Counseling and Academic Advising Services

Counseling & Academic Advising

Counseling & Academic Advising

College will be one of the most exciting times in your life. Along the way, you’re going to be faced with many choices, and each one will open you up to a world of possibilities.

Whether you’re here to earn an associate degree or certificate, prepare to transfer or have another plan entirely, our Counseling & Academic Advising team is here to support you in your goals and help you reach that next big step!

Simplify Your Choices

Each and every one of our students is unique, and you’re no exception. Whatever your circumstances may be, we’re here for you from the beginning of your college journey to the end…and beyond!

That’s why we offer tailored solutions based on your individual needs. And we want your experience here to be as enjoyable and stress free as possible.

Not sure how to get started?

If you have questions about your academic or career goals, or need to request special accommodations, the handy chart below will set you on the right path.

Who should I speak with? I…

Academic Advising
Academic Advising

  • Have decided my major and/or career path
  • Plan to pursue a Macomb degree or certificate
  • Intend to transfer to another college or university to pursue a four-year or advanced degree

  • Am undecided about my Macomb degree or certificate program and/or transfer major
  • Want to explore career options
  • Plan to transition from one career to another
Special Services
Special Services

  • Do not speak English as my first language (ESL or ELL)
  • Have a learning, mental health or physical disability
  • Am following a program for vocational rehabilitation

Our Services

Academic Advising

Know which program you're interested in? Our academic advisors are here to help you get the most out of your Macomb experience and simplify the transfer process!

  • We can:
    • Provide information about the college
    • Help you get started
    • Explore degree and certificate programs
    • Show you hidden opportunities
    • Connect you with resources
    • Clarify the transfer process


Undecided about your Macomb program or school of transfer? Our counselors can set you on the right path toward an enriching college experience and rewarding career.

  • We can:
    • Provide specialized career and academic counseling
    • Give referrals for career assessment and decision-making resources
    • Work with you to explore majors
    • Assist you with goal setting, academic and transfer planning
    • Bridge the career exploration and program selection process through our licensed counselor taught, three-credit LIFE-1010 course
    • Provide career assessment using Career Coach, connecting your interests to the job market and Macomb programs

Special Services

Need accommodations to help ensure you succeed in college? Special Services can help if you have a disability, have been placed into developmental classes, and/or if English is not your first language.

  • We can:
    • Offer specialized counseling
    • Give referrals for tutoring
    • Explore career options and discover lesser-known opportunities
    • Serve as a liaison with college departments and outside agencies
    • Coordinate auxiliary aids/services
      • Interpreters
      • Note-taking supports
      • FM equipment
      • Assistive technology
      • Captioning
      • Video relay/teletypewriter (TTY)
      • Alternative testing arrangements
      • Student Services Navigator referrals
      • Alternate format book requests
    • Provide services for English Language Learners

Additional Resources

Locations, Hours and Contact Information

Center CampusBuilding, Room 103
44575 Garfield Rd.
Clinton Township, MI 48038

South CampusBuilding, Room 370
14500 E. 12 Mile Rd.
Warren, MI 48088


Academic Advising, Counseling, Special Services
Phone: 586.445.7999

Student Options for Success (SOS)
Special Populations
Phone: 586.447.8609


Academic Advising:
Special Services:
Student Options for Success (SOS)/
Special Populations:

Hours of Operation*

Monday & Tuesday: 8 am-6 pm
Wednesday-Friday: 8 am-5 pm

* Varies. Please call for specific hours.