Student Counseling & Advising

Are you a new student or are you unsure of your career choice? Have you lost your job or are you interested in pursuing a new career? Our career counselors can help you identify skills, values, interests and occupational and educational opportunities to determine the pathway to your goals. 

Our counseling team understands that students face many non-academic pressures and challenges. We can help you manage issues that impact your overall well-being. We offer the following: 

  • Academic Counseling
  • Anger Management Seminars
  • College Transfer Seminars
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Higher Education Information
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Referrals/Consultations
  • Student Success Seminars

Our team also provides academic advice and assistance. We:

  • Provide advising for educational planning and course selection
  • Facilitate programme planning and registration
  • Facilitate changes in programmes
  • Provide referrals to academic support resources as needed

Additionally, our guidance and academic support services which supplement instruction include:

  • Peer tutoring
  • Faculty mentorship
  • Academic intervention

Student Success Seminars

Our Student Development Seminar, SLS 1000, is a mandatory seven-week orientation seminar. It provides information on self-evaluation, learning styles, time management, stress management and BTVI policies. Students gain experiential social learning through community placement exercises and self-enrichment and personal growth by attending developmental workshops/seminars.