Advising & Counseling

Advising & Counseling

Central Lakes College has a team of experienced, professional, and energetic advisors who are committed to assist students with their educational goals. Advisors work with students in all phases of their college experience–from prospective students interested in learning more about Central Lakes College to graduates who need assistance with placement services.

Self-help Videos
How to Register for CLC Classes
How to Drop or Withdraw from Courses
How to Access your Degree Audit Report
How to Apply for CLC Foundation Scholarships

Meet an Advisor

Schedule an Appointment
Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with an Advisor to receive assistance. Appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes and may be scheduled by contacting Central Lakes College at 218.855.8000 or via email at

Walk-in Meetings
Students can meet with an advisor on a walk-in basis from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. These meetings are designed to last no more than 15 minutes per student.

Community Resources

Bridges of Hope
In need of assistance? We are here to assist you through the process of getting help from area resources! Call 218.825.7682 and ask to speak with a Resource Specialist about your situation.

Brainerd Area Support Services Directory

Contact Information

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Jill Albie

Academic Advisor
Phone: 218-894-5138
Staples B113

Dan Davidson

Academic Advisor
Phone: 218-855-8185
Brainerd C116
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Janet Gontarek

Academic Advisor
Phone: 218-855-8134
Brainerd C114

Joan Jenkins

Academic Advisor
Phone: 218-855-8263
Brainerd C115
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Suzie Karsnia

Phone: 218-855-8015
Brainerd C164

Deb Norlin

Academic Advisor
Phone: 218-855-8156
Brainerd C117
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Tambera Topp

Phone: 218-855-8123
Brainerd C147
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Rose Tretter

Academic Advisor
Phone: 218-855-8036
Brainerd C119
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Ryan Wright

Phone: 218-855-8013
Brainerd C148
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