Skip to Content
Palomar College Learning For Success

Counseling Department

Counseling Services Division


In an effort to minimize and mitigate the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), there will be no classes held at Palomar College during the week of March 16. The week of March 23 – March 27 is Spring Break and the campus is closed.  

Beginning March 30, all classes (with a few exceptions) will be delivered online in a mode that will be identified by instructors. Students are being offered the option of meeting with a counselor via Zoom (video-conference) or telephone. New appointments requests are paused but students can submit any specific or urgent question via email at  Counseling staff can answer questions via phone at (760) 891-7511.  Additional information can be found on the counseling web page at

As the situation is quickly changing, please click here to find the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) information.


The Counseling Department offers academic, career, and personal counseling in person and online via ZOOM.  You can schedule a 45-minute appointment year round with a counselor to create your personal Education Plan. During registration periods, there can be a 3 week wait for an appointment. Schedule your appointment before registration to avoid the wait.

How to Prepare for your Appointment

Whether you know your major or are undecided, you can prepare for your counseling appointment.  Do the following for your appointment:

    • Review possible Degree Options
    • Prepare a list of questions to ask
    • Bring official or unofficial copies of transcripts from other colleges, AP or IB scores.

Call (760) 891-7511 or email to make an appointment via Zoom or phone: