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Advising/Enrollment Services

Gateway Advisors follow a model called SMART: Student Mentoring through Advising, Retention, and Transitions. SMART is designed to help you start college on the right foot. Find your program SMART Plan with required classes here.

Find our Advising page here.

  1. All new students attend a one-on-one advising appointment after completing admissions steps and online orientation.
  2. Before your first academic advising appointment, you’ll need to complete your Student Success Planning Form. Your answers help your advisor learn more about you, so they can share personalized information and resources with you.
  3. Each new student meets with an advisor for their individual appointment after completing admissions steps and online orientation.

    Ready to schedule advising and choose classes? Complete this form and we will contact you.

Ready to connect with your Academic Advisor? 

Find your advisor by logging into your self-service account from MyPath.

Click on  the Student Center tile.

student center icon

Your assigned advisor is listed in the right-hand column. advisor example

To schedule an appointment, email your advisor and they’ll send you a link to their scheduling options. 

Connect with your advisor at least once each semester.

Ready to connect with your Academic Advisor? 

Find your advisor by logging into your self-service account from MyPath.

Click on  the Student Center tile.

student center icon

Your assigned advisor is listed in the right-hand column. advisor example

To schedule an appointment, email your advisor and they’ll send you a link to their scheduling options. 

Connect with your advisor at least once each semester.

ADV holds placed on accounts for the first two terms of enrollment at Gateway. Holds can be removed by their assigned academic advisor.

  • Use your SMART Plan to find your required courses, so you only take classes you need.
  • Your Academic Requirements Report will audit the courses you’ve taken and still need.
  • If you are considering Changing your Major, you can run a What If Academic Requirements Report.

How to use visual schedule builder

Visual Schedule Builder (VSB) makes creating your schedule a snap! To register, watch this VSB video or use these directions:

  • Sign into your MyPath and click on the Visual Schedule Builder tile.
  • Choose your college as “Gateway”, then choose your term and preferred campus(es).
  • Add each class (example: “ENG 101”) by typing it in the Select Course box, then click Select.  
  • Generated Results will appear on the right, if not click “Generate Schedules.”
    Use the gray arrows to explore. 
  • When you find a class you want, click on it to put a red pin in it to narrow your results. 
  • Once you’ve pinned all your courses, click on Get this Schedule.
  • To register, click Do Actions.
  • To the right of each class, it should say Added, if any say Failed, email your advisor a picture of the screen with your ID number for assistance.
  • To review your final schedule, click on Return to Add Classes to view your schedule.
Please read error message when enrolling. If enrollment requires and override, email your academic advisor for assistance. If you have a time conflict with enrolment, read details thoroughly and select a different class
Log into Student Self-Service > Academic Area of the page > click kctcs schedule below box titled this week’s schedule. Print as needed.

Reach out to Information Commons.

859-441-4500 – Option 0

Gw-infocommons@kctcs.edu