Motivate Your Mind


New Students
Continuing and Returning Students
Walk-in Counseling
Online Counseling
Counseling and Student Development Services

New Students will be counseled in the orientation session as outlined in STEP 3. Counselors are available for limited telephone consultation.   
Continuing and Returning Students
may see a counselor prior to registration and are strongly advised to do so before the end of the semester.
  • Counseling is available during the day by appointment or walk-in (when available) in each division on campus.
  • To make your appointment, call the Counseling Center at 714-484-7015.
  • Undecided or Undeclared students may also contact the Career Planning Center at 714-484-7120.

Students who have previous college experience should see a counselor before registration.

  • Clearance of English and math prerequisites are reviewed by a counselor.
  • A counselor will assess previous course work and testing to determine placement in classes.
  • Please bring any test results, transcripts or grade reports to assist the counselor in evaluating previous course work.
Walk-in Counseling is available in the Counseling Center on the second floor of the Student Center, Room 215. Counseling appointments can be made by calling (714) 484-7015.

Online Advising -- during registration

You can contact a counselor by email during registration:

Online Advising -- during the semester
During the semester you can email an individual counselors  based on your major.
Official transcripts from other colleges or universities are required for:
  • NEW students
  • RETURNING students who have attended other colleges or universities since their last enrollment at Cypress College.
  • Students who plan to graduate or complete a certificate at Cypress College and/or transfer from Cypress College, if they have attended other colleges or universities.
  • Veterans collecting educational benefits, if they have attended other colleges or universities.
  • Students needing to show completion of course prerequisites. Unofficial or personal copies will be accepted for clearance purposes only.

Counseling and Student Development Services
Visit Student Services and Counseling and Student Development  for additional information and resources.

Contact Information

Location: Student Center, 2nd Floor, Parking Lot #1
Fall and Spring Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Friday (Counselor available until 11:30 a.m. on Friday)
Phone: 714-484-7015
Fax: 714-952-9657
Admissions Office