Counseling Services

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

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: See a counselor on drop in (in-person and virtual available) during our hours. Please note this is for a one semester educational plan.

If you have an AP2 or Dismissal hold, and are being blocked from registering, please 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 OR until capacity is reached.
This Is a brief session (maximum 30 minutes) for support with the following reasons:

  • Quick questions
  • Academic/Progress Probation 1
  • One semester planning (SEPA) 
  • Submitting 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

Can happen either in-person or online. This is a 45 minute appointment for support with the following reasons.

  • Financial Aid Hold Removal
  • Academic Probation 2 and Dismissal Hold Removal
  • For other inquiries, see Drop-in Services

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

staff Meet Our Team
for general information and Academic/Financial Aid hold assistance

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