New Student Advising Checklist (PDF)

Academic Advising engages, challenges, and supports a diverse student population to assist students in achieving their educational goals by:

  • Explaining Placement Test Results and Developmental Placement
  • Teaching students how to read & understand their Degree Requirements
  • Guiding students in choosing classes that will meet the academic requirements of his/her degree
  • Teaching the student how to read the college catalog
  • Accessing Web Advisor through Portal
  • Providing information about academic deadlines
  • Explaining College Policies and Procedures
  • Offering referrals to campus resources

The Academic Advising Center operates as a walk-in center.

Contact Information

  • Phone: (201)612-5480
  • E-mail:
  • Address:
    400 Paramus Road
    Pitkin Education Building, Room A118
    Center for Student Success
    Paramus, NJ 07652


  1. Academic Advisor referral and contact information may be made available in the Bergen portal, as applicable.
  2. During peak registration time students should arrive at least 1.5 hours before Center for Student Success closes.

Reference Materials and Handout


Advising Group Sessions

Department Group Session Dates Room
Health Professions & Veterinary Technology
(Admissions Information Session)
For questions and updates, please refer to
Information Technology, Game Programming & Testing/Medical Informatics For questions and updates, please contact
A-118, Advising Center/Pitkin Building
STEM Programs
(Science, Technology, Mathematics)
For questions & updates, please contact A-118, Advising Center/Pitkin Building


ESL / ALP Cohort Advising Referrals and Contact Information

Faculty Advisor & Language Fluency Office Email
Carol Miele A-214 Pitkin Building
Bill Jiang (Chinese – English) A-333 Pitkin Building
Leah Carmona (Spanish – English) B-309 Pitkin Building
Olga Weston (Russian – English) L-337 Pitkin Building