Schedule a Counseling Appointment

Important Information

New Students

    New students are required to complete an orientation before making an appointment

    Students are exempt from orientation if they...

    • have obtained an Associate's Degree or higher
    • have completed orientation at another Community College
    • are only taking classes for personal enrichment (example: Yoga)
    • are a continuing student at an accredited University
    • are taking a course which is mandated for employment>
  • Orientation Options
  • Early Admissions Orientation


  • Please have your DD214 processed before making a "Veterans" appointment
  • Veteran appointments are 1 hour long
  • Online scheduling of 1 hour appointments is currently unavailable. Please call 408-741-2009 instead.
  • If not making an ed plan, or not accessing veteran benefits you may choose a 30 minute "Vet Guidance" appointment instead
  • Veterans Home Page

Financial Aid Appeals

  • Financial Aid Appeals require a one hour appointment
  • Online scheduing of Financial Aid Appeals is currently unavailable. Please call 408-741-2009 instead.
  • You must fill out the form and answer all questions related to your situation
  • It is your responsibility to complete the form BEFORE your appointment
  • Financial Aid Form

Probation or Dismissal

  • West Valley College students who received a Probation or Dismissal notice will not be dropped from classes
  • However, you must schedule an appointment during the first two weeks of the following semester
  • Mission College may have different rules. Please contact the Mission College Counseling Center if you are taking classes at Mission College
  • Online scheduling of Dismissal appointments is currently unavailable. Please call 408-741-2009 instead.
last published: 3/21/18