Advising: Plan now. Succeed now.
Academic Advising is an active community of support that empowers you to achieve your goals. Explore possible careers within your Academic Division and work with a team of faculty and professional advisors to support your goals, all related to your discipline and program of study.
Academic Advising: At Thomas Nelson Community College, academic advising services are offered by appointment. Advising appointments are for certificate/degree-seeking curricular students only. Review the college catalog for eligible curricular programs.
Students are assigned an advisor within their academic division once they have declared a curricular program. Advisor information is available on the student’s Navigate Homepage and Student Center page in SIS. If students are unable to view assigned advisor information on their Navigate Homepage or Student Center page, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include: Student’s full name, Student ID number and Program of study.
Schedule your Virtual Advising Appointment through Navigate
For new and returning students, schedule your appointment with your assigned academic advisor through Navigate.
Having trouble? Contact the helpdesk at email@example.com or call 757-825-2709.
During this unprecedented time please be patient as we work to respond to your request. Our email and call volume is very high so we appreciate your patience. We urge you to use the website and Navigate during this time.
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Schedule your Virtual Advising Appointment through Navigate Schedule Appointment
Frequently asked questions about Academic Advising at Thomas Nelson.
How to Prepare for Your Advising Appointment Preparation for advising appointments is important as it allows the student and advisor to maximize the use of each appointment time.
New Student Orientation is a fun and interactive way to learn about programs, academic and student resources, transferring to a four-year institution, and student life.
In collaboration with your academic advisor, you may use these curriculum guides to help develop an academic plan towards completing your degree.
Thomas Nelson identified Academic Advising as its Quality Enhancement Plan, part of our 2016 Reaffirmation of Accreditation.
Transfer degrees available at Thomas Nelson, guaranteed admission and articulation agreements, and transfer guides.
All academic advising services are offered via virtual appointment only. New and returning students with advising needs must schedule an appointment with Navigate by logging into your MyTNCC portal. Virtual academic advising appointment hours are Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (last available appointment at 4:15 p.m.) and Friday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. (last available appointment at 11:15 a.m.). If you experience technical difficulties, contact the helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 757-825-2709.