Being Prepared for College/Establishing Clear and Realistic Goals
Prior to attending Cape Cod Community College, you can access many services and programs (stepping stones) to increase your chances of success on this Pathway. These may include:
Advisors are here to provide you with the best possible advising that will guide you towards reaching your academic, career, transfer, and personal goals. All matriculated students are assigned to an academic advisor. Your advisor may be a faculty member from your program area, a member of the professional staff or you may be assigned to the Advising Center.
Advising & Counseling Center, Grossman Commons Building, Room 203-C, (508) 362-2131 x4318
ACCCESS provides free educational services to individuals 16 years old or older on Cape Cod and the Islands to improve their reading, writing, listening, speaking, math, science, and social studies skills.
Hyannis Center, (508) 362-2131 x5000
A program that offers opportunities to study new subjects and explore interests that students over 50 may never have had the opportunity to learn before.
Grossman Commons Building, Room 203-C, (508) 362-2131 x4318 or
You can earn college credit and save time and money by successfully completing one or more CLEP examinations. Similarly, students who have successful scores on Advanced Placement Examinations may be granted college credit.
Grossman Commons Building, Room 204-C, (508) 362-2131 x4543
The Assessment Center administers the College’s basic skills assessment to help you determine your appropriate course placements and offers additional resources such as learning styles workshops, learning and study skills inventories, and reading style inventories.
Grossman Commons Building, Room 204, (508) 362-2131 x4543
The Career Services office offers a variety of services and resources, such as career counseling, self-assessments, occupation research, job search advice, and career videos to assist you in defining and reaching your career goals.
Maureen M. Wilkens Building (formerly South), Room 229, (508) 362-2131 x4688
College Diversity Fairs
Cultural Diversity Fairs help the College and surrounding communities learn about and understand one another through food, games, dance, music, literature, story-telling, and art.
Admissions Office, Nickerson Administration Building, Room G-3, (508) 362-2131 x4760
Math and English Refresher Workshops are provided at no charge through the Advising and Counseling Office.
Grossman Commons Building, Room 203-C, (508) 362-2131 x4318
Qualified high school students can earn both high school and college credits through this program.
Admissions Office, Nickerson Administration Building, Room G-3, (508) 362-2131 x4311
You can receive help in filling out the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). The Financial Aid Office provides a computer for students to submit applications online.
Nickerson Administration Building, Room G-2, (508) 362-2131 x4393