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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!

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Counseling Information


We book our Counseling appointments two weeks out.

To schedule a Summer 2024 appointment (starting on May 6th), use this summer appointment form.  If you need a summer transcript appointment please use this form.  

  • If you have transcripts from another college or exam scores you wish to have evaluated, please call our office at 925-969-2140.
  • If you want to clear a prerequisite requirement for a class you wish to take, please submit a prerequisite form online through the Admissions and Records Office.
  • If you are a student taking classes at the San Ramon campus we advise you to view our SRC Counseling webpage as some processes may differ from the Pleasant Hill Campus. 


We offer in-person and virtual drop-in sessions.

  • To sign up for a virtual drop-in session, use the Online Appointment System or call 925-969-2140 to be added to the drop-in list.    
  • For in-person drop-in, check in at the Counseling Office on the second floor of the Student Services Building, we recommend calling in advance to confirm hours and ensure availability. 

Athletes, veterans, students needing to appeal their Financial Aid due to Maximum Time Frame, and students in need of transcript evaluation, please call the Counseling Office for assistance, these appointments cannot be booked using the Online Appointment System. 

High school students, please contact your high school counselor or principal's office. If you are a graduating high school student sign up for Couns 95: Educational Planning for New Students.


Types of counseling



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

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

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

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Holiday closures

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

  • May 27th
  • June 19th
  • July 4th
  • September 2nd


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.

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