There are several counseling departments available to serve you at City College of San Francisco as well as five different Retention Programs housed under the Multi-Cultural Retention Services Department.
The counselors in these various departments are all part of a COUNSELING TEAM and are all here to help you find your way through City College and to assist you in completing your educational goals.
You may notice some overlap in the services offered by some of the departments. It is advisable to find a counselor you work well with- the choice is yours. And, you may see more than one counselor, in different departments, at the same time!
We’re a team- your success team!
Counselors provide orientation to students in both credit and non-credit, guide students in the development of their educational plan; lead students to essential support services; and assist students with personal concerns and the development of good study skills.
Academic counselors can assist students to discuss requirements for a certificate, degree, or transfer to a 4-year institution at any of the CCSF campuses.
For more information or to make an appointment please call the number at the campus you are attending or plan to attend: Ocean (415) 239-3296 , Mission: (415) 920-6056; Civic Center (415) 561-1875 , Chinatown/NB 395-8611, Downtown 415-267-6503, Evans (415) 550-4440 , John Adams (415) 561-1955 , Southeast (415) 550-4320 .
Counselors provide and assist students with personal, academic and career development. We provide support services to students and make on-campus/off-campus referrals. Counselors also help students with educational plans, certificates, CTE programs, transfer to four-year institutions, graduation, choosing a major, re-entering college, career exploration and more.
For an appointment, please call: (415) 239-3302 Main Office: MUB 39/101 (Other locations: CL 207)
International Student Counseling :
Provides comprehensive services for all credit international students (F-1 visa holders) enrolled at City College of San Francisco. At ISC we provide international students with support services directed at assisting you in achieving your academic and personal goals. The ISC provides counseling services for academic matters, personal concerns, visa and immigration issues, career development, cultural adjustment, and more. (415) 239-3942 ; Office: MUB 101.
Appointments are available to students/alumni seeking assistance in choosing their major and/ career choices. Career counselors will assist in career assessment, career exploration, career planning, and career coaching/mentoring. Career Counseling also offers several career–related workshops and Career Development classes throughout the semester as well as a Career & Resource Fair. (415) 239-3117 ; Office: MU 101.
Transfer Counseling's mission is to facilitate students' transition to baccalaureate institutions, provide educational planning and assistance for transfer, and coordinate a calendar of university advising and outreach services. For more information Tel : (415) 239-3748 . Office: Science 132.
If you are a student with a disability that can be verified, you may choose to work with the Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS). All services and records are confidential. Your involvement with DSPS can be thought of as a partnership between you and the Disabled Students Programs and Services staff. The DSPS staff consists of counselors, disability specialists, faculty members, technology and media specialists, instructional assistants, sign language interpreters and captioners, and office staff. They are people you can work with to plan support services that will help you move toward your goals. Reasonable accommodations are available on all campuses. Tel: (415) 452-5481 (415) 452-5481 Voice, (415) 452-5451 (415) 452-5451 TDD (for persons who are deaf); Office: Rosenberg Library 323