Academic advising at Durham Tech is the key to your success.  Our advisors help you determine your interests, explore career options, set academic goals, select courses, answer questions about your program of study, and ensure you’re ready for registration.

Academic Advising Hours

Important: Follow the Enrollment Steps prior to meeting with an advisor. Appointments and walk-in advising assistance are available daily.

Main Campus and Orange County Campus (OCC)

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Note: Advising Services will be closed on July 31st, 2024 for professional development. Please check the Academic Calendar for additional college closures that may affect advising hours. 

Students in High School or Dual Enrollment 

Career and College Promise (CCP) students should follow the CCP enrollment process and contact their appropriate College Liaison or email if they have questions.

Current Students

All students enrolled in a degree, diploma, or certificate program are assigned to a Program Advisor. You can find the name of your assigned academic advisor in Self-Service under Student Planning → Go to Plan & Schedule → Advising. If no name is listed, please contact Advising Services.

Contact your advisor as soon as possible; if they do not respond within three (3) business days, you may forward the email message you sent to your advisor with a message requesting assistance to, and you will be connected to an advisor who will help you.

Visiting Students should contact Advising Services for assistance.


New Students

Academic Advisors are ready to assist you in-person, online, or through email.

Last Name Begins withAcademic Advisor
Make an Appointment
A – C
Veteran Students
Demitrius Bullock
919-536-7200, ext. 1125
Book an Appointment with Demitrius Bullock
D – HLori Heiger
919-536-7200, ext. 1128
Book an Appointment with Lori Heiger 
I – MCarlton Koonce
919-536-7200, ext. 1815
Book an Appointment with Carlton Koonce
N – RMichelle Lamb
919-536-7200, ext. 1106
Book an Appointment with Michelle Lamb
S – VKelvin West
919-536-7200, ext. 1100
Book an Appointment with Kelvin West
W – ZHeather Nickel
919-536-7200, ext. 1807
Book an Appointment with Heather Nickel
Orange County studentsEliza Murphy
919-536-7200, ext. 4227
Book an Appointment with Eliza Murphy