What Services Are Available To Help Me Succeed In My Classes?

Advising Services

Academic advisors help students choose classes, prepare for transfer to other schools, and map out a plan for degree or certificate completion. Advising is available at each campus, or through the Dual Enrollment Coordinator.

Career Coaches

Career Coaches can help students apply for admission to PDCCC and other schools, arrange college visits to many Virginia area colleges and universities, help students decide on a major, apply for scholarships and more. Take advantage of this great program by contacting your guidance counselor for Career Coach schedules.

Susan Stubenrauch
Works with the following high schools:
Smithfield
Windsor
Kings Fork
Lakeland
Nansemond River

Candice Artis
Works with the following high schools:
Franklin
Southampton

iGrad

This is a free service to students, which helps you understand college loans, credit cards and other personal finance issues, helps you to match careers with college majors and more! To access iGrad, click on the Financial Aid portal on our website at www.pdc.edu. Even though high school students aren’t eligible to use financial aid, they are eligible and encouraged to use iGrad – in fact, anyone can use iGrad, whether or not they are college students. Give it a try!

Tutoring Services

PDCCC has partnered with SMARTHINKING, an online tutoring service. Students can get help in Math, Science, English Composition and more, for free! To access SMARTHINKING, log in to Blackboard through SIS. You’ll see the information on the Blackboard Homepage.

Library Services

PDCCC maintains a library at both of its campuses, as well as providing access to the entire VCCS virtual library of Ebooks, databases, etc.