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​​​Make an Appointment

Online, using the form at the bottom of the page
Call (714) 432-5078
In person 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:

  • Educational Planning

  • Career Exploration

  • Personal Counseling

  • Counseling Classes​

  • Support Groups

  • Re-Entry Services

  • Referral Services

  • Transfer Services

  • Study Skills & Personal Development Workshops


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. EARLY OCTOBER IS THE PERFECT TIME TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT! There are open appointments every day.

If you choose to book an appointment online and are unable to find an appointment time, please note cancelations and schedule changes often mean there are still appointments available. Please call the appointment line:  (714) 432-5078.

Drop-In Counseling

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.

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