Mission College Counseling Services

location: Main Building E1-301
telephone: 408.855.5030

Counseling is available for all students on a walk-in basis or by private appointments. Students MUST have a student ID number to be seen by a counselor.  To obtain a Mission College ID, complete the Application for Admission.

All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor by the time they have completed 12 units to formalize a comprehensive Education Plan. Counselors are available to assist you with academic, personal and career issues. Counseling courses can assist students in making career and educational decisions, enhancing study skills, and staying motivated.

Service Area Outcomes

Counseling Hours Fall 2014

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: closed

Closed December 15, 2014 - January 1, 2015

Mission College will be closed on the following holidays.

Tuesday, November 11th - Veteran's Day
Thursday and Friday, November 27th and 28th - Thanksgiving
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - Thursday, January 1, 2015 - Winter Instructional Break

Counseling Hours Winter 2015

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: closed

The Counseling Office will be open on the first day of winter session classes.

Friday, January 2nd:  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Mission College will be closed on the following holidays.

Thursday, January 1st - New Year's Day
Monday, January 19th - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Counseling Appointment Hours

Additional appointments are available beyond the Counseling Office's hours of operation. Please schedule an appointment online through the MC Portal.

Degree and Transfer Information

For answers to questions or more information, please see a counselor

Are You on Course?
Guideline that assists students in successfully reaching their academic goals.

Certificates & Degrees

AA/AS Degree Requirements

California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE-B)

Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) - IGETC fulfills both Cal State University and University of California lower division General Ed requirements.

UC Transfer Admissions Eligibility Course List
For UC transfers with high unit majors such as math, science and engineering.

Service Area Outcomes

SAO 1: Students that make an appointment with a counselor will obtain an educational plan by the end of their counseling appointment.
SAO 2: Students with immediate educational and career counseling needs will have their issue(s) resolved through walk-in counseling services or they will be given guidance on what to do next.


Related Links


Assessment Center

Transfer Center





International Students




Student Health Services


Schedule an appointment with the Veteran's Counselor.

Priority Registration For Continuing Students

California has enacted a law called the Student Success Act that will affect the date and time you are given to enroll in classes for the Summer and Fall 2014 terms.

How will this impact you?