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Services & Support

DRC Counseling


DRC Counselors are here to support students with disabilities toward meeting their academic, career and personal goals. Counseling is available to students who have already registered and completed an intake appointment with DRC.  

Haven't registered with us yet? Register with the DRC

Winter 2021 Virtual Office Hours 

  • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Note: During the first week of the quarter, 1/4/2021-1/8/2021, we will be offering same-day scheduled, 30-minutes Quick Question sessions as well as regular appointments. See below to schedule your appointment. 

Schedule Your Appointment

Virtual counseling appoinments are available via Zoom or phone. Our friendly front desk staff are happy to schedule an appointment for you!

Prepare For Your Appointment

Before Your Appointment

  1. Take English and math assessments 
  2. Prepare to bring necessary documents: other college transcripts, test scores and any other records relevant to issues you want to discuss*
  3. Make a list of questions you want to ask
  4. If interested in transfer, make a list of potential universities and major programs

*if necessary

On the Day of Your Appointment

  • Have your Foothill CWID (student ID) number ready to verify your identity
  • Check your internet, camera and microphone on your device to make sure they're all working (if doing a Zoom appointment)
  • Be in a quiet, private place where you can discuss important, personal topics

DRC Counseling Services

Disability Counseling

  • Develop individualized academic accommodation plan and services
  • Collaborate with DRC staff to provide resources and support to ensure academic success
  • Liaise with students, campus faculty and staff regarding student disabilites and accommodations

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 challenges and barriers
  • Get referrals to support services on campus

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

  • Receive support in a safe, judgment-free space
  • Address personal issues affecting college success
  • Get referrals to on-campus and community resources as needed

Meet Our Counselors

Mimi Rea


overtonmimi@fhda.edu
Tel: 650.949.7017

 

Mayra Palmerin-Aguilera


mayradrc@fhda.edu

 

Ana Maravilla


maravillaana@fhda.edu

 

Hilary Bacon


baconhilary@fhda.edu
Tel: 650.949.7773

We look forward to meeting with you! 

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We're Here to Help!

Disability Resource Center Virtual Front Desk

650.949.7017


Questions? Who to Contact


Student Resource Center Building 5400

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