ARC Counseling services at Orange Coast College are in place to help students identify and clarify disability-related accommodations, academic class schedules, career, and educational goals.  The intent is to help students explore their options and make informed decisions that will improve the quality of their lives.  Our ARC counselors are available to assist you with the following: 

  • Educational Planning
  • Career Exploration
  • Disability Management Counseling
  • Academic Accommodation Plan (Intake)
  • Referral for on/off Campus Resources
  • Self Advocacy & Communicating with Faculty

How to Schedule an Appointment

ARC counselors available via Zoom or in-person. Students may schedule a counseling appointment by: 

All students scheduling a Zoom or in-person counseling appointment will receive an automated confirmation email with further instructions and Zoom meeting id. Please monitor your OCC email. 

If you need to cancel an appointment, please contact our office within 24 hours. Please be advised, late arrivals up to 20 minutes for 1 hour appointments may be considered a no-show. You may cancel via phone (714) 432-5807 or by e-mail

ARC Counseling Drop-Ins

Drop-in counseling is available for quick questions up to 15 minutes. Please contact the front office at 714-432-5807.

Drop-in schedule:

Mon: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM -   4:00 PM
Wed: 2:30 PM -   4:00 PM