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Counseling

Counselors at Contra Costa College work collaboratively with students to provide academic, vocational, career and personal counseling. We foster and encourage your learning, through self-exploration and awareness.

We can help with:

  • Academic Counseling
    • Selecting a major
    • Educational planning
    • Transcript evaluation
    • Understanding the degree / certificate process
  • Transfer Counseling
    • Meetings with four-year school representatives
    • Help with applications
    • College tours
    • Understanding transfer requirements
    • Find out more
  • Career Counseling
    • Choosing a career
    • Identifying your skills, qualities, abilities and needs
    • Interviewing and networking
    • Selecting an occupation that first your lifestyle
    • Find out more
  • Personal and Wellness Counseling
    • Emotional management, self-esteem and empowerment
    • Interpersonal relationships
    • Wellness counseling
      • Contra Costa College now offers therapy through JFK University’s Graduate Counseling Program. Free, confidential individual and specialized group therapy is conveniently located on the CCC campus. JFK intern counselors are warm, caring and available by appointment. Just call 510.215.3960.
    • Student assistance counseling
      • Student assistance counseling can help you manage a broad range of challenges–from everyday hassles to serious emotional health issues. They can help with things like stress and anxiety, grief and depression, substance abuse, domestic violence and family and relationship issues. Eligible members are entitled to as many telephone or web-video consultations as needed, and five face-to-face clinical counseling sessions per incident, per calendar year for free. Just call 1.800.227.1060 any time, day or night. (TDD dialers, please call 1.800.327.0801.)
    • Connecting you to appropriate mental health resources.
  • Disabled Students’ Programs and Services
    • Vocational rehabilitation for students with disabilities
    • Counseling
    • Find out more
  • Academic and Progress Probation Counseling
    • One-hour financial aid appeal counseling appointments
    • Academic standing or probation counseling appointments
  • Veterans Counseling
    • Information about additional veteran services
    • Two veteran counselors
    • Veterans’ Center in room 111 of the Student + Administration Building

To schedule an appointment, call or visit our office, or schedule an appointment using our online appointment system.

Have a Quick Question?

Come in during our drop-in hours. If you plan on coming in the afternoon, please call the office before you leave work or home to find out what the wait time is.

  • The last student on the list must be seen 15 minutes before closing the drop-in.
  • Drop-ins are only 15 minutes per student for quick questions only.
  • Drop-in hours are subject to change.
  • For visits that might take longer than 15 minutes, be sure to make an appointment. Financial aid appeals, re-instatements, and educational plans will require appointments.