The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Students now have the ability to meet with an academic advisor from a distance using our Virtual Advising procedure. To be sure you are able to take advantage of virtual advising, please verify that you meet our technical requirements before proceeding further (Technical Requirements).
All advising at CCAC is a partnership between students, advisors and staff. It is an important source of information and support throughout your academic career at the college. Our goal is to help you meet your goals. With that in mind, on-line advising can:
During your virtual advising session, your academic advisor cannot:
Your time is precious. Make the most of your virtual advising session. Following are a few tips for making your session as productive as possible:
If you meet all of the requirements for virtual advising and have taken the steps outlined above, you can make an appointment for virtual advising by going to Appointment Central. Once on that site, select "Online" from the service drop down box above the calendar and then select "virtual advising" as the location. You can select a session only on the dates and at the times indicated in blue on the calendar. The black number under the date indicates the number of virtual advising appointments remaining for that date. Click on the blue date to make an appointment. Finish making your appointment by completing the requested information on the right side of the page and clicking "make reservation" at the bottom of the form. You will receive an email confirming your appointment date and time as well as additional information to help you better prepare for your virtual advising session. Call the telephone number given in the email if you have questions not addressed by this page or the email confirmation.It is important that you log-on to your computer and make the connection to virtual advising at the time of your scheduled appointment. We will not be able to hold your appointment for longer than five (5) minutes beyond your scheduled appointment time. If you are unable to keep your virtual advising appointment, please call 412.237.4597 and cancel your appointment.