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The counseling faculty at LACC advises students with respect to course selection pertaining to their educational goals (e.g., certificate program, associates degree, transfer to a university). Counselors provide career/major exploration for students from diverse backgrounds. Our trained staff supports students in their academic, career, and personal endeavors. We encourage students to become vested members in the academic community and utilize the vast resources at Los Angeles City College. 

To get started, visit our Checklists page, which includes steps for New/Prospective Students, Continuing Students, Returning Students, and High School Students.

Mission Statement

The Los Angeles City College Counseling Department is committed to assisting our diverse student population achieve their educational and career goals.  Whether the educational goal is to taking one course, earn a certificate, an associate degree or transfer to a four-year institution, LACC counselors are available to assist.

 Contact Us

Student Services Building, 2nd Floor
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2250

Counseling appointments are made in person Mondays, beginning at 8:30am in the Student Services Building, 2nd floor (Assessment Office) or online Tuesdays beginning at 5:00pm.

 Office Hours

Summer (June 4 - Aug 10):
Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday: Closed

Note: For "Express" Walk-in counseling, please arrive at least 15 minutes before closing time.

 Announcements

To clear a prerequisite, you may bring an unofficial college transcript to the counseling department during walk-in hours.


To change a major and educational goal, you may bring the form to the counseling department during walk-in hours.

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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Emergency: 323.953.2911