Enrollment Information for New & Prospective Students

Program's Mission Statement:
The mission of the Counseling Department is to provide services to students in terms of academic, career, transfer and personal guidance that will assist them towards achieving their educational goals.


Program's Description:
Counselors provide a myriad of services which address educational, career and personal goals. Counselors provide support and guidance to assist students with a successful adjustment to college life. Counselors also assist students with selecting academic majors, exploring transfer options and developing plans to meet their educational goals (certificate, AA/AS, transfer). The department's Personal Development courses instruct students on how to successfully complete college in a timely manner.


Program's Learning Outcomes:

 1.  All counselors will provide knowledgeable and professional counseling services to the LACC student body.

 2.  Students who attend orientation will outline the academic requirements associated with their educational plans.

 3.  Students who meet with a counselor will distinguish between general education requirements and major preparation coursework needed to achieve their education goals.

 4.  After a counseling appointment, students will articulate at least two on-campus student services resources that pertain to their needs.


Administration Building, Room 108  

323-953-4000 ext. 2250
General Counseling Office Hours

Monday - Thursday| 8:30 am - 7 pm
Friday | 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday l 9:00 am - 2:00 pm    

Counseling appointments are made either in person at Admin. Bldg. 103 (Assessment Office) or ONLINE >>.

To clear a prerequisite you may bring a copy of your college transcript to walk-in counseling.

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 CHAT with a Counselor

Mondays, 3-4:00 p.m. Wednesdays, 4-5:00 p.m. Thursdays, 5-6:00 p.m. 

Counseling Department

Department Chair, William A. Marmolejo (Interim) Ext. 2104

Hector Aguilar 

Mely Belviz

Jessica Cerda

Mario Escalante

Boris Lopez

Billy Reed

Mary Rueda

Ed Bird Song

Sonia Soto Bair

Kamale Gray, Transfer Center

Emma Tiscareno, Career Center

Catherine Lakatos, CalWORKs

Saadia Porsche, TRIO

Robert Dominick, OSS

Luisa Cortez, EOPs

Roxy Dovlatyan, EOPs

Sandy Parsakar, EOPs

Jerry Ward, EOPs