Advising Center

2022 Schedule

Mission

The mission of the academic advising program at GMC is to intentionally assist students in identifying, understanding and achieving educational, personal and professional goals by following a path of learning and discovery. To that end, advisors will foster student success by facilitating an educational experience that holistically leads students to become self-directed, life-long learners and decision-makers.

Advisee Responsibilities — What is Expected of You

  • Schedule regular advising appointments prior to registration and at other times as needed
  • Keep your scheduled appointments, be on time and be prepared for the advising session (or be prepared to wait until late registration to be advised, requiring a payment of the late registration fee)
  • Bring your advising portfolio and all required documents to the scheduled advising session
  • Keep your portfolio organized, and update it regularly
  • Bring questions and/or other materials you may need to discuss to the advising session
  • Become knowledgeable of college policies, programs and procedures

How to Create an Advising Appointment

Programs of Study

Georgia Military College offers a wide selection of classes and majors for students to study.  The Academic Advising Center is designed to put students on a career path that best suits them and helps them become successful in whatever program or major they choose. The GMC Catalog lists all available programs of study students can pursue.  As of Fall 2020, there are 28 Associate degree programs offered at GMC:

Allied Health Art – Studio Biology Business Administration  Communication Computer Science
Criminal Justice   Cyber Security Elementary Education Middle Grades Education  English  General Studies 
History Homeland Security and Emergency Management Information Systems and Analytics  Information
Technology
Kinesiology Logistics
Management
Management
Information
Systems
Mathematics Operations Management Paralegal
Studies
Political
Science
 Pre-Nursing
Psychology Social Work Sociology Technical
Studies

Student Resources

FAQs

Do I have to be advised?

Yes, every student has to speak with an Advisor before registering for classes.

How do I know who my Advisor is?

Students can find their advisor by logging into Student Planning through GMC Self-Service.

 

Our Campus Advising Centers:

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Augusta

Student Advising Center

Academic advising is a critical and collaborative component of the educational experience. It engages students in educational and career planning that will help them successfully navigate through their collegiate journey.  Advisement is a cooperative effort that requires the guidance of the advisor and the acceptance of the student to achieve a schedule for completion of the education program best suited to the student’s goals.

The mission of the academic advising program at GMC is to intentionally assist students in identifying, understanding and achieving educational, personal and professional goals by following a path of learning and discovery.

Each quarter there will be an opportunity for students to meet with their academic advisor to register for the next academic quarter. Early registration allows the student to pre-plan and develop the best academic schedule that complements their academic and personal needs.

The GMC Advising Center is located at 115 Davis Road, Martinez GA.

Advising Center Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Walk ins Welcome!

Advisement Guidelines

  • Discuss your goals and plans with your advisor so that the advisor may advise you on course work that supports such goals. If you plan to go to a specific senior college and know your intended major, that is important information for your advisor.
  • Inform your advisor of any change in your program or degree plans. If you choose your plans for a major or concentration, let the advisor know.
  • Plan with your advisor the pre-registration for the next quarter and possible registrations for future quarters. Print and use the program evaluations to help you plan course selections for future terms.
  • If you find yourself in academic trouble, discuss the situation with your advisor.
  • If you are having difficulty with your advisor, discuss the matter with the appropriate Advising Center Supervisor, Campus Dean, or the Executive Director.
  • Keep a record of your advisement and registrations. Get a planning sheet for your degree program: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science.
  • Discuss the difficulty level of the courses with your advisor and plan a registration that realistically fits your time, work schedule, and abilities.
  • Don’t be shy about what you don’t know; ask questions and get answers.
  • Discuss any academic trouble you have with the appropriate professor, your advisor, the faculty chairperson, or Academic Dean.
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Columbus

The Columbus Academic Advising Program Mission

The mission of the academic advising program at GMC Columbus is to intentionally assist students in identifying, understanding and achieving educational, personal and professional goals by following a path of learning and discovery.  To that end, advisors will foster student success by facilitating an educational experience that holistically leads students to become self-directed, life-long learners and decision-makers.

Make an Appointment to See Your Advisor:

Angela Cofer : Click here to make an appointment!

The purpose of academic advisement is to facilitate the selection of courses that will be appropriate to individual student needs and goals. The advisement sessions provide an opportunity for the student to get professional assistance in the evaluation, selection, and accomplishment of the educational program that meets the educational, professional, and personal goals of the student.

Advisement Guidelines
Prepare for your appointment by viewing your Academic Evaluation from Web Advisor and selecting classes from the posted schedule.

Discuss your goals and plans with your advisor so that the advisor may advise you on course work that supports such goals. If you plan to go to a specific senior college and know your intended major, that is important information for your advisor. Research your follow-on school for courses that you might can complete at GMC.

Inform your advisor of any change in your program or degree plans. If you choose your plans for a major or concentration, then let your advisor know. All changes of degree programs must be completed through your academic advisor.

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Dublin

Advisors are available on the Dublin Campus located at 200 South Jefferson and are open to students who have been admitted to the college and are eligible for registration.  If you have not yet applied to GMC or if you need to complete the admissions process, please apply at gmc.edu or contact the Dublin Campus at (478) 410-3454.

REGISTRATION APPOINTMENTS
Students who wish to be advised for registration for the upcoming term should see the Class Schedule to prepare for the advising and registration process.
Appointments are available Monday through Thursday while early registration is open (while classes are in session), but appointments are not required. Walk-ins are still served on a first-come, first-serve basis.

ADVISING HOURS
During each quarter (walk-ins welcome):
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Monday through Thursday)

Between quarters:
9:30 AM to 7:00 PM (Monday through Thursday)

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Eastman

The purpose of academic advisement is to facilitate the selection of courses that will be appropriate to individual student needs and goals. The advisement sessions provide an opportunity for the student to get professional assistance in the evaluation, selection, and accomplishment of the educational program that meets the educational, professional, and personal goals of the student.

Each student attending GMC is assigned an academic advisor to assist him/her in developing and managing the course selection process according toEastman

The Advising Center is located in the 100 Building of the Eastman Campus and is open to students who have been admitted to the college and are eligible for registration.  If you have not yet applied to GMC or if you need to complete the admissions process, please apply at gmc.edu or contact the Eastman Campus at (478) 220-3014.

ADVISING CENTER HOURS
During each quarter (walk-ins welcome):
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Monday through Thursday)

Between quarters:
9:30 AM to 7:00 PM (Monday through Thursday)

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Fairburn

Student Advising Center

Academic advisement aims to facilitate the selection of courses that will be appropriate to individual student needs and goals. The advisement sessions provide an opportunity for the student to get professional assistance in the evaluation, selection, and accomplishment of the educational program that meets the academic, professional and personal goals of the student.

Each quarter there will be an opportunity for the student to meet with the academic advisor for registration for the next college term. Advising allows the student to pre-plan their academic schedule and to develop the best schedule of courses. Advisement is a cooperative effort that requires the guidance of the advisor and the acceptance of the student to achieve a timetable for completion of the education program best suited to the student’s goals.

ADVISING CENTER HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm (select evenings until 6:00pm)

To email an advising request please click here

ACADEMIC ADVISING CHECKLIST

PREPARE FOR YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISING SESSION

  • Check your portal to clarify your financial status (Financial Aid)
  • Pay any fines (current or past due balances) to remove financial holds
  • Define your career goals and select a course of study.
  • Have a clear understanding of your scheduling limitations (work, travel, childcare, etc.)

GATHER RELEVANT DECISION-MAKING INFORMATION

  • Obtain and read the Class Schedule and GMC Catalog.
  • Research potential transfer institution requirements.
  • Check your degree plan & bring it to your Advising session

COME EARLY- DON’T WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE

  • Be aware of registration dates and deadlines.
  • You do not need to wait until you finish this term to register for the next term.
  • Registering late means you may compromise your schedule and degree plan.

ASK QUESTIONS

  • Don’t be afraid to ask questions- write them down and bring them with you to your advising session.
  • Advisors want to help you succeed. Let us know how we can assist you.

POSITIVE ATTITUDE

  • Be prepared for the challenges and rewards of college.
  • Expect to rise to the occasion of every challenge.
  • Be actively responsible for your academic career.

ACADEMIC SUCCESS

  • Talk to your professors if you are having difficulty with a class.
  • Utilize the available tutoring center on campus.
  • If your success in a class is uncertain, see an advisor so they can make suggestions and inform you of your options and potential academic SAP impacts.
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Fayetteville

The purpose of academic advisement is to facilitate the selection of courses that will be appropriate to individual student needs and goals. The advisement sessions provide an opportunity for the student to get professional assistance in the evaluation, selection, and accomplishment of the educational program that meets the educational, professional, and personal goals of the student.
Each quarter there will be an opportunity for the student to meet with the academic advisor for registration for the next college term. Advising allows the student to pre-plan their academic schedule and to develop the best schedule of courses. Advisement is a cooperative effort that requires the guidance of the advisor and the acceptance of the student to achieve a schedule for completion of the education program best suited to the student’s goals.

Advising Center Hours:

MONDAY – FRIDAY            8:00am -5:00pm

Academic Advising Center – Summer Quarter Hours:

MONDAY – THURSDAY    8:00am – 5:00pm
FRIDAY                              8:00am – 12:00pm

ACADEMIC ADVISING CHECKLIST

• PREPARE FOR YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISING SESSION
Check the portal Financial Aid section to clarify your aid status
Pay any fines, take care of any financial holds
Define your career goals and select a course of study
Have a clear understanding of your scheduling limitations (work, travel and childcare etc.)

• GATHER RELEVANT DECISION MAKING INFORMATION

Obtain and read the Class Schedule, and GMC Catalog
Research potential transfer institution requirements
Consult your degree plan & bring it to Advising session

• COME EARLY- DON’T WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE

Be aware of registration dates and deadlines
You do not need to wait until you finish this term to register for next term
Registering late means you may have to compromise your schedule and/or degree plan

• ASK QUESTIONS

Don’t be afraid to ask questions- write them down and bring them with you to advising session
Advisors want to help you succeed. Let us know how we can assist you.

• POSITIVE ATTITUDE

Be prepared for the challenges and rewards of college
Expect to rise to the occasion of every challenge
Be actively responsible for your academic career

• ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Talk to your professors if you are having difficulty with a class
Utilize the available tutoring centers on campus
If your success in a class is uncertain see advisors to discuss situation so they can make suggestions and inform you of your options and potential repercussions

Click Here to Make an Appointment

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Zebulon

Student Advising Center

Academic advising is a critical and collaborative component of the educational experience. It engages students in educational and career planning that will help them successfully navigate through their collegiate journey.  Advisement is a cooperative effort that requires the guidance of the advisor and the acceptance of the student to achieve a schedule for completion of the education program best suited to the student’s goals.

The mission of the academic advising program at GMC is to intentionally assist students in identifying, understanding and achieving educational, personal and professional goals by following a path of learning and discovery.

Each quarter there will be an opportunity for students to meet with their academic advisor to register for the next academic quarter. Early registration allows the student to pre-plan and develop the best academic schedule that complements their academic and personal needs.

Advisement Guidelines

  • Discuss your goals and plans with your advisor so that the advisor may advise you on course work that supports such goals. If you plan to go to a specific senior college and know your intended major, that is important information for your advisor.
  • Inform your advisor of any change in your program or degree plans. If you choose your plans for a major or concentration, let the advisor know.
  • Plan with your advisor the pre-registration for the next quarter and possible registrations for future quarters. Print and use the program evaluations to help you plan course selections for future terms.
  • If you find yourself in academic trouble, discuss the situation with your advisor.
  • If you are having difficulty with your advisor, discuss the matter with the appropriate Advising Center Supervisor, Campus Dean, or the Executive Director.
  • Keep a record of your advisement and registrations. Get a planning sheet for your degree program: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science.
  • Discuss the difficulty level of the courses with your advisor and plan a registration that realistically fits your time, work schedule, and abilities.
  • Don’t be shy about what you don’t know; ask questions and get answers.
  • Discuss any academic trouble you have with the appropriate professor, your advisor, the faculty chairperson, or Academic Dean.
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Global Online College

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Madison

The purpose of academic advisement is to facilitate the selection of courses that will be appropriate to individual student needs and goals. The advisement sessions provide an opportunity for the student to get professional assistance in the evaluation, selection, and accomplishment of the educational program that meets the educational, professional, and personal goals of the student.

Each student attending GMC is assigned an academic advisor to assist him/her in developing and managing the course selection process according to the student’s degree plan. The advisor is a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated expertise in the selection and planning of course enrollment. All course registration forms must be approved by an academic advisor as part of the registration process.

Each quarter there will be an opportunity for the student to meet with the academic advisor for pre-registration for the next college term. Pre-registration allows the student to pre-plan their academic schedule and to develop the best schedule of courses. Advisement is a cooperative effort that requires the guidance of the advisor and the acceptance of the student to achieve a schedule for completion of the education program best suited to the student’s goals.  It is the student’s responsibility to make an appointment with their advisor and complete the registration process to include arrangements for tuition and fee payment.

Advisement Guidelines

  • Discuss your goals and plans with your advisor so that the advisor may advise you on course work that supports such goals. If you plan to go to a specific senior college and know your intended major, that is important information for your advisor. Research your follow-on school for courses that you might can complete at GMC.
  • Inform your advisor of any change in your program or degree plans. If you choose your plans for a major or concentration, then let your advisor know. All changes of degree programs must be completed through your academic advisor.
  • If you plan to enroll in online classes, Guides for Success in Online Classes will give you guidelines for success and the link to purchase your books. Books for online classes are NOT available at the bookstore.
  • Plan with your advisor for the next quarter and possible registrations for future quarters. Print and use the degree planner to help you plan course selections for future terms.
  • If you are having difficulty contacting or meeting with your advisor, discuss the matter with the Coordinator of Advising/ Academic Support,
  • Keep a record of your advisement and registrations.
  • Be on time for your advisement appointment.
  • Discuss the difficulty level of the courses with your advisor and plan a registration that realistically fits your time, work schedule, and abilities.
  • Don’t be shy about what you don’t know; ask questions and get answers.
  • Discuss any academic trouble you have with your professor, your advisor, and the academic coach at your campus.
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Milledgeville

The purpose of academic advisement is to facilitate the selection of courses that will be appropriate to individual student needs and goals. The advisement sessions provide an opportunity for the student to get professional assistance in the evaluation, selection, and accomplishment of the educational program that meets the educational, professional, and personal goals of the student.
Each student attending GMC is assigned an academic advisor to assist him/her in developing and managing the course selection process according to the student’s degree plan. All course registrations must be approved by an academic advisor as part of the registration process.

Each quarter there will be an opportunity for the student to meet with the academic advisor for pre-registration for the next college term. Pre-registration allows the student to pre-plan their academic schedule and to develop the best schedule of courses. Advisement is a cooperative effort that requires the guidance of the advisor and the acceptance of the student to achieve a schedule for completion of the education program best suited to the student’s goals.  It is the student’s responsibility to make an appointment with their advisor and complete the registration process to include arrangements for tuition and fee payment.

 

Milledgeville Advising Center

Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM

Location: Miller Hall 119

Phone: 478-387-7372

miladvising@gmc.edu

Advisement Guidelines

• Discuss your goals and plans with your advisor so that the advisor may advise you on course work that supports such goals. If you plan to go to a specific senior college and know your intended major, that is important information for your advisor.
• Inform your advisor of any change in your program or degree plans. If you choose your plans for a major or concentration, let the advisor know.
• Plan with your advisor the pre-registration for the next quarter and possible registrations for future quarters. Print and use the program evaluations to help you plan course selections for future terms.
• If you find yourself in academic trouble, discuss the situation with your professor, advisor and/or academic success coach.
• If you are having difficulty with your advisor, discuss the matter with the Advising Center Supervisor.
• Keep a record of your advisement and registrations. Get a planning sheet for your degree program: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science.
• Discuss the difficulty level of the courses with your advisor and plan a registration that realistically fits your time, work schedule, and abilities.
• Don’t be shy about what you don’t know; ask questions and get answers

 

Keep a record of your advisement and registrations. Get a planning sheet for your degree program: Associate of ArtsAssociate of ScienceAssociate of Applied Science.

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Sandersville

Student Advising Center

Academic advising is a critical and collaborative component of the educational experience. It engages students in educational and career planning that will help them successfully navigate through their collegiate journey.  Advisement is a cooperative effort that requires the guidance of the advisor and the acceptance of the student to achieve a schedule for completion of the education program best suited to the student’s goals.

The mission of the academic advising program at GMC is to intentionally assist students in identifying, understanding and achieving educational, personal and professional goals by following a path of learning and discovery.

Each quarter there will be an opportunity for students to meet with their academic advisor to register for the next academic quarter. Early registration allows the student to pre-plan and develop the best academic schedule that complements their academic and personal needs.

 

Advising Center Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Stone Mountain

The purpose of academic advisement is to facilitate the selection of courses that will be appropriate to individual student needs and goals. The advisement sessions provide an opportunity for the student to get professional assistance in the evaluation, selection, and accomplishment of the educational program that meets the educational, professional, and personal goals of the student.

Each student attending GMC is assigned an academic advisor to assist him/her in developing and managing the course selection process according to the student’s degree plan. The advisor is a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated expertise in the selection and planning of course enrollment. All course registration forms must be approved by an academic advisor as part of the registration process.

Each quarter there will be an opportunity for the student to meet with the academic advisor for pre-registration for the next college term. Pre-registration allows the student to pre-plan their academic schedule and to develop the best schedule of courses. Advisement is a cooperative effort that requires the guidance of the advisor and the acceptance of the student to achieve a schedule for completion of the education program best suited to the student’s goals.  It is the student’s responsibility to make an appointment with their advisor and complete the registration process to include arrangements for tuition and fee payment.

Advisement Guidelines

  • Discuss your goals and plans with your advisor so that the advisor may advise you on course work that supports such goals. If you plan to go to a specific senior college and know your intended major, that is important information for your advisor. Research your follow-on school for courses that you might can complete at GMC.
  • Inform your advisor of any change in your program or degree plans. If you choose your plans for a major or concentration, then let your advisor know. All changes of degree programs must be completed through your academic advisor.
  • If you plan to enroll in online classes, Guides for Success in Online Classes  will give you guidelines for success and the link to purchase your book. Books for online classes are not available at the bookstore.
  • Plan with your advisor for the next quarter and possible registrations for future quarters. Print and use the degree planner to help you plan course selections for future terms.
  • If you are having difficulty contacting or meeting with your advisor, discuss the matter with the Coordinator of Advising/ Academic Support,
  • Keep a record of your advisement and registrations.
  • Be on time for your advisement appointment.
  • Discuss the difficulty level of the courses with your advisor and plan a registration that realistically fits your time, work schedule, and abilities.
  • Don’t be shy about what you don’t know; ask questions and get answers.
  • Discuss any academic trouble you have with your professor, your advisor, and the academic coach at your campus.
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Valdosta

The purpose of academic advisement is to facilitate the selection of courses that will be appropriate to individual student needs and goals. The advisement sessions provide an opportunity for the student to get professional assistance in the evaluation, selection, and accomplishment of the educational program that meets the educational, professional, and personal goals of the student.

Each student attending GMC is assigned an academic advisor to assist him/her in developing and managing the course selection process according to the student’s degree plan. All course registration forms must be approved by an academic advisor as part of the registration process.

Each quarter there will be an opportunity for the student to meet with the academic advisor for pre-registration for the next college term. Pre-registration allows the student to pre-plan their academic schedule and to develop the best schedule of courses. Advisement is a cooperative effort that requires the guidance of the advisor and the acceptance of the student to achieve a schedule for completion of the education program best suited to the student’s goals.

Our full-time advisors can be reached by calling (229) 375-5648 or by stopping by the Advising Center in Room 2406! We can also be emailed at valadvise@gmc.edu .

Advisement Rules

  • Know your advisor; find out his/her name. If you don’t know, visit the Advising Center in Room 2406 to find out!
  • Discuss your goals and plans with your advisor so that the advisor may advise you on course work that supports such goals. If you plan to go to a specific senior college and know your intended major, that is important information for your advisor.
  • Inform your advisor of any change in your program or degree plans. If you choose your plans for a major or concentration, let the advisor know.
  • Plan with your advisor the pre-registration for the next quarter and possible registrations for future quarters.
  • If you find yourself in academic trouble, discuss the situation with your advisor.
  • Correct any registration errors or changes quickly before the drop/add period ends.
  • Let your advisor know your progress.
  • If you are having difficulty with your advisor, discuss the matter with the appropriate Faculty Chairperson, DLC Assistant Dean, or the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
  • Keep a record of your advisement and registrations. Get a planning sheet for your degree program.
  • Be on time for your advisement appointment.
  • Discuss the difficulty level of the courses with your advisor and plan a registration that realistically fits your time, work schedule, and abilities.
  • Don’t be shy about what you don’t know; ask questions and get answers.
  • Discuss any academic trouble you have with the appropriate professor, your advisor, the Faculty Chairperson, DLC Assistant Dean, or the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
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Warner Robins

The Advising Center is located at the Elliott Hall front desk and is open to students who have been admitted to the college and are eligible for registration.  If you have not yet applied to GMC or if you need to complete the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Office.

REGISTRATION APPOINTMENTS

Students who wish to be advised for registration for the upcoming term should see the Class Schedule to prepare for the advising and registration process.

Appointments are available Monday through Thursday while early registration is open (while classes are in session), but appointments are not required. Walk-ins are still served on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please see this video to learn how to schedule an appointment through Starfish:

 

Registration resumes during New Student Registration Week, the week before classes begin.  At this time, appointments are not necessary (just sign in at the Advising Center) and students are served on a first-come, first-serve basis.

You may also email us at rob_advising@gmc.edu

 

ADVISING CENTER HOURS

 

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (Monday through Thursday)

9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (Friday)

Walk-ins Welcome!

 

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