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(714) 892-7711 ext. 58119

On-Campus Hours:
Mon – Thurs: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Virtual Hours:
Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Closed Weekends and Holidays

Golden West College Counseling

The Counseling Department is dedicated to assisting students to achieve success in their academic, career, and life goals in an inclusive environment that embraces the diversity of our students and community. Our professionally trained counselors are available to assist you with clarifying career and education goals, education planning and course selection, university transfer, and personal counseling.


We are open and ready to help in person Monday – Thursday from 8am - 5pm and Friday 8am - 12pm PST. Remote services will continue Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm PST by phone, chat and Zoom.

Counseling Services are offered in the following ways:

Speak with a Counselor
Counselor Fall and Spring availability varies Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST. Call or Chat With Us for assistance connecting with a Counselor. 

Call Back by Phone
Call 714-895-8119 ext. 1 or Chat With Us to request a same day call back from a Counselor. 

Contact a Counselor by Email 
Counselors are available to answer quick answers via E-Counseling. Emails will be returned within 2-3 business days.

Schedule a Counseling Appointment 
Counseling appointments are available during the Fall and Spring Semesters. Counselors are available via Drop-In during Winter Intersession and Summer. Call or Chat With Us for assistance connecting with a Counselor.