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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 look forward to meeting with you!

New to college students are encouraged to visit our Warrior Welcome Center for assistance in getting started at El Camino College, and sign up for a First Semester Planning (FSP) session . Click here to find out more: First Semester Planning

Make an Appointment

We've moved to a new scheduling system called Starfish, and you can now view your upcoming appointments in your ECC Connect account! 

Steps/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.

2. Fill out the request form using your El Camino College email address. All of the appointment confirmations and other appointment 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. 

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 including 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.


Majors within the Behaviorial and Social Sciences Meta Major: 

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Child Development  
  • Communication Studies
  • Economics
  • Ethnic Studies
  • History
  • Liberal Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
Click here to request an appointment with a Behaviorial and 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 withing the Health and Community Wellness Meta Major:  

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


Select from one of the Programs or Departments listed below for more information:


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.