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Consult With an Advisor

Consult With an Advisor

Summary

The different types of advisors and how to consult with an advisor

Types of Advisors

There are four main types of advisors:

Consulting With an Advisor

College Entry and Transfer Advisors meet with students both by appointment and on a walk-in basis. They are available for walk-ins in the Bailey Building (#5 on our campus map), located at the main Asheville campus on Monday–Thursday from 9:00 a.m.–5:45 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Sign in under the "First Stop" sign in the lobby of the Bailey Building.

If you are a new student or a current student wishing to change your academic program, you can schedule an appointment with the College Entry Advisor by emailing generaladvising@abtech.edu. You can schedule an appointment with a Pre-Limited/Pre-Selective Advisor by emailing gotadvising@abtech.edu. Keep in mind that there are times of the year when Pre-Limited/Pre-Selective Advisors only see students on a walk-in basis.

To consult with your faculty/program advisor, you should contact the advisor directly by phone or email. You can find your advisor's contact information at abtech.edu/myadvisor. You may also call (828) 398-7900 or email info@abtech.edu for help finding your advisor's contact information. 

Distance Advising

  • A-B Tech has a Distance Advisor who is available to assist new students who are not yet in a program, do not live in the Asheville area, and are therefore not able to visit our campus to meet with an advisor. Our Distance Advisor can be reached at distanceadvising@abtech.edu.
  • Generally speaking, distance students who have been assigned a program/faculty advisor should contact their program advisor by phone or email for advising assistance.
  • Pre-Limited/Pre-Selective students should contact a GOT Advisor by email at gotadvising@abtech.edu.
  • Transfer students should contact a Transfer Advisor.

Personal Counseling

A-B Tech also offers personal counseling. If you would like to schedule an appointment, stop by the Information Desk in the Bailey Building or call (828) 398-7900.

 

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