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Office Information

  • Raker Student Success Building
    Office #250

    Physical Location
    1202 High Tech Circle
    Henderson, NV 89002

    Campus Address
    1300 Nevada State Drive
    Henderson, NV 89002
  • 702.992.2160
  • Spring 2022 Office Hours: Monday through Friday - 8AM to 5PM.
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Virtual Walk-Ins

Spring 2022 begins January 18th and the Academic Advising Center will once again offer digital "walk-ins" the week of January 10th and January 18th. Please note, Education majors can schedule appointments January 10th-12th, but will be available for walk-ins starting on the 13th.

Are Advisors available to help me? As always, the AAC will hold “walk-ins” on a first-come-first serve basis, but the waitlist queue will be managed through a virtual platform and Advisors will be serving students via telephone only. Please note, the queue will provide you with an estimated wait time. This is an estimate only and may be shorter or longer than estimated.

In preparation for your walk-in, your Advisor may send pertinent information to the email address listed in your Student Center.  For your actual walk-in appointment, your Advisor will call the preferred number listed within your Student Center at the time of your appointment. Your advisor will call you from a (702) number or a “blocked/private/unknown” number.  Please be prepared to answer your phone.

How to Add Yourself to the Virtual Walk-In Queue: Beginning at 8AM each day (January 10th-14th and 18th-21st), you can add yourself to the queue for a walk-in by clicking on the following link that aligns with your major (please note, these links will not be active until January 10th):

Once the queue reaches maximum capacity for each day, it will be closed until the following day at 8AM.  When the queue has closed, you will no longer see a blue "Join Waitlist" button.  To ensure that you get the most out of your phone appointment please be signed into a computer and have access to the internet, so that you and your Advisor can review documents together.

If you miss the Advisor’s first call, they will attempt to leave you a voice message to let you know they will try calling again in a few minutes.  If you miss the Advisor’s second call, you may be removed from the queue.  

Overview

The Academic Advising Center works collaboratively with students to develop achievable educational and career plans through a commitment and understanding of the Nevada State College curriculum. Academic Advisors empower students to take ownership of their degree while working together to create a realistic pathway to graduation.  - Academic Advising Center Mission Statement

For more information about the Academic Advising Center, including what guides our vision for Nevada State Advising, Student Learning Outcomes, Advisor/Advisee Responsibilities, and the Global Values of Advising Practices, please review our 2021-2022 Advising Syllabus.

The Academic Advising Center is a dedicated team of Advisors committed to your academic success at NSC. By providing the right advice and guidance, we help students meet their educational and personal objectives. Academic Advisors work with all students who need assistance navigating their time at Nevada State. Any student who has earned less than 60 credits will be assigned to an advising "team" based on your declared major. NSC operates under a fully centralized advising model. All students are advised out of the Academic Advising Center, unless you are admitted to the School of Education or School of Nursing program. We recommend scheduling in-person visits to maximize our impact and your time. Phone appointments are also an option, but must be scheduled in advance during our regular appointment times. Call us today at 702.992.2160 to start or continue the conversation about your path to a fulfilling future!

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Services

Scorpion Success Network

The Scorpion Success Network is an online Enterprise Success Platform™ powered by Hobsons. The cloud-based software solution is designed to aid faculty and staff in supporting students throughout their educational journey, by empowering students with information and providing options to improve their likelihood of success.

Hub of Resources

Orientation

Attending college is a momentous occasion in your life. We recognize that this time can be fun and exciting but is also a bit scary. The New Student Orientation (NSO) program is designed to assist you with the transition process from high school to college.

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