Schedule An Appointment

Welcome to our appointment scheduling page. You can choose to schedule your counseling appointment in one of the following ways: 

You can choose to have your appointment in-person or by Zoom. In-person appointments are held in the Counseling Department at your chosen location.

If you choose a Zoom appointment, a Zoom link will be sent to your Palomar student email.

Before your appointment, please review this page on How to Prepare for your Counseling Appointment.

Appointments are available Monday-Friday. We offer limited appointments on Saturdays and evenings (virtual appointments only).

What type of appointment would you like?

1-Hour Appointment

  • Comprehensive Education Planning
  • Transcript Review
  • Financial Aid Appeals
  • Academic Probation/Dismissal
  • Personal Counseling
  • Career Development and Exploration

Conducted in-person or via Zoom.


15-Minute Quick Question

  • For quick questions that can be answered in 15 minutes or less
  • Information not found on the Counseling FAQ webpage
  • Educational planning and outside transcript review will only happen in a full one-hour appointment

Conducted by phone. 


1-Hour Appointment

1- hour new student appointments for assistance with Summer and Fall 2024 class selection.

If you are a new student but have other college transcripts, have taken middle college or dual enrollment classes or have earned AP credit, please call (760) 891-7511 or schedule a 1-hour appointment using our online appointment system.

Conducted via Zoom. 

Need Same Day Assistance? 

Drop-in counseling is available during the first week of the semester to assist you with quick questions on a same-day basis. Call (760) 891-7511 or visit the Counseling Front Desk in the Student Services Complex (SSC) in our San Marcos campus for same-day drop-in assistance.

In-person and phone drop-in counseling