Columbia College Counselors are here to assist all students--continuing, new and returning--with educational, career and personal goals to enhance their educational experiences at Columbia and beyond.
How to access a Counselor:
- Individual counseling (in-person & phone appts available)
- Orientation Sessions (for new students)
- (for on-line answers to brief questions)
- Drop-in counseling (first-come, first-served basis; no ed plans)
- Guidance Courses (see semester schedule for current offerings)
- cccounseling on Facebook to get updates, info, & post questions.
Educational Counseling is designed to:
- Help students make decisions about educational and career goals
- Provide academic planning for certificates, associate degrees, and/or university transfer
- Help students evaluate current academic readiness and plan appropriate coursework
- Assist students to use campus services and resources
- Review transcripts from other institutions for credit applied to certificates and degrees at Columbia College
- Teach students important skills, strategies, and techniques to enhance academic success
- Work with students to resolve personal concerns that may interfere with the ability to succeed
Note: It is highly recommended to meet with a Counselor at least once a semester to have your questions answered, discuss progress toward your academic goals, develop or update your Student Education Plan (Ed Plan), and learn about important student services that enhance student success.