Counseling and Advising
Students who have not yet decided on an academic program are encouraged to meet with the KPC counselors or advisors for pre-admission and academic advising. Advising will provide an opportunity to discuss an individual’s background, interests and possible college program. Students admitted into a degree program will be assigned an advisor. Once students have been admitted into a degree program, he or she will be assigned a faculty advisor in that field of interest. Note: evening appointments are available at KRC by calling Student Services.
KPC counselors and advisors are available to assist students of all ages and backgrounds. Individual and group sessions are available to help students be successful in the college environment, determine their self-direction and in overcoming obstacles that may prevent their academic success. Counselors or advisors aid students with program planning, transfer coordination, student success strategies and logistics of the college experience. KRC Counselors, can, in addition, help with personal crisis intervention, stress reduction and other concerns related to their college experience. Referral to other community services is also available for students needing assistance beyond the scope provided at KPC. All services are free to enrolled and prospective students on a drop-in or appointment basis.
Peer Advising (KRC):
Peer Advisors are student employees who assist Student Services personnel with routine responsibilities, provide outreach, and increase visibility of Student Services through New Student Orientation, special workshops and communication with other departments on campus. Student Services Peer Advisors enjoy working with students and have a genuine concern for their welfare.