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Advising Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

On Monday, May 27, the Advising Office will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday.

Zoom drop-in advising is available each weekday, including Tuesdays from 4:30 – 6 p.m.                
Please view the options below for all the ways to connect with an advisor.

Scheduled appointments are available in-person, via Zoom or phone and ideal for current students.

A Scheduled Appointment can help you:

  • Review program requirement
  • Select appropriate courses
  • Create or update a customized education plan
  • Discuss your academic progress standing (alert/probation/suspension)
  • Learn about other student support services

Log in to Starfish clicking the button below. If you are having trouble finding an appointment that works for your schedule, email your advisor directly to identify a time.


Get to know Starfish and all of its handy features! Check out our how-to guides, videos, and frequently asked questions to learn how to fully use this student tech tool.

Drop-In Advising is best for quick questions and assistance that can be completed in 10-15 minutes. Available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please let the Host know that you want to speak with an advisor.

Regular Zoom Hours:
Mondays: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Wednesdays:  12:00-1:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Fridays: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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Available on a first-come, first-served basis.
*New Drop-Ins will not be accepted 10 minutes before the end time.

On-Campus Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
Friday 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The Contact Form is the best way to request a permission number. 

You will be asked to provide information regarding the class you’re trying to register for and to upload any documents relevant to your request (unofficial transcripts, placement documents, etc.). 

Running Start students

Please see the Running Start website for current advising availability.

Seattle Promise students

Mondays: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesdays: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (*Virtual only 4:30-6:00 PM*)
Wednesdays: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursdays: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Fridays: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM (*Virtual only 12:30-4:30 PM*)

Seattle Promise Drop-In Hours:
Days: Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Hours: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Zoom & In-person (CC 2255, see map)

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**To request an appointment, please schedule in Starfish, or contact your email a Retention Specialist with the North Seattle College Support Team.

Some programs offer specialized advising support and current or prospective students should connect directly with the department for assistance: