Our Academic Advisors are here to help you understand your options, establish goals, and set up your academic plan. We look forward to meeting you soon!

How to Meet With an Advisor

At the Locust Grove Campus, Barbara J. Fried Center (Stafford), and Daniel Technology Center (Culpeper) by appointment or walk-in.
During July and August, walk-in advising is available at the Fredericksburg Area Campus.

As of June 1:
Express Advising on Zoom is only available Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m 

New Students

Complete the following steps before scheduling an appointment with an Academic Advisor.

  1. Complete the Application for Admissions
  2. Complete New Student Online Orientation
  3. Meet with an Admissions Coach
  4. Make an Appointment for New Student Advising through Navigate



Current & Returning Students

Do you need help scheduling classes, connecting to college programs, or getting student support?


Transfer Students

Have you completed college credits at another school and want to transfer to Germanna? 

  • Make an Appointment for General Advising using Navigate
  • Students wanting to transfer college credit from other schools to Germanna should bring a copy of all prior transcripts in order for the advisor to assist. Unofficial copies can be used for initial review, but official copies will be required to award credit.

If you attend another institution and just want to take a few classes to transfer back to your home school, follow the steps for Visiting Students

Express Advising

Express Advising is available Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. by Zoom
Not available during college closures (planned or unplanned), holidays, or weekends, and is subject to change without notice.

Express Advising is for...

  • Schedule adjustments (moving/updating 1-2 courses)
  • Confirmation of courses before updating program of study
  • Prerequisite course check
  • How to view schedule and look up courses
  • Transcript evaluation process status updates
  • Graduation Review (unofficial)
  • Transient student registration and placement (will need transcripts!)

If your need/question is not on this list, please schedule an academic advising appointment through Navigate or drop in at our Culpeper, Locust Grove, or Stafford locations. The Fredericksburg Area Campus is by appointment only.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Express Advising
Tuition and Payment

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Do you have questions for an Academic Advisor?  Email us!

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Academic Advising

Advising Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Virtual only)

An advising session often takes one hour. Arrive at least one hour prior to closing.

Fredericksburg Area Campus

Advising at our Fredericksburg Area Campus is currently BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Appointments may be scheduled using Navigate.

Extended Virtual Advising Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 5:30 -7 p.m. by appointment only

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