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To schedule an appointment with an advisor, please call or email.

East Campus
Room 107

9:00 am – 6:00 pm

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Student Success Center staff is currently telecommuting during the Covid-19 outbreak but we are here to assist you with all of your new student needs.

For General Studies and Liberal Arts and Sciences Transfer advising:

Please visit the Academic Counseling Center


For First Year Advising (only first time fall 2019 or spring 2020 students):

Please reach out to:

If your last name begins with A-L If your last name begins with M-Z
Karla Smith at ksmith@norwalk.edu Pracilya Titus at ptitus@norwalk.edu


For questions about PAW Workshops or UConn GAP Advising:

Please email us nk-successcenter@norwalk.edu.

Your appointment will be held using Microsoft Teams, available as part of your Office365 subscription. (Requires your NetID).  Please download Teams app to you laptop and/or phone now.

About Us

The Student Success Center (SSC) is committed to promoting opportunities for student success and development through holistic ​ advising and retention programming. First-Year Advising, as well as advising for the General Studies and Liberal Arts and Sciences​-Transfer programs, are all housed in the SSC.  ​Staff and faculty advisors provide students with an array of services including, but not limited to, academic ​advising, exploration, and planning; course registration; information about resources and services on and off campus; and transfer planning, including the Guaranteed Admissions Program (GAP) with UConn.

First-Year students and students seeking advisement in General Studies or Liberal Arts & Sciences​-Transfer are encouraged to stop by the Student Success Center in E-107 or call 203.857.7255 to schedule an appointment. Bilingual staff are available.

Panther Advising Workshops


First Year Advisors

Karla Smith, M.S.
Student Retention Specialist
Advises students with last names beginning with A-L
Pracilya Titus
Student Retention Specialist
Advises students with last names beginning with M-Z

General Studies/ Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS) – Transfer Advisors

Name Position Availability
Renae Edge Program Coordinator,Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies Monday: 11:30am – 2:10pm

Wednesday: 12:10pm – 2:10pm

Susan Gebhardt-Burns Faculty Thursday: 10:30am – 4:30pm
Nancy Fleming Faculty Tuesday: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
John Shields Faculty Monday & Wednesday 9:00am – 11:00am

Student Workers

Fancia St. Preuve
General Studies major
Kaylee Garcia
General Studies major