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Academic Counseling

Meet with a Counselor

All new students are required to complete Orientation, Assessment and receive an educational plan. See below to how to schedule an appointment in each area.


All new students must complete orientation. We recommend you complete orientation online. You may also schedule an appointment for orientation.


All new students must complete assessment. The Assessment Office is located in the Student Services Building, on the Second Floor. Visit the Assessment page for information and hours for the Drop-In Center.

Appointments are only required for the ESL test. Appointments can be made in the Assessment Office or click here to schedule a test. All other assessment tests are available on a drop-in basis.


New students must see a counselor to obtain an Educational Plan. To schedule a 30-minute appointment with a counselor, click here. In order to use this online system to schedule an appointment for counseling you should have a student identification number (88-XXX-XXXX). Appointments are scheduled in advance, in two week increments.

If there are no appointments at the time of your attempt, please try again the following Monday at 9:00am.

 Contact Us

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

Counseling appointments are made either in person at the Student Services Building, 2nd floor (Assessment Office) or by filling out this counseling appointment request

 Office Hours

General Counseling: SUMMER
Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5pm
Friday: 8:30am - 2pm
Saturday: Closed


Probation Students can sign up for workshop attendance here or go to the Assessment Office to register. View Workshop Dates and view more info on Probation to Success Workshops

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

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911