Academic, Career and Transfer Advising

Advisors are here to help you successfully navigate through your college experience.  Our mission is to provide you with relevant and timely information that will enable you to reach your educational goals.  How can we help you?

Academic Advising

Career Advising

Transfer Advising


The Pioneer Career Summer Bridge Program at WCJC provides recent high school graduates the opportunity to start college off right by focusing on career and transfer planning early.
    • Earn college credit for free!
    • Develop strategies to meet your future academic and career goals.
    • Visit regional employers and learn about jobs and industry and visit a local university.
    • Connect with other new WCJC freshmen students and familiarize yourself with campus before the fall semester.
    • Learn about resources to help you be successful while on campus.
If you are graduating from high school this spring and are coming to WCJC in the fall, apply now!  Space is limited.


$500 scholarships for students who are participating in an internship, co-op or other applied learning experience.  Apply today.

Advising Hours
(on Wharton, Sugar Land and Richmond Campuses)
Monday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Online Chat -
Tuesday -  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact Us -

Meet with an Advisor

Walk-ins are welcome on the Wharton, Richmond and Sugar Land campuses.  However, you may experience a wait to see the next available advisor.

Note:  The UH-Sugar Land campus has strict parking / ticketing rules, so make sure to park in visitor parking if you do not have a UHSL parking tag.   UHSL parking mapUHSL visitor parking rates.  


Meet the Staff

Michael Adkins
Director of Academic and Career Advising

Alexis Brooks
Academic Advisor - Richmond Campus

Jazmin Cordova
Title V HSI Financial Literacy Advisor - Wharton Campus

Sara Fira
Academic Advisor / GPS Coordinator - Wharton Campus

Mervat Michael
Academic Advisor - Sugar Land Campus

Rose Ochoa
Coordinator of Vocational Support Services - Wharton Campus

Elvia Rodriguez
Title V HSI Engagement and Communications Facilitator - Wharton Campus

Cyndi Salazar
Academic Advisor - Sugar Land Campus

Catherine Shoppa
Senior Academic Advisor - Wharton Campus

Alexiah Wilson
Academic Advisor - Richmond Campus

Events and Workshops

Monday, Apr 18 - Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
1:30 PM.  Brazos Hall, Room 264.  Sugar Land Campus.
Making decisions about your academic pathway can be tough.  Decisions such as repeating courses, changing your major, or whether to drop a class, can be difficult choices to make on your own.  Therefore, this session provides advise and tips that will help you make the best decision for your academic success. 

Tuesday, Apr 19 - Family, Friends and Philanthropy
1:30 PM, Library Sympodium. Wharton Campus
Family, philanthropy and expenses can be tricky, but with this workshop will teach you how to navigate your way around this area.
Tuesday, Apr 26 - Prepping for Finals Week
1:00 PM. Career & Transfer Center (in the Wharton campus Library)
Finals Week is almost here, let's prepare to be successful.  During this session topics that will be covered will include the final exam schedule, exam-taking strategies, time management, and one's overall wellness to do well.
Academic Advising

Academic Advisors can help you:

  • Select your major
  • Select courses
  • Register for courses
  • Review your degree map or pathway
    ... plus more

View Academic Advising Information and Resources

Career Advising

Career Advisors can help you:

  • Explore career paths
  • Develop a resume and job search stategy
  • Provide job search resources
    ... plus more

View Career Advising Information and Resources

Transfer Advising

Transfer Advisors can help you:

  • Select a university for transfer
  • Review transfer requirements
  • University transfer information
    ... plus more

View Transfer Advising Information and Resources

Employer Resources

If you are interested in recruiting and hiring WCJC Pioneers, we can help.  Post jobs, visit campus, attend an event ... we can help you find the right candidate for your company.  Learn More.

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