Welcome to the Counseling Department
Have a quick question for a Counselor? Try Drop-In Counseling!
- Monday 2/26: 8:30am - 1:00pm (last sign in 12:30pm*)
- Tuesday 2/27: 8:30am - 1:00pm (last sign in 12:30pm*)
- Wednesday 2/28: 8:30am - 1:00pm (last sign in 12:30pm*)
- Thursday 2/29: 8:30am - 1:00pm (last sign in 12:30pm*)
- Friday 3/1: 8:30am - 1:00pm (last sign in 12:30pm*)
*NOTE: Drop-in may be closed early if several students are in the queue leading up to last check-in
For in-person drop-in, check in at the Welcome Center in the the Student Center/Counseling area.
Sign up to receive a phone call from a counselor.
Gavilan ID & Password are required to log on to drop-in. If you are not yet a student, you can still log in. If you forgot your Gavilan ID and password, please call the Counseling Support Office at (408) 852-2895.
If possible, have internet access as you might need to log into your account.
All students are welcome to meet with a General Counselor.
Support Program Counseling:
Students who are part of one of these programs can meet with their program counselors. You can also access the program page to learn more about the services provided by these support programs and how you can apply.
Major Specific Counseling:
Students who are majoring in one of these areas can meet with the counselor for those majors.
Having trouble making an appointment?
- View this video on How to Obtain your Gav ID and Password
- Connect with the Virtual Welcome Center (opens live Zoom) for assistance
- Call our Counseling Support Office: (408) 852-2895
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If your academic standing is Academic Dismissal or Progress Dismissal, you must follow these steps in order to petition for re-admission to the college and register for classes.