Advising appointments are available by walk-in or as scheduled. You may contact the office by phone at 972-860-4830 or email at bhcAdvising@dcccd.edu to make an appointment. The Advising Center is located in Bldg. S, Room S113.
Advisors are not able to conduct advising over the phone. International students must meet with advisors in the Multicultural Center.
Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, Closed
Important: Please arrive one hour prior to closing to ensure adequate time for your consultation and advisement. Students who have an academic standing of probation or suspension or who are on financial aid warning may wait longer to see a probation advisor during busy registration periods.
The following is a list of possible questions and topics you may discuss with an advisor at your appointment. Actively participating in your educational experience will ensure a successful appointment and leave you feeling informed, confident and excited about your journey with us.
- I am interested in _______________. What programs or classes might be good choices?
- Am I on the right track for meeting my degree requirements?
- What do you think about this tentative course schedule?
- Can you help me decide how many classes I should take?
- What resources and services are available that can help me reach my long-term goals?
Tips for a Successful Appointment
- Plan ahead. Visit with an advisor anytime during the semester, not just during registration times. We are able to spend more quality, in-depth time with you during non-registration periods.
- Research. Read the online college catalog so you are familiar with the courses and degree plans offered at Brookhaven College. Choose the program of study, degree or certificate that will best meet your educational goals. Pay close attention to course prerequisites and be prepared to present proof of completion of prerequisites if needed.
- Prioritize. You may have a lot more commitments than just school, so making sure that you have taken all your time commitments into account is important. Good time management skills can make a big difference.
- Forward-thinking. If you plan to transfer to a four-year university at a later date, learn about the programs and majors offered at your schools of choice. Select classes at Brookhaven College that will transfer to an outside institution.
- Build. Developing a relationship with your advisor will make you feel comfortable in asking for help and support. If you are thinking of dropping a course or if you are struggling with your grades, come in as soon as possible to discuss your options with us before it is too late.