Counseling

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and our efforts to ensure your safety and the safety of your loved ones, we are transitioning from in-person to online instruction as of Monday, March 16. EVC has moved our operations to a virtual/remote format through Tuesday, May 26, 2020. We encourage you to call us or email us, staff are available during normal business hours to respond to your inquiries. Read here for more details and updates:

https://www.evc.edu/current-students


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Welcome to the EVC Counseling Department. We provide a variety of counseling services to ensure student success!  Our mission is to help and empower students to achieve their educational, career and personal goals.

Graduation

For New Students

​​​Become an EVC student in 5 easy steps!

For Continuing Students

4 Steps to ensure that you stay on track towards achieving your educational goal!

  1. Identify a major/career.  Utilize the following web-based exploration tools:
    • CAcareercafe.com
    • CAcareerzone.org
    • Eureka.org (The California Career Information System). You will need to register on-line to use this site. The EVC Site ID Code is XBOYLKS. Eureka provides information on college majors, descriptions of occupations and much more.
    • EVC Degrees & Certificates / Major Sheets
    • O*NET Find out about different careers
    • OOH​ Occupational Outlook Handbook – This site provides the complete content of the OOH published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It describes the education and training for over 200 occupations
  2. Meet with a counselor after completing 15 degree applicable units to develop a Comprehensive Student Education Plan (CSEP)​

  3. Manage your academic progress on MyWeb. See below for instructions: Student Guide to Ed Planning.pdf

  4. Petition for your assoc​​iate degree​ and/or apply for transfer​  

Express Walk-in Services

Express Walk-In Services counseling sessions are for quick questions only. A maximum of 15-20 minutes is allocated to meet with a counselor to discuss the following services: 

    • Assessment Retest Referral

    • Excess Units

    • EVC Test Score Interpretation

    • EVC College policies and procedures

    • Transferability of Courses

    • Sequential EVC Coursework Verification ​

Counselors are available for 15-20 minute sessions on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

contact us:

Victor Garza,EdD
Dean, Student Success 

Celina Gallegos
Sr. Division Administrative Assistant  
(408)270-6478
Student Center SC230

Counseling:

(408) 270-6475

Counseling Appointment

Spring Term Hours 

Closed 4/16/2020 
(Native American Day)

Closed 4/17/2020
(Cesar Chavez Day)

Effective

3/17/20 - 5/26/20
M-Fri OFFICE CLOSED

Phone Hours (Only):

M-Th 8:00A - 5:00P

Fri 8:00A - 3:00P

Phone: 

(408) 270-6475

To set an Online Counseling Appointment, please click here:


Remote Appointment

Counseling info:

Student Center SC250
Phone: (408) 270-6475

For A Brief Counseling Question: Email mycounselor@evc.edu

NOTE: Please include your Name, EVC Student ID number, & Phone Number (Not for Counseling appointments. Please call 408 270-6475 to schedule) 

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