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Academic Counseling

Online Academic Counseling

Welcome to Los Angeles City College’s Online Counseling Although the LACC campus is closed due to the Covid-19 emergency, counseling faculty are able to assist you through online chat, phone, email, or virtual appointments. 

If you are a new student, attend a
Group Counseling Session.

Live Chat Services 

Online “walk-in” counseling would normally be a 10 minute conversation with a counselor for any of the following:

  • Prerequisite clearances
  • Course advisement
  • Information about associate degree/certificate programs
  • General education patterns
  • IGETC / CSU GE-Breadth inquiries and certification
  • Information about important enrollment deadlines and registration assistance
  • Clarification of college policies and procedures
  • Brief assistance with various forms/petitions such as: academic renewal, course repeat, pass/non pass, excess units, etc.
  • Information about campus support resources and/or programs
  • Express Counseling is not for comprehensive education plans or transcript evaluations

Please note: If you need more than 10 minutes, you will be referred to schedule a counseling appointment.

Counseling Appointment 

Online counseling appointments would normally be a 30 minute session with a counselor for any of the following:

  • Overall course selection
  • Comprehensive student educational plans and mapping
  • Educational plans for financial aid appeals
  • Progress and academic probation; reinstatement 
  • Evaluation of coursework and external exams completed outside of LACCD
  • Transfer planning and advice to CSU, UC and private universities

Please Note: Appointments are conducted via phone or video conference. Counseling appointments are limited and reserved for counseling services that cannot be completed via Live Chat.

 Hours of Operation

FALL Counseling Hours (Per Administration)

Mon -Thurs: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

E. Bird Song
Chair, Counseling
323.953.4000 ext 2062

 Lobby Hours

Lobby Hours: 

Mon & Wedn 1:00 p.m.  - 4:30 p.m.

Tues & Thurs 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Fri 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Express Counseling hours subject to change)

 Contact Us

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


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Phone: 323.953.4000


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