Make an Appointment

Our counselors are ready to meet with you – learn how to make an appointment and set a path to complete your goals.  We encourage students to meet with their major counselor once a semester to review and build their plan for future semesters.  Prepare for the next semester's schedule today!

Request an Appointment

Students: Plan your future semesters early, don't wait! During peak registration times, it may take our staff 1-3 weeks to respond to your Appointment Request.  If you need immediate assistance, you can call or come in person to the Counseling Front Desk to check for possible same-day or same week availability.  
Thank you for your patience!


Steps and Tips to request an academic counseling appointment:

1. Select from the seven Meta Majors below that most closely matches your major, or area of interest. 
If you are part of a Support or Success Program, go to  "Meet with a Program or Department Counselor".

2. Fill out the request form using your El Camino College email address. Most Returning students who still have an ID number may not have access to their El Camino email; please contact the Counseling office for more assistance.

3. Appointments can be in person, by phone, or Zoom. So we may better assist you with scheduling an appointment, you can select more than one appointment format.

4. In addition to selecting multiple appointment formats, we recommend selecting more than one day/time that you can meet with a counselor. There is also a section where you can clarify your availability, such as your school or work schedule.

5. Get ready to plan your informative session! Have your questions ready for the counselor, and copies of transcripts/test scores/placement survey results for review, if applicable.


How to view your Counseling Appointment

You can view your upcoming appointments in your ECC Connect account! All of the appointment confirmations and other appointment/school correspondence are sent to your El Camino College email address. If you need help with your email, click here to access the IT Services webpage for troubleshooting links and other technology assistance. 

 

Majors within the Behavioral & Social Science Meta Major:

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Child Development
  • Communication Studies
  • Economics
  • Ethnic Studies
  • History
  • Liberal Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
Click here to request an appointment with a Behavioral & Social Science counselor

 

Majors within the Business Meta Major: 

  • Business
  • CIS
  • Paralegal
  • Real Estate
Click here to request an appointment with a Business counselor.

 

Majors within the Creative Arts Meta Major:

  • Cosmetology
  • Dance
  • Fashion
  • Film/Video
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Studio Arts
  • Theater
Click here to request an appointment with a Creative Arts counselor.

 

Majors within the Health and Community Wellness Meta Major:  

  • Administration of Justice
  • Fire and Emergency Tech
  • Nursing
  • Physical Education
  • Recreation
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Care

NOTE: If your questions are time-sensitive regarding the Nursing Program, do not use this form.  Come to the Counseling Office or call the Front Desk.

Click here to request an appointment with a Health and Community Wellness counselor

 

Majors within the Industry and Technology Meta Major:

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Architecture

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting

Automotive Technology

Computer Aided Design/Drafting

Construction Technology

Electronics and Computer Hardware Technology

Engineering Technology

Environmental Technology

Machine Tool Technology

Manufacturing Tech

Welding 

Click here to request an appointment with an Industry and Technology counselor.

 

Majors within the Languages, Composition, and Journalism Meta Major:  

English

ESL

French

Japanese

Journalism

Sign Language/Interpreter

Spanish

Click here to request an appointment with a Languages, Composition, and Journalism counselor.

 

Majors within the STEM Meta Major:  

Astronomy

Biology

Chemistry

Computer Science

General Science

Geography

Geology

Math

Physical Science

Physics

Pre-Engineering

Click here to request an appointment with a STEM counselor.

 

More Counseling Services

Career Center Counseling

Set your major, career, and educational goals. Request Career Appointment.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Appointment

Get assistance with SAP appeals and Maximum time frame notifications. Request a Lock-in-List Appointment.

Guided Pathways 

Through El Camino College's Guided Pathways, you can explore your major path and find the classes you need to earn a degree or certificate.