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Counseling : New Students

New Students

If you are a new student, please follow these important steps before making an appointment with a counselor.

Step 1 - Apply to the college. You will be redirected to the California Community Colleges website. Follow the steps provided to complete the online application.   Completeion of the college application will generate Math and English placement information.

Please Note:  English as a Second Language (ESL) students, please refer to STEP 2.

Allow 5-7 business days for your application to be processed. Once your application is processed, you will receive an email confirmation with your Student Identification Number.

Step 2 - English as a Second Language (ESL) students and general AB705 assessment updates, please refer to the Assessment Center website:

Step 3 - Complete the Online Orientation by logging in through the Student Information System (your portal). Orientation provides important information about college resources such as Financial Aid, the Transfer Center, and Counseling.

Step 4 - Meet with a Counselor to discuss your educational goals, course requirements, develop student educational plans and to explore majors.Click on the following link to chat with our front desk counter 

Step 5 - Apply for Financial Aid. All students are encouraged to apply. Start by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

Step 6 - Choose your courses from the Schedule of Classes and register online.

Please Note: Your registration appointment will be provided to you after your application is processed. You can register on the date and time of your appointment and any time after.

Contact Us

Instructional Building (Administration Wing)



eWalk-In Schedule

Monday, May 18th 

9:30am - 2:00pm

Tuesday, May 19th

8:30am - 4:00pm

Wednesday,  May 20th

12:30pm - 3:00pm 

Thursday, May 21st

8:30am - 3:00pm

Friday, May 22nd

8:30am -11:30am 

Walk-in schedule subject to change 

Without Prior Notice


Office Hours


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.