Topic Name Description
Developmental Advising Model File Advising is Teaching
File What is Developmental Advising
File The Nine Goals for Successful Advising
NC Community College Advising Association (N3C2A) URL NC Community College Advising Association (N3C2A)

The North Carolina Community College Advising Association (N3C2A) is made up of advising professionals and those interested in community college advising from across the state.  N3C2A promotes dialogue about effective community college advising, sponsors professional development opportunities, and partners with other organizations to advance to dialogue of advising practice, advisor growth, and improving community college system-wide advising. 

NACADA URL Website: NACADA

The National Academic Advising Association is an association of professional advisors, counselors, faculty, administrators, and students working to enhance the educational development of students.  Click on the web link and check out their website and all it has to offer.

URL NACADA Academic Advising Today

Academic Advising Today is the quarterly electronic publication (e-zine) of NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising.  It exists to provide a venue for sharing of advising experiences and discussion of ideas related to the theory and practice of academic advising in higher education.

URL Intrusive Advising 101

NACADA Article:  This article is based on a presentation by Jennifer Cannon and Danna Magness at the 2012 NACADA Annual Conference in Nashville, TN.

URL Advising first-year students

Advising First Year Students.

URL Assessing Student Learning in Academic Advising

Many institutions struggle to integrate accreditation criteria for assessment with their efforts to improve and enhance programs for their students. In this climate, the interest in and need for assessment of our students’ academic advising experiences has become a major issue on our campuses.

File NACADA Academic Advising Core Competencies Model

The NACADA Academic Advising Core Competencies Model (2017) was developed by the association's Professional Development Committee.  The purpose of the model is to identify the broad range of understanding, knowledge, and skills that support academic advising, to guide professional development, and to promote the contributions of advising to student development, progress, and success.

URL Academic Advising Resources

Advising Resources

Academic Advising Resources File NCCCS Advising Student Support Framework

Advising & Student Support Redesign Project for North Carolina Community Colleges.  In the past decade, community colleges in North Carolina have faced significant challenges related to student success and completion. In an environment of continuous and rapid change, NCCCS advisors, counselors, and instructors have worked to help all student populations, including underserved groups, with enrollment, persistence, learning, and completing credentials.

URL Website: Appreciative Advising

​Institutions are searching for positive ways to increase student retention and success rates. Appreciative Advising harnesses the power of the organizational development theory of Appreciative Inquiry and the positive psychology literature to provide a framework for increasing adviser and student success.

File Guidance for Advising Students

From NACADA

Advising Trainings PowerPoints File Fall 2013 Advising Professional Development v.5

PowerPoint from the November 14, 2013 advising training.

File Student Advising 2015 v.2

This PowerPoint was presented on August 11, 2015 to new academic advisors.  This is the first in a series of trainings.

File Student Advising 2016

This PowerPoint was presented on January 7, 2016 to new academic advisors.  This is the first in a series of trainings.

File Student Advising 2016 Part 2

This PowerPoint was presented on April 14, 2016 to new academic advisors.  This is the fourth in a series of trainings.

File Fall 2016 Advising Professional Development

PowerPoint from the August 9, 2016 advising training.

File Student Advising 2017 v.2

This PowerPoint was presented on August 17, 2016 to new academic advisors.  This is the first in a series of trainings.

File Spring 2017 Advising Updates

This PowerPoint was presented on January 3rd, 2017 as an academic advising update for the 2017 spring semester.

File Academic Advising 2017 Part 1

This PowerPoint was presented on February 13, 2017 to new academic advisors.  This is the first in a series of trainings.

File Academic Advising 2017 Part 2

This PowerPoint was presented on March 6, 2017 to new academic advisors.  This is the second in a series of trainings.

File Academic Advising 2018 Part 1

This PowerPoint was presented on August 17, 2017 to new academic advisors.  This is the first in a series of trainings.

File Academic Advising 2018 Part 2

This PowerPoint was presented on September 21, 2017 to new academic advisors.  This is the second in a series of trainings.

File Preparing Your Spring Fall Course Offerings 2017

This PowerPoint was presented on October 23, 2017 to new academic advisors.  This is the third in a series of trainings.

File Math Advising 2017

This PowerPoint was presented on October 23, 2017 to new academic advisors.  This is the third in a series of trainings.

File Fall 2018 Academic Advising Professional Development v.3

This presentation was given on August 7, 2018 as part of an academic advising update for the Fall 2018 semester.

File Academic Advising 2019 Part 1

This presentation was given on September 4, 2018 as part of the academic advising training series for new academic advisors.

File Academic Advising 2019 Part 2

This presentation was given October 2018 as part of the academic advising training series for new academic advisors.

File Academic Advising 2019 Highlights

This presentation was given October 24, 2018 as part of the academic advising training series for new academic advisors.

File Moodle Basics 2019

This presentation was given January 10, 2019 as part of the academic advising training series for new academic advisors and adjuncts.

File Fall 2019 Academic Advising Updates

This presentation was given on August 14, 2019 as part of an academic advising update for the Fall 2019 semester.

Student Self Service Information For Advisors File Colleague Self-Service Base Configuration Guide 2.26
File Starting Document for Colleague Self-Service 2.26
Student Advising 101 File Advisor Guidelines for Advising 2019

This form provides a step-by-step look at how to go about the advising/registration process.  Access the PCC Academic Advising Center to find many important advising documents discussed within this document.

Advising Forms File PCC Academic Advising Form 2019

During the registration process, use this form to record what courses you have registered the student for.  Record other valuable information about the student, using this form, for your records.

File Academic Plan by Semester 2020

This form is used to help the student plan out their academic pathway by semester.  Students can use this form as a guide to know what courses to take each semester.  This form can also be used to project what semester a student may graduate.

File PCC Course Withdrawl Form 2020 v.2

Use this form when a student initiates the course withdrawal process. This replaces the old Drop/Add carbon copy forms (which are in low supply).  The back section is for instances when students want to withdraw from a course, but do so via email or phone (not in person).  The old ones can still be used till they are gone, as far as I know.

File PCC Instructor Initiated Withdrawl Form 2020

Use this form in situations when you wish to withdraw a student from your course, or courses, due to the fact that they are now beyond the possibility of passing the course with an acceptable grade. Instructor-initiated withdrawals are typically used when a student no longer communicates with you.  They stop submitting work, stop responding to emails and phone calls, or stop attending class sessions.

File PCC Curriculum Course Substitution Form

In order to substitute one course for another in a student’s program of study, you must fill out the following form and return it to the college registrar.  This form must be filled out and returned before the 10% point.  Core courses cannot be substituted.  For more information about your program's core courses and what can and cannot be substituted, see your program's Curriculum Standard listed on the NCCCS website.  If you are in need of assistance, contact Neil Callahan ext. 3042.

File PCC Curriculum Multiple Course Substitution Form 2020

In order to substitute more than one course for another in a student’s program of study, you must fill out the following form and return it to the college registrar.  This form must be filled out and returned before the 10% point.  Core courses cannot be substituted.  For more information about your program's core courses and what can and cannot be substituted, see your program's Curriculum Standard listed on the NCCCS website.  If you are in need of assistance, contact Neil Callahan ext. 3042.

File Change of Information Form

This form is used to update student information.  Use this form for address changes, name changes, curriculum changes; etc.

File PCC Course Acknowledgment Form

Use this form to address the issue of taking courses outside of the program of study that cannot be substituted as a program requirement for graduation.

File Course Excess Form

If a student wishes to register for 18 or more semester hours, you must fill out this form and get the proper approvals.

File PCC Excessive Online Courseload Acknowledgment Form

Use this form to address the issue of students taking more online courses than the advisor thinks is wise.

File PCC Change of Academic Catalog Form

Use this form to change a student from one academic catalog of record to another.  A student can only upgrade to a newer academic catalog.  They cannot change to an older academic catalog.  This form is not required if the student misses a semester (fall or spring).  If this is the case, they automatically come under the newest catalog.

File Generic Course Waiver Approval Letter 2019

Generic Form to ask for course waiver.

Faculty Forms & Resources File Grade Change Form

This form is only to be used to change a grade.

File Approved Credit By Examination Form

If you have a student who would like to receive credit by examination for a course you teach, use this form.  This form and a copy of the test is to be turned in to the Office of the Registrar upon completion.

File PCC Student Identity Verification Form 2019

Use this form to document how you verified the identity of your students in fully online courses each semester.  Fill out a form for each fully online course you teach.  Submit them to your Program Chair and the Director of Institutional Effectiveness near the end of each semester.

File Plagiarism Academic Dishonesty Documentation Form

This form is used to document instances of plagiarism and academic dishonesty.

File Book Order Form Spring 2020

Use this form to order books for your Spring 2020 courses.

File PCC Color Printing Request Form 2020

Use this form to request color printing privileges.  Submit this form to the VP of Instructional Services via email.

File Quarter System Course Crosswalk

Pamlico Community College has a 5 year rule in the General Catalog.  It is up to the advisor to accept any courses over 5 years.  Normally the only courses not accepted over 5 years are Math and Science courses in technical degree programs.  See the college registrar for any questions you may have.

File PCC Incomplete Grade Form

When a student is given an incomplete grade for a course, use this form to document what you and the student have agreed upon as far as completing course requirements.  This form is not used to remove an incomplete.  There is another form for that process.

File PCC Incomplete Grade Form

MS Word Version

File Removal of an Incomplete Form

This form is used to remove an incomplete.

File PCC Distance Learning Procedures Manual

The latest version of the Distance Learning Procedures Manual.  For more information, contact the Distance Learning Coordinator (dl@pamlicocc.edu)

File PCC Faculty Handbook 2019 v.5

The latest version of the PCC Faculty Handbook.  For questions about the Faculty Handbook and its contents, speak to your Program Chair.

File Travel Request Form Updated Jan 2020
File Travel Reimbursement Request Form Updated Jan 2020
File Local Travel Form Updated JAN 2020
File Professional Development Record
File Field Trip Request Form 2019
File Field Trip Waiver of Responsibility Form for Students 2019
File Syllabus Template (Fall 2019)

This is the latest version of the PCC Curriculum Syllabus Template.  Please use this format when preparing course syllabi. 

File PCC Powerpoint Template

The old version of PCC’s Official PowerPoint Template with the light house logo. I am not sure if a new one with the current logo was ever made.

File PCC Letterhead

The new PCC Letterhead with new logo.

File Course Make Form 2018 Weather

Use this form to show how you made up missed class time/course work.

File Course Make Form 2018 Other Reasons

Use this form to show how you made up missed class time/course work.

Class Schedule for Registration File 2020 Spring Class Schedule

This is the Spring 2020 Course Schedule as of December 17, 2019.

File 2020 SP TERM dates with FA payouts

This document contains information about the different course start/end dates, the last day to drop a course, and all the important financial aid dates.

File 2020 Summer Course Schedule

This is the Summer 2020 Course Schedule as of April 9, 2020.

File 2020SU TERM dates with FA payouts

This document contains information about the different course start/end dates, the last day to drop a course, and all the important financial aid dates.

File 2020FA TERM dates with FA payouts

This document contains information about the different course start/end dates, the last day to drop a course, and all the important financial aid dates.

File How to Determine a Course Census Date
How to determine a course census date.  If you still have questions, contact Neil Callahan, ext. 3042
PCC Transfer Center URL PCC Transfer Center

The PCC Transfer Center offers a wealth of information that will aid any individual interested in transferring to a university or college once they have completed their two-year degree.  This virtual resource can also be accessed through the Student Portal located on the PCC Website.

Transfer Advising Resources URL Transfer Toolbox

A critical component of ensuring successful degree completion of students transferring from a North Carolina Community College is quality advising. Guiding students on the appropriate educational path and providing support along the way is the role of the transfer advisor at the community college and university levels. The goal of this site is to offer transfer professionals information and resources to assist them with the important work of supporting transfer student success.

The Advisor Resources section has some good information.  Some of the information contained in the Transfer Toolbox already exists in the PCC Transfer Center.

University/College Transfer Resources File Transfer Workshop - Advising and Transfer Success

Transfer Advising Workshop:  Davidson CC (March 1, 2018)

File Pathways to Transfer Success Workshop 3.1.18

Transfer Advising Workshop:  Davidson CC (March 1, 2018)

File Aspen Institute Transfer Playbook

This playbook is a practical guide to designing and implementing a key set of practices that will help community college and four-year college partners realize the promise of the transfer process.

File The Transfer Playbook Essential Community College Practices
File Transfer Success Checklist for NC Community Colleges
File Advising and Student Support Redesign Project

This handout serves as an overview of the Advising and Student Support Redesign Project.

File Financial Aid Conversations for Transfer Students

Basic financial aid information for transfer students.

Distance Learning Resources URL PCC Distance Learning Faculty Resources Course

This site is full of useful information for all teaching faculty.

Virtual Learning Community URL Virtual Learning Community

The Virtual Learning Community (VLC) is a collaborative effort of the North Carolina Community College System for developing online course content and providing support services for the benefit and success of distance learning students, educators, and eLearning administrators.

Located courses at communities colleges all over North Carolina.  Need a course not offered at PCC?  You can use the VLC to locate that course at a sister institution in NC.  Once you have taken that course and scored a grade of C or better, you can transfer it back to PCC to fulfill local graduation requirements.  See Meredith Beeman in Student Services to see how financial aid can be used to do this.

Moodle Resources URL Moodle Resources

The Faculty Resources Site has a whole section full of Moodle Resources.  If you have further questions about Moodle, contact the Distance Learning Coordinator (dl@pamlicocc.edu) or Neil Callahan ext. 3042

File Setting up the Syllabus Builder Activity in Moodle

Syllabus Builder information

UNC System Infocenter URL UNC System InfoCenter

The UNC System InfoCenter contains downloadable reports and data tables and interactive data tools. The InfoCenter supports transparency and accountability to North Carolina taxpayers and other stakeholders, and it supports efforts to increase the University’s efficiency and impacts.

Life Skills & Success Resources URL Life Design & Career Building Resources Sharing Portal

***This portal is built as a resource for our community. Resource materials linked here are open source materials available to all. For additional support, please contact:

Student Services Division

Pamlico Community College

Cristy Lewis Warner/Eric Cedars

252-249-1851 extension 0.

URL Community Resource Guide
RISE Advising Information URL RISE Google Drive Site

This Google Drive site contains information about RISE from community colleges across the state. 

File RISE PCC Crosswalk 2020 v.5

The RISE Process at PCC.  This document serves as a crosswalk and information guide to help you place your students in English & math based on the new RISE guidelines.  For further questions, please contact Cameron Kishel ext. 3041 or Neil Callahan ext. 3042.

File Gateway Placement in the STAC Screen 2020

A useful document to help you interpret items in the Datatel STAC as they relate to RISE and English/Math course placement.

File RISE Placement Testing Guide

The master RISE Placement Testing Guide from the state.  It is also located on the back of the PCC RISE Crosswalk document.

File RISE One Page Explanation

Reinforced Instruction for Student Excellence: RISE program overview

File RISE Advisor Training 1.16.19

An academic advisor training for RISE from another school.

File RISE Overview PowerPoint 2.13.19

An overview of RISE.

File RISE Presentation July 2018 v7

RISE:  Reinforced Instruction for Student Excellence.  This method will replace the current DMA/DRE method statewide by Fall 2020.  RISE Presentation given at Pitt Community College (July 2018).

File Advising Presentation Stout Craven CC February 2020

Nathan Stout (Craven CC) RISE Presentation from February 2020

DRE/DMA & RISE Crosswalk Information File RISE PCC Crosswalk 2020 v.5

The RISE Process at PCC.  This document serves as a crosswalk and information guide to help you place your students in English & math based on the new RISE guidelines.  For further questions, please contact Cameron Kishel ext. 3041 or Neil Callahan ext. 3042.

File RISE EdReady Placement Test PCC Crosswalk 2020 (DRE/DMA)

Learn more about placement tests and how to interpret these scores.

File RISE Placement Testing Guide

The master RISE Placement Testing Guide from the state.  It is also located on the back of the PCC RISE Crosswalk document.

RISE English/Math Placement Tests File RISE EdReady Placement Test PCC Crosswalk 2020 (DRE/DMA)

Learn more about placement tests and how to interpret these scores.

File RISE EdReady Placement Test PCC Crosswalk 2021

Learn more about placement tests and how to interpret these scores.

File Gateway Placement in the STAC Screen 2020

A useful document to help you interpret items in the Datatel STAC as they relate to RISE and English/Math course placement.

File How To Look Up Multiple Measures In Ellucian (Datatel) Colleague

This document explains how to look up multiple measures in the Ellucian (Datatel) Colleague system.  If the student shows a “Yes”, they have met Multiple Measures requirements.  No math or English placement test is required.  They can be enrolled in any math or English courses based on program requirements.

ExamView Exam Software Moodle Converter File MoodleXMLBuilder

Use this tool to convert your ExamView exam into a usable format on Moodle.  For a demonstration of how it works, contact Neil Callahan, Brinson Room 435 ext 3042.

Graduation Information and Forms File Application for Graduation 2019 version

Students should fill out this form as they complete certificates, diplomas, and degrees.  The student must then submit the document to student services.

File Are You Ready For Graduation Announcement 2019

Graduation Information

PCC Policy File PCC Procedure Policy Manual May 2019

The PCC Policy Manual as of May 2019.  Also available on the PCC website.

File Approved Attendance Policy

Effective Fall 2015.

Ellucian Colleague Information (Datatel) File Mnemonics for Advisors Spring 2019

This PowerPoint serves as a training tool to help you understand how to use the Ellucian (Datatel) Colleague system.  This information was created January 2019.  For more information or training, contact the College Registrar in Student Services.

File Student Program Evaluation using (PSPR) 2017

This document explains how to pull a student program evaluation using (PSPR) on the Ellucian (Datatel) Colleague system.  It also discusses what to look for on the evaluation document to make sure all the information is up-to-date and correct.

File Ellucian Colleague Mnemonic Cheat Sheet

This document explains some of the most common mnemonics used in the Ellucian Colleague (Datatel) system.

File Gateway Placement in the STAC Screen 2020

A useful document to help you interpret items in the Datatel STAC as they relate to RISE and English/Math course placement.

File STAC Screen Codes 2020

What the codes in the Datatel STAC screen mean and stand for.

Math/Science Course Information (WORK IN PROGRESS) File PCC MAT Course Requirements Pre-Requisites

This document includes information about Math Course Requirements and Pre-Requisites.

File PCC MAT Course Requirements Pre-Requisites RISE Edition

This document includes information about Math Course Requirements and Pre-Requisites.

File Math Advising 2019

Learn more about how to properly advise for Math courses.

File Math Advising RISE Version 2019 (WORK IN PROGRESS)

Learn more about how to properly advise for Math courses.

File PCC MAT Science Course Rotations 2019 (WORK IN PROGRESS)

Use this information as you advise your students on available Math and Science courses.  June 2019

Focus On Success (FOS) Information File Pamlico Community College QEP Executive Summary 2018 v.3

A summary of the Focus on Success (FOS) first-year student success initiative, PCC's QEP (2012-2022).

File Pamlico Community College QEP Impact Report 2018 v.15

SACS-COC QEP Impact Report for the Focus on Success (FOS) first-year student success initiative.

File Focus on Success Checklist for Incoming Students v.4

Give this checklist to all new students you advise.

Aviso Information File Aviso for Instructors

Basic information and training for how to utilize the Aviso software.

File Aviso Test Score Information 2019

This document is useful when using the Aviso Test Score Tab in the Aviso software.

File Aviso Alert Etiquette

This document will help you improve your use of Early Alerts in Aviso and the Notes feature.

File Note Types Alert Types

A list of the different Note Types and Alert Types you may use within the Aviso System.

URL Website: Aviso Coaching

Aviso Coaching is the transformational coaching solution that empowers coaches, engages students, and boosts retention.

File Institutional Research Roles and Responsibilities
File Carolina Works Validation Study
File Student Success Initiatives
File The Power of Data-Informed Success Coaching

The Carolina Works initiative presents the opportunity to validate the effectiveness of a student intervention strategy at ten colleges across the North Carolina Community College System. This initiative is funded through the Department of Education’s First in the World grant initiative. Proactive success coaching has been proven to remove academic barriers leading to increases in persistence and completion rates (Bettinger & Baker, 2011). This project will introduce proactive Success Coach practice statewide to validate the effectiveness of the intervention on academic outcomes with high-risk students.  Presented at the NACADA Regional Conference in Chattanooga, TN on April 22, 2016.

Smarthinking Online Tutoring URL Smarthinking FAQ's
URL Smarthinking Demo Video
URL Smarthinking Tutoring Overview
URL How to Schedule a Tutoring Session
URL How to Use Drop-In Tutoring
URL How to Communicate with Tutors
URL How to Use the Whiteboard
URL How to Get Writing Help
URL How to Submit an Essay
URL How to Use Writing Feedback