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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 available at the Sunnyvale Center on Tuesdays 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

Welcome Back!  We are happy to offer on campus services.

Counseling Hours


  • Monday - Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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

  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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.

Front Office Hours



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


Monday – Tuesday: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 


Please note: Physical office hours may vary on any given day based on unforseen circumstances.

Please leave a message with your name, student CWID, and phone number and we will return your call. 

New! Contact us by Zoom. On Hold until further notice.

Welcome to our Counseling Front Desk  

You can connect with a staff member and have your general inquiries answered instantly without the wait of a call back or email response.

NOTE: Days and times subject to change. 

To ZOOM into the Counseling Virtual Front Desk, simply click on the button below during the following times:

On Hold

Join by Zoom - To be announced.These times are subject to change, please use the chat service on our website or call for assistance.

CALL:  +1 669 900 6833 (US TOLL) OR +1 408 638 0968 (US TOLL)

PLEASE NOTE: We often experience a higher volume of calls, emails, and chats near the start of each quarter. We appreciate your patience with possible longer wait times.

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

Counseling Services Survey

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:

Black Lives Student Services Services Statement

In Student Services, we acknowledge our role in not serving our Black students adequately. Please read full statement of our commitment to alter our course of action with a quarterly updated public plan. 

Black Lives Matter Action Plan April 2022 Updates

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Counseling Center


Student Services Building 8300, Room 8302

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