Mission College Counseling Services

Location: Main Building E1-301

Telephone: 408.855.5030

Counseling is available for all students on a walk-in basis or by private appointments. Students MUST have a student ID number to be seen by a counselor.  To obtain a Mission College ID, complete the Application for Admission.

All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor by the time they have completed 12 units to formalize a comprehensive Education Plan. Counselors are available to assist you with academic, personal and career issues. Counseling courses can assist students in making career and educational decisions, enhancing study skills, and staying motivated.

Counseling Summer 2016 Hours
May 30, 2016 - August 21, 2016

Monday- Thursday     10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday- Sunday             Closed

August 22, 2016- August 26, 2016 (Week prior to Fall Term)

Monday- Thursday      9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday (Aug 26)            10:00 am -2:00 pm

Summer Holiday Closure

Monday, May 30th- Memorial Day, Campus Closed

Monday, July 4th- Independence Day, Campus Closed


Counseling Fall 2016 Hours
August 27, 2016 - September 2, 2016 (First week of semester)

Saturday                   10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Monday- Thursday  9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday                         10:00 am - 2:00 pm

September 5, 2016- December 18, 2016

Monday- Thursday   9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday                          Closed- appointments only as available

Saturday & Sunday  Closed

December 19- December 21, 2016

Sept 9 (last day to add w/ add code in-person)

Friday                          10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Nov 18 (last day to drop with "W" in-person)

Friday                           10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fall Holiday Closure

Monday, September 5th- Labor Day

Friday, November 11th- Veterans Day

Thursday-Friday, November 24-25th- Thanksgiving Holiday


Counseling Appointment Hours

Additional appointments are available beyond the Counseling Office's hours of operation. Please schedule an appointment online through the MC Portal. After logging in, select 'Services & Support' at the top and click on 'Counseling.'

Degree and Transfer Information

For answers to questions or more information, please see a counselor.

Steps to Success
Guideline that assists new students in getting a successful start at Mission College.

Are You on Course?
Guideline that assists students in successfully reaching their academic goals.

Service Area Outcomes

SAO 1: Students that meet with a counselor in an appointment will obtain an educational plan by the end of their counseling appointment.
SAO 2: Students with immediate educational and career counseling needs will have their issue(s) resolved through walk-in counseling services or they will be given guidance on what to do next.