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Welcome to Counseling Services

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Connect with a Counselor

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Schedule a 30-Minute Counseling Appointment

TALK SPACE OPTION: Talk Spaces provide a private and quiet environment for your virtual counseling appointment. Come in and use our Talk Spaces located in the Counseling Center. Want more info? Contact the Counseling Center Front Desk.

General Counseling

Foothill College offers general counseling appointments by telephone and online zoom video in addition to in-person. Select your preferred appointment type below and review how to prepare for your meeting.

Telephone Appointment

Please be prepared to be engaged in this phone appointment as if you were in person with a counselor. If you are driving, your appointment will be rescheduled. It is helpful to have access to a device (computer, tablet, or phone) with internet so the counselor can direct you to important information. However, this is not a requirement.

Online Zoom AppointmenTPlease be prepared to be engaged in this virtual appointment as if you were in person with a counselor. If you are driving, your appointment will be rescheduled. It is helpful to have access to a device (computer, tablet, or phone) with internet access so the counselor can show you important information on their screen. However, this is not a requirement.


Sunnyvale Center

Appointments will return to Sunnyvale Fall 2024

Sunnyvale Appointment

Transfer Planning

You can make an appointment with ALL counselors in General Counseling or the Transfer Center to get assistance with transfer to a 4-year university. Both offices provide the same transfer support. Visit the Transfer Center website to access additional transfer services and resources.

Transfer Center AppointmenT

 15-minute Quick Questions Session

Got a burning question? Need help fast? Quick Questions is the way to get answers FAST! These are offered by phone or Zoom

Quick Question Hours

Contact Our Counseling Office


Counseling Hours


  • Monday - Thursday:  8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

  • Friday: CLOSED

Reach Our Front Desk by Email, Phone, Chat

For general inquiries, call us at 650-949-7423 or email us at the following address: 

Please note that you are in contact with Counseling Center staff members when you utilize the Chat, not with Counselors. You will need to schedule an appointment or use a Quick Questions session to speak with a Counselor directly for personalized academic advice.

Our Commitment to Your Success

Our mission is to empower students in their educational journey by building upon their diverse strengths.  See our full mission and values statement.

Our goal is to help you clarify your academic and personal goals.

Our counselors are committed to your success by a delivering a range of services. These include sessions regarding course consideration for each quarter, AP test scores, prerequisite clearance, progress probation levels 1 and 2 to name a few, and petition for graduation.

Explore our services and ways we can help you discover and achieve your goals!

Academic Counseling

Career Counseling

Personal Counseling

  • Get support in safe, non-judgmental spaces
  • Address personal issues affecting your college success
  • Receive referrals to on-campus and community resources as needed

Make an Appointment

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College Kickstart Days: Your Path to Success

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Thursday, July 25 or Monday, July 29, 2024

9 a.m.—3 p.m. in the Library Quad, on either day!

Please join us if you are a new or continuing student who has yet to complete all steps for priority registration. Get started with your transition to college and staying on track with your educational goals. Attend one of our College Kickstart Days enrollment workshops to register for fall classes!

Register to attend

Apply for Your Degree or Certifcate

Follow Steps to Petition for Graduation

To refer to your degree or certificate requirements by catalog year,  view them here:

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Counseling Center


Student Services Building 8300, Room 8302

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