Mission College Counseling

Special Notices

Winter & Spring 2018 class registration error messages

  • If you have encountered a registration error message that contains any of the following phrases or words, begin with the Counseling Office. For any other issues with registration, begin at  Admissions & RecordsSEC 118.

-Your registration date is in the year 2099
-Academic Standing
-Closed section
-Co-requisite required
-Maximum hours exceed
-Prerequisite and test score
-Cohort restriction
-Repeat hours
-Time conflict

Grade and/or Transcript errors

  • Mission College recently migrated to a new student information system (from Datatel to Banner, Summer 2017). If you have an error with your grades or transcript, please contact Admissions & Records, SEC 118.
Welcome to Counseling!
  • Counseling is available to assist students with academic, transfer, career and personal issues. 
  • Services are available on a walk-in basis or by private appointment (see chart below).
  • Counseling classes can also assist students in making career and educational decisions, enhancing study skills, and staying motivated.
  • Degree, transfer or certificate seeking students are encouraged to meet with a counselor for an educational plan by the time they have completed three semesters or 15 units.
Walk-in verses Appointments

  Walk-in services

    • Assistance with course selection
    • Review assessment test results
    • Transfer advising
    • Petition to drop without a “W”
    • Petition for a refund
    • Petition for academic renewal
    • Petition for reinstatement
    • Request to enroll in more than 18.0 units
    • Crisis intervention
    • Probation advising
    • Orientation waivers
    • Transcript evaluation requests
    • Graduation advising
    • Assistance with clearing prerequisites

 By appointment only - make an appointment  online

    • Develop an Educational Plan
      • Abbreviated, one-two semesters only (AEP)
      • Comprehensive, more than one semester, lists all classes required for your educational goal (CEP)
    • Review of transcripts from other schools
    • Assistance with applications for degree or certificate
    • Transfer Admission Guarantees (TAGs)
    • Major and career exploration
    • Probation and dismissal counseling
    • Disqualification or reinstatement counseling
    • Financial aid appeals
    • Personal counseling
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Office Hours
     January 29 - February 9
     Monday - Thursday: 9am-7pm
     Friday: 9am-12pm

     February 12 - May 25
Monday & Tuesday: 9am-7pm
     Wed. & Thursday: 9am - 6pm
     Friday: 9am-12pm

     Closed Feb 16-19; March 26-31

  • In-Person: Visit the office and use the self-service kiosk or ask the clerk.
  • Phone: (408) 855-5034
  • Note: Students must have a student ID number to make an appointment. To obtain a Mission College ID, complete the Application for Admission.
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Service Area Outcomes

There’s a lot we want to help you with but here are just two of our goals!

  • SAO 1: New, incoming, SSSP mandated students will obtain an abbreviated educational plan (AEP) or complete educational plan (CEP) by the time they complete 15.0 units.
  • SAO 2: Students with immediate educational and career counseling needs will have their issue(s) resolved through walk-in counseling services or they will be given guidance on what to do next.