Academic advising at Wallace Community College is designed to help students succeed and assist them in making the most of their college experience. Advisors will assist students in planning their educational process. Advising services include:

  • Short and long term academic planning
  • Information about transfer requirements
  • Course selection for programs of study
  • Information on registration procedures and class scheduling
  • Information regarding college policies
  • Assistance with academic concerns and special needs
  • Assistance with questions and concerns.

Dothan Campus
Grimsley Hall
Room 125

Sparks Campus
Building A
Room 11

Frequently Asked Questions

The Admissions Office assigns an advisor for each student upon enrollment at the College, based on their program of study.

To find the advisor assigned, students can log into their OneACCS account. The advisor will be listed under student information.

  • Has full-time status
  • Demonstrates rapport with student
  • Stays abreast of changes both at the College
  • Is knowledgeable of College policies and programs
  • Has a commitment to advising as a part of his or her responsibility to the College and to the student
  • Understands the crucial importance of effective advising to student retention and success

Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR) Students who attend SOAR are first time college students. During SOAR, students will meet with an advisor. Advisors assist students in planning their schedule and help them pre-register them for their classes.

Regular or Pre-Registration Days. Current, returning, and transfer students meet with their advisor to plan their schedule, print a STARS guide (if applicable), and discuss their degree plan. The advisor also advises the student on courses to take and explains the online registration process.

Outside Academic Advisor’s Office Hours. Students should make an appointment with the Counseling and Advising office by clicking here.

What if I have not declared a major?
WCC can help you find the right fit. Counselors have access to online career exploration tools such as Career Coach and Kuder. Make an appointment with one of our Student Success Coordinators for more information.