Talk with a Counselor

 

Future Students: Follow these directions to apply and enroll.

Current students: If you are seeking information about other programs, please visit the current student directory

 e-Counseling portal

If you do not require live assistance and have a simple question, please submit a question to our e-Counseling portal. A counselor will respond to your question within 3 business days. 

 

Submit your question to a counselor via e-Counseling

 

Once your question is answered, you will receive an email notification prompting you to sign back into e-Counseling to view the response.

Need live help? Schedule a Counseling Appointment

  • Must be a current student taking courses at Cuyamaca College
  • Must have access to your Student ID number and birth date in the form of MM-DD-YYYY.
  • Appointments are available during regular business hours Monday 8 AM to 6 PM, Tuesday - Thursday 8 AM to 5 PM and Friday 9 AM to 1 PM. Not including holidays.
  • For those needing a counselor who speaks another language other than English, you can find these indications in the scheduling system next to their names.
  • Please be sure to schedule the correct type of appointment for your needs as our appointments may go through a screening process. Should your appointment not be appropriate for your needs, your appointment may be canceled and you will be provided with different options.
  • Appointments are in high demand, please ensure when you are scheduling your appointment that you are able to attend at the given date and time. If not, please sign back into the scheduling portal to cancel.

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Virtual Drop-Ins - 15 Minute Sessions

Services provided through Virtual Drop-ins: New student services, quick questions and single semester plans.

 

Please arrive on time as your appointment is only allotted for 15 minutes. Petitions and long term educational plans require a longer appointment, please see below for options.

 

These types of sessions are available for same-day scheduling only and are on a first come first serve basis. If no appointments are available after selecting "all", please check back the next business day.

 

Schedule your virtual drop-in appointment

 

Comprehensive Services - 1 Hour Sessions

Services provided through Comprehensive Service Appointments: Full two year education plans; Max Unit Petitions; Choosing a major; Career counseling; Personal counseling (related to academic success); Transfer planning; Graduation planning; Professional referrals to community resources.

 

Please review the list above to ensure your needs are listed before scheduling. If your request is not listed above, please see other sections for appointment options. If you have attended other colleges, please be sure your transcripts are on file before scheduling an appointment. 

 

Appointments are released every weekday, up to 15 days, if there are no available appointments after selecting "all" please check back the next business day.

 

Schedule your comprehensive service appointment 

 

Financial Aid Max Unit Petitions

If you have been requested by the Financial Aid Office to provide a Maximum Unit Petition to be considered for financial aid funds, you will need to schedule an appointment below. It is required for you to complete your typed statement (located on the last page of the form) before your appointment time. 

 

Schedule your max unit petition appointment 

 

We are not able to review your financial aid status, should you have questions regarding your file, please contact your financial aid advisor for assistance. 

 

Financial Aid Consortium Agreements

If you are taking courses at both Cuyamaca and Grossmont and receive financial aid, you will be required to complete a Consortium Agreement. If you would like to receive your aid from Cuyamaca, please schedule an appointment with a Cuyamaca counselor below. 

 

Schedule your consortium agreement appointment

 

We are not able to review your financial aid status, should you have questions regarding your file, please contact your financial aid advisor for assistance. 

 

Academic Renewal Petition

Students who meet certain criteria outlined in the Academic Renewal Petition should meet with a counselor to discuss your options. 

 

Schedule your academic renewal petition appointment

 

Transfer Application Help

Services provided through Transfer appointments: UC Tag; UCSD ULink; Transfer application help; denied application petitions; admitted students help and more.

 

Schedule your transfer application appointment via the Transfer Center

 

All general questions related to transfer should be scheduled via the Comprehensive Services option above.

 

STEM Education Planning

If you are a student enrolled or interested enrolling in a STEM major meet with a dedicated STEM counselor

 

Services provided through STEM education planning appointments: Full two year education plans; Choosing a major; Career counseling; Personal counseling (related to academic success); Transfer planning; Graduation planning.

 

Schedule your STEM education planning appointment