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Academic Counseling

Hours for Summer 2022
Mondays: 9AM-4PM (Remote services only)
Tuesdays: 9AM-4PM (Remote AND in-person drop in counseling 1-4PM)
Wednesdays: 9AM-4PM (Remote AND in-person drop in counseling 10-2PM)
Thursdays: 9AM-4PM (Remote AND in-person drop in counseling 1-4PM)
Fridays: 9AM-1PM (Remote services only)
Academic CounselingStarting August 8th we are offering same day meetings only (no advanced appointments through Starfish). We will put your name on a drop-in list and the next available Academic Counselor will call you at the number you provide. Click the link to make contact with our virtual front desk now through the 2nd week of the semester:

Student Education Plan (SEP):  Review your most recent SEP in Degree Planner.

Virtual Front Desk:
Email from your Pipeline email account.
Phone (805) 730-4085 (Monday - Thursday, 10AM - 3PM, Friday, 10AM - 1PM).
Other ResourcesIf you don’t yet have a primary academic counselor, you can ask a quick academic counseling question through our online form, Ask Me. If you don't have a computer at home, the Luria Library will have additional Chromebooks available for long term check out. 


Academic Counselors are here to:

  • Assist students in planning and achieving their academic and career goals.
  • Develop individualized Student Educational Plans (SEP).
  • Educate students on transfer & SBCC requirements.
  • Counsel students on success strategies.
  • Conduct Class Planning sessions for new students, classroom presentations and workshops.
  • Teach Personal Development/College Success courses.
  • Refer students to University Transfer CenterCareer CenterHealth & WellnessDSPS, and other student services.