The primary goal of Counseling is to provide opportunities for students to clarify and achieve their academic and personal goals. Students are required to meet with counselors on a regular basis to monitor academic progress and update their Educational Plan (Ed Plan). Our counselors are committed to your academic success and deliver a range of counseling services.
Assist students with exploration of educational options
Assist students with establishing academic goals
Assist students with selecting a major or field of study
Assist students with course selection and registration
Assist students with developing a Educational Plan (Ed Plan)
Addresses academic and progress probation
Advice students regarding graduation and certificate requirements
Provide referrals to other support services on campus
Convey current information on institutional and transfer requirements
Counselors are available to assist students explore their life goals and identify their career options. This assistance may include helping students evaluate their aptitudes and interests through the use of tests and interviews. Counselors work in conjunction with the resources found in the EVC Career Center. The Center houses the latest information on career trends, career oriented magazines, books and brochures, videos, a computerized career selection system (EUREKA) and access to the World Wide Web for college and career searches.
Counselors are available to support students who need assistance in dealing with problems/ issues, which may be affecting their academic performance. Counselors work with students to alleviate their relationship, health or emotional concerns. All matters discussed are held in strict confidence by the counselor. When appropriate, students may be referred to other professional services on campus or in the community.
All Walk-in appointments are first come, first serve. Depending on the number of students that are waiting, sign-ups to see a Counselor may be cut off prior to the posted closing hours. Walk-in counseling appointments are for quick questions.
If you have transcripts from other colleges, you should bring those transcripts to your appointments.
Services available during walk-ins:
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If you need additional help that goes beyond the scope of a walk-in appointment, you should make an appointment for Academic, Career or Personal Counseling.
Alexandra DuranDean, Student Success
Location: SC-250Phone: (408) 270-6475
Mon & Thu: 8am-5pm
Tue & Wen: 8am-7pm
Regular Walk-In Mon: 8am-1pmThu: 1pm-5pm