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The Academic Advisement Center is the College's main resource center for academic advisement. It is the primary academic advisement provider for liberal arts and undecided students, either currently attending or returning to the College. The Center is staffed by a core of trained professional advisors and teaching faculty who serve on a rotating basis. Current and returning students in non-liberal arts areas should contact advisors in their majors. The Center notifies new students of advisement information via their NCC email. Current and returning students are seen on a walk-in basis.

The Center is also the primary advisement resource for all current and returning evening students except those in the "specialized programs" listed immediately below.

  • Administrative Business Technology;
  • Allied Health Sciences;
  • Art;
  • Engineering Sciences;
  • Fashion Design;
  • Interior Design;
  • Math and Computer;
  • Mortuary Science;
  • Music;
  • Nursing and
  • Sciences

Contact & Location
The Academic Advisement Center is located south of the Quadrangle in Building "U" in the one-story annex behind the red brick College Union Building. To contact the Center, please call the main phone number at 516.572.7436. 

The mission of the academic advising program at Nassau Community College is to assist students in the development of meaningful educational plans that are compatible with their goals. Further, it is to fully inform students regarding requirements in their areas of concentration and expose students to the variety of course and degree options offered by the College. This should take the form of an ongoing discussion between advisor and student, beyond merely a consideration of selecting courses for registration.

The Office of Academic Advisement, located at the Academic Advisement Center is responsible for the overall coordination and direction of the advising program at the College. These programs are provided in several different locations as listed in the following table:

Academic Advisement for Liberal Arts Students on"B" academic standing
These students should contact the  Center for Educational and Retention Counseling (CERC) located in Building M (Nassau Hall), Room 19. Please call for hours at 516.572.7141.

Advisement for Students on Academic Probation ("D" Standing) resulting from Low Grade Point Average
A student whose Academic Standing is currently "D Probation due to GPA” as designated on the student’s transcript, is blocked from registering until he/she has obtained advisement from an Educational Counselor in the Center for Educational Counseling and Retention, Student Personnel Services, Nassau Hall, Rm. 19.

Program or Service Location of Academic Advisement
Liberal arts or interest areas within liberal arts Advisement Center and Liberal Arts Departments*
Undecided students Academic Advisement Center
Adult (25+) day students Prof. Robert A. Rubin, Center for Educational Counseling and Retention
Student Personnel Services, Nassau Hall, Rm. 19
Career-oriented degrees and certificates Supervising academic departments
Evening students Academic Advisement Center and specific academic departments as announced
Honors Program Bradley Hall, Rm. 1
English as a Second Language (ESL) Academic Advisement Center (Inquire for hours)
Students with Disabilities Center for Students with Disabilities, Building U
Basic Education Program North Hall, RM. 205
Liberal arts students with two or three remedial
(except Basic Education or ESL)
Student Personnel Services, Nassau Hall, Rm. 11

* The Liberal Arts Departments include Biology, Chemistry, English, Economics/Finance, Foreign languages, History/Political Science/Geography, Philosophy Physical Science, Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology.