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Meet an F-1 Advisor or Academic Counselor

​​Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the OCC campus is closed. But we are still here to help! The academic counselors and the F-1 advisers are available to help you online. Schedule an appointment or chat with us during our Drop in hours.

WHO SHOULD I 

SPEAK WITH?

Academic Counselor

F-1 Adviser


What are your questions?

  • Academic Plan
  • Major change
  • Last semester Reduced Course Load
  • I-20 Extension letter
  • Concurrent Enrollment
  • Graduation
  • Your I-20
  • Your passport and visa
  • Your F-1 status
  • Working in the U.S. (OPT, CPT, on campus employment)
  • Anything you're unsure of

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Keep reading for instructions for drop-in and appointments:


General Questions:

Contact us by phone, text, or email

General Front Desk - (714) 432-5940

Mireille Halley - (714) 714-7721

Thu Nguyen - (714) 714-7784

Gladys Calderon - (714) 714-7519


Or email us at occinternational@cccd.edu


Drop-in Advising & Academic Counseling:

1. Determine if you should speak with an F-1 adviser or Academic Counselor and click the appropriate Advising button

2. A new window will open. Scroll down to the adviser/counselor you wish to see.

3. If you see a Green "ONLINE" dot next to the adviser/counselor's photo, click "Chat Now!"  

4. Log in with your OCC username and password 


F-1 Advising Drop-In Schedule:

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

10 AM – 12PM

No Advising
Mireille

Gladys

No Advising

No Advising

2 - 4 PM

Mireille
No Advising
No Advising

Gladys

 

Academic Counseling Drop-In Schedule:

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Ruby Icaro

10:30-11:30 AM
2 - 3 PM

3 - 4 PM

4-5 PM



Schedule F-1 Advising & Academic Counseling Appointment:


1. Determine if you should speak with an F-1 adviser or Academic Counselor 

    and click the appropriate Advising button

2. A new window will open. Scroll down to the adviser/counselor you wish to see

3. Click "Schedule Appointment/Meeting"  

4. Log in with your OCC username and password 

5. Follow the steps to find the best date and time