Advising - Garrett College

Garrett College McHenry campus offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

As of Monday, August 23rd, all individuals must wear a masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. Individuals are also required to complete the daily health self-assessment before coming to campus.

Note: the Daily Health Self-Assessment form is located here.

Employees and students are not required to be vaccinated at this time but are strongly encouraged to do so.

Garrett College is preparing for a comprehensive return to campus for the fall semester beginning September 8th, 2021, with the majority of academic classes being offered in-person.

The most up-to-date information on Garrett College's response to COVID-19, can be found online at novel coronavirus/COVID-19 resource page.

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Academic Advising

Advising Info

At Garrett College, Academic Advising is:

  • a collaborative process designed to help students succeed academically
  • a process to help develop an appropriate educational plan leading to graduation and beyond
  • a focus on their life beyond the college experience
  • helping students assume a responsible and proactive role in their own education

The Advising and Academic Success Center (AASC) is available to all students on campus, providing advising and placement services, tutoring, transfer and career services support, and helping you choose your classes.

AASC Advisors work diligently with students who have less than 12 college level credits, and students on academic probation.

Academic Success Advisor’s Role:

  • Provide you with information on expectations for academic success
  • Assist you in creating a realistic educational plan consistent with your goals
  • Help you understand the curriculum, graduation requirements and college policies
  • Make appropriate referrals to campus resources
  • Discuss transfer and career options with you

YOUR Role (the advisee – the STUDENT):

  • Learn about college programs, policies and procedures
  • Check your Garrett College email and reply to correspondence as needed
  • Review your degree progress and respective classes before each advising session
  • Learn how to select and schedule classes
  • Be aware of important dates on the Academic Calendar
  • Schedule and keep advising appointments
  • Take care of any holds on your account

To find out who your Academic Advisor is, visit the Student Portal.

Please contact the Advising & Academic Success Center by calling 301-387-3715 or emailing to learn more about available services.

Student Self-Registration

After meeting with their advisor, current students will use the MyGarrett portal to self-register for classes. Use the resources below to learn more. See the Advising & Academic Success Center for questions or assistance.

Available Resources: