Get Virtual Assistance

Many student services are currently being offered through Zoom virtual lobbies. To connect to a staff member in a particular department choose from the options below.

Zoom can be used on a computer, tablet, or smartphone or you can call in. Visit Zoom.us/resources for more information and help videos. When you select a department you will be put into a waiting room and a staff member will be with you as soon as possible.

Below you will also find some departments offer texting and/or live chat.

Calling In

If you would like to call in to a department Zoom lobby, dial one of the phone numbers below. When prompted enter the Meeting ID for the department (Meeting ID’s are listed below with each lobby).

Zoom Phone Numbers:
  • 1 253 215 8782
  • 1 301 715 8592

STEM Center

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. & 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; Fridays: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

For drop-in tutoring for STEM related classes.

eTutoring

eTutoring is a free online service that provides homework assistance. Big Bend Students can use eTutoring to connect with tutors from across the country, who can offer advice on writing assignments and other subject areas.

eTutoring Webpage

Writing Center

Monday – Friday – 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Students can submit writing assignments from any of their classes to be reviewed in the Writing Center.

Zoom Meeting ID: 996 827 3965

Walk-In Advising

Monday 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. ; Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. LOBBY IS CLOSED: August 10; September 14

For assistance with adding/dropping a class, registering for classes, changing your schedule, maximum timeframe appeals, and questions about transferring.

Basic Adult Education for Adults & Open Doors Program

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

For questions about English Language Learning classes (ESL/ELL/ELA), High School Diploma/GED, or the Open Doors Program.

Zoom Meeting ID: 902 216 925

Library

Monday-Thursday 7:30-5, Fridays 8-2:30

Connect with the Library live chat agents to get virtual assistance.

Library Live Chat

Dual Enrollment

THIS LOBBY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

For information on Running Start, College in the High School, CTE Dual Credit (formerly called Tech Prep) and Advanced Placement (AP)/International Baccalaureate (IB).

Zoom Meeting ID: 413 127 101

Outreach

THIS LOBBY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

For general questions, campus tours, or student recruitment and outreach.

Zoom Meeting ID: 676 620 287

Student Administrative Support Services

THIS LOBBY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

For assistance with admissions, registration, advising, counseling, financial aid (including work study, loans, and FAFSA/WASFA applications, student employment, and VA benefits), transcripts, and graduation.

Zoom Meeting ID: 265 343 844

Workforce Education Services

THIS LOBBY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Assistance for students in workforce education programs (non-transfer) with support services such as tuition and fees, books and tools, emergency assistance, and case management.

Zoom Meeting ID: 855 525 324

Career Services

THIS LOBBY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

For assistance with Career Services, including job search preparation and assistance, career assessments, connections to employers and industry.

Zoom Meeting ID: 498 259 554

Other Ways To Connect

Department Email
Admissions admissions@bigbend.edu
Advising advising@bigbend.edu
Business Office businessoffice@bigbend.edu
Career Services jodyb@bigbend.edu
Disability Support Services dss@bigbend.edu
Financial Aid faidinfo@bigbend.edu
Testing Center testingcenter@bigbend.edu
Veteran’s Services michaelg@bigbend.edu
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