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General Counseling Department


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Gavilan College counselors are committed to serving the community, students, staff, and faculty by providing comprehensive counseling programs and services. Professional counselors provide educational, career, vocational, transfer, and personal counseling, teach guidance courses and present workshops on career planning, study skills, general transfer requirements and other topics. Counselors are available by appointment, walk-in service, or online. 

The Counseling home page was designed to provide information and resources to assist you, please take some time to browse through the links.


Contact a Counselor

New Students

Returning Students

Counseling Schedule: - Spring & Summer 2016

Schedule, Cancel, or View Counseling Appointment

go to online counseling Connect with the online counselor

Specialized Counseling

Appointments vs. Walk-in Services

Meet the Counseling Faculty

New Students - Never attended college
Step-by-Step Guide to help first-time college students enroll in classes

New to Gavilan but with College Experienceread this guide to ensure a smooth transition

Veterans Starting College - guide to assist with enrollment and resource list


Students absent from Gavilan for one school year (3 consecutive terms) Must submit a new college application: Application for Admissions.

Welcome Center- Peer Mentors will help you with the admissions process, financial aid application, and scheduling counseling appointments

Student Handbook

Academic Policies and Procedures




Transfer Agreements and Articulation

Career Planning

Student Workshops

Online Student Success Workshops


Academic Dismissal Students (Instructions)

Academic Dismissal petitions: Two types: Continuing Students or New to AD Status deadlines!

Forms - download forms (Pre-requisite Verification, Appeals, Progress Reports, Change of Major, Academic Renewal, Repeat Courses, Course Sub/Waiver, etc.)



Resources for Faculty and Staff

Let Us Know What You Think...

The Counseling faculty adheres to the Ethical Standards established by the American Counseling Association.


Last modified: May 5, 2016
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