The Counseling Department offers informational workshops to educate students and assist them in reaching their academic/career goals.    

New Student Orientation (NSo) &
Academic advising workshops (AAW)

You must attend an NSO and AAW in order to receive priority registration as a new student.  In the NSO, you will learn "need to know information" and student support programs such as Counseling, Financial Aid, Tutoring and much more.  In the AAW, you meet with a counselor who will assist you in understanding your assessment results (START test) and help you select your first semester classes as a new student.  Click the following link to register for the NSO & AAW.

fall 2014

Santa Maria Campus
May 6th       Location: G-106
                   3-4:30 p.m. (NSO)
                   4:30-5:30 p.m. (AAW)

May 13th    Location: H-104
                  3-4:30 p.m. (NSO)
                  4:30-5:30 p.m. (AAW)

June 3rd    Location: C-40 (Forum)
                  5-6:30 p.m. (NSO)
                  6:30-7:30 p.m. (AAW)

June 9th-12th    Location: C-40 (Forum)
                          9:30-11 a.m. (NSO)
                         11-12 p.m. (AAW)
                         1-2:30 p.m. (NSO)
                         2:30-3:30 p.m. (AAW)

Lompoc Valley Center
June 16th        Location: Bldg. 3 Room 114
                       12-1:30 p.m. (NSO)
                        Location: Bldg. 2 Room 212 & 102
                        1:30-2:30 p.m. (AAW)

June 17th       Location: Bldg. 3 Room 114
                       4:30-6 p.m. (NSO)
                       Location: Bldg. 1 Room 204 & Bldg. 2 Room 203
                       6-7 p.m. (AAW)

nursing workshops

You will learn about our CNA, LVN, and RN requirements.  This includes, prerequisites, application deadlines, AHC graduation requirements, the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) requirements, and nursing priority registration.  This workshop is intended for all students interested in AHC's nursing program. 

spring 2014

Santa Maria Campus, Bldg. A-103 (Student Services)
Jan 8th      3-4 p.m.
Jan 14th    3-4 p.m.
Feb 24th    2:30-3:30 p.m.
Mar 19th    10-11 a.m.
Apr 16th     3-4 p.m.
May 13th    5-6 p.m.
Lompoc Campus, Bldg. 1 Room 203
Jan 9th      5-6 p.m.
Mar 5th     12-1 p.m.
Apr 15th    10-11 a.m.
May 28th   12-1 p.m. 

fall 2013 university transfer workshops

The University Transfer Center (UTC) provides informative workshops to assist students in the transfer process.  Click here for the list of transfer workshops scheduled for the fall semester. 




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