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The Counseling Department offers
appointments in-person and virtually. 

Schedule An Appointment

Prep For Your Appointment

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Wondering what to do in preparation
for your upcoming appointment?

Prepare for your Appointment

What Classes Do I Take?

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Meet with a counselor to create an education plan and learn about what classes to take.

What Classes Do I Take?

Palomar College Counseling Department

Mission

The Counseling Department’s mission is to support and encourage students to reach their potential and achieve their academic, career, and personal goals. Students receive comprehensive and effective academic, personal, and career counseling services including developing education plans and delivering follow-up services to students.

Office Hours

In-Person Support

San Marcos
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Spring 2023 Start of the Semester Extended In-Person Office Hours in San Marcos:

Friday, January 27: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, January 28: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, February 3: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, February 4: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rancho Bernardo
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm and 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Escondido
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fallbrook
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Phone Support
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:000 am - 2:00 pm

Spring 2023 Start of the Semester Extended Phone Support:

Wednesday, January 25: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday, January 26: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday, January 30: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, January 31: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Office Closures

Due to campus holidays and breaks, the Counseling Department will be closed on January 16, 2023

Announcements

First Day of Class Preparation

Learn how to prepare for the beginning of the semester!

Need to take more than 19 units?

Please complete the Request To Exceed Unit Limit Form.

Have a Quick Question?

Drop by the counseling office to ask a counselor or to get a call back from a counselor for your quick question. Second option is to schedule a Quick Question Counseling Appointment in advance.