Academic Counseling Hours During Summer

Our front desk is staffed with counseling assistants who can answer general questions on campus Mondays-Thursdays 9am-4pm and available via Zoom Tuesday 12:30-1:30, Wednesday 1pm-3pm, & Thursday 1pm-4pm. We add our last student to the front desk a half hour before we close. For longer term planning and for more complex questions with an academic counselor, 45-minute appointments are available to book in Starfish (these are available via on campus, phone, or Zoom)!

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Academic Counseling

Academic Counseling:
Quick questions? Our front desk is staffed with counseling assistants who can answer general questions weekly on-campus Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm and the following Wednesdays until 6pm (5/31, 6/7, 6/28, 8/16, 8/23). We are located on the bottom floor of the Student Services building.
Need longer course planning with an academic counselor? We offer on-campus and remote 45-minute appointments, weekly Mondays- Thursdays from 9am-4pm. On Fridays from 9am-1pm, we offer 45-minute remote only appointments. Continuing students can book these appointments in your Starfish.

If you have questions regarding TAG, UC and/or CSU applications please attend a virtual workshops and/or watch step-by-step tutorials offered by the SBCC University Transfer Center.

Review your most recent Student Educational Plan that you created with a counselor in Degree Planner.


Academic Counselors are here to:

  • Assist students in planning and achieving their academic and career goals.
  • Develop individualized Student Educational Plans (SEP).
  • Educate students on transfer & SBCC requirements.
  • Counsel students on success strategies.
  • Conduct Class Planning sessions for new students, classroom presentations and workshops.
  • Teach Personal Development/College Success courses.
  • Refer students to University Transfer CenterCareer CenterHealth & WellnessDSPS, and other student services.

Campus Location:

Student Services Building
1st Floor - Room 120

Phone Hours: (805) 730-4085 from Monday-Friday 10am-12:30pm

This Week's Virtual/In-Person Counseling Appointment Availability:

Monday: 9am-4pm (in-person and remote)
Tuesday: 9am-4pm (in-person and remote)
Wednesday: 9am-4pm (in-person and remote)
Thursday: 9am-4pm (in-person and remote)
Friday: 9am -1pm (remote only)