The counseling staff is committed to student advocacy and to making the learning experience at RCTC a positive one. All issues discussed with a counselor are treated confidentially and with respect for your privacy. We can only release certain confidential information with your permission and a signed Release of Information Document.
We offer a broad range of services to help students achieve their educational goals, including:
- Personal Counseling
- Academic Advising
- Career counseling
- Crisis Intervention
- Support for dealing with grief
- Academic planning to meet your educational goals
- Intervention for students on academic suspension appeal or probation
- Transfer to other colleges
- Choosing a major
- Interest assessments
- Referrals to community resources
- Non-credit seminars
- Student Emergency Fund
To meet with a counselor
Current students can schedule an appointment online to meet with their assigned advisor or counselor. Students enter their Star ID and password. For questions or assistance, please call 507-285-7260.
RCTC Counseling Staff
Rochester Community and Technical College is staffed with two professionally trained counselors.
Deb Vang, MA Counselor
Full-Time, Certified College Counselor, Certified Mn Career Tools Associate, Credentialed College Counselor
Nancy Nixa,MS Counselor
Part-Time, Credentialed College Counselor, Licensed School Counselor (K-12)
Other Important Resources:
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