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STEM Counseling

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update as of 3/30/2020:

At this time, Orange Coast College is closed until further notice out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. Virtual counseling services will begin on March 31, 2020, and will continue through May 23, 2020. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please email for specific questions and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

Scheduled Appointments 

Beginning Tuesday, March 31, 2020, and continuing through the end of the Spring semester (May 23, 2020), virtual appointments may be scheduled online. All scheduled appointments are thirty minutes long (unless otherwise noted), and are based on availability. Counselors are offering virtual counseling services via telephone or Video Conference. Appointments are available for students to book beginning on March 31, 2020 (below). All students scheduling a phone or Video Conference appointment will receive an automated confirmation email with further instructions. PLEASE CHECK YOUR OCC EMAIL FOR IMPORTANT APPOINTMENT INFORMATION. 

Our STEM counselor team is made up of Kevin Castillo, Veronica Quinonez, and Mayra Frias. To book an appointment, choose one of the counselors below by clicking on their thumbnail. You will be redirected to their personal booking page. 

Counselors are offering virtual counseling services via telephone or ConferZoom. Book your appointment now. 

Book with Kevin
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Book with Veronica
Book with Mayra

*NOTE: Counseling appointments should be made one day in advance. 

Counselor's Hours

"Returning May 4th": Mayra
Mondays 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesdays 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesdays 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Thursdays 1 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursdays 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fridays 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Video chat with Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Program on Cranium Cafe

If you have trouble connecting with your counselor or miss the call please contact STEM Program Coordinator Angelina Bargeron at: 

(714) 714-7651