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Professions
  • Kinesiology
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Therapy 
  • Dietetic Technology

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Audio Production
  • Dance
  • Digital Arts
  • Film and Media
  • Graphic Design
  • Media Arts
  • Music
  • Theatre Arts

Chris Hunt

Chris Hunt

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Health Sciences

  • Nursing - RN and CEP

Donald McCorkindale

Donald McCorkindale

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Pre-Med
  • Pre-Vet

Eric Pawleski

Eric Pawleski

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Math
  • Pharmacist
  • Physics
  • Pre-Med
  • Pre-Vet

Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management

  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Sales
  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship - Owning and operating a business
  • International Business
  • Finance

Jay Franzen

Jay Franzen

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Computer and Information Technology

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Networking Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Video Game Production

Kimberlyn Carovillano

Kimberlyn Carovillano

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Behavioral Science and Human Services

  • Administration of Justice
  • Counseling and Behavioral Health
  • Family Studies
  • Fire Science
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration

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