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Our Counseling Team is committed to creating a culturally inclusive and equitable learning environment for all students.

We seek to cultivate brave spaces where students feel respected, valued, and able to fully participate in their educational journey, free from judgment, criticism, abuse, and harassment.


Tools & Resources

Resources To Support + Strengthen Your Studies


New First-Time Students.

Welcome! We are pleased that you have chosen Evergreen Valley College to pursue your educational goals.  Click on Online Application to start. After the application is submitted visit EVC First Stop for assessment information and assistance in creating MyWeb and Canvas accounts. New Students must complete the online orientation before meeting with a counselor to plan classes and create an education plan, and to qualify for priority registration.

Continuing Students.

Follow these steps to keep on track:

  1. Identify a major/career.
  2. Schedule Counseling Appointment after completing 15 degree applicable units to develop a Comprehensive Student Education Plan (CSEP)​
  3. Manage your academic progress on MyWeb. See Student Guide to Ed Planning.pdf
  4. Petition for your Assoc​​iate degree​ and/or apply for transfer​

30-Minutes Zoom Drop-In Counseling Services

30-Minutes Zoom Drop-In Counseling Services

  • Class problems
  • Class Schedule for First Time College Students
  • Course Repeat 2nd and 3rd repeat attempts
  • EVC College Policies & Procedures
  • English/Math Placement
  • Excess Units
  • In-Progress Verification
  • Prerequisite Verification

How To Connect With A Counselor

Students are not assigned counselors. We recommend you find a counselor you feel comfortable with and schedule follow-up appointments with the same counselor.

  • Online Appointments60 minute counseling appointment via Zoom, an online meeting platform that works on computers, smart phones, or tablets. A zoom account is not necessary to participate. Visit Zoom Help Center for video tutorials.
  • Telephone: 60-minute telephone counseling session. Call our Student Services Center Team at 408-270-6475.

    Drop In30-Minute Sessions

    •  English and Math Placement
    •  Class Problem
    •  Course Repeat: 3rd Repeat/4th Attempt
    •  Prerequisite Verification
    • Questions about EVC policies and programs

For all other services Schedule a 60-minute appointment!

  • E-mail:  For quick general questions about college procedures, academic policies, course prerequisites, programs and services send e-mail to mycounselor@evc.edu along with your name and EVC Student ID. Do not send emails about personal academic records, transcripts, assessment, career or personal concerns. Questions are answered in the order received. Due to high volume of student e-mails it may take up to 5 business days to receive a response.

General Education Videos

What is GE? – Part 1


What is GE? – Part 2

What is GE? – Part 3


Available Counseling Services.


Victor Garza

Dean, Student Success


Celina Gallegos

Sr. Division Administrative Assistant