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Advising Office

Devon Powell
Associate Dean, Student Services

Why Meet With an Advisor?    

Advisors are professionals who  guide students from new student orientation to graduation. We encourage you to get to know your advisor and to take advantage of the wide range of information and services he or she can provide. Advisors will help you  clarify your  goals, create a plan, and explore resources to help you reach your goals. They can also assist with problem-solving, explain policies and procedures, and refer to campus resources.        

Make an appointment with your College Advisor here. To get the most out of your advising appointment See helpful advising tips.                                    

Meet Our HWC College Advisors (Click Here)                                              


Advising Office Services:

  • Appointments (Online or In-Person)
  • Walk-Ins (Room 101)
  • New Student Orientation (Online or In-Person)
  • Academic Planning Workshops
  • Star Scholar Info Sessions
  • Resource Fairs
  • Mobile Advising (Various Locations)


Become a Peer Advisor!


Peer Advisors are CCC student representatives to prospective and current students, faculty, staff and the public. They provide information about advising, transfer, and other support services. Peer advisors help create a welcoming environment for the Harold Washington community. 


Apply to become a Peer Advisors Here!





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Mission Statement

As an integral part of the educational experience, the Advising Department at Harold Washington College empowers students to take charge of their academic, career, and personal goals through shared responsibility between the student and advisor.   

Contact Information

(312) 553-5879
(312) 553-6084
30 East Lake Street
Room 203
Chicago, IL 60601
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Mon - Wed, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thurs, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Saturday, CLOSED


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