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Academic Counseling

Express Counseling (Walk-in services)

Express (walk-in) counseling services extended during winter/spring registration: 

*Effective: 11/12/19:

  • Monday & Tuesday:
    • 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Wednesday & Thursday: 
    • 9:00AM-3:00PM
  • Friday
    • 9:00AM-1:00PM

Please Note: Wait times may vary due to high demand and may be as long as 2-2.5 hours. Students may submit Graduation Petitions for fall 2019 graduation, and receive course advisement for winter/spring 2020 on a drop-in basis. Transcript evaluations and other educaitonal planning services will be provided based on availability.

Services available in Express Counseling:

  • Prerequisite Clearance (Clear a Class Requirement Completed at another College; please bring an unofficial transcript)
  • Change of Home Campus or Major (Academic Plan Change for Degree/Certificate)
  • Educational Goal Change (Certificate, Degree, and/or Transfer)
  • Quick course advisement for one semester
  • Consultation on Repeating Classes
  • Questions About Dropping or Adding Classes
  • Request to Enroll in Excess Units (Submit an Overload Petition Form)

Some counseling needs, such as an evaluation of coursework you completed outside of the district, or Student Education Plans for more than one semester may best be addressed by scheduling a 30 or 45 minute appointment. Students who are new to the college and have completed less than 12 units of college credit should attend a Group Counseling Session.

 Contact Us

Student Services Building, 2nd Floor
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2250

 Office Hours

Fall Semester Hours  (Effective 8/26)

Monday & Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:30pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Friday: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to closing for Express Counseling services


Office will open at 11:00AM on Friday, November 22. 

To clear a prerequisite, bring an unofficial college transcript to the counseling department during walk-in hours.

To change a major and educational goal, you may bring the form to the counseling department during walk-in hours.

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Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911