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The Advising Centers

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The Advising Office is currently helping new and current students prepare and register for fall semester classes. All student services continue to be offered remotely, and new and current students are encouraged to access these services from off campus. Starting August 10, John Tyler Community College will begin providing limited on-campus assistance for students who are unable to access services remotely.

Remote Assistance

To connect with staff remotely, email or call 804-706-5224 for the Chester office and 804-594-1558. You can also contact advising through Navigate, available in the myTyler portal. Staff are available virtually from 10 am to 5 pm. Emails and phone messages will receive a response within 24 hours.

In-Person Assistance

Staff will be available to assist students in-person at the Chester and Midlothian campuses at the following dates and times:

August 10–13: 12–7 pm
August 17–20: 12–7 pm
August 21: 8 am–5 pm

Students should check in at the table in front of the Advising Center when they arrive and they will be assigned an appointment slot. Only one student will be allowed in each in-person appointment; family members and guests will be asked to wait outside the building. Each session should be approximately 30 minutes. Students can bring unofficial transcripts to their appointment for advising purposes. All visitors must follow Tyler's safety protocols on campus.


John Tyler Community College (JTCC) Advising Centers have academic/career advisors and professional counselors to assist you with educational, career and life planning.

Advising Center staff provide:

  • Academic advising, primarily for first semester and undeclared students
  • Assistance with changing or declaring a major
  • Information on transferring
  • Placement test results interpretation
  • Guidance on academic policies and procedures
  • Assignment of faculty advisors
  • Career and life skills workshops throughout the semester, such as:
    • Time management
    • Stress management
    • Test taking
    • Critical thinking skills
  • Community resource referrals

Chester Campus

Moyar Hall, Room M107
13101 Jefferson Davis Highway
Chester, Virginia 23831
Phone: 804-706-5224
Fax: 804-796-4046
Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Midlothian Campus

T Building, Room T115
800 Charter Colony Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: 804-594-1558
Fax: 804-594-1557
Monday – Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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