E-Services for Counseling

Meeting with a counselor

* Due to COVID-19 the DVC Counseling center will be operating remotely for the foreseeable future. 

We use Video Chat (Zoom) and Phone for our remote services

Spring 2021 appointments

Continuing students may go online and use ESARS to schedule spring 2021 appointments.  We schedule our appointment two weeks out.  ESARS Online Appointment SystemYour counselor will contact you through your Insite email with meeting instructions or by phone call.

Please call 925-969-2140 to schedule an appointment for any of the following reasons: 

  • Students with Transcripts from other colleges (if you have attended another college and have not met with a DVC Counselor to review your transcripts - your official transcripts must be on file at the DVC Admissions Office)
  • VA Appointments (Spring certifications) 
  • Dismissal Appointments  please review the Probation and the Dismissal Policy webpage.  You must first attend a workshop before an appointment can be scheduled
  • Financial Aid – Maximum Time Frame Appeals

Drop-in sessions 

Your counselor will contact you through your Insite email with meeting instructions, text or call you.  Please check your email and phone frequently.

We have limited drop-in sessions; Monday - Thursday 15 minute drop-in sessions  will be from 8 am - 4:00 pm on a first come first served basis.  Fridays we have 15 minute drop-in sessions from 8 am - 1:00 pm on a first come first served basis.  If you have difficulty signing up for a drop-in session, please contact our office Monday - Thursday  8 am to 5:45 pm  925-969-2140.  ESARS Online Appointment System

General questions Zoom drop-in

General questions DROP-IN HOURS:  staffed by Student Services and Instructional Professionals

Zoom link for general questions  https://4cd.zoom.us/j/92397357607

  • Tuesdays,  5 - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesdays, 10 - 10:30 am

Spring 2021 appointment times: 

  • Monday appointments are from 8 am to 5 pm 
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday appointments are from 8 am to 7 pm
  • Friday appointments are from 8 am to 3 pm

 At DVC Counseling we are here to help you determine your goals, plan your next steps and access campus resources.

  • Drop-In Counseling – For quick check-ins about DVC deadlines, procedures, general major or program information (15 minute same-day drop-in) 
  • Counseling Appointments 
    • Follow up: If you already have an education plan on file and are just checking in or updating plans (30-minute appointment) 
    • New Education Plans: To create a new 2-year education plan, discuss new transfer or career plans (45-minute appointment) 

For Disability Support Services (DSS) appointments (students must have a disability to see a DSS counselor),  please fill out this DSS Counseling Appointment Request form:   

To schedule an EOPS Counseling Appointment, please click here to complete the Appointment Request Form:  https://dvceops.wufoo.com/forms/kukxwez1ieu022/ or email eopscare@dvc.edu

Wellness counseling at Diablo Valley College through Rainbow Community Center interns.  The Wellness Interns are available Monday - Friday for appointments via Zoom. To schedule an appointment, fill out this referral form

Current High School Students - (Drop-In Counseling Only) - appointments are not available for students currently enrolled in high school.  We do offer Counseling 095 class for graduating high school seniors to plan out their classes prior to the next term.

How to Make a Counseling Appointment

 How to Make A Counseling Appointment

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