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As the situation surrounding the Coronavirus evolves, Academic Advisors are available to students in a variety of ways. Our hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Students can meet virtually with an SCC Academic Advisor by using the QLess app. to wait in line 9am-4pm Monday-Wednesday, Noon-4pm Thursday, and 10am-4pm on Friday OR request an appointment time to meet by emailing advising@stchas.edu (please email advising@stchas.edu from your SCC email account sharing your available times and best contact phone number).

Our office is located in ADM 1204 (campus map). We are appointment only for on-campus meetings at this time. If you wish to schedule a face-to-face appointment, please email advising@stchas.edu from your SCC email account sharing your available times and best contact phone number. Please note, we have limited appointment spaces for face-to-face meetings.


Students who wish to work with an SCC Academic Advisor can:

  • Ask quick questions through Advising Chat (see comment bubble below).
  • Send questions to advising@stchas.edu (We are actively working to respond to all emails within one week).
  • Submit a request for an SCC Academic Advisor to review your student plan. Learn how by reviewing this quick tutorial Student Plan Review. (First-Time students must first meet with an SCC Academic Advisor to begin registration). 
  • Get in line to meet virtually with an Academic Advisor through QLess (a virtual waiting line app).

How does QLess work?

  • QLess will be available 9am-4pm Monday-Wednesday, Noon-4pm Thursday, and 10am-4pm on Friday. Through the QLess app, students wait in line to see an Academic Advisor for a virtual Zoom registration meeting.
  • You will enter basic information to put your name on the wait list.
  • When it is your turn Zoom meeting instructions will be sent to your SCC email.
  • Academic Advisors will allow you 5 minutes to enter their Zoom office.
  • If you are unable to meet at these times or are having difficulty with technology, please email advising@stchas.edu. 

It is best if you use a computer for all remote meetings. If you are having difficulty with accessing your SCC email, contact our IT service desk at 636-922-8555 before joining the line.


Our professional academic advising team is here to help you create your personal roadmap to success. Academic Advisors assist in planning your academic path, in setting your academic goals, and in learning about the resources available for you at St. Charles Community College (SCC). Below are some tips on how to plan for and get the most out of your meeting with an Academic Advisor. Remember, YOU are in the driver's seat! This is your academic career - make it what you want it to be at SCC.

Please click on the link that best describes what kind of student you will be at SCC to learn more about your next steps to prepare for registration at St. Charles Community College. 

New First-Time Students
We know it's your first time, and we are here for you. SCC Academic Advisors are here to work with you in developing your roadmap to success.
Step 1: Apply for Admissions – complete the SCC Admission Application.
Step 2: Activate your SCC username/password– these will be used to access your SCC Portal, Email and Canvas. Remember, the SCC Portal>SCC Connection is where you can register for classes, see your financial aid, view your grades, etc. You can also find campus announcements, news and events in the portal. Click here to learn more.
  1. Your username/password is contained in your Admissions Acceptance Packet.
  2. If you have issues signing in, please contact the IT Service Desk at 636-922-8555 or servicedesk@stchas.edu.

Step 3: Submit Transcripts – your final High School transcript, ACT/SAT scores, and any other College or University transcripts you may have. Send this information to enrollment@stchas.edu.

  1. Request for Evaluation of Transfer Credit (if you have college transfer credits from another institution) Transcripts sent to SCC will not be automatically reviewed unless the student has requested in writing that a review be made. Sign into your SCC Portal>Quick Links>eForms>Request for Evaluation of Transfer Credit - complete the required information and click submit.
  2. You will receive a transfer evaluation report via your SCC email indicating how the courses were accepted. Please allow two weeks for an evaluation from the time the transcripts are received at SCC.

Step 4: Set a time to meet with an SCC Academic Advisor. Email advising@stchas.edu including your name, SCC ID, identify that you are a first-time SCC college student.

Step 5: Prepare to meet with your Academic Advisor.  Fill out the Advising Checklist. By answering these questions before your meeting, you will be most prepared to work with an Academic Advisor to create your roadmap to success.

Step 6: Review the Majors, Degrees, & Certificates. Make sure your Advisor knows which major, degree, or certificate you are hoping to complete at SCC. Look at the information contained on this site to learn more about what courses are suggested for your academic paths.

Step 7: Review the available course schedule and add them to your SCC Student Planning. Learn how by watching this quick tutorial.

Step 8: Register for Classes in SCC Student Planning! (see video tutorials above)

Step 9: Apply for financial aid and scholarships. Be sure to check out the quick videos on How to Fill Out the FAFSA and on the rest of the Financial Aid process at SCC.

Step 10: Arrange for Payment (click here). 

Step 11: Purchase materials needed for each course at the Campus Store.

Students with Disabilities
Students with disabilities will find SCC a welcoming place. At Disability Support Services (DSS) you can discuss your academic goals, registration, and accommodations and receive support all in one place.
Step 1: Complete the process listed for your student status to be prepared for registration (send your transcripts, complete your FAFSA, review major/degree information, learn more about SCC Student Planning, payment, purchasing books, etc.).
Step 2: Submit documentation of your disability to DSS office. You can find more information about the types of documentation accepted on the DSS webpage. Documentation can be submitted electronically to dss@stchas.edu or faxed to 636-922-8588.
Step 3: New students should meet with the Disability Support Manager (to set up a virtual meeting time contact dss@stchas.edu or call 636-922-8627). Current students can set a time to meet or can complete the Accommodations Request Form available on our Canvas page and send to dss@stchas.edu.
Remember, accommodations are approved on a case-by-case basis to provide access to the programs and courses at SCC. Both you and your instructors will receive an emailed accommodation plan before the semester begins.
New Transfer Students
We're excited that you are joining us! Please know, meeting with an Academic Advisor is important to make sure you are aware of how all of your credits transferred into SCC and plan your next steps.
Step 1: Apply for Admissions – complete the SCC Admission Application.
Step 2: Activate your SCC username/password – these will be used to access your SCC Portal, Email and Canvas. Remember, the SCC Portal>SCC Connection is where you can register for classes, see your financial aid, view your grades, etc.). You can also find campus announcements, news and events in the portal. Click here to learn more.
  1. Your username/password is contained in your Admissions Acceptance Packet.
  2. If you have issues signing in, please contact the IT Service Desk at 636-922-8555 or servicedesk@stchas.edu.
Step 3: Submit Transcripts – Have your final College/University transcript(s) sent to enrollment@stchas.edu. If you have earned less than 12 college credit hours, you will also need to supply your High School transcript (send to the same address as above.)
  1. Request for Evaluation of Transfer Credit (if you have college transfer credits from another institution) Transcripts sent to SCC will not be automatically reviewed unless the student has requested in writing that a review be made. Sign into your SCC Portal>Quick Links>eForms>Request for Evaluation of Transfer Credit - complete the required information and click submit.
  2. You will receive a transfer evaluation report via your SCC email indicating how the courses were accepted. Please allow two weeks for an evaluation from the time the transcripts are received at SCC.
Step 4: Set a time to meet with an SCC Academic Advisor. Get in line to meet virtually with an Academic Advisor through QLess available 9am-4pm Monday-Wednesday, Thursday Noon-4pm and 10am-4pm on Friday. You will be asked to enter some basic information to put your name on the wait list. When it is your turn, an Academic Advisor will send Zoom meeting instructions to your SCC email. It is best if you use your computer for the meeting. (If you are having difficulty with accessing your SCC email, contact our IT service desk at 636-922-8555 before joining the line.)If you are unable to meet at these times, please email advising@stchas.edu
Step 5: Prepare to meet with your Academic Advisor.  Fill out the Advising Checklist. By answering these questions before your meeting, you will be most prepared to work with an Academic Advisor to create your roadmap to success. Also, write down any other questions you may have for the Advisor.
Step 6: Review the Majors, Degrees, & Certificates. Make sure your Advisor knows which major, degree, or certificate you are hoping to complete at SCC. Look at the information contained on this site to learn more about what courses are suggested for your academic path.
Step 7: Review the available course schedule and add them to your SCC Student Planning. Learn how by watching this quick tutorial.
Step 8: Register for Classes in SCC Student Planning! (see video tutorials above)
Step 9: Apply for financial aid and scholarships. Be sure to check out the quick videos on How to Fill Out the FAFSA and on the rest of the Financial Aid process at SCC.
Step 10: Arrange for Payment. (click here)
Step 11: Purchase materials needed for each course at the Campus Store.
Current/Returning SCC Student
Step 1: Make sure you have gone to the SCC Student Planning to review your “My Progress” toward your degree (see tutorials below for more assistance).
Step 2: Review the available course schedule and add them to your SCC Student Planning. Learn how by watching this quick tutorial.
Step 3: Register for Classes in SCC Student Planning! (see video tutorials above). Visit mySCC Portal > SCC Connection > Students > Registration > Student Planning and Registration.
If you need any assistance, using your SCC account, email advising@stchas.edu to ask any questions you may have or get in line with QLess available 9am-4pm Monday-Wednesday, Thursday Noon-4pm and 10am-4pm on Friday. If you email, please include your SCC ID# in the email. We are working to respond to all emails within one business week in the order in which they are received.
A couple of things to possibly include in the email:
  1. Let the Academic Advisor know how things are going so far at SCC!
  2. Are you planning to continue your current degree/certificate path?
  3. Are you wanting to explore other classes/options?
  4. Do you want to learn more about the resources available to assist you?
Step 4: Arrange for Payment. (click here)
Step 5: Apply for financial aid and scholarships. Be sure to check out the quick videos on How to Fill Out the FAFSA and on the rest of the Financial Aid process at SCC.
Step 6: Purchase materials needed for each course at the Campus Store.
Step 7: Graduation - as we continue to develop your academic roadmap, let’s chat about your potential timeline for graduation and the items you will need to complete! If you think you are one semester away from graduation:
  1. Apply online through SCC Connection>Student>Student Self-Service>Apply for graduation
  2. Check the current academic calendar for deadlines for application submission.
  3. A summer graduate wishing to participate in the May commencement ceremony must file an application for graduation by March 1st.
Visiting Student
Students who are visiting or non-degree seeking students (neither planning to complete a degree/certificate at SCC) should email enrollment@stchas.edu to inquire about registration.
Step 1: Apply for Admissions – complete the SCC Admission Application.
Step 2: Activate your SCC username/password – these will be used to access your SCC Portal, Email and Canvas. Remember, the SCC Portal>SCC Connection is where you can register for classes, see your financial aid, view your grades, etc.). You can also find campus announcements, news and events in the portal. Click here to learn more.
  1. Your username/password is contained in your Admissions Acceptance Packet.
  2. If you have issues signing in, please contact the IT Service Desk at 636-922-8555 or servicedesk@stchas.edu.
Step 3: Submit the Visiting Student Approval Form – Fill in the the form, request the appropriate certifying signature from your host college/university, and send the completed form from you SCC email address to enrollment@stchas.edu. High school and college transcripts are not required, and any placement testing requirements will be waived, as a courtesy to the home institution if this form is completed.
Step 4: Review the available course schedule and add them to your SCC Student Planning. Learn how by watching this quick tutorial.
Step 5: Email enrollment@stchas.edu to identify which course(s) you wish to register for (please make sure to send from your SCC email account and include your SCC ID# and the course name, code, and section number).
Step 6: Arrange for Payment (click here). Please note, Visiting Students are not eligible for state or federal financial aid through SCC.
Step 7: Purchase materials needed for each course at the Campus Store.
Dual-Enrolled High School Student
High school juniors or seniors may enroll in college-level classes and start earning college credit. The credits earned will be recorded on an SCC transcript and may be used to fulfill degree requirements at SCC or at a transfer institution's discretion.Please note: Failure to successfully complete courses through the Dual Enrollment Program may impact future financial assistance eligibility.Requirements to be eligible for dual enrollment:
  • Must have the written permission from your high school counselor or principal.
  • Have at least a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) high school grade point average. (Some high school districts require a higher GPA to participate.)
  • Students enrolled in 6 credit hours or in math or English courses are required to complete the SCC Assessment.
  • The signature of an SCC counselor for registration your first semester in dual enrollment.
  • A completed dual enrollment application form is required every semester of enrollment.
Dual Enrollment Registration Process:
  1. Complete an Application for Admission
  2. Complete a Dual Enrolled Application
  3. Take the Academic Skills Assessment
  4. Meet with Kathy Brockgreitens (636-922-8229 or via email at kbrockgreitens@stchas.edu). Your test results will be reviewed you will receive assistance in selecting your courses. A limit of 6 credit hours may be taken each semester. A signature of an SCC academic advisor is required for registration the first semester.
  5. Developmental courses or physical education courses ARE NOT available to dual-enrolled or home-schooled students until your high school curriculum is completed. If you want to take developmental courses (courses below 100 level), physical education courses or would like to take more than 6 credit hours, you must write a letter of appeal explaining your situation to the dean of academic advising and transfer services. Letters of support from your principal or high school counselor will be necessary. Any other exception that is unique to your situation must also be addressed in this manner.
  6. Under Age 16? You will need to contact the Kathy Brockgreitens (636-922-8229) who will review your placement scores to determine if you placed into college-level coursework.
  7. Pay Tuition and Fees in Full. Save time and pay online via mySCC.
  8. Purchase materials needed for each course at the Campus Store.
Continuing Education
Learn a new personal or professional skill. Pursue a talent or passion you've put on pause. Or find fun and enriching creative and recreational opportunities for your kids.It's easy to register for Continuing Education (non-credit) classes at SCC:
  • Review the current schedule of classes.
  • Register online, or in person in Room 103, Humanities Building on the SCC Campus, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., Cottleville, MO 63376
  • Taking classes with us for the first time? Creating an account will allow you to register online and track your course selections. You will receive a copy of your profile via email, that includes your username and password information for your records.  If you do not wish to receive this information by email, please contact our office at 636-922-8233 to register.
Life Long Learners
Even if you're not fresh out of high school or working towards a degree, you can still learn something new every day at SCC. We work hard to put the community in community college by offering non-credit courses and programs designed to enrich lives and advance careers. So whether you're an empty-nester who wants to learn the hula ahead of your Hawaiian vacation, a new U.S. citizen who'd like to improve your English, or a full-time accounting professional wishing to shift to a health-care focus, SCC welcomes you.
Tutorials to assist you in using SCC Student Planning
Resources to assist in planning your academic path
  • Career Services – Currently enrolled student needing assistance in determining a major or career path, may contact Career Services. Career Counselors provide career assessments, career exploration tools, and support in your career journey. Call 636-922-8244 or email careerservices@stchas.edu for more information or to schedule an appointment.
  • Degrees and certificates programs list – learn more about options available at SCC.
  • Credit course descriptions – read over SCC course descriptions (including any requisites needed for a class).
  • Placement assessments  – are not currently being administered on campus due to COVID-19.  You may use the placement tool on the Assessment Center website to see placements if you have recent High School GPA and ACT scores. Academic Advisors will assist students with course placement using multiple assessment measures without testing on campus. 
  • Campus Store (Course Materials)  – where SCC student can obtain textbooks and other class related supplies at the Campus Store. To learn more, watch this brief Campus Store tutorial.
  • College catalog – learn about SCC services, resources, degrees/certificates, and course offerings.
  • Academic calendar – find important SCC dates including holidays, add/drop deadlines and more.
  • Transfer Agreements – if you plan to transfer after completing courses at SCC, learn how your courses may transfer (note – the list is subject to change and is only a resource; speaking with an advisor at your next institution is highly encouraged to determine exact articulations).
  • SCC Student ID –  currently are not being created. Please write down/save your SCC student ID in an easy to retrieve location (phone contacts, send as an email, etc.) as you may be asked to share that number to verify your identity. 
Key Forms
  • Change of Degree: Please note, changing your major should be done with a great deal of thought. Not only will it change the courses needed for degree completion, it could impact financial aid.  
  • GPA Calculator: Learn how to calculate your SCC GPA (you will need to access your mySCC Portal to review your SCC unofficial transcript).
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