Advising Services

Figuring out the next step in your education and career journey might feel like a lot. If you want help coming up with a plan or learning more about the programs we offer, our advisors are available.

Click on the sections below for more information

Who’s eligible?

Our Advising Services are available to all McOpCo employees.

Our Advising Services are available to all employees of participating Owner/Operators.

To find out how to become a participating Owner/Operator for Advising Services, click here.

  1. Go to the Global Account Manager website.
  2. Click on “Your Agreements.”
  3. Scroll to “O/O Advising Opt In (Archways to Opportunity)” and select “Accept.”
  4. Read agreement, check the box, and click “Next.”
  5. Click on “Select All” and then “Accept.”
  6. This will move the agreement to “Your Accepted Agreements” in Global Account Manager.

What are my Advising options?

Whether you are just starting to think about your goals or are already on your way to achieving them, there are Advising Services to meet your individual needs.

We offer one-on-one virtual advising. This is individual Advising to help develop education and career plans unique to your needs.

How do I sign up for Advising?

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To sign up for Advising, follow the instructions below to register.

  1. Go to the ISTS website at https://mcdta.applyists.net.
  2. Create an account (or log in if you have an existing account).
  3. Click the “Advising Sign-Up” button.
  4. Enter your personal contact information.
  5. Select your role as “Franchise Owner- Operator restaurant crew, management or staff”.
  6. Enter your restaurant city, state and address
  7. Fill in requested information for your advisor.
  8. Click "Schedule An Appointment".
  9. Select “Restaurant Employee Advising Session”.
  10. Select your time zone. (Ensure the time zone is correct.)
  11. Click “Continue”.
  12. Select a date and time.
  13. Click “Continue”.
  14. Provide your contact information.
  15. Click “Done.”.

Once you have signed up for advising, check your email! A confirmation email will be sent along with a link to reschedule your date and time, if needed.

  1. Go to the ISTS website at https://mcdta.applyists.net.
  2. Create an account (or log in if you have an existing account).
  3. Click the “Advising Sign-Up” button.
  4. Enter your personal contact information.
  5. Select your role as “McOpCo restaurant crew or management”.
  6. Enter your restaurant city, state and address
  7. Fill in requested information for your advisor.
  8. Click "Schedule An Appointment".
  9. Select “Restaurant Employee Advising Session”.
  10. Select your time zone. (Ensure the time zone is correct.)
  11. Click “Continue”.
  12. Select a date and time.
  13. Click “Continue”.
  14. Provide your contact information.
  15. Click “Done”.

Once you have signed up for advising, check your email! A confirmation email will be sent along with a link to reschedule your date and time, if needed.



“The Advising offered through Archways to Opportunity helped to ease my concerns about returning to school as an adult.”

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