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Academic Counseling

Express Counseling (Walk-in services)

Express (walk-in) counseling services are available during the following days and times ONLY:  

*Effective January 13 - January 31:

  • Monday & Tuesday:
    • 10:00AM-12:00PM
      & 2:00PM-4:00PM
  • Friday:
    • 10:00AM-12:00PM

    Please Note: Wait times vary and may be as long as 2-3 hours during peak periods.

    Services available in Express Counseling:

    • Prerequisite Clearance (Clear a Class Requirement Completed at another College; please bring an unofficial transcript)
    • Change of Home Campus or Major (Academic Plan Change for Degree/Certificate)
    • Educational Goal Change (Certificate, Degree, and/or Transfer)
    • Quick course advisement for one semester
    • Consultation on Repeating Classes
    • Questions About Dropping or Adding Classes
    • Request to Enroll in Excess Units (Submit an Overload Petition Form)

    Some counseling needs, such as an evaluation of coursework you completed outside of the district, or Student Education Plans for more than one semester may best be addressed by scheduling a 30 or 45 minute appointment. Students who are new to the college and have completed less than 12 units of college credit MUST attend a Group Counseling Session before meeting with a counselor.

 Contact Us

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

 Office Hours

Winter Hours  (Effective January 6):

Monday & Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:30pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Friday: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Express (Drop-in) Counseling Hours:

Monday & Tuesday: 10:00am - 12:00pm & 2:00pm-4:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 12:00pm


Office will be closed on Friday, January 17 and Monday, January 20.

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

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Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911