Advising Updates as of 4/29/2020
The Office of Academic Advisement will be working remotely until further notice. During this time, please be assured that all advisors in the department are committed to maintaining the same level of professionalism and services as we would under normal circumstances. Below are details that outline how you can remotely meet with an advisor. This page will be updated regularly, so please continue to check for updates.
Students who want to meet with their advisor should continue to schedule an appointment as normal. You can
make an appointment with your advisor
like normal. Advisors are continuously monitoring their email and their appointments. Students who have an upcoming appointment will be notified via email regarding how the advising appointment will be delivered. These delivery methods may include email, phone conferencing or web conferencing though Blackboard’s Collaborate or Zoom. It is imperative that you check both, the email used when scheduling an appointment as well as your RCSJ email prior
Failure to do so may result in a
Virtual Express Advising is open beginning April 20, 2020. To get in line to see an Express Advisor and receive immediate assistance, please visit, https://www.rcsj.edu/advisement/gloucester/express
If you are a student who requires a PIN number it is highly encouraged that you meet with your assigned Academic Advisor. To make an appointment, please visit the heading above entitled, Advising Appointments
Students can also take advantage of Virtual Express Advising by visiting, https://www.rcsj.edu/advisement/gloucester/express
In light of recent events, RCSJ Academic Advisors are holding their appointments
in a virtual setting.
If a student plans on taking
a Summer 2020 term course you can make an appointment now, BUT make sure you
indicate that when scheduling your advisement meeting.
Application to Graduate
The application to graduate for all students graduating this May or during the summer is online and located in the RCSJ Student Portal. Information about the process for applying can be found by
If you are a visiting student, a student enrolled at a four-year institution, but wants to enroll into courses at RCSJ, please
to be directed to our online visiting student application.
Withdrawing from a Course
The deadline to apply for a course withdrawal has been extended from April 3rd to April 27th. If you want to withdrawal from a course, please utilize the Virtual Express Advising during normal business hours by going to the following link, https://www.rcsj.edu/advisement/gloucester/express
Digitally Signing Documents
Many of the advisors are providing students with digital documents which include Advising Forms, Withdrawal Forms, Change of Major Forms, etc. These documents will require students to sign the file electronically. For information on how to sign your advising documents electronically, please click the following link, Instructions to digitally sign a PDF file.pdf
March 16-21: Spring Break (students and faculty)
March 18: All RCSJ locations close until further notice
March 19-20: Scheduled College Break/Holiday
March 23: All College employees begin to work from home
March 23-27: Extended Student Spring Break
March 28: Online learning begins for the remainder of the Spring Semester.
May 6: Last day of the Spring Semester