Plant City Campus

Sandy Strobel 

Welcome to Academic Advising


Welcome to the Plant City Academic Advising web page!  We hope that you take a look around our site and find the answer to your questions.  We have attempted to include as much information as possible online and direct you to the right place. Please see the navigation links that appear on the left side of the page for further advising information and do not hesitate to contact us at anytime. And remember, when in doubt, contact your advisor!

Incoming Students

It is highly recommended students new to campus visit with an Academic Advisor upon satisfying admissions requirements and taking the College Placement Test (CPT) if needed.

Primary Roles of an Academic Advisor:

  • Help students select appropriate courses for their major
  • Give referrals for College Placement Testing and CLAST Exam
  • Complete “unofficial” evaluations of transcripts for Transfer Students
  • Complete Degree Audits for Financial Aid
  • Help students with graduation and transfer processes
  • Complete final Graduation Reviews
  • Register/Drop students from classes if student is not able to do so


  • Can assist you with petitions if you need to drop or withdraw from a class after the published deadline dates.
  • Will assist you with your academic appeals and with getting into classes if your GPA falls below 2.0.
  • Will help you with a career choice.
  • Can help you with test anxiety issues.
  • Will do short-term assessment and referrals as necessary for personal issues.

Office Hours: 

  • Monday 8:00—7:00
  • Tuesday 8:00—7:00
  • Wednesday 8:00—4:30
  • Thursday 8:00—4:30
  • Friday 8:00—12:00
Extended Hours (ONLY during the week before and the week of Drop/Add week):
  • Monday thru Thursday 8:00—7:00
  • Friday 8:00—4:00

Office Location:  Student Services

NOTE:  For important dates and deadlines each semester, please see the HCC Calendar.

1206 North Park Road, Plant City, FL 33563-1540