Academic Advising

The Academic Advising staff in the Bennett Student Services Center will help you plan your academic future at Indian Hills Community College and beyond.

Whether you need assistance choosing courses to meet your goals or getting ready to transfer to another school to earn a bachelor's degree, our staff is here to help. You will find us approachable and friendly, genuinely interested in you, and committed to making your college experience as fulfilling as possible. Contact us today!

Our Academic Advisors are available Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Bennett Student Services Center on the Ottumwa Campus.



Career Exploration Resources: Unsure of the career, job, or program that is right for you? IHCC Advising Staff recommends you complete a career assessment to learn how your interests align with a career. You can also learn about high paying jobs in Iowa through the Future Ready Iowa website. Our staff can also assist you in connecting your interests to a certificate, diploma, or associate's degree that will help you earn great money! Through a partnership with IowaWorks, Indian Hills Community College students can meet with IowaWorks staff in the Career Assistance Center in the Bennett Student Services Building. Receive assistance with resume development, mock interviews, or further explore careers that are right for you! To learn more, contact Jennifer Erdmann at or (641) 684-5401 ext. 40042.

Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculator >>
Quickly and easily calculate your GPA and see how different scenarios may impact it.

Program Change Form
Need to change your program of study?

Transfer Information for A.A., A.S., and A.A.S. Graduates
Information on our articulation agreements with other colleges

Transfer in Iowa >>
Resources for those planning to transfer to one of Iowa's Regent universities

Follow the ALEKS registration instructions here if you need assistance. Also, review the ALEKS Math Placement Score Range.

Students: Don't miss out on our Annual Transfer Fair and Transfer Trips (scheduled throughout the fall and spring of each year).


Contact Us:

Academic Advising Office

Indian Hills Community College
Bennett Student Services Center
623 Indian Hills Drive
Ottumwa, IA 52501

(641) 683-5262 | (800) 726-2585, ext. 5262