Online Learning Advisor

Meet the Online Advisor

Hello! My name is Kerry, and I am your RCTC online program advisor!

I am available to assist you in course selection, program options, academic plans, appeal forms, answer questions, and fulfilling your academic goals.

I am available through email, phone, or in-person appointment.

I look forward to working with you!

Kerry Schad


Identify the Advisor for my Major

Kerry advises students in all of the entirely online programs except Business and Art + Design. Online classes are available for many of our majors. To learn more about a specific major, you may want to contact the advisor assigned to your area of interest. See the complete list of Advisors.


Advising Services

  • Academic Planning
  • Goal Setting
  • Scheduling Assistance
  • Prospective Student Assistance and Information
  • Sharing Information and Data About RCTC Online Programs
  • Connecting Students to Resources and Help
  • Consulting and Advocating for Students on Academic or Financial Aid Appeals
  • Completing Forms or On-campus Processes on Behalf of Entirely-online Students (Credit by Exam, Independent Study)
  • Explaining and Assisting with Complex Processes, Policies and Procedures
  • Explaining DAR Audit Results
  • Running DAR Audits for Potential Major Changes
  • Notifying Advisees of Important Dates and Deadlines
  • Other Assistance as Needed