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Counseling and Advising

Counseling and Advising

We want you to succeed at Montgomery College. Our counselors and advisors work closely with students to help them meet their personal, career, and educational goals.

Counseling faculty help students with their personal, career, and educational goals and assist students with selecting the courses that are right for them. Counselors also teach student success courses, such as First Year Seminar, and provide interventions and support when students need help. 

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First Year Experience

Orientations, seminars, events, and more to help new students get started at MC.

Learn More about FYE

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Academic Advising and Planning

Our advisors help you plan and map out a successful college experience.  

Learn More About Advising

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Transfer Advising and Opportunities

Planning is key to a successful transfer.

Learn More About Transfer

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Counseling and Advising Office Locations


Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard Student Affairs and Science Building (SA), Room 250


Long Nguyen and Kimmy Duong Student Services Center (SV), Room 206

Takoma Park / Silver Spring

Nunley Student Services Building (ST), Room 233 (2nd Floor)


Disability Support Services

New students must self-identify to DSS in order to begin the process for accommodations and services.

Career Services for Students

Explore career information, find internships, and get help with your job search. 

Personal Counseling

Struggling with school, career, or personal issues? We can help.

International & Multicultural Student Services

The International & Multicultural Student Center on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus develops and coordinate programs and services for MC's increasing international and multicultural student population.

Special Programs

Veterans and Military Members
Veterans and Military Members
MC provides resources and services for veterans and active/reserve service members, including Combat2College, a program offering academic and social support to veterans.
International Students
International and ESL Students
MC is proud to welcome students from all over the world. Our coordinators assist international students in every step toward becoming an MC student.
High School Students
High School Students 
High school juniors and seniors can experience the independence of college-level study while also earning college credit.