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  • Advising

    From the beginning of your college journey—until the end—our advisors are here for you. There are various types of advising but they all share a common goal—to provide assistance and help ensure your success. Our advisors play an active role in your entry to Edison State—and they are here for you through completion. We encourage you to utilize our advising services.

    Career Pathways Advising

    Edison State's career pathways advisors are your partners in success. A career pathways advisor is the first advisor that you will meet with once you have made the decision to further your education. Together, you and your career pathways advisor will

    • Identify the academic program that will set you on your desired career path.
    • Select the courses you'll need to accomplish your academic goals.
    • Help you develop a student plan tailored to your lifestyle and work schedule.
    • Prepare you to navigate your first semester at Edison State.
    PIQUA   Laura Quinlisk    Business & Information Technology   Email
    PIQUA   Joe Ratermann    Engineering & Manufacturing   Email
    PIQUA   Morgan Abney   Social & Public Services   Email
    PIQUA   Carin Benning   Health Sciences (Nursing & Veterinary Technology)   Email
    PIQUA   Marissa Teneyuque    Health Sciences and students attending the Troy location   Email
    PIQUA   Stacey Bean    University Transfer   Email
    EATON   Jenna Winger   All students attending the Eaton location   Email
    GREENVILLE     Rhonda Rich   All students attending the Greenville location   Email
  • Additional Advising Services

    Edison State's provides additional advising services based upon specific needs. You can review these services below.

  • Now you are enrolled and on your way but you may require additional assistance. Do you have questions about your major? Do you want some advice on a course or other academic issue? 

      We recommend that you meet with your faculty advisor each semester to

      • Confirm that you are pursuing the correct academic program to set you on your desired career path.
      • Select the courses needed to accomplish your academic goals.
      • Review your personalized student plan which is tailored to your lifestyle and work schedule.  

      Not sure who your faculty advisor is?
      Your faculty advisor's name appears on the advising tab within Student Planning in MyESCC. If you do not have a designated faculty advisor, please submit a Declaration or Change of Major Form to Registration and Records. 

      Students may work with other advisors at different points in their academic career, depending upon their needs. In addition to career pathways and faculty advising, Edison State provides

      • Career Services Advising  Career Services advisors can help you identify your strengths and interests, match them to careers you might enjoy and provide you with resources to gain a deeper understanding of these career fields including job outlook, salary and education requirements. They can also assist you with finding a job, including resume help, interview preparation and job search skills.
      • Disability Support Services  Disability Support advisors work with students to identify and provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
      • College Credit Plus Advising  College Credit Plus advisors work with high school students who wish to enroll in the College Credit Plus program and take college-level courses at Edison State, while still attending high school. Advisors work closely with you to identify courses that will transfer seamlessly to meet degree requirements at other colleges and universities.
      • Financial Aid Advising  Edison State's Resource specialists and Financial Aid advisors are prepared to help you understand the financial aid process and how it applies to you and your specific situation. 
      • Veterans Services Advising  Edison State offers a number of support services and amenities to veterans and their families.