Advising Services

Seize your opportunities

Your decision to pursue an education is a life-changing choice. Our academic advisors understand this and are committed to helping you make the most out of your time at VCC. 

Advisors assist you in making informed academic choices and developing effective education plans to meet your goals. We provide you assistance to meet to Ƶprogram requirements or transfer to other post-secondary institutions.

Our aim is to prepare you for your next steps with accurate and consistent information in a supportive environment.

Phone, Zoom, or In-person advising appointments

  • 30-minute appointments - Phone or Zoom or In-person
    Monday, Tuesday, and Fridays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Broadway campus until 7 p.m.)
    Thursday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please call 604.871.7000, option 2 to schedule an appointment.

Canadian citizens/Permanent residents living abroad

If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident living outside Canada and would like to book a Zoom appointment, please email

Indigenous learners

Indigenous learners are encouraged to contact an Indigenous Engagement Advisor.

Ukrainian citizens

Studying at VCC:

In support of those in Canada under the Canadian-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program, Ƶwill waive the application fee for any applicants who are in Canada through CUAET. This program is in effect until March 31, 2024.

The amount of tuition and fees varies by program. This is a general guideline to understanding tuition, fees, and study permit requirements for CUAET students:

LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada courses) or EAL Pathways (English as an Additional Language courses) and ABE programs (Adult Basic Education courses):

  • Tuition: Free
  • Application fee: Free
  • SU fee / College initiative / Campus resource fee: Fees vary by program
  • UPass: Approximately $45/month
  • Funding or Financial Aid: No funding available 
  • Study Permit:
    • LINC: Not required for any length of study
    • EAL Pathways: Required if studying more than 6 months, unless
    • ABE programs: Required if studying more than 6 months, unless

Ƶprograms and Continuing Studies programs:

  • Tuition: Domestic student fees
  • Application fee: Free
  • SU fee / College initiative / Campus resource fee / Grad fee: Fees vary by program
  • UPass: Approximately $45/month
  • Funding or Financial Aid: No funding available
  • Study Permit: Required if studying more than 6 months, unless

Additional resources:

The Government of Canada, and the Province of B.C. have dedicated support to those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. For more information please visit the Provincial  webpage and the AMSSA  webpage. 


Registration Office


Students with disabilities

If you have a disability and require academic planning, orientation and learning assistance services for  in specialized or regular programs, please phone 604.871.7000, option 2.


Do I need a program advisor or a counsellor?

This page will help you decide if you require an Advising or a Counselling appointment.

For your 30-minute phone or Zoom Advising appointment please call 604.871.7000, option 2.

For your 60-minute phone or Zoom Counselling appointment, please visit the Counselling page.


Locations and hours

Broadway campus
Level 4, room 4022, building A
Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Downtown campus
Level 1, room 103 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Tour our campuses

Two easy-to-access campuses in the heart of the city in Vancouver.

Broadway campus
1155 East Broadway, Vancouver, B.C.
V6B 1S9, Canada


Broadway campus, Building B

Downtown campus
250 West Pender St., Vancouver, B.C.
V5T 4V5, Canada