The goal of Advising at Hennepin Technical College is to assist students in making maximum progress toward their educational, career, and personal goals. To help with your success, we provide the following services:

COVID-19 Update

Student Success Advisors are available during this time to answer questions by appointment or email. Methods available are email, Zoom, Microsoft Teams or connect by phone.

Email is the best way to access your Student Success Advisor. Please select your Student Success Advisor from the programs listed under each advisor. Include your StarID or Tech ID in the email message.

Student Success Advisors

Student Success Advisors provide a supportive environment to assist students with goal-setting, academic planning, interpretation of assessment results, course selection, and referral to appropriate resources for academic and personal success.


Schedule an appointment with your program Student Success Advisor here.

Express Advising

Have a quick question? We prefer that our students schedule appointments with a Student Success Advisor to make the most of everyone's time.  If that's simply not an option, it may be possible to meet with a Student Success Advisor for a quick Express Advising session.

Common Express Advising topics include:

  • Assistance with eServices
  • Changing your major
  • Adding or dropping a course
  • Policy questions.

Virtual Express Advising
Monday - Friday, 11am - 1pm

Dates not available:

  • July 3, 2020
  • September 7, 2020

Express Advising will generally be available to students Monday - Friday.
Dates not available are subject to change. Call 952-995-1300 to confirm the day's schedule.

Advising Registration Parties

  • Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 10 - 2pm
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 10 - 2pm

Advisors are available to assist students with online registration for summer and fall classes. Please click here to connect with an advisor.

Faculty Advisors

Faculty Advisors (technical program instructors) provide assistance in planning a program of study consistent with the students’ educational and employment objectives.

Students can look up their specific faculty advisors in eServices under Courses & Registration > View/Modify Schedule, and may schedule a time to meet by contacting the advisor directly.  See the Employee Directory for faculty contact information.