Advising & Retention Services

Welcome to the Advising & Retention Services department at John Wood Community College. Our job is to assist you in a variety of aspects of your college experience. Advising & Retention provides JWCC students academic advisement, degree exploration and planning, connections with transfer institutions, and much more. Please feel free to utilize our office to assist you in making your experience at JWCC and beyond as smooth as possible.

Office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:00pm.

For questions, please contact us at 217-641-4355 or


The Advising & Retention Staff


Fall 2015 Registration is happening now! Sign up for your classes today!

Contact an advisor to pre-plan your class schedule TODAY! It's never too early to get a jump start on your upcoming class schedule!

EXPECT THE WEB! Once you have met with an Advisor, you will be expected to register via SOLAR Account.

CALL US at 217-641-4355 to make an appointment or email us at!

***Please make sure you have all of your admissions requirements completed prior to meeting with an advisor!