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Counseling and Advising Center



Counseling and Advising Office Hours:   Counselors are available by appointment   

Monday: 8:00am – 6:30pm
Tuesday – Thursday 8:00am – 5:30pm
Friday: 8:00 am- 12:00pm

Contact Us:
Phone: (231)777-0362
Email: counselingandadvising@muskegoncc.edu
Location: Main Campus, Room 1050       

EXPRESS Counseling and Advising:

counseling icon 150x150Extended Service Mondays: 10:00am – 3:30pm                                                                                                                                    The counseling team is available for drop ins by zoom or face to face, no appointment needed

Tuesday-Thursday 1:00pm-3:30pm                                                                                                                                           September 4 – December 14, 2023                                                                                                                                                                                                             

  •  Answering general questions
  • Verify secondary applications (nurse, respiratory therapy, medical assistant, certified nurse aide)
  • Questions regarding dropping a course
  • Verify/update program codes                                                                                                                                                                                                       To connect with a counselor virtual via Express Drop-in:
    1. Please click on the zoom link below
    2. We ask for your patience; counselors will see students on a first come first serve basis
    3. Please complete an RSVP Form in the chat
    4. You will be directed into a private breakout room with a counselor

    Click here to access Express Counseling


EXTENDED SERVICES/ EXTENDED HOURS                             

Extended Drop ins   

December  18 – 20, 2023                                                                                                                                                                      January 2 – 12, 2024                                                                                                                                                                                  Monday  8:30am -5:30pm                                                                                                                                                               Tuesday -Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm                                Friday 8:30-11:30

Click here to access Extended Drop-In Counseling    or come to campus and meet with us face to face! We are located at the main entrance, room 1050.

  • Plan classes for the upcoming semester
  • Complete Training Plans for MI Works
  • Complete Financial Aid Appeals  (for students who have a Warning or Suspension Status)
  • Answering general questions
  • Verify secondary applications (nurse, respiratory therapy, medical assistant, certified nurse aide)
  • Questions regarding dropping a course
  • Verify/update program codes

To attend Extended Drop-In Counseling and Advising, click the link above. You will be asked to complete an RSVP Form and then directed into a private breakout room with a counselor who can best answer your questions.





Click the Scope of Practice button above to learn more about the MCC Counseling and Advising Center and the services, counselors, and resources available to you.

New Students

If you are a new student, make sure to complete all six steps to help you become an MCC student: https://www.muskegoncc.edu/enrollment-services/  

Career Resources

Major & Career Exploration

We provide personalized guidance and assistance in the career decision making process by helping you identify your talents, interests and values while setting clear educational goals.

Career One Stop: Describes skills and job duties for multiple occupations and employment outlooks in regional and national context.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Outlook Handbook. What is the outlook for your career?  You may find current career outlook information at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.   www.bls.gov.

O*NET: Occupational Information Network. Find occupations using keywords or use a list of your skills to find matching occupations

Michigan Labor Market Information:  Prepares employment outlook by careers. This is a great way explore the demand in the work force and wage information.

What Can I Do with this Major?  Learn about careers available for different majors

Please click the tiles below to navigate counseling and advising services.

Choose Your Career Pathway

Please explore the six career pathways below. By clicking on the “more” button under each pathway, you can view the different academic areas of study and degrees offered to help you identify a possible career. MCC counselors are available to meet with you based on the specific career pathway in which you are interested.

To schedule an advising/counseling appointment go to: https://www.muskegoncc.edu/counseling-and-advising-center/counseling-and-advising-center-2/schedule-an-appointment/

Arts, Humanities, and Communication

Careers in the arts, humanities and communication pathways appeal to those who place a great deal of value on self-expression, personal experience, imagination and creativity. If you are planning on pursuing a career in the creative and performing arts, music, philosophy, journalism, broadcasting or other related fields, this pathway may be for you.

Business and Information Technology

Careers in this pathway relate to all aspects of business and computer information technology.  These careers may include, but are not limited to, accounting, computer networking, software development, digital game design, entrepreneurship, graphic design, management, and marketing.

Engineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

Careers in this pathway are related to the technologies necessary to design, develop, install and maintain physical manufacturing systems. These include engineering and related fields, architecture, mechanics and repairers, manufacturing technology, precision production, electronics, construction trades and related industries.

Health Services

Careers in this pathway are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease.  These include research, prevention, treatment and health related technologies.  Health care professionals are in high demand locally and nationwide.

Human Services

Human Services is focused on helping people overcome adversity through strength-based approaches that empower them to reach their full potential. Human Service Professionals help people to advance lives, help those in need, and educate future generations.

Math and Science

Individuals who enjoy math and science are often analytical thinkers that prefer to examine evidence to assist in demonstrating a theory or outcome. This pathway includes careers in areas such as agriculture, astronomy, the biological sciences, chemistry, environmental science, geography, geology, and mathematics.