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


Are you a graduating Spring 2023 high school student with plans to attend WCJC in Fall 2023?  Apply for our upcoming Pioneer Career Summer Bridge Program (June 19- June 30) and get a jump start on your college experience through early career and transfer planning and immersive field trips to regional employers. At the end of the 2 week experience, participants will be able to receive a $1000 scholarship.  Limited spots available. Application Deadline: June 1. Click to apply: Summer Bridge Application.


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

This scholarship is provided through the Title V HSI Grant.  Learn more.


Through a partnership between WCJC and ParkerDewey, you can access short-term, flexible, real-world, PAID experiences!  Create your profile in less than 10 minutes and start applying 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 - 6:00 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Online Chat -
Monday - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Schedule a Virtual Appointment - 
Meet with an advisor virtually for academic advising, career advising, transfer advising, or financial literacy advising.  Schedule your appointment.

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.  When viewing the UHSL parking map, the Advising Center is located in Brazos Hall (BH2 on the map).  if you do not have a UH parking permit, we recommend you park in Lot 1A, which is behind Brazos Hall.  This map shows its location.  Payment will have to be made by credit card through text to pay virtual meters by using your smart phone to text UHSL to 25023, then following the prompts.  Rates for parking ranges from $2-$10, depending on length of time parked.


Meet the Staff

Michael Adkins
Director of Academic and Career Advising
Title V HSI Grant Director

Sara Fira
Academic and Career Advising Coordinator - Sugar Land Campus

Alexis Brooks
Title V HSI Career and Trasnfer Coordinator - Wharton Campus

Jazmin Cordova
Academic Advisor - Wharton Campus

Stephany Kolacny
Academic Advisor - Wharton Campus

Mervat Michael
Academic Advisor - Sugar Land Campus

Monica Oliver
Title V HSI Experiential Learning Specialist - Wharton Campus

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

Catherine Shoppa
Senior Academic Advisor - Wharton Campus

Antionette Smith
Academic Advisor - Richmond Campus

Linda Vacek
Title V HSI Student Success Assistant - Wharton Campus

Alexiah Wilson
Title V HSI Financial Literacy Advisor - Wharton Campus

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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