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!
To schedule a Fall 2023 appointment, use the PHC Online Appointment System. You may also call the Counseling Office for assistance in scheduling an appointment, 925-969-2140.
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.
Students attending the DVC San Ramon Campus:
To schedule a Fall 2023 appointment at the San Ramon Campus (SRC), use the SRC Online Appointment System. You may also call the San Ramon Counseling Office: 925.551.6209 for assistance in scheduling an appointment. 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.
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.
We offer 45-minute counseling appointments both in-person and through phone or Zoom.
To make an appointment select Meet with a Counselor below. Please read the information on the following page to make sure you are selecting the right type of appointment for you.
We offer in-person, zoom, and phone drop-in sessions, to meet with a counselor for 10-15 minutes on a first come first served basis.
To sign up for a zoom or phone drop-in session, select Meet with a Counselor below. Your counselor will contact you through your primary email (set up or update your contact information in the Insite portal, under the Settings tile), by text, or by phone.
In-Person drop-ins are available at the Counseling Center, days and times vary, please call the Counseling Office to verify availability: 925-969-2140. If you plan to come in the afternoon/evening, call our office before you leave work/home to check availability and waiting time.
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 925-969-2144 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about Wellness Counseling and Additional Resources.
Free 24/7 online medical or mental health support: TimelyCare.
Diablo Valley College and the DVC Counseling Office will be closed on the following dates:
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.
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.