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Counseling Department

Through special programs, classes, group or individual counseling, the SCC Counseling Department is committed to providing you with the assistance and advice that you need to successfully complete your academic, career, and personal goals.

Counseling services include:

  • Career exploration and university  transfer information
  • Career development for undecided majors
  • Assessment and interpretation for placement in English, Reading, and Math
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Educational planning and course selection
  • Referral for special classes and/or testing
  • Application workshops for Cal State and University of California
  • New student orientations

Counselors are also available to help students:

  • Develop optimal abbreviated and comprehensive student education plans
  • Assess interests and abilities
  • Find a new approach to problems
  • Increase sensitivity to others
  • Learn how to change self-defeating habits and attitudes
  • Recognize style, purposes, and values
  • Help students who are having academic or personal difficulties
  • Clarify thinking

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Santiago Canyon College
Room: D-106
8045 E. Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92869
Phone : (714) 628-4800 

Please have your SCC 7-digit student ID number ready when visiting the Counseling Center.

Counseling Center - Summer 2018 Hours

Counselor Availability for August 13 - 17, 2018:
Monday 08/13:  9:00 am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 08/14:  9:00 am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 08/15:  9:00 am - 6:00pm
Thursday 08/16:  9:00 am - 6:00pm
Friday 08/17:  9:00 am - 5:00pm

Counselor Availability for August 20 - 24, 2018:
Monday 08/20:  9:00 am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 08/21:  9:00 am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 08/22:  9:00 am - 6:00pm
Thursday 08/23:  1:00 pm - 6:00pm*
Friday 08/24:  1:00 pm - 5:00pm**
*= NOTE: Limited Counselor availability from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm on Thursday, 08/23
**= NOTE: No Counselors available from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm on Friday, 08/24
Counselor availability and average wait times may vary.  
Contact the Counseling Center at (714) 628-4800 for current availability.
"First Come, First Serve" Counseling is available this summer. A limited number of scheduled appointments are available. Please call (714) 628-4800 or stop by the Counseling Center in D-106 for more information.
  • Counselors will be available to assist students with general questions, prerequisite clearances, overload petitions, and abbreviated or comprehensive student education plans as needed.  Students will be seen in order - First Come, First Served and a limited number of scheduled appointments are available.  Wait times will vary, and we will make every effort to see that you receive the assistance you need in a timely manner.
For more information on Counseling hours and availability, please call (714) 628-4800 or stop by the Counseling Center, Room D-106. Your Student ID Number is required to meet with a Counselor.