Using Your Business Phone for Advising

Advisor Preferred Phone Type

Students that are assigned to a faculty advisor in the SIS have the ability to view their advisor's name, preferred telephone number and email via the Self-Service/Student Center. As the student will have access to the advisor telephone number it is important to be sure that the Preferred Phone Type in the SIS is the Business Phone Type. To verify that the Business Phone Type is marked as Preferred, follow the instructions below.

  1. Sign into My VWCC by clicking on the Login to My VWCC link on the left of this screen or the My VWCC link on the VWCC homepage. 
  2. Click VCCS SIS: Student Information System.
  3. Click Self Service, Student Center.
  4. Under Personal Information click the Main Phone link.
  5. On the Phone Numbers page, make sure that the Preferred flag for the Business Phone Type is checked.

  6. phone numbers page image
  7. Click save image
  8. To exit, click Sign Out.