The SAC Counseling Office is here to support you in achieving your academic, personal, and career goals. We are available online through live chat and offline messaging. Please review our virtual office hours below and select an option based on your needs. We look forward to assisting you.
Virtual Office Hours:
Monday - Wednesday 8:00am-7:00pm | Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm | Friday 8:00am-12:00pm
Live Chat with Front Desk Support
Are you interested in scheduling a counseling appointment or asking a general question? Our staff members are here to help. 45 or 60 minute counselor appointments can cover the following items:
- Educational Plan
- Financial Aid Appeal
- Graduation Petition
- CSU and/or IGETC Petitions
- Petition for Veteran Approval
Click on Live Chat with Front Desk Support to get started.
Please note: The lobby may be locked whenever there is only one staff on duty and the staff is away on break or lunch. The lobby also may be locked to properly assist all students waiting before closing. Thank you for your understanding.
If you need to cancel an appointment, please
click here instead.
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- Are you interested in transferring to a four-year university? Chat with Transfer Programs Online for transfer-specific counseling appointments, university representative appointments, and more.
Live Chat with a Drop-In Counselor
Do you have a brief question for a counselor? These quick 15-minute, drop-in chats are intended for short question and answer sessions. The following items can be covered during a drop-in counseling session:
- Assessment & Placement Testing Evaluation
- Catalog Information Clarification
- Class Registration Questions
- Class Schedule Concerns
- Class Waivers and Course Repetition Request
- College Information and Resources
To get started, please click on the Drop-in Counselors box below to enter the General Counseling Lobby. You will be asssited in the order which you entered. Please note that counselor availability varies per day and you may experience a wait time. Also note, when there is one counselor on duty, the Front Desk Staff may need to close the lobby to allow all students to be seen before closing.
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Send an Offline Email to a Counselor
Are you visiting us after virtual office hours, but would like to contact a counselor? You may send an email to a counselor. Email a Counselor services include:
Basic advisement for education and career planning
General questions about academic program
Referral to programs and services
To begin, please select ✉ Send Offline Message. You will receive a response within two business days.. If the envelope icon is not highlighted, the system has been turned off. Please direct your questions to Drop-in Counseling
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