Type of Student
Continuing students are encouraged to meet with a counselor once a
semester to make sure they are making progress toward their
educational goals. We
encourage you to explore our new student friendly counseling website
as it contains links with pertinent information such as
appointments, associate degree and certification information,
general education requirements for AA/AS and transfer,
Probation/Dismissal information, transfer information, tutoring,
other frequently asked questions and more.
The following is the Admissions and Records link for
continuing students to register for classes:
High School Students
High school students may apply for Concurrent Enrollment at Chabot.
Please visit Chabot College's Admissions and Records website
for more information:
and FAQ's about concurrent enrollment:
Graduating high school seniors are encouraged to participate in
Early Decision/Mega Day.
For more information go to Chabot’s Early Decision website
International students need to complete both the Chabot College
Application as well as the International Student Application.
Please visit Chabot College International Students Program
website for more details:
Welcome to Chabot College. The Counseling Department's goal is to
get you started, guide you through the enrollment process, and help
you navigate your way through your educational journey. Please check
out the counseling website homepage for additional information and
Enrollment Procedures (application, assessment, orientation and
We would like to extend our counseling services to you. Services
will be available to you one business day after your application is
must resubmit an application if they have sat out for more than one
semester (not including summer).
Please be sure to check out Chabot’s Admissions and Records
website for registration information for former students:
If you would like to see a counselor to discuss
your educational plan, come in person to the Counseling Center to
make an appointment. To AVOID THE RUSH, we encourage you make an
appointment as soon as possible. To prepare for your counseling
appointment, you should:
Complete English and Math assessments at
Chabot College. If
you have completed English and/or Math at Chabot previously be
sure to ask your counselor what course (if any) you should take
next. If coursework
for English and/or Math was completed at another college you may
opt out of the assessments but you will need to provide your
Make sure all transcripts are on file at Admissions or Records.
Make a counseling appointment to have an unofficial evaluation,
review your priority registration and to initiate prerequisite
overrides (if applicable).
The Counseling department is proud to welcome our Veterans to Chabot
College. This guide is designed to help you understand the
enrollment process, the services you are entitled to receive, and
the campus/community resources available to assist you with your
academic and career goals.
In addition to the steps listed below be sure to check out Chabot's
Admissions and Records site about veterans services:
Complete the Admissions Application at
24 hours after submitting your application, you should receive an
e-mail giving you your Student Identification Number(W#).
You can check your W# by logging into Classweb.
For further assistance you can go to Online Student Services
located on the first floor in building 700.
Once you receive your Student Identification Number (W#), your next
step is to take a copy of your DD214 directly to the Veterans
Office. Submit to the
Veterans Office your VA packet and verify that your tuition expenses
will be covered by your benefits.
Step #3: the college
assessment tests (placement tests) for English/ESL and Math. A
of test dates is available online, your college application must be
on file prior to taking the test. The computerized test usually
takes two hours to complete. The test measures your English,
Reading and Math skills and places you into an appropriate class for
your skill level. Remember these are not pass/fail tests.
A photo identification is required to take the test. The
Assessment Center is located in Building 700, Room 714A.
If you have completed English and/or Math courses at another
college you can bring your transcript to counseling to request a
See a counselor for more details.
Complete the College
As new students you are encouraged to attend the in-person group
(if available; in-person group orientations are scheduled at the end
of the assessment test).
The orientation is designed to give you a general
understanding of what the college has to offer, its programs,
services, policies, and procedures. If you have previously attended
you can opt not to complete the Orientation because you have college
experience, it is still recommended so that you can understand
Chabot College's policies and procedures.
service hours for counselor availability.
Student must come in person to schedule a counseling
appointment (if available with a veterans counselor).
Collect a copies of all college transcripts (military or
civilian) and bring them to the counseling appointment for review.
Work with a counselor to
understand how military credit is awarded.
The counselor will review your assessment results and/or
prior academic recrods. The
counselor will develop an educational plan. The educational plan is
required by the Veterans Office to process your VA
educational benefits. During the counseling appointment you may also
request a review of your priority registration number if you have
previously completed English/Math courses at another college (you
might qualify for an exemption from assessment and orientation). See
the following website for more information on how priority numbers
are determined at Chabot:
Step #6: Veterans
receive pre-priority registration.
Check the class schedule for specific dates.
Register for your classes using Classweb and be sure to pay
by the listed deadlines.
payment is not received by the deadline, students may be unenrolled/deregistered
from all their classes. Payment can be made on Classweb or in person
at Admissions and Records (1st floor building 700).
Check with the
financial aid office (building 700)
for information regarding fee waivers and financial assistance.
Step #7: Tour the
campus and become familiar with campus and community resources.
Chabot College Health Center:
great resource for individuals looking for information on a variety
of topics ranging from physical, emotional, to social health issues.
ACE Military Guide
- Review how military credit and occupations are evaluated for
One-Stop Resource Guide
- Crisis hotline, prevention services, TBI information
Resources for Veterans.
Suicide prevention hotline
for Marines is available in California. The DStressline
(1-877-476-7734) provides counseling for Marines and their family
Transitions from Military Career
- Career Options
Mental Health Information
Veteran and Family
- Counseling Services
- Operation Welcome Home ; Crisis Line
Registration process for working adults/reentry students is the same
as for any new/continuing/former student.
The links below provide additional support services and
PACE: A Program
Designed for Working Adults:
Counseling Service Hours
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