Academic Counseling

  • Assist you in clarifying your educational goals
  • Recommend classes for you based on your goals
  • Help you design education plans
  • Interpret assessment results
  • Provide accurate information about certificate, degree and transfer requirements  (see Transfer Center for additional transfer-related services)
  • Evaluate acceptance of coursework from other institutions
  • Address academic and/or progress probation issues
  • Identify ways to improve study skills and performance in class
  • Help you understand college policies and procedures, including financial aid
  • Provide referrals to other support services

Career Counseling

  • Help you clarify interests, skills and personality traits as they relate to potential careers
  • Assist you in exploring career options and paths
  • Provide current occupational and labor market information
  • Direct you to useful resources for researching careers
  • Offer career-related workshops and Career Choice class

Personal Counseling

  • Provide referrals to on-campus and community services
  • Offer support and assistance in dealing with personal problems
  • Help you identify steps you can take to address issues relating to finances, child care, relationships, anxiety, etc.

Specialized Counseling

  • Transfer Center - Support for students who plan to transfer to a CSU, UC, out-of-state, or private school
  • EOPS - Serves low-income, disadvantaged students
  • PACE - Serves students with physical, learning and emotional disabilities
  • TRIO - Serves low income, disadvantaged students interested in transfer
  • Veterans - Rob McCandless, Veterans Counselor
  • Athletes - Jason "JK" Kelly, Athletic Counselor
  • Puente - The Puente Project is a year-long Learning Community. Curriculum focuses on developing reading and writing skills through an exploration of Mexican-American/Latino literature.