Counseling Services

Counselors are available to assist students in identifying, clarifying, and reaching their educational and career goals. Counselors provide confidential Academic, Transfer, Career, and Personal counseling services.

Need Support or Have Questions?

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Immediately connect with a Peer Guide (trained student assistant) who can answer basic questions, and help you with enrollment, registration, financial aid and much more!

Peer Guide Support Services (closed until Jan 3rd)

Call (510) 274-1550
Mon - Thurs 10am - 4pm

Chat - with video option
Mon - Thurs 9am - 5pm

Need help picking your classes?

For new Chabot student in Spring 23, and have never attended college – sign up for a First Semester Planning Session now 

For all other students: Schedule an appointment to see a counselor or come to drop in counseling  (in-person and virtual available) during our hours.  To schedule an appointment you can come to the front desk of General Counseing (Bldg 700, 2nd floor) or email: 

For priority registration, be sure to complete the Core Services:

  • Student Education plan: get help from a counselor picking classes for your next semester. For a one semester plan, feel free to visit Drop-In counseling during our hours



SPRING 2023: Now – May 19

Drop-in Counseling

In-person or online drop-in is available until the posted time (Drop in may close early due to high demand) This is a brief session (maximum 30 minutes).

  • Support and questions regarding your academic goals
  • Academic/Progress Probation 1
  • One semester academic planning (SEPA) 
  • Submitting counseling forms - for example: 
    • Excess units
    • Petition to repeat
    • Prerequisite overrides & challenges
    • Prerequisite challenges
    • Substitution waivers

Drop-in Hours

drop-in Days and Times

In-person drop-in counseling is held in Building 700 - 2nd fl, Room 752.

  • Mon - 9-5 
  • Tues 9-2
  • Wed 9-1
  • Thurs 9-12
  • Fri 9-12

Online drop-in Days and Times

* click on times below to access drop-in services

Counseling Appointments

Are available either in-person or online. Counseling appointments are available NOW for all academic and career counseling services.  Appointments are scheduled for 60 minute sessions.  Mid-February through March is a great time to schedule your appointment in advance of Summer and Fall registration which begins on April 24th, 2023.

  • Long-term, comprehensive student education plan (SEP) (2+ semester plan)
  • Evaluation of progress toward graduation or transfer
  • University transfer planning
  • Career/Major Exploration
  • Probation 2/Dismissal status (Probation level 1 students click here)
  • Evaluation of transfer credit from other colleges and universities
  • Financial Aid education plan needed for financial aid appeal
  • TAG – Transfer Agreement Guarantee Review for UC transfers
  • ADT – AAT or AST degree planning
  • Career Guidance and counseling
  • Personal or Crisis counseling

Scheduling an Appointment 

Types of Appointments: In-Person or Phone/Virtual Chat

Appointments can be conducted in-person or by phone/virtual chat. In-person appointments are held in Building 700 - 2nd fl, Room 752. Before requesting an in-person appointment, please review Campus Vaccination Requirements & Campus Parking details.

Days & times in which both in-person and phone/virtual appointments are available:

  • Mon 9-1pm
  • Tues 9-1pm
  • Wed 9-1pm
  • Thursday 9-11am

Days & times in which just phone/virtual appointments are available:  

  • Tues 2:30-6:30 
  • Wed 2:30-6:30 
  • Thursday 12-4pm
How to Schedule an Appointment

To schedule a virtual or in-person appointment*,
email with the ALL of the following information:

  • Name
  • W Number
  • Phone Number
  • Preference for in-person or phone service
  • Availability
  • Reason for appointment
  • Counselor preference (optional)

* Before scheduling an in-person appointment review: Campus Vaccination Requirements & Parking.


For Mental Health Appointments 

Visit CARES Counseling 

Contact Us

Building & room Building 700 - 2nd fl, Room 752

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