LOCATION | HOURS | PEOPLE | COUNSELING / ADVISING
51 Mannakee Street
215 Counseling Building, Room 215
Rockville, MD 20850
Need help finding us? Use maps and directions to the Rockville campus.
Counseling Department Hours
Hours of Operation
*You must sign in at least 30 minutes before closing to ensure adequate time to meet with a counselor. For this reason, during peak registration periods, doors will close ½ hour before the posted closing time.
Important: Hours may change due to special events or holiday schedule
If you have questions about concrete, specific issues that can be answered over e-mail, you can complete the Request for Online Advising form.
Please sign up for a 20-minute appointment by clicking on the booknow button . Appointments are not available at all times every day. You may also come in during our walk-in hours hours. If you have an existing advising relationship with a Counselor, feel free to contact him or her directly.
F-1 Student Appointments
If an International Student Coordinator referred you to see a Counselor, you will need to submit a request for an F-1 Student appointment. If you have questions about immigration status and visas, contact the International Student Coordinators directly.
Financial Aid Appointments -- (NOTE: Appointments will be scheduled for the months of March, June, and October)
If you are a General Studies major and need an academic plan as part of your Financial Aid appeal, submit a request for a financial aid appeal appointment here. (NOTE: Appointments will be scheduled for the months of March, June, and October). If you are not a General Studies major, you will need to schedule an appointment with a faculty advisor in your major. See: Rockville Campus Advising Directory and Department Web Site Listing) If you have any other questions about financial aid, contact the Financial Aid Office directly.
Veteran (Combat-to-College) Appointments
If you are veteran or currently serving the military, submit a request for an appointment here.
You may see a Counselor during our walk-in hours listed above. Note: The wait time may be long near or at the start of the semester. We encourage you to come in before this time in order to avoid the wait and provide adequate time to discuss your situation with a Counselor.
New Student Group Advising Program
IMAP - After completing the ESL ACCUPLACER, the next step is to attend a group advising program (IMAP) in order to get your scores and more!
Request an appointment for the GROUP advising program (IMAP) .
During the program you will:
- Obtain test results and your course placements in writing, reading and speaking.
- Learn more about the courses offered through the American English Language Program at Montgomery College.
- Identify courses for your first semester at Montgomery College.
- Receive advising and have your questions answered by a counselor.
MAP OR EMAP - After completing the ACCUPLACER OR submitted scores which exempt you from testing:
Complete an advising program (MAP or eMAP) in order to get your scores and more! Call 240-567-5063 to schedule your appointment or find out how to complete the online advising program.
*New students who have already earned a degree through another institution, those designated as “personal interest”, and visiting students from other colleges are encouraged, but not required, to attend an advising program