Academic Advising | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Your Guide to a Successful Future.

Your Guide to a Successful Future.

Academic Advising

Academic advising is one of the most important resources to utilize throughout your college experience. Your advisor can help you plan the correct courses to take in the correct order, so you can earn your NWACC degree quickly and/or fulfill all requirements to transfer to a four-year institution.  

Advisors can also offer guidance in using various academic, personal and professional resources available on campus. We encourage you to make an appointment with an advisor to successfully reach your education goals.

Email if you having any advising questions. 

Meet with an Advisor & Enrollment Staff

Use QLess to make virtual appointments with advisors and enrollment staff to get help with advising, financial aid, student records or admissions. Once you sign into QLess and make your appointment, you'll receive convenient notifications on your wait time.


  • Where: Virtually!
  • When: Enrollment Services appointments are available Monday - Thursday, 8 AM – 4 PM.
    • On-demand advising is available Monday - Thursday,10 AM - 3 PM. No appointment necessary. 
  • How: Make an appointment with QLess and then receive a call when you are next in the virtual line.

Make Appointment

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All new students are required to meet with an advisor in order to register for classes for most programs of study.  All other students, we highly recommend you meet with an advisor to ensure you are taking the correct course or that you are on track for your educational goals.

Meet Your Advisor

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Program Advising

Current students who are on a specific degree path in a particular program should meet with their program advisor each semester to ensure you are on the right educational path.

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Additional Advising Services

Students can also take advantage of additional advising services designed for those seeking career guidance or personal improvement, who are veterans or who plan to transfer.