Advising

Fall 2022 Registration is Open!!!. Fall Classes begin August 22, 2022.

Ways to register for upcoming semester:

New Students:

Admissions chart

 Current Students:

  • Online through your Student Portal
  • Schedule appointment with Advisor - Click HERE for more information.
  • The "Virtual Advising Link" please Click HERE. "Virtual Drop-In" advising sessions available via Black Board Collaborate: (Monday-Thursday) 10 a.m. - Noon and 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. and (Friday) 10 a.m. - Noon. 
  • Via Email: Registration@triton.edu – Welcome Desk Staff
  • Contact Call Center - 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.

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Schedule an Appointment

Click HERE to schedule and appointment.

If you are unable come to campus please join virtual drop in.

Advisors Virtual Drop-In Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - Noon and 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Click HERE for link to the Virtual Page.

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Helpful Videos

Primary communication for Triton College will be through your @triton.edu email. We recommend you sign into that system and get comfortable with it prior to the start of class. For additional assistance please contact the Educational Technology Resource Center (ETRC).

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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

Academic Success

The Triton College Advising Department is focused on providing support to students, including those struggling academically or students placed on academic warning due to poor performance. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with their curriculum advisor as soon as possible to take steps toward achieving academic success.

The Standards of Academic Progress Policy outlines disciplinary actions taken for students completing less than 50 percent of their attempted course load or with a cumulative GPA less than 2.0. The Standards of Academic Progress Policy is available in the current Triton College Catalog.

VIDEOS

  • Click HERE to view a Self-Registration Tutorial
  • Click HERE to view the August 18, 2020 Virtual Town Hall Webinar Video.

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Office Hours

Come to the Welcome Desk in the B Building.

Monday thru Thursday: 8AM to 7PM
Friday: 
8AM to 4PM

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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. - Noon and 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - Noon


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. 

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Meet your Advisor

***Students who are undeclared or pursuing a AAD.AA.AA or an ASD.AS.AS, looking to solely complete their general education courses are encouraged to meet with any Academic Advisor of their choosing from the listing below.***

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

AdvisorPrograms of Study
Elizabeth Amaya
Elizabeth (Lisa) Amaya
B-141E
Area of Study: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Health Sciences
  • Arts (Art Transfer, Music Transfer, Graphic Design, Digital Photography)
  • Humanities (Communication, English, Foreign Languages, Theatre Arts)
Arts/Humanities/Social Services  Culinary Arts & Hospitality
Area of Study: Health Sciences
  • Nursing (Pre-Nursing, Nursing, Nurse Assistant)
Health Services
Area of Study: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences (Anthropology, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology/Social Work, Economics, History, Political Science)
Arts/Humanities/Social Services
Area of Study: Health Sciences
  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Radiologic Technology
Health Services
Area of Study: Health Sciences; Science and Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Science Transfer
  • Pre-Engineering Transfer
  • Math
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Environmental Science, Physics)
  • Pre-Profession (Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Nutrition/Dietetics, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Veterinary)
Health Services  Science and Engineering
Brandon Marks
Brandon Marks
B-120B
Area of Study: Business and Information Technology
  • Business (Accounting/Finance, Administrative Assistant, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Paralegal Studies, Social Media Digital Marketing, International Business)
  • Information Technology (Computer Information Systems, Computer Network and Telecommunications Systems, Cybersecurity & Information Assurance, A+ Microcomputer Technician Certificate)
Business and Information Technology
B-141C
Hablo Español
Area of Study: Career & Technical
  • Architecture (Design, Building Information Modeling/BIM, Construction Technology, Carpentry, Plumbing) 
  • Automotive Technology (Automotive Technology, Automotive Repair Specialties, General Motors/AC Delco, Honda/Acura (PACT), Service Department Management)
  • Engineering Technology (Electrical, Fabrication, Mechanical Design, Mechatronics, CAD, Welding)
  • Facilities Engineering Technology - (Last Names A-Z)
  • Renewable Energy Technology
Career and Technical
Melanie Monge-Navarro
Melanie Monge-Navarro
B-141J
Hablo Español
Area of Study: Health Sciences; Human and Public Services and Career &Technical
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Vascular Technology 
  • Wellness (Health, Sport & Exercise Science Transfer, Personal Trainer, Sports Conditioning) 
  • Criminal Justice (Criminal Justice Administration, Criminal Justice Transfer) 
  • Horticulture (Horticulture, Grounds Maintenance, Greenhouse Grow, Pesticide Applicator, Sustainable Agriculture) 
Health Services  Human and Public Services  Career and Technical
Area of Study: Health Sciences
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Sterile Processing
  • Surgical Technology
Health Services

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Advising FAQs

How do I make an appointment with an advisor?

What courses do I need to complete my degree?

What "Gen Ed" courses do I need?

How do I register?

What is an Academic Program Plan?

When should I complete an Academic Program Plan?

What is a degree audit?

How do I request a degree audit?

I want to get into the nursing program. What do I need to do?

I want to get into an Allied Health Program (DMS, Ophthalmic Tech, Radiology Tech, Surgical Technology). What do I need to do?

I have “F” grades on my transcript. Is there anything I can do about this?

I’m ready to graduate, what do I do?

Are all students required to see an advisor before registering? Why am I blocked from registering? What do I need to do to get the block off?

Can I get help working out my schedule?

How do I know which math class to take?

How do I know which English (composition) class to take?

How do I know which courses transfer?

How do I withdraw from a class?

What if I want to add a class that has already started, but is not full?

How do I get my courses from another college transferred to Triton College?

How can I get my grades sent to another school?

If I bring in my transcript from another college, can the counselor tell me which courses Triton will accept?

I need an official transcript. How do I get one?

I want to transfer. How do I do that?

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Campus Resources

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Additional Resources

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