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Kirkwood Community College Advising Center

Department of Academic Advising

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The Kirkwood Advising Center

200 Kirkwood Hall (2nd Floor)


Molly Schwarz, Director  


Dawn Stastny, Dept. Asst.

Advising Center at Kirkwood Community College

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If you are not a Kirkwood student yet, CLICK HERE to get started! 

Welcome to the Kirkwood Academic Advising Center!

Build a Bridge to Success!

Cross the sky-bridge from Iowa Hall to Kirkwood Hall to meet your advisor!

200 Kirkwood Hall,, 319.398.2600

Appointments to meet with your assigned advisor:

Advisor Appointments (Best Service):

  • With your assigned advisor
  • 30-45 minutes
  • Required for:
    • Changes in Registration
    • Planning or Program Changes
    • Financial Aid Appeals
    • Academic Warning Discussions
    • Personal or Academic Needs

Express Appointments (Drop-ins):

  • For currently registered students and Non-Degree-Seeking students
  • Based on advisor availability
  • 20 minutes or less*
  • Advisor may not be an expert in your program
  • Ask yourself: Can this be an e-mail to my assigned advisor?

* If the appointment requires more time, the express advisor will help you make an appointment with your assigned advisor.

Prospective Students

The Advising Center serves currently enrolled students

who have an assigned academic advisor.

If you want to learn more about applying to Kirkwood, CLICK HERE.

If you want to learn more about a specific program, visit or call the program department directly. Here is a LINK to search programs offered at Kirkwood.


Still deciding on a career?

Career Services is here to help you! Click HERE for more information.

The Career Coach is here to help!

Inclusivity Statement

The Department of Academic Advising at Kirkwood Community College commits itself to the ongoing education and negotiations of creating an environment and advising style that ensures an open, safe, and inclusive space for all.