Academic Advising & Student Success Center


 Let Our Team Help You Reach Your Goals

CCD’s academic advisors are an active and essential part of your SUCCESS team! Your advisor will help you plan your degree and coach you toward success, empowering you to manage your own course selection and registration using Navigate.

Before Seeing an Advisor

  • Be sure you have completed the Steps to Enrollment. Ensure SOAR Onboarding and all prior official transcripts, test scores, and course placement are completed and processed.
  • Ensure you know how to log into CCD Connect from a CCD computer and have your password and ID with you.
  • Visit our Welcome Desk near Admissions for password reset help.
  • Download and review the Academic Advising Syllabus
  • If you have not yet applied to CCD and need assistance, please get in touch with our Admissions Team.

How and Where to Meet with an Advisor

Advanced Manufacturing Center Campus: In Person Drop-In and Appointments on Wednesdays | 8am-5pm. 

Lowry Health Sciences Campus:  In Person Drop-In and Appointments one day/week. Contact the Academic Advising front desk for days and times. 

Auraria Campus: All Pathway Students

  • Appointments: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm | Students must first complete SOAR Onboarding before Advising | Use Navigate in your CCD Connect Student Portal to schedule or call our front desk. Typically scheduled one to three weeks in advance. Offered to students September through December and February through July. We have limited appointment availability in January and August, moving to a drop-in model for quick advising during last minute registration.
  • Virtual/Zoom Drop-In for quick advising questions (5-10 minutes): Tuesdays and Fridays 10:30am-1:00pm | Virtual Front Desk in Zoom
  • In Person Drop-In for quick advising questions (5-10 minutes): Monday-Friday 10:30am-1:00 pm |  Wednesday 5-6pm |Confluence Bldg 1st Floor. Expanded hours every January and August.
  • Registration technical assistance is available in-person with our front desk work-study student assistants during open hours, if you have planned your courses with an advisor but need help selecting course sections. 

E-Advising: Get answers to general questions via email from the first available advisor. Please allow two to three business days for a reply.

  • For currently enrolled students only.
  • Please send an email from your CCD Student Email account to
  • Please include your Name, S-Number, Program of Study, and your quick question. 
  • You may also email your assigned advisor directly. 
  • For specific advising and more complex questions, we recommend making an appointment or utilizing our drop-in options.

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