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​Counseling

Please note the new Tuesday Office Hours:  9:30am - 5:30pm.

New Student Orientations are now online.  Go to the home web page, click on "Getting Started" (again), and this time go to Step 5 - Orientation.

The Counseling Center is seeing students on a drop-in basis and by appointment. Students who need a Student Educational Plan (SEP) must make an hour-long appointment at 760-773-2521.  

Due to the high volume of students, the drop-in list may be closed earlier than 5:30pm Monday through Thursday, and earlier than 12:00pm on Friday.

When to See a Counselor

 
Location: Cravens Student Services Center (CSSC), 2nd Floor

Contact: 760-773-2521
Counseling Center Hours:
​ Day
Open
Closed​
​Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:00am (counseling begins at 8:30am)* 5:30pm
Tuesday 9:30am (counseling begins at 9:45am)
5:30pm
Friday ​8:00am (very limited counseling - 2 to 3 Counselors) 12:00 noon*
 
Due to the high volume of students, the drop-in list may be closed earlier than 5:30pm Monday through Thursday, and earlier than 12:00pm on Friday.
 
*Please Note the following Fridays, the Counseling Center will be open from 8:00am - 10:00am ONLY:
Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Feb. 6, Mar. 6, May 1, and June 5
 
 
 

Eastern Valley Counseling
 
Counselors are also available at the Eastern Valley Center in Indio and the Mecca/Thermal campus. To schedule an appointment at EVC Indio, please call 760-776-7200.  To schedule an appointment at the Mecca/Thermal campus, please call 760-396-2010 to make an appointment.
 

Transfer Students
 
If you are transferring to COD from another college, you will need to meet with a counselor to verify prerequisites and possibly waive orientation and the assessment test, even if you have submitted official transcripts to Admissions & Records.