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Counseling Services

All Counseling Appointments by Telephone & Zoom

The Counseling Team is here to support you via Telephone and Zoom appointments during the Fall, Winter and Spring quarters.  During these quarters, you may schedule your appointments with our  online scheduling system.   Pre-scheduled 30-minute appointments are not available during the Summer quarter.

During the Summer quarter, the Counseling Center will be offering Quick Questions, telephone, and live video conferencing drop-in sessions on a first-come, first-served basis.  To be added to the Quick Questions queue, please telephone the Counseling Center and be prepared to provide your student ID, full name, and callback telephone number OR Zoom meeting ID number.

 For general questions, please call 650.949.7423 or 650.949.7821.

Summer Quarter Hours

  • Monday - Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed Fridays until Sept. 11
  • Closed Sept. 17 and 18


Are You Zoom Ready?

Our goal is to help you clarify your academic and personal goals. Our counselors are committed to your success and deliver a range of services.

Academic Counseling

  • Explore majors, educational choices and set academic goals
  • Get up-to-date information on admissions and transfer requirements
  • Develop a Student Educational Plan (SEP) for certificate, graduation and/or transfer
  • Address academic and progress probation
  • Get referrals to other support services on campus
  • Certify your IGETC and CSU GE eligibility

Career Counseling

  • Explore career options and paths
  • Learn about different career and college success courses
  • Use career search resources to weigh your options

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


Our Mission


Our mission is to empower students in their educational journey by building upon their diverse strengths.  We advocate on behalf of learners to overcome institutional barriers while providing academic, career, transer, personal counseling and instruction.  We value the worth and dignity of each individual as they positively contribute to their communities and global society.

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Counseling Center


Student Services Building 8300, Room 8302

Foothill College Ambassadors

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We're Hiring. Application extended to Feb. 18!

Earn $15 an hour at 10–15 hours per week in one of our Student Services program offices through June 30, 2020.

How to Apply