Services Available

Career Counseling

Thinking about starting college and unsure of a career choice? Lost your job and interested in pursuing a new career? Our career counselors can help you identify skills, values, interests, and occupational and education opportunities to determine the best pathway to meet your goals. 

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Academic Advising

Your academic advisor works with you as you work on your associate degree or technical diploma program students to help you succeed academically.

Academic Advising Services

  • Provide advising for educational planning and course selection
  • Facilitate program planning/registration session (New Student Registration)
  • Introduce faculty/peer advising process
  • Provide referrals to college resources as needed
  • Referrals for personal academic challenges
  • Meet with students concerning course or program withdrawal

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Personal Counseling

Counseling services are free and available for all current students to assist in dealing with issues that impact their overall well-being. Your counselor understands that there are pressures and challenges faced while in college – not all of them academic. Through counseling, current students can confidentially share problems in a safe and supportive space.

Counselors can help with:

  • Sharing ways to manage stress, anxiety and depression
  • Assist in improving problem-solving and coping skills
  • Helping identify strengths and sources of support
  • Offering a different perspective
  • Providing a safe place to talk and have someone who will listen
  • Linking students to school and community resources

Students needing immediate assistance can walk-in during office hours. 

  • Monday through Thursday – 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  
  • Contact FVTC’s Counseling & Advising Services at 920-735-5696 to make an appointment
  • If you are in a medical, life-threatening situation, please call 9-1-1

After-Hours Resources

  • 24 Hour Crisis Lines: 
  • Calumet County (920) 849-9317 
  • Outagamie County (920) 832-4646 
  • Waupaca County 1-800-719-4418 
  • Waushara County (920) 787-3321 
  • Winnebago County North (920) 722-7707
  • Winnebago County South (920) 233-7707
  • Text HOPELINE to 741741
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (National Suicide Prevention) FREE and CONFIDENTIAL. Call or Text 988

Substance Use Disorder Consultation & Counseling

The College provides individual counseling specific to alcohol and other drug use to students and staff. 

Issues include:

  • Alcohol and other drug use
  • Codependency
  • Smoking cessation

This confidential service is provided at no additional cost to current students.

Sexual Assault Support Services

You are not alone. Everyone has the right to feel safe.

Experiencing any form of violence can have a serious impact on your ability to cope with school and day-to-day activities. Fox Valley Technical College maintains a partnership with Harbor House (formerly the Sexual Assault Crisis Center). Harbor House is available to provide information, support, and resources for anyone who has experienced sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and/or harassment.

FVTC services and support include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic accommodations assistance 
  • Safety planning 
  • Help navigating the FVTC Sexual Misconduct process
  • Counseling provided by FVTC staff counselors (on campus)

Harbor House services and support include, but are not limited to:

  • Information and accompaniment to SANE exams
  • Explaining the options available through the police department
  • Accompany survivors to the police department to file a report
  • Counseling provided by Harbor House counselors (off campus)

These services are free to students, faculty and staff of the FVTC community.

To report an incident or concern, please visit this link:

For more information on Harbor House services, please see:

Peer Leaders

Peer Leaders are students helping fellow students make the right connections in order to be successful at FVTC.

Peer Leaders assist students with admissions, registration, schedule planning, organization, and use of MyFVTC and Blackboard.

Counseling & Advising Services
Email: Counseling Center
Text FVTC: 920-294-1738

Room E121
Room 101

The FVTC counseling staff adheres to the American Counseling Association’s ethical guidelines.
FVTC Counseling & Advising Services Standards of Care (PDF)