Contact Information

Counseling, Advising, and
Career Development
Phone: 651-450-3508
Location: College Center

Individual appointments are available for enrolled or returning students. To schedule, call 651-450-3508.

Appointment Hours

(30 minutes)

Mon – Thu: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Summer 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

Individual appointments are available for enrolled or returning students. To schedule, call 651-450-3508.

Quick-Stop Advising Hours

(10 minutes)

Mon – Thu: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Fri: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Last check-in is 15 minutes prior to ending time.)

During peak times, such as the first week of class and first week of registration, accessibility through quick-stop advising will be increased and appointments may be limited.

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Student Success

The IHCC counseling staff is here to assist you with your transition to college, including orientation and classes for new students. Counselors can help you develop strategies to succeed in college, access college resources, and understand college policies/procedures. In addition, check out the online tools below to help you study, take tests, and manage your time!

Orientation and classes for new students

Attending orientation is essential for all degree seeking students and mandatory if you will be registering for more than five credits. At orientation, you will gain essential information about educational options, selecting courses, college services, and policies/procedures.  If you are not a returning IHCC student, please contact Admissions for more information.

Classes for new students
INTS 1000, On Course: This class introduces proven strategies to help students create greater success in college and in life. The course provides an interactive environment for students to identify their motivation and opportunities for personal growth, engage in academic and career decision making, and explore and utilize campus resources and services. Strongly recommended for all new degree-seeking students.

INTS 1101, College Success Strategies: This is a two credit course designed to help you reach their educational goals. Topics include academic goal setting, testing strategies, time management skills, learning styles, and selecting courses.  Presently, the course focuses on helping students become good online learners!

College jargon
You may already know these terms, but if not, you will soon! Visit college jargon.

Tools to help you study, take tests, and succeed academically in college  

Reading and writing:
Seven Strategies for Reading Difficult Material
Online Grammar Handbook
Online Writing Lab  (OWL)
Online Dictionaries -   English,  ASL

Math skills and math anxiety: 
Math Practice Assessments
Accuplacer review (math, reading, and English)
Math Study Skills Self-Survey
Developing Math Confidence

Studying effectively:
What is Your Learning Style

Sound Memory Strategies
Thinking Like a Genius

Taking Tests: 
Test Taking Strategies
How to Keep Calm During Tests
Hints for Specific Types of Tests
Key Task Words in Essay Questions
Test Anxiety 
Speakers Anxiety

Managing time and avoiding procrastination: 
Printable Schedule Planning Worksheet pdf document
7 Day Procrastination Plan
Overcoming Procrastination

Online learning:
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