North Shore Community College provides and supports a quality, comprehensive advising program that empowers its diverse community of learners to actualize individual goals. Advisors and students form collaborative advising relationships leading to the successful creation of educational plans that fulfill career aspirations.
Academic advising philosophy at North Shore Community College acknowledges that students arrive from diverse cultural, economic and educational backgrounds with varying skills, knowledge andabilities.
Academic advising practice involves creating ongoing collaborations among students and advisors. It is a form of teaching and learning, where advisors and students share the responsibility of exploring, clarifying and understanding goals that foster growth in personal, academic, career and lifelong learning.
In this advising relationship, advisors both challenge and support students as students become increasingly responsible for their unique educational planning.