Academic Advising

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


Spring Office Hours

  • Based on academic advisor’s availability.
  • Academic Advisor referral and contact information may be made available in the Bergen portal, as applicable.

NOTES/Last Student Intake:

  1. During peak registration time students should arrive at least 1.5 hours before Center for Student Success closes.
    – Monday, Thursday 8:00am – 5:30pm (check in by 5:00pm)
    – Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am – 7:00pm (check in by 6:30pm)
    – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm (check in by 4:30pm)
  2. Last student intake:
    – Monday : 3:30 P.M.
    – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 4:30 P.M.

Reference Materials and Handout


Advising Group Sessions

Department Group Session Dates Room
Health Professions Information Session
(admissions into HP Programs)

For questions and updates, please contact
[email protected]

Information Technology, Game Programming & Testing/Medical Informatics For questions and updates, please contact
[email protected]
A-118, Advising Center/Pitkin Building
Accounting For questions & updates, please contact [email protected] or [email protected] A-118, Advising Center/Pitkin Building
STEM Program (Science, Technology, Mathematics) For questions & updates, please contact [email protected] A-118, Advising Center/Pitkin Building
Veterinary Technology Information Session
(for admissions into VET Tech Program)
For questions and updates, please contact [email protected] TBD


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]