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Counseling Center

Grossmont College is closed to all students and  the public until further notice. We are currently offering virtual services to our students. For the latest information about COVID-19, go to

Service Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday-Sunday: Closed
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eCounseling is for quick questions regarding current information, such as, summer/fall registration dates and form processing assistance. These are quick question and answer sessions, and are NOT designed for intensive information. No transcripts will be pulled. This can take up to 1-2 business days for a response. NOTE: If we are unable to fully respond to your questions, we will refer you to Ask a Counselor or to schedule an appointment.

  • Quick questions, no transcripts will be available
  • Add/Drop class processes
  • Graduation questions



Ask a Counselor can provide a bit more information than eAdvising. Transcripts can be pulled. This can take up to 2-3 business days (Monday-Friday) for a response.

  • Quick questions, Transcripts will be available
  • Abbreviated Ed Plan (1 semester)
  • Academic Renewal Petitions
  • Assessment Placement Results
  • Consortium Agreements
  • ESL Ed Plan
  • Pass/No Pass
  • Unit Overload Petition
    ***We are currently asking that students be patient and request authorization for overload of units for fall 2020 starting July 21st. This will be after final Open Registration period of July 20th, after all students have been given an opportunity to select classes. Thank you for understanding the fairness of this process.***



Virtual Appointments are 1-hour appointments with a counselor. This is a virtual appointment using ZOOM, which is an interactive live meeting with a counselor. Please include the nature of your appointment in the “Comments” section.

  • 1-hour Appointment
  • Max Unit Financial Aid Petition
  • Comprehensive Ed Plan
  • Transfer/Graduation Planning
     NOTE: Appointments are open every Monday morning for the following week. If      
     appointments are filled, e-SARS will show the following message: "There are currently
     no available appointments." You may also login to our system during the week to check
     for cancellations. 

   If you are a Student Athlete, and plan to participate in intercollegiate athletics, please
   click here for guidance from an Athletics counselor. 

   If you are an International Student, please click here to schedule an apppointment 
   with a counselor.    

   If you are a Transfer Student, with plans to transfer to a four-year university, please
   click here for information about appointment scheduling.

   If you are Active Duty, Veteran or a dependent of a Veteran, please click here for
   information about appointment scheduling.



New, First-Time to College Students ONLY

You are a new, first-time to college student (did not attend any other colleges). Complete the online orientation, self-placement questionnaire, and Online Advising listed below:

  • Log into WebAdvisor
  • Click on “Students”
  • Under Orientation/Assess/Advising,
    • Click “Step 1 - Online Orientation”
    • Click “Step 2 -  Assessment/Placement Questionnaire” (How-To Video)
    • Click “Step 1 - Online Advising”

Note: You will be able to obtain 1-hour appointment during the fall 2020 semester to complete your (Comprehensive Education Plan - CEP



For general questions for counseling staff (not counselors), please email us at OR call us at (619) 644-7208. Include your Student ID Number in your email/voicemail. You will receive a response in 1-3 business days. Questions will be answered by Counseling Center staff, not by counselors.

  • You cannot login to schedule an appointment with a counselor due to an "Invalid ID number" message
  • General questions about Grossmont College

Counseling Group Photo


The Counseling Department strives to provide quality educational, career, and personal counseling and create a climate and structure in which each student has an opportunity for self-development. The Counseling Department is committed to helping students achieve their educational and career goals. Whether the goal is to take one course, earn a certificate or an Associate degree, or transfer to a four-year college, counselors are available to assist.

What can a counselor help me with?

Academic/Transfer Counseling
Career Counseling
Personal/Crisis Counseling



Student Services & Administration - Building 10
(619) 644-7208
Please leave a voicemail with your Student ID number and phone number
General questions/concerns answered by staff, not counselors
Quick Questions eAdvising:
Question and answer, directly from a counselor
Online Advising:

Ask a Counselor
Online advising, directly from a counselor
1-hour Virtual Counseling Appointment:
Virtual Counseling Appointment
1-hour appointment with a counselor
Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: Closed


 For Counseling Faculty Only


Last Updated: 07/14/2020

Student Services & Administration Building 10
Mon & Tues: 8am-6pm
Wed & Thur: 8am-5pm
Fri: 8am-1pm 

Extended Office Hours: 
Sat. Jan 19: 9am - 2pm
Sat. Jan 26: 9am - 2pm

Jan. 28 - Feb. 8
Mon-Tues: 8am-7pm
Wed-Thur: 8am-6pm
Fri: 8am-3pm

February 15,18
March 25
March 29
May 27
MINI Session Hours:
Mon-Tue: 8am-5pm
Wed-Thur: 8am-4pm     


Counseling Center
Office Hours: Mon-Tues: 8am-6pm, Wed-Thu: 8am-5pm, Fri: 8am-1pm
Phone: (619) 644-7208

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A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District