Advising

7 week fall classes still available!

Option 1: Make a virtual appointment with an advisor. Advisors are available for virtual appointments. Please click HERE to schedule an appointment. We will then send you an email to determine the best meeting options.

Option 2: "Virtual Drop-In" advising sessions available via Black Board Collaborate: (Monday-Thursday), 10am-12pm and 5pm-7pm and on (Friday) 10am-12pm. The "Virtual Advising Link" can be accessed HERE.

Option 3: Email advising@triton.edu to get help with Fall Registration 

Already know which courses you need to take?
Call Triton Call Center at 708-456-0300, Ext 3130

Mission Statement

The Academic Advising Department at Triton College proactively supports and empowers students to develop and achieve their educational and career goals.

Advising at Triton College is an interactive partnership between advisors and students. Advisors facilitate a smooth transition for incoming students through course placement, registration, academic planning and assistance with obtaining relevant information and services. Advisors nurture students’ academic habits such as goal-setting and attainment, self-awareness, and responsible decision making.

Click HERE to view the August 18, 2020 Virtual Town Hall Webinar Video.


Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with an advisor, please click on the button below.

Schedule an Appointment

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Virtual Drop-In Hours

Have a quick general question?
Want to know who to contact regarding tutoring?
Want to talk to an academic advisor in real-time?

Advisors Virtual Drop-In Hours:
Monday – Thursday:
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Click HERE for link to the Virtual Page.

The advising department is hosting virtual drop in hours daily to help answer questions students may have. This is not an appointment, and will be an open forum for current students to ask general questions about departments or resources available at Triton. 


Meet your Advisor

Click on an advisor name below to hear a video message from the advisor.

AdvisorPrograms of Study
Behavioral Science, Biotechnology, Education, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Visual Arts, Performing and Communication Arts, Health Sport & Exercise Science, and Renewable Energy Technology
Certified Medical Assistant, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Technology, Fire Science, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Ophthalmic Technician, Radiologic Technology, and Surgical Technology
Jennifer Geary-Chavez
Jennifer Geary-Chavez
Behavioral Science, Biotechnology, Education, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Visual Arts, Performing and Communication Arts, Health Sport & Exercise Science, and Renewable Energy Technology
Certified Medical Assistant, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Technology, Fire Science, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Ophthalmic Technician, Radiologic Technology, and Surgical Technology
Behavioral Science, Biotechnology, Education, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Visual Arts, Performing and Communication Arts, Health Sport & Exercise Science, and Renewable Energy Technology
Accounting, Architecture, Automotive Technology, Business, Computer, Criminal Justice Administration, Engineering Technology, Horticulture, Hospitality Industry Administration, Human Resources Management and Construction Technology
Nina Origitano
Nina Origitano
Accounting, Architecture, Automotive Technology, Business, Computer, Criminal Justice Administration, Engineering Technology, Horticulture, Hospitality Industry Administration, Human Resources Management and Construction Technology
Kelly Ortega
Kelly Ortega
Accounting, Architecture, Automotive Technology, Business, Computer, Criminal Justice Administration, Engineering Technology, Horticulture, Hospitality Industry Administration, Human Resources Management and Construction Technology
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Hablo español
Behavioral Science, Biotechnology, Education, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Visual Arts, Performing and Communication Arts, Health Sport & Exercise Science, and Renewable Energy Technology
Iris Schrey
Iris Schrey
Behavioral Science, Biotechnology, Education, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Visual Arts, Performing and Communication Arts, Health Sport & Exercise Science, and Renewable Energy Technology
Sandra Werner
Sandra Werner
Certified Medical Assistant, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Technology, Fire Science, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Ophthalmic Technician, Radiologic Technology, and Surgical Technology

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Available Services

The advising team offers an array of services designed to assist students in reaching their educational goals.

The following are some of the resources and services the Advising Department provides to students:

  • Class registration: Assistance with selecting appropriate courses, adding or dropping classes from schedule
  • Academic Planning: Provide examples and guidance on creating an Academic Plan to help guide you through your time at Triton College. Think of your Academic Plan as a map to help you navigate the courses that you need in order to be successful. Academic Plans are best completed via appointments with your specific advisor.
  • Academic Programs: Speak with your advisor regarding your program of study, to explore different program opportunities or update your academic program
  • Campus Referral: Assistance with academic-related issues
  • Waivers/Petitions: Help with a placement test waiver or general petition
  •  Free Workshops & Events: Offers a variety of workshops and events free of cost for Triton students

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Campus Resources

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Additional Resources

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