Success Through Engaged Advising (QEP)

What is the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)?

ACC’s QEP, Success through Engaged Advising (SEA), targets advising to improve student success.

SEA focuses on students:  

  • Choosing a path
  • Continuing on a path
  • Completing a path


Why has the QEP been created?

The QEP has been created to improve the quality of the student advising experience. It will aid students in choosing a career path, continuing successfully, and completing the path by obtaining a degree or certificate.


When will the QEP begin?

The new advising process begins Fall 2020 for all new incoming students.


How will the QEP help me as a student?

The QEP will aid you by providing regular advising and faculty mentorship in your chosen career pathway.


Getting Started

Choose Your Path


  1. Take a Career Coach assessment
  2. Meet with a Pathways Success Coach (coming soon)
  3. Choose a Career Pathway

Continue Your Path


  1. Initial meeting with a Staff Pathways Advisor (SPA)
  2. Complete an educational plan, register for classes, meet Pathway Faculty Mentor (PFM), and attend career conferences, seminars and other events
  3. Meet with an assigned SPA after the completion of 15, 30, & 45 credits

Complete Your Path

  1. Meet with an assigned SPA and/or Pathways Faculty Mentor (PFM) when there are 15 or fewer credit hours remaining towards a degree
  2. Apply for graduation
  3. Celebrate success and begin preparations to continue education or embark upon a new career