We are now offering counseling appointments in person, by video and by phone.


Select Your Student Profile to Make an Appointment

There are different academic counselors and programs available to serve all needs. Choose from the drop-down menu to find out your next steps to make an appointment with a counselor.

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If you are a participant in ASCEND, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join ASCEND
ASCEND provides support for men of color at PCC. If you are interested in joining ASCEND, please connect with them to apply.  

Visit the ASCEND Website

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If you are a Student Athlete, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join PCC Athletics
If you are interested in participating in PCC Athletics, please connect with them.  

Visit PCC Athletics

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If you are a participant in Blackademia, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join Blackademia
Blackademia provides resources and referral opportunities for Black students at PCC. If you are interested in joining Blackademia, please connect with them to apply.  

Visit the Blackademia Website

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The Black Student Success Center provides support services, resources, and referral opportunities for Black students at PCC. You can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect. 

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Black Student Success Center 
At the Black Student Success Center, you will have access to a variety of support services to help you while at PCC! 

Visit the Black Student Success Center Website

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If you are a participant in CalWORKS, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join CalWORKs
CalWORKs helps students on public assistance. If you are interested in joining CalWORKs, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the CalWORKs Website

If you are interested in attending PCC for the below academic goals, we can assist you through our online Single Term Counseling Request:
Visit the Single Term Counseling Request Website

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If you are a scholar in CORE, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join CORE
CORE provides support services to formerly incarcerated and system impacted students. If you are interested in joining CORE, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the CORE Website

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If you are a participant in DSP&S, you may book an academic counseling appointment by emailing dsps@pasadena.edu or calling (626) 585-7127.

Join DSP&S
DSP&S provides support to PCC students with documented disabilities. If you are interested in DSP&S, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the DSP&S Website

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You may make a phone or virtual appointment with one of our advisors for the following:
  • Major & Career Exploration
  • Resume, Interview, & Job Preparation
  • Internships & Work-Based Learning

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If you are a participant in the EOP&S program (Extended Opportunity Programs & Services), you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join the EOP&S Program
The EOP&S program provides educational and financial support services to students who have experienced economic and educational hardships. If you are interested in joining the EOP&S program at PCC, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the EOP&S Website

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If you are first year student in FYE Pathways, please connect with your Success Coach to get a FYE counseling appointment referral.  

FYE Success Coaches

Join FYE Pathways
FYE Pathways provides FYE priority registration, direct access to counselors and coaches, JAM orientation, and much more.  If you are interested in joining FYE Pathways, please complete the new student steps.

Visit FYE Pathways Steps
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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 Counseling Appointment in PCC Connect.

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Prospective Health Science Student
Our counseling appointment system is only available to students with access to LancerPoint/PCC Connect. If you are currently attending another college but would like to apply to one of PCC's Health Science majors, you may connect with our online Health Science counselor (use our prospective student online counseling form), to request an unofficial transcript review and ask your admission questions.  

Go to Online Counseling

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If you are a participant in the PCC Honors program, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join the Honors Program
If you are interested in joining the Honors program at PCC, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the Honors Website

Make an Academic Counseling Appointment
If you are an International Student, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

Make an Academic Counseling Appointment

Make an International Advising Appointment
If you are a current International Student or new applicant with questions about your F-1 visa, I-20, or admission application, you can directly book an appointment with one of our International Advisors.

Make an Appointment with International Advisor

Apply as an International Student
If you are interested in studying at PCC as an International student with a F-1 visa, please apply online.

Apply to PCC as International Student

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If you are a participant in the MESA program (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement), you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join the MESA Program
The MESA program provides support for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math students at PCC. If you are interested in joining the MESA program at PCC, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the MESA Website

New Student Counseling (0 - 20 Non-PCC Units)
If you are new to PCC and/or have 0-20 units at another college/university, please see our New Student Counseling options.

New Student Counseling

Apply to PCC
If you have not applied to PCC, please select your student type to apply online and complete the new student steps.

Apply Online to PCC

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If you are a participant in the NextUp program, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join the NextUp Program
The NextUp program provides educational and financial support services to current and former foster youth. If you are interested in joining the NextUp program at PCC, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the NextUp Website

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If you are taking Noncredit Division classes, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Apply to Noncredit Division
If you are interested in taking Noncredit classes, complete application steps to apply.

Apply to Noncredit Division
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If you are a PCC student with a child, we have academic counseling reserved for you in PCC Connect. 

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If you have a child who is in the care of PCC's Child Development Center (CDC), we have academic counseling appointments reserved in PCC Connect for you with our CDC counselor.  

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To schedule an appointment with a PASS Counselor, please email pass@pasadena.edu or call (626) 585-7815.

Join the PASS Program
If you are interested in joining the PASS program (Program for Academic Support Services) at PCC, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the PASS Program

Our counseling appointment system is only available to students with access to LancerPoint/PCC Connect.  If you are a prospective student or you no longer have access to LancerPoint/PCC Connect to make an appointment, you have the following options to connect with a counselor or staff about admission, academic (certificate/degree/transfer) requirements, or other general questions.  

Prospective First Time College Student
If you are interested in attending PCC as a first time college student and have questions about the application process, please email our FYE Pathways program at pathways@pasadena.edu

High School Student
If you are a current high school student and would like to take classes at PCC while attending high school, please connect with our Current Enrollment and Dual Enrollment programs.  

Go to Pre College Programs

Returning or New Student with College Credits
If you have not yet applied to PCC or you no longer have access to LancerPoint and your PCC email, you may connect with an academic counselor using our Online Counseling Services (use the prospective student online counseling form option). 

Go to Online Counseling Counseling

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If you are a participant in the Puente Project, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join the Puente Project
If you are interested in joining the Puente Project at PCC, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the Puente Website

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If you are a participant in the QUEST program, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join the QUEST Program
The QUEST program provides support for LGBTQ+ and Undocumented students at PCC. If you are interested in joining the QUEST program at PCC, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the QUEST Website

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If you are taking classes at PCC Rosemead Campus, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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If you are a participant in the STARS Foster Youth program, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

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Join the STARS Program
The STARS program provides support for former foster youth students at PCC. If you are interested in joining the STARS program at PCC, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the STARS Website

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If you are a participant in the Ujima Program, you can directly book an academic counseling appointment through PCC Connect.

Make an Appointment

Join Ujima
Ujima is a learning community designed to enhance the experience of African-American Students. If you are interested in joining Ujima, please connect with them to learn more.  

Visit the Ujima Website

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If you are Veteran, you can book an appointment with the Veterans Resource Center's Program Counselor. Please email pccvets@pasadena.edu or call (626) 585-7226 ext.4.

Learn More About Services for Veterans
Visit the Veterans Resource Center to learn more about services and programs for PCC Veterans.

Visit the Veterans Website

If you are not part of a special program or are not seeking to use a specialized service, please use our General Counseling services.

General Counseling (New, Current and Returning Students with 20+ Units)
Phone, video, and in-person academic counseling appointments are available to current PCC students using PCC Connect.  If you do not have access to LancerPoint/PCC Connect, you may connect with an academic counselor using our Online Counseling Services (use the prospective student online counseling form option).   

Academic Counseling Appointments (15 and 45 minutes) are available for students upon referral from the Virtual Support Center or through your success coach or from our Counseling Front Counter (L-building).


Sign-in to Virtual Support Center for Counseling Referral

After a Counseling Appointment Referral is Raised

  1. You will get a PCC Connect referral email sent to your PCC email.  
  2. Use the "Book Now" link in the email to open PCC Connect to schedule your appointment.
  3. If you book a phone appointment, please add your phone number to the description box.

Help Booking Your Appointment in PCC Connect?

Watch How to Book an Appointment in PCC Connect  

Prepare for Your Appointment

Phone Appointments:

  • A counselor will call you at the phone number you have listed in the description box (when you booked your appointment). 
  • Calls may appear as a private number, No Caller ID, or from a 626 number.
  • Please pickup all calls around the time of your appointment in case it is your counselor calling you.  
  • If the counselor does not reach you, the counselor will leave a voicemail if a message option is available.  
  • If we missed you, please visit the Virtual Support Center again.

Video Appointments:

  • Your appointment zoom link may be found in your counseling appointment confirmation email sent to your PCC email shortly after scheduling your appointment.   
  • Once you click on the zoom link, you will be sent to a virtual waiting room. Your counselor will admit you into the virtual meeting room at the time of your appointment . 
  • Please wait a few minutes, in case the counselor is running late from a previous appointment.
  • Your appointment will use audio and video, please test these functions prior to your appointment to make sure both (or at least audio) are working. 

In-Person Appointments:

  • Your appointment location (building & room #) may be found in your counseling appointment confirmation email sent to your PCC email shortly after scheduling your appointment . 
  • In-person counseling appointments may take place in either a classroom or large meeting room. See campus map if needed.  
  • In-person counseling appointments will enforce mask wearing and social distancing. 
  • Complete the COVID19 Symptom/Health Survey before coming to campus and be ready to show proof of result upon counselor request.  If you are not cleared to come to campus, for the health and safety of all involved, we ask that the meeting take place via phone or video or that you reschedule for a different day by canceling and rescheduling your appointment in PCC Connect. 

What to Bring

If you have credits from another college, please upload your complete unofficial transcripts before your appointment so your counselor has access to your unofficial transcripts. (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).  

Prepare questions to ask your counselor during your appointment.  

 

Cancel Your Appointment

Cannot attend your counseling appointment?  Please connect with the Virtual Support Center to cancel or reschedule your counseling appointment.   


Have a quick question or specific requests? 

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