Schedule An Appointment

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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


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, Rancho Bernardo, Escondido, Fallbrook 
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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

Office Closures

Due to college holidays, the Counseling Department will be closed on:

  • Friday, September 22, 2023
  • Friday, November 10, 2023
  • Thursday, November 23, 2023 & Friday, November 24, 2023
  • Wednesday, December 20, 2023 through Monday, January 1, 2023


New Students: Need an Education Plan?

Complete these steps to get your education plan before meeting with a counselor.

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.