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(714) 895-8119

Counseling Office Hours:
Fall and Spring
Mon – Thurs: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Weekends and Holidays

Intersession and Summer
Mon – Fri: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Weekends and Holidays

Counseling Office Location:
2nd floor, Student Services Center
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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.


The campus is closed to students until the Fall Semester. Counseling services will only be available by phone or Zoom.

Due to the high volume of inquiries we are receiving at this time, you may experience a delayed response.  Please know that our staff is working diligently to connect with you as soon as possible.

Counseling Services are offered in the following ways:

Speak with a Drop-In Counselor via Zoom
Counselors are available virtually in the Summer Monday - Thursday from 10 am - 4 pm. 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 questions by email at E-Counseling. Emails will be returned within 3-5 business days.

Request a General 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.