Advising Sessions for New Students

New Student Advising session for Winter Term:

See the STORM workshop calender for workshop dates for Winter term and call 503.472.9482 to schedule or schedule your advising session online through ChemekNET (see tutorial below).

New student advising sessions are mandatory for new, incoming students. The sessions in November and December are designed for students planning to begin Winter term 2018, which beings January 8, 2018. Registration for classes for new students will be available after December 8, 2017. Please check the "8 Steps to Success" handout to prepare for an advising session.

Register for a session through or 503-472-9482 to schedule

Click here to view the ChemekNET tutorial

Arrive prepared with the following items -

  • COMPASS or ASSET placement test scores
  • Chemeketa issued username and password for My Chemeketa
    • Arrive early if you need help finding this information
  • Unofficial transcripts if transferring from another college or university and information regarding completed CLEP, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate tests completed during high school.
  • Pen or pencil

How may we help?

We provide academic advising throughout the term on an appointment basis only. Academic advising is available as follows –

  • Monday through Thursday - 8:30 am - 6 pm and Friday 8:30 am - 12 pm
  • Schedule an appointment by calling our main office at 503.472.9482.

S.T.O.R.M Advising Workshops

Various workshops are offered multiple times throughout the term.  These workshops will outline and answer the general "how to" questions that come up with new and returning students. Space is limited so sign up for a workshop in advance by call 503.472.9482.

See the STORM workshop calender for days and times of workshops, then please schedule your space either through Chemeknet or by calling the student services/information desk. Workshop times and dates are subject to change.  Please confirm your appointment 24 hours before you arrive with the information desk staff at 503.472.9482.

New Student Advising (NSA) -  All new students to Chemeketa are required to attend a New Student Advising workshop. This workshop is designed for students who have completed the the 8 steps to enrollment and are ready to begin credit classes.  You will meet with an advisor to plan your first term classes, interpret your placement test scores, and learn how to register for classes.

For more information, call 503.472.9482 or visit the Chemeketa Yamhill Valley campus at 288 NE Norton Lane in McMinnville.

Frequently Asked Advising questions:

  • How do I schedule an appointment with my advisor using ChemekNET? Easy to follow step-by-step instruction can be found here.
  • How do I resister for classes on my my.chemeketa? Easy to follow step-by-step instruction can be found here. You can use this registration worksheet to make it easier.
  • How do I drop a class? Easy to follow step-by-step instruction can be found here.