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Appointments & Drop-in Counseling



Appointments Scheduled Online:

You can now schedule an appointment online one week from the current day.  Appointments are located in the Counseling Center on campus at American River College. Simply click the link below to schedule your counseling appointment. New appointments are added daily, click here to access the online scheduling page.


Pre-Scheduled Counseling Appointments:

Appointments for the following week are scheduled daily. If you would like to make a pre-scheduled appointment to see a counselor, please stop by the Counseling Center on Fridays or call (916) 484-8572 starting at 7:30 a.m. Call or arrive early, appointments are scheduled starting at 7:30 a.m. daily, and continue to be scheduled until full. Please note the following:


Same Day Counseling Appointments:

In addition to pre-scheduled appointments, the Counseling Center offers same day appointment services.  Same day appintments are set aside throughout the day.  Students will know exactly when to be at the Counseling Center to meet with a counselor.  These appointments fill quickly each day, students are advised to call or arrive early to secure a same day appointment.


Drop-in Waitlist

The Counseling Center also offers students the opportunity to be added to the drop-in waitlist to see a counselor.  Students are seen from the drop-in waitlist in the order received.  Students requiring a one hour appointment (i.e. outside transcript evaluation, Veteran educational plan, and academic dismissal) are an exception and may experience a longer wait time due to counselor schedule availability. 

Distance Counseling Appointments

The Counseling Center also offers a limited number of distance counseling appointments. Students can enjoy the convenience of web-based counseling from their home, office or anywhere that they have an internet connection and a webcam.