Why should I use an Academic Advisor?
Making use of the academic advising will help you make informed decisions, feel confident about your plans,
make the most of your education, and complete your degree as efficiently as possible. The Online Advising
provides you with a lot of the information you need to succeed in your program, as well as the personal
assistance you need to sort out the information and what it means to you.
Kaskaskia College provides students with qualified professionals to assist you in making the right academic
choices. College and faculty advisors are available to help you with academic planning, develop a course
schedule, and provide you with information about KC's programs of study.
Students also have a responsibility in the advising process! To help you become successful, you should take
the initiative to:
- Seek advisement in a timely manner.
- Secure a copy of the current course schedule and have an idea of courses you plan to take and want to discuss with an advisor.
- Become familiar with general education requirements, graduation requirements and program requirements.
- Contact an advisor if you have any questions about transfer or vocational programs.
All new students are required to meet with a counselor/faculty advisor prior to enrolling in classes. All
returning students with questions about major courses or transfer programs are encouraged to meet with a
You can reach us toll free by calling 800.642.0859, or by
your advisor directly. You can also reach us at 618.545.3060.