Make an Appointment
Online, using the button below
Call (714) 432-5078
In person on the 3rd floor of WATSON HALL during our office hours listed below:
Monday: 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Counseling services at Orange Coast College are in place to help students identify and clarify personal, career and educational goals. The intent is to help students choose options that will improve the quality of their lives. Our professionally trained counselors are available to assist you with the following:
Please note: The Counseling Center will be closed Thursday, February 15 - Monday, February 19th.
Appointments may be made in person, by telephone, or online. Thirty minute appointments are scheduled a week in advance. Each Thursday morning, Counseling Services begins scheduling appointments for students for the following week.
If you choose to book an appointment online and are unable to find an appointment time, please note cancellations and schedule changes often mean there are still appointments available. Please call the appointment line: (714) 432-5078.
For appointments regarding Allied Health programs, please schedule through their appointment page here.
Drop-in Counseling is available for quick questions during office hours. Students are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Drop-in Counseling is limited to ten minutes and is appropriate for general questions only. Drop-in Counseling is not appropriate for transcript evaluation, Student Education Plans or personal counseling. Drop-in Counselors do not have access to your transcript or other student records.
Beginning Spring semester, Drop-In counseling will be available on Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6-8pm on the first floor of Watson Hall, in the Assessment Center. To take advantage of this Drop-In counseling time, please check in at the information desk on the first floor.