Advising

Bristol Community College offers you hundreds of choices of programs and courses. So matching what you want to do with what Bristol has to offer can be overwhelming.

You're not alone. 

Connect with the Bristol Advising team and tell them where you want your education to take you. Our team of academic advisors will take it from there. 

Advising at Bristol works in collaboration with the entire College community, faculty, and staff to promote your success.

To speak with your Advisor, follow the steps below to first identify your assigned Advisor. Please initiate contact via email, which you can find via the College Directory.

To reach the Advising Office for any other needs, please contact us at AdvisingCenter@BristolCC.edu or 774-357-2777.


Advising Appointments


Drop-in Advising

Drop-in advising services are available on the Fall River Campus:

  • Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

All drop-in hours will take place in the atrium/cafeteria on the first floor of G Building. Please bring proof of vaccination with you for any drop-in hours.

For information about drop-in advising at our Attleboro, New Bedford, and Taunton locations, please visit the Enrollment Center or contact us at Enrollmentsrv@BristolCC.edu or 774.357.2590.

Virtual Drop-in Advising

We are also excited to offer virtual drop-in hours every Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. via Zoom.
Please use this link to get connected with a staff member during these hours.

Scheduled Appointments

Click the links below to schedule an appointment with your advisor:

AdvisorLocation
Lynne Bernier, Academic Coordinator Fall River- Dislocated Workers
Jayme Botelho - Academic Coordinator Fall River
Christina LaCroix, Academic Coordinator Fall River
Ginny Leeman, Academic Coordinator Fall River
Liz McDonald, Academic Coordinator Fall River
Makna Men, Academic Coordinator Fall River
John Previte, Academic Coordinator Fall River- Veterans
Fall River Advising Center Fall River
   

Guest Students, Non-Degree Seeking Students, or Returning Students without an Assigned Advisor

All Locations
   
Lara Akinyemi, Academic Coordinator Attleboro
Katie Alves, Academic Coordinator Attleboro
   
Deb Palumbo, Academic Coordinator New Bedford
Cynthia Spinola, Academic Coordinator New Bedford
   
Marcus Christopher, Academic Coordinator Taunton
   
Stefanie Gouveia Title III Navigator
Tim Hathaway Title III Navigator


Please note:
 your appointment may be canceled and/or redirected to occur with your primary advisor if you scheduled with an advisor that is not assigned to you.

Questions or Concerns Contact: AdvisingCenter@BristolCC.edu or 774.357.2777


Prepare for your Appointment

How to Find Your Advisor 

  • Students are encouraged to meet with their assigned advisors early and often! To find out who your assigned advisor is, log into your accessBCC account and click the Degree Works link. The name of your advisor will be posted at the top of your degree audit. 
  • You can also follow these instructions:
    • Create an accessBCC account if you haven't already. Click here to create your account
    • Go to accessBCC and login into your account. 
    • Click on Student Information. 
    • Select Spring 2022 and click Submit. 
    • Your advisor will be listed under Primary Advisor. 
    • Click on Advisor Directory at the top of the page to find the phone number and location of your advisor.  

All registered and matriculated students are assigned an advisor. If you are new, returning, or a non-degree student, you may contact AdvisingCenter@BristolCC.edu to be connected to an advisor.