Welcome to OCC's Counseling Department

Counseling In-Person Services Update:  

In-person Counseling Services and counseling appointments are now available Monday through Friday. 

In accordance with current guidelines, a face covering is no longer required to enter our offices, however, it is strongly recommended. Please be respectful of each individual's choice. We appreciate your cooperation. 

 

Contact Us

(714) 432-5078

occcounseling@occ.cccd.edu

2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, CA 92626  Watson Hall - 3rd Floor

Office Hours

On-Campus and Remote Office Hours
Mon, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Tue, Wed, Thu, 8 a.m. -  6:30 p.m.
Fri, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Counseling Appointments

The intent is to help students explore their options and make informed decisions that will improve the quality of their lives.  Our professionally trained counselors are available to assist you with the following:

  • Educational Planning
  • Career Exploration
  • Personal Counseling
  • Counseling Classes
  • Support Groups
  • Referral Services
  • Transfer Services

Drop-In Counseling is available in-person and over the phone. Counselors will not hae your transcript or other student records, so drop-in counseling IS NOT appropriate for any transcript reviews, Student Education Plans or personal counseling. 

All students are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Drop-In Counseling is limited to ten minutes and is appropriate for general questions only. Hours are subject to change, so please call the Counseling Center at 714-432-5078 to confirm availability and/or request over-the-phone drop-in counseling. 

Virtual Drop-In Counseling is generally available on:

  • Monday from 10 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.,
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. and
  • Friday from 10 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.


In-person Drop-In Counseling is limited and subject to change based on availability Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

If you need to cancel an appointment, please contact our office immediately. You may cancel via phone (714) 432-5078, through your text message reminder, or in person. Please DO NOT cancel an appointment via e-mail.