Withdrawal Deadline & Academic Counseling Hours During Spring Break

The last day to withdraw from 16-week semester length classes or the college is on Friday, March 31. Please note, the Academic Counseling Center will be closed next week during Spring Break. We will reopen our offices on 4/3/23. Have a great week!

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Academic Counseling

Academic Counseling:
For quick questions, we offer weekly on-campus drop-in counseling on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-4pm and Wednesdays from 9am-6pm. We are located on the bottom floor of the Student Services building.
For complex questions and longer term planning, we offer on-campus and remote 45-minute appointments, weekly Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-4pm and Wednesdays from 9am-6pm. On Fridays from 9am-1pm, we offer 45-minute remote only appointments. You can book these appoinments in your Starfish.

If you have questions regarding TAG, UC and/or CSU applications please attend a virtual workshops and/or watch step-by-step tutorials offered by the SBCC University Transfer Center.

Review your most recent Student Educational Plan that you created with a counselor in Degree Planner.


Academic Counselors are here to:

  • Assist students in planning and achieving their academic and career goals.
  • Develop individualized Student Educational Plans (SEP).
  • Educate students on transfer & SBCC requirements.
  • Counsel students on success strategies.
  • Conduct Class Planning sessions for new students, classroom presentations and workshops.
  • Teach Personal Development/College Success courses.
  • Refer students to University Transfer CenterCareer CenterHealth & WellnessDSPS, and other student services.

Campus Location:

                              Phone Hours: (805) 730-4085 from Monday-Friday 10am-12:30pm

Student Services Building
1st Floor - Room 120

                          This Week's Virtual/In-Person Counseling Appointment Availability: 
                                                 Monday: 9am-4pm (in-person & remote)
                                                 Tuesday: 9am-4pm (in-person & remote)
                                                 Wednesday: 9am-6pm (in-person & remote)
                                                 Thursday:  9am-4pm (in-person & remote)
                                                 Friday: 9am -1pm (remote only)