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Academic Advising & Counseling

777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720

New Bedford

800 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

Attleboro Campus

11 Field Road
Attleboro, MA 02703

Taunton Center

2 Hamilton Street
Taunton, MA 02780



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Bristol Community College offers you hundreds of choices of programs and courses. So matching what you want to do with what Bristol has to offer can be overwhelming.

You're not alone. 

Connect with the Bristol Advising team and tell them where you want your education to take you. Our team of academic advisors will take it from there. 

Advising at Bristol works in collaboration with the entire College community, faculty, and staff to promote your success.

To speak with your Advisor, follow the steps below to first identify your assigned Advisor. 

To reach the Advising Office for any other needs, please contact us at or 774.357.2777.

Walk-in Advising is Available

The Fall River Advising Center will be offering daily walk-in advising hours between Monday, August 22, 2022 and Friday, September 23, 2022.

See the calendar below for available walk-in hours, all held on the Fall River Campus, G200. *Notice: There are no walk-in hours scheduled from noon-1 p.m.

Taking face-to-face or hybrid classes? Please be sure to upload your vaccination card in advance, so our advisors can best assist you in registering for classes.

Advising Appointments

Click the links below to schedule an appointment with your advisor:

Advisor Location
Lynne Bernier, Academic Coordinator Fall River- Dislocated Workers
Jayme Botelho - Academic Coordinator Fall River
Christina LaCroix, Academic Coordinator Fall River
Ginny Leeman, Academic Coordinator Fall River
Liz McDonald, Academic Coordinator Fall River
Makna Men, Academic Coordinator Fall River
John Previte, Academic Coordinator Fall River - Veterans
Fall River Advising Center Fall River
Amie Archambault, Academic Coordinator for
Student Success Center
All Locations
Allie Dumont, Academic Coordinator for
Student Success Center
All Locations
Guest Students, Non-Degree Seeking Students,
or Returning Students without an Assigned Advisor
All Locations
Lara Akinyemi, Academic Coordinator Attleboro
Katie Alves, Academic Coordinator Attleboro
Deb Palumbo, Academic Coordinator New Bedford
Cynthia Spinola, Academic Coordinator New Bedford
Marcus Christopher, Academic Coordinator Taunton
Stefanie Gouveia Title III Navigator
Tim Hathaway Title III Navigator


Please note: your appointment may be canceled and/or redirected to occur with your primary advisor if you scheduled with an advisor that is not assigned to you.

Questions or Concerns Contact: or 774.357.2777

Prepare for your Appointment

How to Find Your Advisor 

  • Students are encouraged to meet with their assigned advisors early and often! To find out who your assigned advisor is, log into your accessBCC account and click the Degree Works link. The name of your advisor will be posted at the top of your degree audit. 
  • You can also follow these instructions:
    • Create an accessBCC account if you haven't already. Click here to create your account
    • Go to accessBCC and login into your account. 
    • Click on Student Information. 
    • Select Spring 2022 and click Submit. 
    • Your advisor will be listed under Primary Advisor. 
    • Click on Advisor Directory at the top of the page to find the phone number and location of your advisor.  

All registered and matriculated students are assigned an advisor. If you are new, returning, or a non-degree student, you may contact to be connected to an advisor.

Resources for Students

The following are now dynamic forms located in your accessBCC account:

  • Change of Program
  • Petition for Waiver
  • Request to Repeat