Know Your Worth, Make Your Way, Find Your Why

Guided Discovery is holistic academic and career advising for all students. Visit the Commons Connections desk located on the first floor of Hege Library. We will work with you to:

  • Schedule appointments with Guided Discovery staff
  • Provide general academic and career advising information and resources
  • Assist with internships, jobs, resumes and more.

Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

      • Walk-ins: Tuesdays 10am - 12pm

Thursdays 2pm - 4pm

      • Academic and Career advising by appointment CLICK HERE and select "Schedule a Meeting"


Phone: 336-316-2187

How Will Guided Discovery Help You?

Collegiate Success

      • Academic coaching
      • Academic Pathways
      • Identifying interests
      • Setting goals
      • Identifying resources
      • Campus groups and activities
      • Self-care
      • Skill building

Experiential Learning

      • Volunteering and community service and learning
      • Shadowing
      • Internships
      • Study away and abroad

Career Exploration

      • Building your success team
      • Your Career Pathway
      • Interest and skill assessment
      • Professional portfolios
      • Resume and professional writing
      • Graduate school navigation
      • Interviewing and networking skills

Shape Your Future at Guilford

Guided Discovery is staffed with both ACADEMIC and CAREER focused Guilford Guides to help you explore and integrate your academic career and co-curricular interests, identify life-goals and plan for post-graduation success. We'll sit down with you to explore your interests and plan for the future. We'll assist you in determining where to go and how to get there.

Academic Advising, Support & Guidance

  • Academic Guides help ALL students develop the skills and resources necessary to excel as a Guilford student, including major exploration, academic decision-making and coaching, exploring interests, self-care, and more.
  • We assist first and second year students in coursework selection for registration, and will continue to work closely with you and your faculty advisor in your third and fourth year providing continued support through life challenges, exploration and planning.

Career Education, Exploration & Consultation

  • As you dive into real-world learning and focus on the issues that are important to you, Career Guides help ALL students make connections between those courses and exciting career possibilities including careers, graduate school, service and more.
  • We also provide a variety of career preparation services as you prepare for life beyond Guilford.

Guilford Guides will be with you as advisors and part of your success team from the time you arrive on campus until you graduate!

While our Guilford Guides have specific areas of focus, ALL GUIDES are here for YOU, to help you navigate Guilford College and beyond!

Visit our staff page to learn more about the Guilford Guides and schedule an appointment today!