Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Why Should You Talk to an Academic Advisor?

PCC advisors are here to help you maximize your college experience, whether you're a new student, returning student, or are currently enrolled.

Our mission is to support students' intellectual growth, empower students to clarify and attain their diverse academic, personal and professional goals, foster student retention, and promote student success.

We can help with

Before your appointment

Academic Advising Centers

Visit any of these locations for general academic advising. You need to see another advisor if you are an international student or are already enrolled in a Career/Technical program, so check with your program first.

Cascade

Location:
1st Floor Student Services Building, 705 N Killingsworth St. Portland, OR 97217
Phone:
971-722-5271
Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:30am to 6pm, Friday: 8:30am - 4pm. (No full-time advisor available on Wednesdays from 9am - 11am.)
Drop-in:
Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm, Friday 9am - 3:30pm. Arrive at least 30 minutes before closing. During registration period (week 7 through the start of term), plan for longer waits (30 minutes to 2+ hours.) We recommend calling ahead for estimated wait time.
Appointment:
Appointments available beginning week 2 through the end of the term. Call at least two weeks in advance of when you wish to be seen. Appointments are required for: New Student Placement Holds, Financial Aid Time-Frame Extensions and Appeals, Academic Standing issues, (Academic Probation Learning Contracts, Mid-term reports, Suspension re-entry Learning Contracts), Veterans Hold, and long-range academic planning.

Hillsboro

Location:
775 SE Baseline Street, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Phone:
971-722-6800
Hours:
By appointment only.

Newberg

Location:
135 Werth Blvd., Newberg, OR 97132
Phone:
971-722-8603
Hours:
By appointment only.

Rock Creek

Location:
Bldg. 9, Room 102, 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229
Phone:
971-722-7297
Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:30am to 6pm
Friday: 10am to 4pm (no advising available 8am -10am Fridays for staff meetings)
Drop-in:
Rock Creek Advising will be closed on Monday, December 5 from 8-11:15am for a staff meeting, and on Friday, December 9 from 8am-1:30pm for staff training. Drop-in advising sessions will only last ten minutes. Arrive at least one hour before closing. No appointments will be available during peak advising times: the week prior to the start of term, the first week of term, and weeks 7, 8, and 9 of term.
Appointment:
Rock Creek is changing to an appointment-based advising model. Drop-in advising will be limited. The following require an appointment: P3 Placement Holds, Time Frame Extension appeals, Trade Act, and long-term academic plans. Call to schedule advising appointments.

Southeast

Location:
SCOMM 116 (check in at Information Desk), 2305 SE 82nd and Division, Portland, OR 97216
Phone:
971-722-6240
Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:30am-5:30pm (no full-time advisor available after 5pm), Friday: 8:30am-3:30pm
Drop-in:
Arrive at least one hour before closing. No appointments will be available during peak advising times: the week prior to the start of term, the first week of term, and weeks 7, 8, and 9 of term. During registration period (week 7 through the start of term), plan for longer waits (30 minutes to 2+ hours).
Appointment:
Appointments available beginning week 2 through week 7 of the term. Call at least two weeks in advance of when you wish to be seen. Appointments are required for: Financial Aid Time-Frame Extensions and Appeals, and Academic Standing issues (Academic Probation Learning Contracts, Academic Suspension re-entry Learning Contracts).

Sylvania

Location:
CC 209, 12000 SW 49th Ave. Portland, OR 97219
Phone:
971-722-4531
Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 9am to 6pm, Friday: 9am to 4pm.
Advising by appointment only:
Please call to schedule.