Advising & Retention Services

Welcome to the Advising & Retention Services department at John Wood Community College. Our job is to assist you in a variety of aspects of your college experience. Advising & Retention provides JWCC students academic advisement, degree exploration and planning, connections with transfer institutions, and much more. Please feel free to utilize our office to assist you in making your experience at JWCC and beyond as smooth as possible.

Regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. 

For questions, please contact us at 217-641-4355 or


The Advising & Retention Staff


Contact an advisor to schedule your classes TODAY! 

CALL US at 217-641-4355 to make an appointment or email us at!

***Please make sure you have all of your admissions requirements completed prior to meeting with an advisor!