2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 15, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Advisement and Counseling


Academic Advising

Student Success Coaches (Advisors) help students select the courses that meet a student’s educational goals. Student Success Coaches can approve courses and help students plan for graduation and transfer from Brookdale. They can also show students how to register online for future semesters using Student Planning. Students may not need to obtain course approvals each term if they plan ahead in Student Planning. Student Success Coaches operate on a walk-in basis so there are no scheduled student appointments. The Success Coaches are located on the second floor of the CAR building and at each of the Brookdale Regional locations.

Educational Counseling

Counselors are the college faculty who can assist with a student’s adjustment to college and their personal development.  Counselors focus on supporting college success by helping students set personal and educational goals. They further assist students with the selection of a career path based on goals and how to achieve success. They also work with students who are looking for reinstatement after an academic dismissal or supsension as well as financial aid suspensions.

Counseling services are by appointment only; for an appointment at Lincroft, call 732-224-2555, or stop in during regular business hours. Hours of operations are Monday to Thursday, 9AM to 7PM, Friday, 9AM to 4:30PM and Saturday, 9AM to Noon. For walk-in advising services, please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to closing. Contact your local Regional Location for availability and appointment information.

Psychological Counseling

Brookdale’s Personal and Psychological Counseling Services have professionally trained and NJ licensed counselors ready to help.

Adjusting to the demands of college and difficult personal issues can bring on added stress and students may sometimes need some help coping with it all. We provide intermediary personal and psychological counseling to help students deal with relationship problems, feelings of anxiety and depression, substance use issues, family difficulties, and serious personal crises you may be experiencing such as grief and loss or sexual assault.

Your conversations with us are confidential* and in a safe, supportive, and accepting environment. We can help you clarify issues, provide support and guidance, and work toward solutions. Your wellbeing is very important to us. To schedule a confidential appointment with a personal counselor, call 732-224-2986.

We can also refer you to other resources at the college or in the community if you need additional outside services and/or support.