Spring 2016 enroll nowWelcome to the DVC Counseling Center 

Location: SSC Building (see the campus map)

Telephone: 925-685-1230 or 925-969-2140      Fax:  925-687-2097
Contact information: Dean, supervisor and department chairs

Meet with a Counselor through drop-in sessions:  In the "drop-in sessions" (15 minutes) counselors will not have access to transcripts or be able to write an education plan.  

Appointments: schedule your appointment in-person, through ESARS (online appointment program), or by calling our office 925-969-2140.

Counseling Center Fall 2016 hours at the Pleasant Hill Campus

Monday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

We will be closed for winter break, December 21st - January 2nd. 

January drop-in times;  January 3rd - January 20th; Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 6 pm, Friday 8:30 - 3 pm.

Wellness Counseling
with JFK Interns.  DVC now has a program in connection with JFK University's Graduate Counseling Program.  DVC has JFK Interns on campus; Tuesday and Wednesday who are available to do brief therapy.  The JFK Interns are supervised by a licensed professional through JFK University.  For more information, please call 925-969-2148. 

5 steps to enroll and register
How to enroll at DVC - there are 5 steps, application , online orientation, assessment, Counseling 095 / educational plan, select your classes.

Tools to help answer your questions

The Counseling Department has a list of frequently asked questions to help you get immediate help. In addition, we have a library of instructional videos for you to view.

FAQ page

Video Library page

Student Assistance Program

About the DVC Counseling Department

We help student achieve their educational, career, and personal life goals.

Pleasant Hill Campus ~ Counseling Department

San Ramon Campus ~ Counseling Services


All contacts are confidential in compliance with Federal and State law. Confidentiality may not apply if a person presents an imminent danger to self or others or in the case of child, elder, or dependent adult abuse.