Welcome to OCC's Counseling Department

Counseling In-Person Services Update:  

We are online AND back on campus! Effective October 18, 2021 the Counseling office will be open for limited* in-person services on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

In accordance with current guidelines, we ask that all individuals wear a face covering in our office. We appreciate your cooperation. 

*Front desk assistance with booking virtual and phone appointments. Limited computers will be available only for scheduled Virtual Counseling Appointments and limited Virtual Drop-In. Counseling services will remain virtual for the time being until further notice.

We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to seeing you soon! 

Connect with a staff member virtually*

Monday 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.


*Times are subject to change based on availability

Contact Us

(714) 432-5078


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

Office Hours

In-person/on campus office hours
Mon, Tue, Thurs, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Virtual office hours
Monday:  10 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday:  10 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Friday:  10 a.m. - 12:45 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 limited to ten minutes and is appropriate for general questions only. Virtual Drop-In Counseling is generally available on Monday from 10 a.m. until 3:45 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Please call the Counseling Center at 714-432-5078. 
In-person Drop-In Counseling is limited and subject to change based on availability on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
All students are served on 
a first-come, first-served basis. 

Drop-In Counseling is not appropriate for any transcript reviews, Student Education Plans or personal counseling, as drop-in Counselors do not have access to your transcript or other student records.

If you need to cancel an appointment, please contact our office immediately. You may cancel via phone (714) 432-5078, through your text message reminder, or in person. Please DO NOT cancel an appointment via e-mail.