Providing Guidance from Admission through Graduation
Welcome to the DMACC Academic Advising homepage. On this site, you will find general information to help you develop your educational plan.
While we offer academic advising at all locations, your primary contact for your program of study may be on a
advisor can assist you with:
Advising vs. Counseling
Advisors and counselors perform different roles. We recommend you make an appointment with a
counselor if you need help with:
- Academic issues (struggling grades)
- Career issues (deciding on a career)
- Personal issues (family/relationship issues, stress, anxiety, etc.)
Click here to visit the Counseling Site.
The mission of Student Development is to provide counseling and advising in a learning environment to help individuals achieve their educational, career, and personal goals.
*Please note: West Des Moines Campus advising is by appointment only--no walk ins. Advising appointments are available Monday through Thursday 8 am to 5 pm and Fridays 8 am to 3 pm. Please call 515-964-6200 to schedule your advising appointment.
West Des Moines Campus office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 6 pm and 7:30 am to 4 pm on Fridays.
To refer a student for academic advising support, please find instructions on how to submit a Student Support Request below.