Welcome to the Counseling Center at Diablo Valley College.
Location: SSC Building (see the campus map)
Telephone: 925-685-1230 or 925-969-2140 Fax: 925-687-2097
Contact information: Dean, supervisor and department chairs
Steps to Enroll for new/transfer/returning students
Meet with a Counselor: DVC Counselors are available for appointments and "express counseling sessions". In the "express drop-in sessions" (15 minutes) counselors will not have access to transcripts or be able to write an education plan.
Spring counseling appointments are for;
Appointments: students may come in-person, use ESARS (schedule your counseling appointment online), or call our office 925-969-2140.
Counseling Center SPRING hours at the Pleasant Hill Campus
|Monday||8:30 a.m.||to||5 p.m.|
|Tuesday||9:00 a.m.||to||7 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8:30 a.m.||to||5 p.m.|
|Thursday||8:30 a.m.||to||5 p.m.|
|Friday||8:30 a.m.||to||1 p.m.|
Scheduling an appointment
Tools to help answer your questions
The Counseling Department has a list of frequently asked questions to help you get immediate help. In addition, we have a library of instructional videos for you to view.
Resources for students
The Counseling Department has a list of helpful resources including links to our Confidential Assistance Program and off campus mental health resources, Student Services on campus, and AB 540 information.
E-Advisor and Skype Counseling
If you haven't found the answer to your question from our FAQ page, you can email us to have a question answered. The Counseling Department has also setup a Skype account to be able to answer questions online.
ESARS - online counseling appointment program
About the DVC Counseling Department
We help student achieve their educational, career, and personal life goals.
All contacts are confidential in compliance with Federal and State law. Confidentiality may not apply if a person presents an imminent danger to self or others or in the case of child, elder, or dependent adult abuse.