Advising Resources | Thomas Nelson Community College

Advising Resources

How to Prepare for Your Advising Appointment


At Thomas Nelson, we use multiple measures and informed self-placement to determine student readiness for college-level English and math courses. Before scheduling an appointment with your academic advisor:

Schedule your Virtual Advising Appointment through Navigate

Schedule Appointment

For new and returning students, schedule your advising appointment through Navigate. 

How to Schedule an Appointment with an Academic Advisor 

Having trouble? Contact the helpdesk at or call 757-825-2709.

Register for Classes with Navigate




Student “How To” Videos: Various videos with instructions on how to perform various functions (i.e. schedule or cancel appointments, how to register or drop a class, purchase books, and more). 

Comprehensive Student Resources

Advising Forms

Course Substitution Request

Program Plan Declaration Form

All requested student information must be entered and submitted on the provided form(s).
All forms must be sent from student email account only.
Schedule an appointment with your academic advisor in Navigate for instructions on how to submit documents for processing.

During this unprecedented time please be patient as we work to respond to your request. Our email and call volume is very high so we appreciate your patience. We urge you to use the website and Navigate during this time.