Attention New Students! Before you meet with a counselor you must complete your On-line orientation and Assessments.

Located in the Student Services Center (SSC), the Ventura College Counseling Office is open days and evenings for counseling appointments and drop-by counseling. Our dynamic counselors can assist you with academic, career, transfer, or personal counseling. Counseling Services provides a variety of resources to help you achieve the greatest possible benefit from your college experienc

Monday May 20 - Friday August 9

Day Hours
Monday  7:45-5:00
Tuesday  7:45-7:00
Wednesday  7:45-7:00
Thursday  7:45-5:00
Friday  7:45-12:00

For daily Counseling availability, call (805) 289-6448 as hours are subject to change



To schedule a counseling appointment, please call (805) 289-6448 or visit the  Student Services Center (SSC) Information Desk


Group Counseling Sessions

If you are a new student and have not completed college level courses at another institution, you must attend a group counseling session. Watch for dates to take place prior to the start of the next semester. Call to reserve your spot (805) 289-6448.

Drop-by Counseling

To better serve you, Drop-In Counseling is limited to 5 to 10 minutes and includes the following services:

  • Answers to questions regarding academic programs and certificates
  • Academic Overload Petitions
  • High unit major exceptions
  • Course repetition requests
  • CSU and IGETC certifications without external transcripts
  • One semester Ed Plans

If you require additional services you will need to schedule a 30-minute appointment by calling (805) 289-6448 or visiting the counseling information desk.

Drop-in counseling times are subject to change and will end 30 minutes before closing.

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