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

Advising Hours
(on Wharton, Sugar Land and Richmond Campuses)
Monday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesady - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Online Chat -
Tuesday - 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday - 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday - 1:00 PM-4:30 PM
Friday - 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Contact Us -

Schedule an Appointment with an Advisor

Wharton Campus Appointments

Richmond Campus Appointments

Sugar Land Campus Appointments   
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.  

Virtual Appointment

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


Meet the Staff

Michael Adkins
Director of Academic and Career Advising

Alexis Brooks
Academic Advisor

Samantha Cannell
Academic Advisor

Sara Fira
Academic Advisor / GPS Coordinator 

Mervat Michael
Academic Advisor

Kelly Novikoff
Title V HSI Experiential Learning Specialist

Rose Ochoa
Coordinator of Vocational Support Services

Robert Sanchez
TItle V HSI Career Development and Transfer Coordinator

Catherine Shoppa
Senior Academic Advisor 

Vershonda Williams
Senior Academic Advisor 

Events and Workshops
Tuesday, Nov 30 - Prepping for Finals Week
1:00 PM, Library Sympodium Room.  Wharton Campus
Join us for a discussion on how you can prepare to be successful on your final exams.  Topics discussed will include how to read your final exam schedule, helpful study methods, and exam-taking strategies.
Wednesday, Dec 8 - Bay City Registration EventStop by the Bay City campus from 2:00-8:00 PM, for academic advising and registration assistance.  No appointment necessary.  Questions?  Contact
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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