Make an Appointment

  • In Person: Make an appointment in person at the Counseling Department
    • Merced Campus: Lesher Student Services, 2nd Floor
    • Los Banos Campus:  Bldg A
  • By Phone: Make an appointment by calling
    • Merced Campus: (209) 381-6478
    • Los Banos Campus: (209) 826-3495

  • Walk-ins are accepted; however, appointments are strongly encouraged. Please note that appointments are scheduled first and walk-ins are taken based upon availability. See hours and location.

Email Counseling

Limited counseling is available via email. Find out if a question is appropriate for online counseling before emailing

Acceptable Inquiries by Email Inappropriate Inquiries - Come see us in person instead!
  • Transferability of college courses
  • College procedures and academic policies
  • Certificate, degree and transfer requirements
  • Course prerequisites
  • Course offerings and course content
  • Referral to other programs/services
  • New students who have never spoken with a counselor
  • Personal counseling
  • Career counseling
  • Transcript evaluation
  • Interpreting assessment/career test results
  • Questions requiring lengthy responses