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2022 Advising Week

Events, Workshops, and Information Sessions

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Click on linked session titles below for Zoom registration information.

Monday, March 28

General Studies SSAH Drop-in Advising: Are you a General Studies an SSAH major? Drop in at any of the times below to talk with designated advisors for the listed program or discipline. Course planning, major questions, SAPC review are all available during these times.  Please have your m# available.

Criminal Justice Program Student Advising Session: Students interested in learning more about degree programs, transfer agreements, and career opportunities in criminal justice are encouraged to attend the above advising session.  Faculty will be available to discuss the distinctions between the Montgomery College AA and AAS degree programs in criminal justice.  We will also discuss issues related transfer programs, career pathways, and background clearances considerations.  

Careers in Public Service: This session will provide students an opportunity to learn about careers in public services. Representatives from various government agencies and partners (such as MCPD, MCPS) will provide insight on pathways into working in these areas. 

Sociology & Social Work Information and Advising Session: This session will provide an overview of options for students interested in a Sociology major and students interested in Social Work. Related career pathways will be discussed with faculty from these areas.

UMD@USG CCJS Advising: Come learn about the University of Maryland's Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJS) program at the Universities at Shady Grove. This will be a great opportunity to learn about the CCJS program, transfer requirements, and transfer process! We are here to answer any questions you may have and help you along the way!

Resume Building: This workshop will help students design their resume and include relevant information for their career goals.

General Studies INTG Drop-in Advising: Are you a General Studies INTG Major? Drop in at any of the times below to talk with designated advisors for the listed program or discipline. Course planning, major questions, SAPC review are all available during these times.  Please have your m# available.

Tuesday, March 29

General Studies STEM Drop-In Advising: Are you a General Studies STEM major? Drop in at any of the times below to talk with designated advisors for the listed program or discipline. Course planning, major questions, SAPC review are all available during these times.  Please have your m# available.

How to Choose a Major: This is a session designed for undecided students who want help deciding on a major. This session will introduce key questions and resources you can use to narrow and decide on what major to pursue.

UMD@USG CCJS Advising: Come learn about the University of Maryland's Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJS) program at the Universities at Shady Grove. This will be a great opportunity to learn about the CCJS program, transfer requirements, and transfer process! We are here to answer any questions you may have and help you along the way!

General Studies Program Information Session: This information session will go over key components of the General Studies Program and Cores. Breakout sessions in the second half of the session will allow students to speak with advisors from the different General Studies Cores: STEM, HACL, SSAH & INTG

General Studies HACL Drop-In Advising: Are you a General Studies HACL major? Drop in at any of the times below to talk with designated advisors for the listed program or discipline. Course planning, major questions, SAPC review are all available during these times.  Please have your m# available.

Using General Studies to Prepare for Nursing Programs: Are you planning to apply for Montgomery College's Nursing program or transfer to a 4-year nursing program? This session will help you identify the courses and optimum course sequence to complete required prerequisites for applying or transferring to nursing program using the General Studies STEM program.  (For more information about Montgomery College's Nursing Program, please attend a Montgomery College Nursing Information session.)

Wednesday, March 30

General Studies INTG Drop-In Advising: Are you a General Studies INTG Major? Drop in at any of the times below to talk with designated advisors for the listed program or discipline. Course planning, major questions, SAPC review are all available during these times.  Please have your m# available.

Translation as a Profession: Professional translators will present about their career experience and how they got where they are.  The purpose is to encourage students to study languages along with another career or major. 

The University of Maryland Biological Sciences Program at the Shady Grove Campus: Interested in pursuing a career in a health field or in biomedical research? Consider earning a B.S. in Biology from the University of Maryland Biological Sciences program at the Universities at Shady Grove, located just 4 miles from the MC Rockville campus.  The majority of our students transfer into our program from Montgomery College - visit our info session to learn more! 

"Psychology Is a Science": Join Drs. Pamela Trotter and Nichole Thomas to discuss the science behind psychology, the science requirements of psychology majors, and how psychology majors can use their scientific skills in future careers.   

Tips for Transfer Planning: This session is designed to introduce you to information, resources, and strategies to make plans to transfer. In this session, in addition to reviewing the resources available to help you transfer successfully, you will learn what kinds of things you should be thinking about as you plan to transfer.

How can psychology classes help land YOU a GREAT JOB?: Psychology classes are not just for Psychology Majors! Join Psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Fillion to learn about the job-relevant skills students learn from Psychology classes, as well as the many career paths possible in psychology from earning an AA to a PhD.

General Studies SSAH Drop-In Advising: Are you a General Studies SSAH major? Drop in at any of the times below to talk with designated advisors for the listed program or discipline. Course planning, major questions, SAPC review are all available during these times.  Please have your m# available.

Biological Sciences Program and Environmental Science and Policy Advising Session: Come talk to program advisors from the Biological Sciences Program and the Environmental Science and Policy Program. Discuss program pathways, transfer, and course selection, or come have your questions answered.

Thursday, March 31

Why World Languages? Why learn a new language? Come talk with MC World Languages faculty about how you can make language learning fit into your academic and career plans. Faculty will explain MC’s language courses, offer tips for building proficiency, and explore how knowledge of other languages and cultures increases your competitiveness as an applicant for jobs and graduate study. 

General Studies HACL Drop-In advising: Are you a General Studies HACL major? Drop in at any of the times below to talk with designated advisors for the listed program or discipline. Course planning, major questions, SAPC review are all available during these times.  Please have your m# available.

Pre-Law Advising Session: Students interested in learning about the law school admissions process are strongly encouraged to attend this information session.  Mr. Shaffer will provide guidance on the academic and administrative processes necessary for law school admissions.  He will also discuss the services his office provides to University of Maryland students as they prepare for the application process.

Resume Building: This workshop will help students design their resume and include relevant information for their career goals.

Goal Planning for Students: This workshop will help students learn how to set achievable goals that will help them get on a path to success. 

Making a Plan: Academic Planning: This session is designed for students with fewer than 45 credits who are interested in developing academic goals and creating a path for graduation degree at Montgomery College. It will introduce you to the various resources you can use to create, update, and record your academic plan.

Friday, April 1

General Studies INTG Drop-In Advising: Are you a General Studies INTG Major? Drop in at any of the times below to talk with designated advisors for the listed program or discipline. Course planning, major questions, SAPC review are all available during these times.  Please have your m# available.

ASL Advising Session: At this advising session students will learn details on ASL courses to fulfill a general education requirement and to enrich your knowledge of Deaf language and culture.  Please pre-register using your MC email address to get the zoom information.

General Studies STEM Drop-In Advising: Are you a General Studies STEM major? Drop in at any of the times below to talk with designated advisors for the listed program or discipline. Course planning, major questions, SAPC review are all available during these times.  Please have your m# available. 

Biological Sciences Program and Environmental Science and Policy Advising Session: Come talk to program advisors from the Biological Sciences Program and the Environmental Science and Policy Program. Discuss program pathways, transfer, and course selection, or come have your questions answered. 

UMD@USG CCJS Advising: Come learn about the University of Maryland's Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJS) program at the Universities at Shady Grove. This will be a great opportunity to learn about the CCJS program, transfer requirements, and transfer process! We are here to answer any questions you may have and help you along the way!

Biological Sciences Program and Environmental Science and Policy Advising Session: Come talk to program advisors from the Biological Sciences Program and the Environmental Science and Policy Program. Discuss program pathways, transfer, and course selection, or come have your questions answered.

The University of Maryland Biological Sciences Program at the Shady Grove Campus: Interested in pursuing a career in a health field or in biomedical research? Consider earning a B.S. in Biology from the University of Maryland Biological Sciences program at the Universities at Shady Grove, located just 4 miles from the MC Rockville campus.  The majority of our students transfer into our program from Montgomery College - visit our info session to learn more!