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 Advising Office

Jacquelyn Werner
Associate Dean, Advising & Transition
 

​​Harold Washington College Advising Mission Statement          

As an integral part of the educational experience, the Advising Department at Harold Washington College empowers students to take charge of their academic, career, and personal goals through shared responsibility between the student and advisor.      

We are still here to assist you! Meet With Your Advisor: 


[Spring 21] Updated Late Registration Hours: We are virtually accessible 
via Zoom​ on Saturday, January 16, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

The Advising Office is open Monday - Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, and Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Students can meet with a College Advisor in two ways:                

  • Virtual appointment: To make an appointment, log into Navigate​, our web-based student support tool. You can get there through My.CCC.edu, or download the app.  Click the "Schedule a​n Appointment" button and follow the prompts to pick a time that works for you. If you would like step-by-step guidance to making an appointment, you can watch this short video: https://bit.ly/2RR0I3T​
  • ​Virtual drop-in: Our drop-in services via Zoom are a fast and easy way to connect with an Advisor. Just click on this link to visit us: https://cccedu.zoom.us/j/864397065

To get the most out of your advising appointment see helpful advising tips. You should meet with your College Advisor at least once each semester, more often if needed. Also, check out this Harold Washington College Student Resource Guide​!                

If you're not sure who to contact, email hwadvising@ccc.edu

See your Advisor if you are:

  • Struggling with your current classes; help is available
  • Undecided about your education or career goals and options
  • Unsure if your academic plan is aligned with your academic goals (go to my.ccc.edu>Academic Progress> Academic Goals to see your current academic plan) 
  • Planning to transfer to a 4-year institution, including exploring our transfer partnerships
  • Confused about your academic progress or degree requirements
  • Trying to use credits at a non-CCC college or university toward your graduation requirements
  • Looking for an academic plan to help guide you term-by-term and to help you easily register
  • Interested in learning about career pathways (Career and Technical Education/CTE)
  • If you have a question about academics, services available to you, or anything else. 

                                        

We can help.  Come see us!                                        

Services provided by the HW Advising Department                                        

  • Student Orientation​: important information all students need to know (especially for new students)
  • Academic, career, and transfer advising: guidance each student needs to succeed
  • Creating an academic plan or your personal term-by-term plan that indicates which courses are needed to earn your degree or certificate
  • Registration for classes: so that now which classes you need and what sequence to meet your graduation requirements
  • Processing transfer credits: credits earned at a non-CCC institution that can be used toward program completion
  • Explanation and processing of academic and financial aid holds: Satisfactory Academic Progress or SAP
  • Grading policies: information about issues affecting grades
  • Referrals to campus and community resources
  • Workshops: proactive assistance with transfer and pre- registration
  • Online advising: virtual appointments and new student orientations that are available by request 
  • Wellness Center referrals
  • Degree audit: review of courses completed toward graduation

  

   ​​​​Get to know your Advisor by clicking on their name below.​​​​  ​ ​ ​​​​     ​​ ​  ​​​​​  ​​

 

Programs

 

Faculty & Staff

Associate Dean of Student Services            
Phone Number            
Email            
Jacquelyn Werner            
(312) 553-5854            
Jwerner9@ccc.edu               
College Advisors            
Phone Number            
Email            
Corona Agila        
(312) 553-6067            
cagila@ccc.edu               
Kiera Bowens            
(312) 553-5820            
kbowens4@ccc.edu            
Cristina Carrillo            
(312) 553-6006            
ccarrillo34@ccc.edu            
Paul Castillo            
(312) 553-5834            
pcastillo31@ccc.edu            
Ainka Clepper        
(312) 553-5617            
aclepper@ccc.edu            
Alysandra Cruz-Bond        
(312) 553-3165            
acruz-bond@ccc.edu            
Fu (Simon) Fong            
(312) 553-6023            
ffong1@ccc.edu            
Courtney Gardner            
(312) 553-5827            
cgardner18@ccc.edu            
Lisa Hernandez            
(312) 553-6051            
lhernandez@ccc.edu            
Ewodezine (Cindy) Kokuma        
(312) 553-3006            
ekokuma@ccc.edu            
Anna Koomalsingh        
(312) 553-5979            
akoomalsingh@ccc.edu            
Regina Lira            
(312) 553-6064            
rlira4@ccc.edu            
Ian Liston            
(312) 553-5807            
iliston@ccc.edu            
Melissa McGlynn        
(312) 553-6019            
mmcglynn@ccc.edu            
Tamara Middleton            
(312) 553-5973            
tmiddleton5@ccc.edu            
Jason Ortiz            
(312) 553-3005            
jortiz355@ccc.edu            
Brandy Parker            
(312) 553-5825            
bparker7@ccc.edu            
Rashaan Russell            
(312) 553-5704            
rrussell29@ccc.edu            
Martha Silva            
(312) 553-6029            
msilva20@ccc.edu            
Mark Sorto        
(312) 553-6075            
msorto@ccc.edu            
Jennifer Vogel            
(312) 553-3102            
jvogel3@ccc.edu            
Clerical Assistants            
Phone Number            
Email            
Fredricka Jackson        
(312) 553-3137            
fjackson70@ccc.edu            

         

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Contact Information

Phone: 
(312) 553-5879
Fax: 
(312) 553-6084
30 East Lake Street
Room 203
Chicago , IL 60601
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Hours

Mon - Wed: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thurs: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Saturday: Closed

Publications


Appeal My Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Hold                                                           ​ ​