New Student Educational Planning

Your Academic Future Begins Here!

After watching the required SEP presentation AND satisfying all of the criteria listed below, students attending college for the 1st time will be eligible to schedule a one-on-one Student Educational Planning (SEP) session with a counselor. These online meetings utilize the Zoom meeting software. An education plan will be created identifying the classes students should take in their first 1-2 semesters based on specific academic/career goal(s).

Students who are new to Miramar but have previous college experience please either sign up for a Same Day Drop-in or Email a Counselor.


Be prepared

Your counselor is going to ask you some important questions, and it’s essential that you’re ready to discuss the following:

  • Do you know what your major is going to be?
  • Are you planning to transfer, and if so, to which school(s)?
  • Are you planning to get an Associate Degree, which one?
  • Do you know what career you’re going to pursue?
  • Do you have questions about the presentation?
  • Will you be a full-time or part-time student?
  • Did you take any AP Tests/SAT/ACT?

Resources to help you start preparing for your counseling session:


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1. When scheduling your appointment, if you receive an Invalid Student ID Error

 Please send an email to


Body: full name, student ID & birthdate 

We will manually fix this issue & respond to you with confirmation in 1-2 business days.



If you receive a Certificate Error message then click on the Cancel button and you will be taken to the login page for the Online Appointment System

Each of the following criteria must be met and checked before scheduling a counseling appointment:

Milestone Levels for English & Math Placement(select one)

By checking the boxes above, I acknowledge that I have met the above criteria for scheduling a New Student SEP session. I understand that sessions go through a screening process, and students who not meet the above criteria will be directed to other options for meeting with a counselor.