• All classes resume online Monday, March 23. Students must check their Bergen-issued email address and Moodle for directions from faculty. On-campus offices are closed; staff are all working remotely. Details at Bergen.edu/covid19.


Student Support Services

New Student Advising

New Student Advising Checklist (PDF)

Academic Advising engages, challenges, and supports a diverse student population to assist students in achieving their educational goals by:

  • Explaining Placement Test Results and Developmental Placement
  • Teaching students how to read & understand their Degree Requirements
  • Guiding students in choosing classes that will meet the academic requirements of his/her degree
  • Teaching the student how to read the college catalog
  • Accessing Web Advisor through Portal
  • Providing information about academic deadlines
  • Explaining College Policies and Procedures
  • Offering referrals to campus resources

The Academic Advising Center operates as a walk-in center.

Contact Information

  • Phone: (201)612-5480
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Address:
    400 Paramus Road
    Pitkin Education Building, Room A118
    Center for Student Success
    Paramus, NJ 07652


  1. Academic Advisor referral and contact information may be made available in the Bergen portal, as applicable.
  2. During peak registration time students should arrive at least 1.5 hours before Center for Student Success closes.

Reference Materials and Handout


Advising Group Sessions

Department Group Session Dates Room
Health Professions & Veterinary Technology
(Admissions Information Session)
For questions and updates, please refer to www.bergen.edu/hp
Information Technology, Game Programming & Testing/Medical Informatics For questions and updates, please contact
[email protected]
A-118, Advising Center/Pitkin Building
STEM Programs
(Science, Technology, Mathematics)
For questions & updates, please contact [email protected] A-118, Advising Center/Pitkin Building


ESL / ALP Cohort Advising Referrals and Contact Information

Faculty Advisor & Language Fluency Office Email
Carol Miele A-214 Pitkin Building [email protected]
Bill Jiang (Chinese – English) A-333 Pitkin Building [email protected]
Leah Carmona (Spanish – English) B-309 Pitkin Building [email protected]
Olga Weston (Russian – English) L-337 Pitkin Building [email protected]