General Counseling will switch gears to offering mainly Express Counseling with Appointments based on referrals beginning May 3, 2021 till end of Spring 2021 semester.

Our counselors are here to answer your questions and help you plan for academic success. 

Make An Appointment

There are different academic counselors and programs available to serve all needs. If you are not part of a special program or are not seeking to use a specialized service, please select:

  • General Counseling Services,  if you have 20+ units
  • New Student Counseling, if you have 0-20 units. 

Note:  Once appointments are full, no appointments will appear.  Please check again the next day when new appointments are added (M-F).

General Counseling Appointments for Current PCC Students

Phone and video academic counseling appointments are available to current PCC students. When booking an appointment, you can see appointments 14 days in advance. New appointments are released every day at midnight.

If you are part of a special program, we recommend you connect with your program counselor for an appointment. 

  • To sign-up for a counseling appointment, please use your PCC/Lancer ID# and your birthdate (MMDDYYYY). 

New to PCC

If you are new to PCC and/or have 0-20 units, please see our New Student Counseling options.

New Student Counseling

Health Science Majors

If you are a Health Science major (Nursing, Anesthesia Technology, Radiologic Technology, Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, Restorative Dental Technology, and Medical Assisting), you may make a Health Science Phone or Video Counseling Appointment.

Make a Health Science Phone or Video Counseling Appointment

International Students

if you are an F1 International Student, please use our International Counseling Services.

 International Counseling Services

Meet with a Career Counselor in the Freeman Center for help in exploring careers, selecting a major, landing an internship and/or more!

Career Counseling

Meet with a Transfer Adviser in the Transfer Center to explore transfer options and make sure you are on track!

Transfer Center

Non-PCC Students

Students with a PCC ID# may meet with one of our counselors. If you do not yet have an ID#, first apply to PCC

If you have a general question, you can use our Express Counseling or Online Counseling Service to get your questions answered. 

Prepare For Your Appointment

  • Phone Appointments:
    • A counselor will call you at the phone number you have listed in LancerPoint.
    • Calls may appear as "No Caller ID" or from a 626 number. 
  • Video Appointments:
    • You will be sent an email with a link to enter a Virtual Lobby in Cranium Cafe (through Canvas).  Once you are in the lobby, your counselor will invite you to a 1-1 counseling session at the time of your appointment.  
    • Requires access to Canvas.  If you do not have access to Canvas, please select the phone appointment option.
    • Virtual/video works best using Google Chrome and Firefox browsers.
  • What to Bring
    • If you have credits from another college, please have your complete unofficial transcripts ready as an electronic copy (When printing from your college student portal, change your printer to PDF to save as an electronic copy or scan your unofficial transcripts as a PDF).  
  • Cancel Your Appointment
    • Cannot attend your meeting?  Please cancel your appointment by logging back in.    

Alternative Counseling Services

Have a quick question or specific requests?  You may also consider using our online services if you do not need an immediate response: