Counseling

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Our counselors are committed to serving our students in the pursuit of their academic success and personal growth at Diablo Valley College.

Whether your goal is to obtain an associate degree, transfer to a university, or continue in your own professional development, our counselors will guide you in developing a plan to help you achieve your goals.

Meeting regularly with a counselor is one of the keys to enhancing your success at DVC. Please come and see us soon!


Spring Counseling appointments and drop-in

Students must follow current COVID protocols when coming on campus for an in-person appointment or drop-in session.

  • Appointments: To schedule a Summer 2022 appointment and meet with a counselor, fill out a Counseling Appointment Request Form. You may also call the Counseling Office: 925-969-2140 for assistance in scheduling an appointment.
  • Drop-In: Use the Online Appointment System or call 925-969-2140 to be added to the drop-in list.
  • Athletes, veterans, students needing to appeal their Financial Aid due to the Maximum Time Frame, and students in need of transcript evaluation, please call our office at 925-969-2140.
  • High school students, please contact your high school counselor or principal's office.

Types of counseling


Academic

To develop or update an education plan, or discuss career/transfer goals.

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Academic

For Summer 2022 Appointments, please fill out the Counseling Appointment Request Form.

Please Note: Athletes, veterans, students needing to appeal their Financial Aid due to the Maximum Time Frame, and students in need of transcript evaluation, please call our office at 925-969-2140.

Drop-in

For quick check-ins about DVC deadlines, procedures, major, or program information.

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Drop-in

15 minute same-day drop-in via zoom or phone. A counselor will contact you through your Insite email, text, or by phone. Drop-Ins are on a first come first served basis.

Meet with a Counselor

In-Person drop-ins are available at the Counseling Center but days and times vary, please call the Counseling Office to verify availability: 925-969-2140.

Wellness

Short-term personal counseling for currently registered students to get support with stress, relationships, grief, depression or anxiety symptoms, and more.

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Wellness

Our counselors are here for you. Please fill out this referral form and one of our counselors will contact you.

If you cannot access the form, please call 925-969-2148 or send an email to wellness@dvc.edu.

Learn more about Wellness Counseling and Additional Resources.

Free 24/7 online medical or mental health support: TimelyCare.

Specialized

Athletes, international students, veterans, and members of certain student groups including EOPS and DSS.

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Specialized


Spring closures

Diablo Valley College and the DVC Counseling Office will be closed on the following dates:

  • May 30 - Memorial Day
  • July 4 - Independence Day


Transcripts

DVC accepts transcripts from institutions (e.g., colleges, universities, and high schools) currently recognized by regional accrediting organizations as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  If you need a transcript evaluation for your counseling appointment, call our office 925-969-2140.

Current  High School Students

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.

Contact Us

  • Front Desk: 925-969-2140
  • Office hours (remote and in-person)