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Phone: 714-432-5700
Office Hours
Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm (COUNSELING WALK-INS 9:00am - 5:00pm) (Starting 8/25 8:00am - 5:00pm)
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm (COUNSELING WALK-INS 9:00am - 5:00pm) (Starting 8/25 8:00am - 6:30pm)
Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:30pm (COUNSELING WALK-INS 9:00am - 5:00pm) (Starting 8/25 8:00am - 6:30pm)
Thursday: 8:00am - 6:30pm (COUNSELING WALK-INS 9:00am - 5:00pm) (Starting 8/25 8:00am - 6:30pm)
Friday: 8:00am - 12:00pm(noon) (COUNSELING WALK-INS 9:00am - 12:00pm(noon)) (Starting 8/25 8:00am - 2:30pm)
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
Counseling Services

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
  • Support Groups
  • Referral Services
  • Transfer Services
  • DegreeWorks Workshop 


Appointments may be made in person or by telephone. Thirty minute appointments are scheduled a week in advance. Each Thursday, Counseling Services begins scheduling appointments for students for the following week.

Call 714.432.5078 or In person during our office hours.

** Please note: If you are scheduling an appointment with a counselor for the first time at OCC, you will only be able to schedule in-person or by telephone.

Resource Counseling

Resource Counseling is available for quick questions generally on Monday and Tuesday from 9am-5pm, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am-6pm and Friday from 9am-12pm.  Students are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Resource Counseling is limited to ten minutes and is appropriate for general questions only. Resource Counseling is not appropriate for transcript evaluation, Student Education Plans or personal counseling.  Resource Counselors do not have access to your transcript or other student records.