Welcome to Counseling

Academic, Personal, Transfer, Career Counseling

Counselors are available to assist students with academic, transfer, career, and personal counseling. 

Get in Touch with Counseling


NOTE: You do NOT need an education plan with a counselor in order to register for classes.If there are no appointments during peak periods, drop-in to see us to help with class selection. Ed Plans may be done after the semester begins.
Scheduling Appointments
Between May 28 -August 22, appointments are limited. Please use the in-person or online Drop-In Counseling services (click on 'chat with us') to connect with a counselor during our office hours.
Learn how to schedule appointments using Starfish by watching this video.You need a student ID and be registered in classes!

Please Note: If you do not see appointment availability, check back periodically as schedules are released every two weeks. During Winter and Summer terms, there are limited appointments. During peak times (registration period), you will experience longer wait times to meet with a counselor. For help with class selection, please use Express Drop In Counseling (Chat with Us). 

Book an Appointment
Schedule an Appointment (Must be able to log into Student Portal)
You need a student ID number and be registered in classes in order to schedule appointments. Use Express Drop In (Chat) until you do this. To get an ID, apply to the College.
No ID Yet? Use Express Drop-In Counseling
No student ID yet? No problem! Use Express Drop-In Counseling (limited to 10-15 min) by clicking "Chat With Us" or the Chat Box in lower right corner or visit us in-person at our Counseling office in SEC 139.
Scheduling Issues
Issues with scheduling online? Call (408) 855-5034. Messages left will be returned within 24-48 business hours.




Choose a Counselor

  • Work with anyone! There is no required/assigned counselor.
  • Choose based on your major, career interests, language, support program, and availability: Counselors.
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Career Counseling

Clarify your career and education goals with these career resources.

Career Counseling
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Academic Counseling

Navigating college isn't always easy. Get academic counseling.

Academic Counseling
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Transfer Counseling

Discuss admissions to CSU, UC, and other colleges.

Transfer Counseling
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Mental Health

Access mental health specialists for confidential therapy.

Mental Health
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Personal Counseling

Explore issues or share concerns about life with a professional counselor.

Personal Counseling
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Counseling Classes

Assistance with college success, career/majors, & personal development.

Classes