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Student Counseling & Advising

Published or Revised September 19, 2012

Students and alumni are assisted in achieving appropriate career goals, increasing personal satisfaction and self-esteem, improving interpersonal and social relationships, and obtaining more from available education and job opportunities by the PJC Counseling/Advising Department. Services provided by the department include:

Appointments can be made in person or by telephone. Students may drop-in or schedule an appointment to see a counselor, or advisor or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for online assistance.

Paris Campus

Alford Center
Phone: 903-782-0426
FAX: 903-782-0796
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Greenville Center

Phone: 903-454-9333 (Call for an appointment.)

Sulphur Springs Center

Phone: 903-885-1232 (Call for an appointment.)

Students may consult a counselor or advisor from the Counseling/Advising Center at any time regarding academic concerns.

All students, regardless of their academic status, are encouraged to seek academic advising as early on in the semester as possible to plan their schedules and discuss their academic progress. Each Schedule of Classes contains information about early advising and registration opportunities. Seeking advice in a timely manner will help students avoid such problems as non-transferable courses and delays in graduation.

What You Can Expect

The Counseling/Advising Center offers students several academic advising services.

Counselors help students:

Counselors and Advisors help students:

Special Populations

The Connect Program, designed for special populations, provides textbook loans and childcare funding assistance to qualified students. To be considered for this program, a student must have a declared workforce education major.

Special population categories include the following:

This program offers personal and career counseling and referral services for participants. In addition, students are encouraged to take advantage of job preparation services such as resume writing and job interviewing materials.

To obtain an application for the Connect Program, students may go to room 103 of the Alford Building on the Paris campus or call 903-782-0426. Greenville students may go to the main office or call 903-454-9333, and Sulphur Springs students may go to the main office or call 903-885-1232.

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