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

How to Use Our Scheduling System

  • Must be a current student taking  or planning on taking courses at Cuyamaca College
  • Must have access to your Student ID number and birth date in the form of MM-DD-YYYY.
  • 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 or you have scheduled multiple appointments, your appointment may be canceled.
  • 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 you cannot keep your appointment, please sign back into the scheduling portal to cancel or reschedule.

Virtual Services 

We offer a wide range of options for student to choose from to get the help they are looking for. Please review the options from this list to determine which session is the best for your needs. 

 

A counselor will respond to your question within 3 business days. Once your question is answered, you will receive an email notification prompting you to sign back into e-Counseling to view the response.

 

Submit your question

 

We have changed the way you meet with a counselor via drop-in. Please read this information carefully.

 

Available Monday - Thursday 10 am to 2 pm and Friday 10 am to 1 pm.

 

Services available:

  • Consortium Agreements
  • Overload Petitions
  • P/NP Requests
  • General Petitions for Late Withdrawal
  • Quick Questions not related to long-term planning
  • Help with Placement Results

If you do not see your need on this list, please schedule a 1-hour appointment for assistance with other questions.

 

Visit our Virtual Front Desk 

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.

 

If you have attended other colleges, please be sure your transcripts are on file before scheduling an appointment. 

 

Select "ONLINE General Counseling 1-Hour Appointment" from the list when prompted.

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 1- Hour appointment

Petition Assistance 

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. 

 

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

 

Select "ONLINE General Counseling 1-Hour Appointment" from the list when prompted.

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 max unit petition appointment 

 

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

Students who need  assistance with consortium agreements, overload petitions, P/NP requests or general petitions should meet with a counselor via our Virtual Front Desk for assistance. Services are available Monday - Thursday 10 am to 2 pm and Friday 10 am to 1 pm.

 

Visit our Virtual Front Desk 

Other Counseling Services

If you are a student enrolled or interested enrolling in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math major meet with a dedicated STEM counselor. Please review the appointment list below to schedule the correct appointment.

 

STEM Education Planning - 1 hour: 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

If you are a student athlete or prospective student athlete, meet with a dedicated Athletic Counselor. Students who do not fall into this category should refer to the options above for assistance. 

 

Quick Question -15 minute appointments are for the following: Quick questions, One semester plan (AEP), Unit overload petition, Help with registering for classes

 

Class Planning - 30 minute appointments are for the following: Picking classes, Eligibility, Full two year education plans (semester by semester), Financial Aid Petitions, Choosing a Major, Career Counseling, Personal Counseling (related to academic success), Transfer/Graduation planning, Professional Referrals to Community Resources

 

Schedule an appointment with an Athletics Counselor

The UMOJA Scholars program at Cuyamaca College is a student success program aimed for closing the equity and achievement gaps for students that identify as Black, African, and/or African American, which are disproportionately impacted. 

 

Being a student in our program affords you the following benefits:

  • Creating long lasting relationships/friendships
  • Learning Community
  • Enrolling in UMOJA Supported Classes such as COUN 120 and COUN 140
  • Tutoring and Academic Support
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Assistance
  • Information regarding Transfer Admission into UC, CSU and Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU's)

Schedule an appointment with an Umoja Counselor

On-Campus Services - By Appointment Only

Services provided On-Campus (1 - Hour Appointments Only) : Full two year education plans; Max Unit Petitions; Choosing a major; Career counseling; Transfer planning; Graduation planning

 

If you have attended other colleges, please be sure your transcripts are on file before scheduling an appointment. 

 

Requirements for attending an on-campus appointment:

If you agree to these requirements please give the office a call to schedule your on-campus appointment.