Our Expectations

Student Responsibilities

What we expect of you

  • Recognize that advising is a shared responsibility
  • Come to appointments prepared with questions and/or topics to discuss
  • Track your academic progress using advising tools such as STAR, the KCC and other college websites and college catalogs.
  • Seek assistance from counselors instructors and/or mentors about issues and concerns that are affecting your academic progress.
  • Understand and follow college policies, procedures and important dates and deadlines as appropriate.
  • Seek out and use the college services and resources available to you.

Counselor Responsibilities

What you should expect from us

  • Maintain professional integrity, confidentiality, respect, support and sensitivity in advising.
  • Empower students to be independent, resourceful thinkers who will accept responsibility for their decisions.
  • Assist students in developing an educational plan utilizing STAR towards graduation and/or transfer
  • Help students clarify their educational and/or career goals based on their interest, values, and strengths
  • Clarify academic policies, college regulations, program requirements, procedures, and other college information.
  • Refer students to appropriate campus, system  and community resources and services.
  • Respect students’ individual needs and diversity.

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