Advising and Assessment

Academic Advising & Assessment

Spring 2016 Advising & Registration begins October 1st

Current fall students: Schedule in STARFISH with your assigned advisor then register for classes on PeopleSoft

Fall II 2015 walk-in advising is available at our Lexington Campuses Monday-Thursday 9AM-3PM.


Cooper Oswald Building Room 109
Leestown Building C Room 100
Winchester Visit front desk
Newtown Visit front desk
Danville Visit front desk
Lawrenceburg Visit front desk

Contact Us

(859) 246-6220
Contact Form *this form is not for an advising session or to register for classes. Please submit the form with academic advising questions only.


  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Upcoming Closures

All Advising and Assessment services are closed on October 15th.

*Note: During Spring and Fall Semesters Cooper Campus is open 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays! (Except the first Tuesday of each month)

What is Academic Advising?

Academic advising is ongoing conversations and planning sessions between you and your professional advisors to establish a pathway to the realization of educational, career and life goals. Please review your Academic Advising Syllabus.

What is Assessment?

Our office administers the COMPASS placement exam. This assessment is used to place students in courses. Please view our information for COMPASS testing.

What type of student am I?

Please view our Welcome BCTC students page.

Frequently asked questions that other offices are able to assist you with:


  • How to apply for admissions
  • Application status
  • Admission requirements
  • Transcript holds
  • Residency

Website: Admissions
Phone: (855) 246-2477 (toll free)

Records and Registration

  • Obtaining a copy of your transcript
  • Assistance withdrawing or dropping a course
  • Visiting or non-degree seeking students

Website: Registrar
Phone: (855) 246-2477 (toll free)

Financial Aid
  • How to complete a FAFSA application
  • Information on grants and loans
  • Financial aid status

Website: Costs and Financial Aid
Phone: (855) 246-2477 (toll free)

Important information

Please visit the Tuition and Fees page for deadlines of payments.

Transfer and Readmitted students please visit our Registration dates and information page.

New Incoming Freshmen please visit our office on your respective campus for registration information.