Guided Discovery

Know Your Worth, Make Your Way, Find Your Why

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Our space in Hege Library is open by appointment or call-ahead only, and we continue to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines as practiced on-campus according to current guidelines. Guilford Guides are available for in-person or virtual appointments. Find our contact information and links to schedule an appointment or contact a specific Guide below!

Guided Discovery is Guilford’s academic and career advising center for all students. You can find us near 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 8:30am – 5:00pm

Academic and Career advising by appointment- click “Schedule an Appointment’ above.


Phone: 336-316-2187

What We Do

Guided Discovery is staffed by 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

  • 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, 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 Pathways 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!