Counseling Services

Welcome to General Counseling! We are here to help you in achieving your academic, career and personal goals along your educational journey.

How to Use Our Website

Connect with a Counselor

1. Online Drop-in Counseling

  • Have W# and phone # ready
  • Use Chrome or Firefox (Safari and Internet Explorer do NOT work)

2. Email basic questions

3. How to submit prerequisite overrides and other counseling forms (excess units, course repeat petitions etc.)

Chat with a Peer Guide

Immediately connect with a trained student employee who can answer basic questions and help you with enrollment, registration, financial aid and much more!

Call (510) 274-1550  Mon-Thurs 10am - 4pm
Online Chat  Mon-Thurs 9am - 5pm

Online Chat with a Peer Guide Now!


Want to become a Peer Guide?

Register for Fall 2021

Contact Us

Building & room Building 700 - 2nd fl, Room 752 (building closed due to COVID-19)

staff Meet Our Team


Phone Support


SUMMER SESSION: June 1 - August 12

Monday:        9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:        9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:  9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday:      9:00 AM - 7:30 PM​ 
Friday:            CLOSED

Online Drop-in Counseling will close at 4:00 pm on July 28 and 29.

black lives matter
black lives matter

The Counseling Division advocates for those we serve and stands with our Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and Black students, classified professionals, faculty, administrators and members of our community.

Read Our Full Statement