Inver Hills Student
Counseling & Advising

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Contact Information

Counseling & Advising

counseling@inverhills.edu
advising@inverhills.edu
651-450-3508
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Counseling & Advising

Quick Stop Advising Hours

(10 minutes)

Mon. - Thur.: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fri.: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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Appointment Hours

(60 minutes)

Mon. & Thur.: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tue. & Wed.: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Counseling & Advising

Virtual Quick Stop

To better serve our students, the Advising Department is introducing, "10 Minute Quick Stop Advising".

Quick Stop is focused on immediate needs and for issues that can be addressed in less than 10 minutes.

  • Application for Graduation
  • Assistance with changes in current semester schedule
  • Change major
  • Consortium Agreement for Financial Aid
  • Course/Substitution Waiver Form assistance
  • DARS clarification/questions
  • Review of completed appeal prior to submittal
  • Questions/clarification regarding a college policy or letter from college

Additionally, we are still available for 60 minute appointments for questions such as:

  • Academic Concerns
  • Academic Planning for multiple semesters
  • Accommodations for Disability Services
  • Career and/or Major Exploration
  • Financial Aid-max time frame-academic plan
  • Personal Concerns
  • Transfer Questions

Quick Stop is available:
Mon. - Thur.: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fri.: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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Please note, students will be served on a first come first served basis and wait times may vary. You may also email advising@inverhills.edu to connect with an advisor and counseling@inverhills.edu to connect with a counselor.

Schedule an Appointment with an Academic Advisor or Counselor

Scheduling an appointment is easy. Simply click on the following link to access online scheduling with the Academic Advisors and the Counselors via Starfish. You will be prompted to select either a phone appointment or a Zoom video appointment. If scheduling online is difficult for you, call the Counseling & Advising office coordinator at 651-450-3508.

Schedule a Counseling & Advising Appointment

If you schedule a phone appointment

Be available at your designated appointment time and the Academic Advisor or Counselor will call you as soon as possible during your scheduled time.

If you schedule a Zoom video appointment

Scheduling a zoom appointment affords several benefits including the ability for you to view our computer screen to show you materials and resources. You will be asked whether you would like to use video or only audio.

  • Using your phone
    If you are attending the meeting by phone, you will need to download the ZOOM app. Then, simply open the link sent to you in your confirmation email. The link will look something like this: https://minnstate.zoom.us/advisororcounselornamehere. When the prior appointment is complete, your academic advisor or counselor will start your meeting.
  • Using your laptop
    If you are attending the meeting by laptop, simply open the link sent to you in your confirmation email. It will look something like this: https://minnstate.zoom.us/advisororcounselornamehere. You will receive a prompt to download Zoom and then you will enter into the “waiting room.” When the prior appointment is complete, your academic advisor or counselor will start your meeting.

In the event that you are unable to get Zoom to function on your device, please email your advisor or counselor directly.

Zoom Instructions for Students

Instructions can be found here.

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