Counseling In-Person Services Update:

In-person Counseling Services and counseling appointments are now available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

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DON'T DELAY!  Schedule an appointment TODAY! 

As Summer and Fall registration approaches, counseling appointments will be in high demand.  NOW is the time to take advantage of available appointments.  Meet with a counselor to update an SEP and get guidance for next semester's courses!

Scheduling Zoom or Phone Appointments

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Zoom and phone appointments may be scheduled online or by phone.

Important Information:

After booking, students MUST check their OCC Student Email for appointment information. Failure to check your email may result in you missing your appointment.

If the online scheduling system says appointments are full, please call the Counseling Center to check for additional availability.

Scheduling In-Person Appointments

If you would like to schedule an in-person* counseling appointment, please call the Counseling Center at 714-432-5078.  

In accordance with current guidelines, we ask that all individuals wear a face covering in our offices. We appreciate your cooperation. 

*For all IN-PERSON appointments, your Cleared4 status for Covid Vaccination or Exemption will be verified.  If you are not cleared, your in-person appointment will be changed to either a PHONE or ZOOM appointment.

Scheduling Cranium Cafe Appointments

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Important Information:

Students may select either a phone or video appointment when scheduling. If meeting via video, please use either Google Chrome or Firefox browsers and log in from a computer (not a smart phone) with a microphone and web camera. 

How To Schedule A Cranium Cafe Appointment

Languages Other Than English

Counselors Who Speak A Second Language

  • Eric Cuellar - Spanish
  • Denia Guillen - Spanish
  • Christina Nguyen -Vietnamese
  • Patricia Ortega - Spanish
  • Maria Traver - Spanish
  • Arlene Vargas - Spanish
  • Bianca Aguirre - Spanish
  • Ruby Flores - Spanish
  • Cyndy Garcia - Spanish
  • Carmen Johnson - Spanish

Staff Who Speak A Second Language

  • Heather Dominguez - Spanish
  • Martha Guevara - Spanish 
  • Tiffany Huynh - Vietnamese 
  • Sandra Gonzalez - Spanish 
  • Veronica Sanchez - Spanish
  • Janet Valle - Spanish 

Need Assistance?

Counseling Staff are available to assist students remotely and in-person.

Virtual Assistance

Varies based on availability

Monday through Thursday:  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday:  9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Virtual Front Desk

Remotely

Call 714-432-5078

Monday:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tues, Weds, and Thurs: 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

On Campus

Located on the 3rd Floor of Watson Hall

Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

STEM STUDENTS

If you are a STEM major, you can schedule an appointment with one of the STEM counselors.

STEM APPOINTMENTS

ATTENTION STUDENT ATHLETES!

For full availability of counselors for Student Athletes, please call the Counseling Center during regular business hours.  714-432-5078

Academic Standing

To schedule an appointment for Academic Probation or Dismissal, please call (714) 432-6902 or email occretention@occ.cccd.edu.

Note: If you have a counseling hold due to your academic standing, you will need to schedule an AIM appointment in order to be eligible to register.