Academic Advising

The Colby Community College Trojan Advising Center consists of a team of professional advisors committed to providing you with individualized and holistic advising services. One-on-one advising creates a personalized approach to the advising process. Academic advising at Colby Community College is a collaboration between the Advisor and student to create the best pathway for the student to reach their goals.


  • One-on-One Academic Advising
  • Course Enrollment 
  • Major Exploration and Career Goal-Setting
  • Education Plans
  • Record-Keeping of Graduation Requirements
  • Transfer Guidance
  • Success Coaching
  • Connection to Campus Resources and Services
  • Academic and Personal Advocacy


Monday - Friday:  8:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m.
Closed on weekends


The Trojan Advising Center is located in the southeast corner of the Robert Burnett Memorial Student Union.

How to set up an Advising Appointment - 

Advisors can meet with you in person, by phone or email, or set up a virtual appointment via Zoom. Please specify in the comments area of the appointment how you prefer to meet so the advisor can prepare for the appointment accordingly.

You may drop in during open hours to meet with an advisor or you may schedule an appointment with an advisor by using the following link:


But First...

If you have not applied to Colby Community College, please go through the admission process before making an appointment for advising/enrollment. You can contact Admissions at or (785) 460-4690.


Students working towards an Associate of Arts degree or Associate of Science degree and planning on transferring to a four-year university will be advised in the Trojan Advising Center or the Student Support Services office (if they qualify for the TRIO program). 

Enrolled students working towards an Associate of Applied Science degree will work with the director of the program. To determine your advisor, please see the list of advisors below. Students working on prerequisites for a specific program, such as Nursing, PTA, and Dental Hygiene, will enroll through the Trojan Advising Center until they are officially accepted into the program.

Trojan Advising Center -

Advises all transfer degrees (AA or AS) and enrollment for prerequisite courses for Nursing, PTA, and Dental Hygiene.

Student Support Services (TRIO) -

Student Support Services advises qualifying students in the TRIO program who plan to transfer to a four-year university. 

Veterinary Nursing Program Director
Dr. Jennifer Martin  -
Veterinary Nursing Degree (AAS) (Distance Learning and On-Campus Modes)
Veterinary Nursing Office Assistant Certificate
Veterinary Office Assistant Certificate

Distance Learning Veterinary Nursing Advisor 
Amanda Hart
Enrollment into prerequisites for  the DLVN Program

Horse Production and Management
Shanda Mattix -
Horse Production and Management (AAS)

Beef Production Program
Adalaide Kline -
Beef Production (AAS)
Beef Management Certificate

Michaelle Bliss
Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) (AAS)
Practical Nursing Certificate

Sami Talsma -
Business Management and Administration (AAS)
Accounting/Management Certificate

Alternative Energy
Derek Reilley
Alternative Energy (AAS)
Wind and Solar Certificates of Completion and Technical Certificates

Dental Hygiene 
Bobette Maier -

Physical Therapist Assistant 
Dr. Christopher Flieg




Sandra Koon
Academic Advisor
Appointment link -

Taylen Hubbell
Success Coach/Data Analyst
Appointment link -

Trojan Advising Center
1255 S Range Ave
Colby KS 67701
(785) 460-4701
(785) 460-5513