Student Success CenterStudent Success Center, Allman Center, Main Campus

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Student Success Center

The Student Success Center is located in Room 164 of the Allman Center on Main Campus. The center coordinates new student orientations, academic advising, personal and career counseling and disability services.

Take a look at our Student Success Center FAQ.

Student Success Center Hours

Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Phone: 336.734.7156

Online Advising

The Student Success Center offers online advising for current Forsyth Tech students Monday-Thursday 9am-2pm. Advisor Chat is an online advising system designed to assist students who have quick questions. Academic Advisors are available for you to chat with about educational goals, program selection, program requirements and college transfer requirements. Advisor Chat sessions are limited to 10 minutes. If you need assistance past 10 minutes, you will be able to set up an in-person meeting with the advisor, continue communicating through email, or by phone.

A chat transcript and student satisfaction survey will be emailed to the student immediately following the end of each chat session.

Advisor Chat cannot be used for the following:

  • Program Change Request
  • Registration/Course Overrides
  • Institution Withdrawal
  • Financial Aid inquiries

Current students are able to access Advisor Chat:

  • Mondays: 9am-2pm
  • Tuesdays: 9am-2pm
  • Wednesdays: 9am-2pm
  • Thursdays: 9am-2pm

Chat with an Online Advisor

The Chat with an Online Advisor will be available beginning 11/13/13

Online Advising will be disabled on the following dates:
11/28-12/1: Thanksgiving Holiday
12/9-12/10: New Student Orientation
12/20-1/8: Christmas Holiday, Late Registration, and Drop/Add period
1/20: MLK Day
4/9 -4/15: New Student Orientation and Walk-in registration

Personal Counselors

Personal counselors are here to help you deal with life issues that affect your progress at Forsyth Tech. The center also offers information and referrals for more intensive, specialized assistance, if needed. The counseling staff adheres to the ethical standards of the National Board for Certified Counselors.

While we can be contacted by phone or e-mail regarding personal concerns, it is recommended that Forsyth Tech students visit the Student Success Center in person, or visit a helping professional in their local area.  If you have an emergency, please call 911, or in Forsyth County call 336.725.7777.

Career Counselors

Career Counselors offer advice on finding the right career, getting a better job, preparing for interviews and other career-related areas. We provide career testing, counseling and information to prospective and currently enrolled students.

Services and Information for Students (including tips on interviewing, preparing a resume and cover letter, job listings and more).

Services and Information for Employers (including information about on-campus recruiting and participating in our annual Job Fair).

Academic Advisors

Academic advisors work with you to help with educational goal-setting and decision-making, college selection, college transfer and strategies for academic success.