Skagit Valley College

Counseling and Advising Center

SVC Academic Advising is a part of the Counseling and Advising Center. We are dedicated to promoting student success by helping students achieve their full academic potential.

Our staff assist current and prospective students to:

  • Select quarterly course and review program requirements
  • Select a career and area of study
  • Find the right educational path and support to stay on the path
  • Advise students who are transferring in credits from another college
  • Plan their transfer to other colleges and universities
  • Understand accurate information of college policies
  • Identify and connect students with college services such as counseling, tutoring, and other support services.

Our advisors provide an environment of encouragement and support that promotes a positive, rewarding experience at SVC.

Counseling services are also available for current or returning SVC students to provide academic/educational counseling, career counseling, confidential crisis intervention and/or short-term personal counseling, as well as referral to community resources to help students adjust to, cope with, and succeed in college.

Emergency Contacts

Care Crisis Line 24/7:  800.584.3578 

CPIT Outreach Team: 360.419.3640  9am-12am 7 days/week – mobile team with a chemical dependency professional and licensed mental health professional who can help by phone or in person

Make an Appointment

Mount Vernon Campus:

2405 East College Way
Lewis Hall L-113
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: (360) 416-7654
Fax: (360) 416-7676
[email protected]

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Whidbey Island Campus:

1900 SE Pioneer Way
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
(360) 679-5319

San Juan Center:

221 Weber Way
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
(360) 378-3220

South Whidbey Center:

723 Camano Avenue
Langley, WA 98260
(360) 341-2324

Marine Technology Center:

1606 R. Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221
For advising questions, contact either  the MV or Whidbey Island Campus
(360) 679-5319

Staff Directory

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Drop-In and Online Advising

Drop-in and Online advising options are available for current or prospective students. These sessions are short, up to a maximum of 30 minutes long. It is requested that you schedule an appointment with your assigned advisor first before attending drop-in or online advising.

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Advising Tools and Resources

New and returning students are encouraged to use the Online Student Toolbox to access registration functions, personal academic information, and other advising tools.

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