Advising Services

Figuring out the next step in your educational journey might feel like a lot. If you want help coming up with a plan for your education 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.

To become a participating Owner/Operator for Advising Services:

  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. Now, O/O Advising Opt In (Archways to Opportunity) will move to “Your Accepted Agreements” in Global Account Manager.

What are my Advising options?

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

We offer two types of Advising:

  1. Virtual Group Advising – interactive webcast group Advising to address common questions about school selection, ACE CREDIT recommendation transfer, and focus of study.
  2. One-on-One Virtual Advising - individual Advising to help develop educational goals and action plans unique to your needs.

How do I sign up for Advising?

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Before you get started…

Make sure you gather the information you’ll need:

  • Your personal contact information
  • Your store number, city, state and address

 To sign up for Education Advising, follow the instructions below to learn more and register.

  1. Go to the Education Advising website.
  2. Click "Schedule Now."
  3. Select a session type:
    • For one-on-one virtual Advising, choose “Individual Advising Sessions.”
    • For virtual group sessions, choose “Virtual Group Advising Sessions.”
  4. Click "Book Now."
  5. Select your time zone. (Ensure the time zone is correct.)
  6. Click “Next.“
  7. Select a date and time.
    • Click on an available day from the calendar (in white).
    • Select your preferred time for that day.
  8. Click “Next.“
  9. Provide your contact information.
  10. Click “Done.”
  11. Review your advising confirmation.


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

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