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The Center for Student Success and Engagement (CSSE) offers academic advising support throughout your time at MCLA, empowering you to make informed educational, career, and life decisions.

We can help you with:

  • General college and academic program information, including core curriculum choices, declaring or changing a major or minor, and graduation requirements
  • Advising for all undeclared students
  • General advising for non-matriculated students, and non-traditional adult learners
  • Prior learning credit and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) credit
  • Class registration and schedule adjustments
  • Off-campus study approval for winter and summer courses
  • General academic difficulties, academic recovery related to suspension and probation, leaves of absence, and withdrawals

How to Prepare for Advisor Meetings

Advising checklist

Forms and Applications


Change of Advisor

Change of Major/Minor/Concentration

Core Curriculum Classes


Course Overload

Course Repeat

Graduation Application

Incomplete Grade Contract

Independent Study

Internship Application

Matriculated Registration Form

Military Credit

Off-Campus Study

PHED Prior Learning Application

Prior Learning 1-30 Credits Application

Student Record Release

Teaching Assistant Application

Time Block Sheet

Transcript Request

Transcript Request Policies/Payment Options

Waiver Request

Contact Us

Eldridge Hall, top level
Monday - Friday, 8:30-4:45
Phone: 413.662.5400
Fax: 413.662.5444


jennifer alibozekJennifer Alibozek, Administrative Assistant, Advising


Wendy GuerraWendy Guerra, Academic Advisor


Charlotte LotzCharlotte Lotz, Academic Advising Coordinator