Welcome to OCC's Counseling Department

Counseling In-Person Services Update:  

In-person Counseling Services and counseling appointments are now available Monday through Friday. 

In accordance with current guidelines, a face covering is no longer required to enter our offices, however, it is strongly recommended. Please be respectful of each individual's choice. We appreciate your cooperation. 

 

Contact Us

(714) 432-5078

occcounseling@occ.cccd.edu

2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, CA 92626  Watson Hall - 3rd Floor

Office Hours

On-Campus and Remote Office Hours
Mon, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Tue, Wed, Thu, 8 a.m. -  6:30 p.m.
Fri, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Counseling Appointments

The intent is to help students explore their options and make informed decisions that will improve the quality of their lives.  Our professionally trained counselors are available to assist you with the following:

  • Educational Planning
  • Career Exploration
  • Personal Counseling
  • Counseling Classes
  • Support Groups
  • Referral Services
  • Transfer Services

Drop-In Counseling is available in-person and over the phone. This service is for general information such as:  prerequisite requirements; general transfer and graduation-related questions; referrals to other programs and services; questions about comparable courses; or general quick questions.

All students are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Hours are subject to change, so please call the Counseling Center at 714-432-5078 to confirm availability and/or request for over-the-phone drop-in counseling. 


In-person Drop-In Counseling is limited and subject to change based on availability Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

If for any reason you are not able to attend your appointment, please cancel at least 60-minutes before your scheduled time. Failure to do so may result in limited access to scheduling future appointments. 

You may cancel via phone (714) 432-5078, through the appointment website, or in person. Please DO NOT cancel an appointment via e-mail.

Cancel/Reschedule Appointment