Counseling Services

Counselors are available to assist students in identifying, clarifying, and reaching their educational and career goals. Counselors provide confidential Academic, Transfer, Career, and Personal counseling services.



Drop-in is available both in-person and online (zoom). For online, click on the blue time links in the chart below.
Day Service Hours Drop-In*
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

9:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

*Drop-In availability is based on first-come, first-serve. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time.

  • Support and questions regarding your academic goals
  • Academic/Progress Probation 1
  • One semester academic planning (SEPA) 
  • Submitting counseling forms - for example: 
    • Excess units
    • Petition to repeat
    • Prerequisite overrides & challenges
    • Prerequisite challenges
    • Substitution waivers

Counseling Appointments

Appointments are available for either in-person or online.
An appointment session is up to 60 minutes long.

  • Long-term, comprehensive student education plan (SEP) (2+ semester plan)
  • Evaluation of progress toward graduation or transfer
  • University transfer planning
  • Career/Major Exploration
  • Probation 2/Dismissal status (Probation level 1 students click here)
  • Evaluation of transfer credit from other colleges and universities
  • Financial Aid education plan needed for financial aid appeal
  • TAG – Transfer Agreement Guarantee Review for UC transfers
  • Associate Degree for Transfer – AAT or AST degree planning
  • Career Guidance and counseling
  • Personal or Crisis counseling

Ways to Schedule an Appointment


Come in person to building 700, second floor - room 752 during service hours. See service hours


Schedule Appointment Online


Call the appointment phone number (510) 723 - 6719


Email providing your:

    • Name:
    • W Number:
    • Phone Number:
    • Availability: a range of days and time frames:
    • Preference for in-person, phone call or zoom meeting: 
    • Reason for Appointment: 



New Students: For new Chabot student in Fall 2023, and have never attended college – sign up for a First Semester Planning Session.

Continuing & all other students: Visit drop in counseling (in-person and virtual available)  or schedule an appointment during our hours.

Prospective Student: You need to apply and become a Chabot student. Upon receiving your student W# you may access services.

For priority registration, be sure to complete the Core Services:



Finals Week is Monday May 20th - Friday May 24th. 

Tip: Bookmark the Academic Calendar

Contact Us

Building & room Building 700 - 2nd fl, Room 752

Appointment Line:                          (510) 723-6719

Schedule an Appointment with a counselor

staff Meet Our Team
for general information and Academic/Financial Aid hold assistance

Support Directory

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Sadie Ashraf
Dean of Counseling
Student contact Dean form 


Counseling Newsletter
Spring 2024

Need Support or Have Questions?

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Immediately connect with a Peer Guide (trained student assistant) who can answer basic questions, and help you with enrollment, registration, financial aid and much more!

Peer Guide Welcome Desk
Building 700, 1st Floor

Mon -Tue & Thurs- Fri: 9am - 5pm      Wed: 9am - 6pm

Phone Number
(510) 723 - 7686