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Virtual and In-Person Counseling Services

In order to meet with a Counselor, you need to:

  • Have an active SDCCD application on file
  • Be pursuing a major at City College
  • Send in all transcripts of prior colleges attended to the district
  • Have a current and accurate email address in your mySDCCD portal. You can update your email and presonal information through your mySDCCD student portal. 

    Continuing Students

    Quick Connect Live Chat

    Students can connect with us virtually for quick questions. Quick Connect is only offered Mondays-Thursdays from 10am-1pm.

    Join Virtual Lobby

    In-Person Drop-Ins

    Come by our office in A-366 to meet with a Counselor in-person for quick questions.  Please note that there may be an extended wait time during peak registration periods.  

    Counseling Appointments

    Virtual and in-person counseling appointments are available. Stop by our office in A-366, call (619) 894-6118 or (619) 388-3540, or you can use our appointment scheduler to set up either a virtual or in-person appointment. 

    Appointment Scheduler

    Ask the e-Counselor

    All prospective and continuing students at City College can ask general counseling questions via email as long as it is not related to personal academic records. Click below to send an email to the e-Counselor.

    Ask the e-Counselor


    New Students

    New Students must have an active SDCCD application. Apply online if you haven't yet. 

    Next Steps:

    1. Complete the New Student Orientation
    2. Complete the New Student Educational Planning Workshop
    3. IF you still need Counseling support after completing the New Student Educational Planning workshop, you can sign up for the Power Hour workshop from the Canvas module at the end of the workshop.