Welcome to the Rio Hondo College Counseling Center!
Student Services Building, SS160 • (562) 908-3410
Counseling Center Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
*Express Counseling is available throughout the semester, please call the Counseling Center for an updated weekly schedule.
The Counseling Center is committed to aiding each student in establishing, clarifying, and pursuing personal, educational, and career goals. The primary responsibility of the counseling staff is to provide counseling support for Rio Hondo students, faculty, and the campus community.
Counselors can assist students with a variety of issues: program planning, choosing a major, graduation requirement, transfer requirements to 4-year colleges and universities, personal problems, scholarships and financial aid programs, tutoring, and communication with a professor.
Students should make an appointment well in advance of registration to meet with a counselor. Contact the Counseling Center at (562) 908-3410 or visit us on the first floor of the Student Services Building SS160.
IMPORTANT NEW INFORMATION ABOUT PRIORITY REGISTRATION FOR NEW STUDENTS
In accordance with new State regulations, students who plan to enroll at Rio Hondo College are to be provided with Core Matriculation Services: Assessment, Orientation, and Counseling/Advising Services. New students who do not complete core matriculation services are not eligible for Priority Registration and may have a hold placed on their registration. Students may be exempt from some or all of the components of matriculation if they meet certain criteria.
Counselors are available to assist students in a variety of capacities such as:
|Setting Educational Goals||Personal growth and exploration||Career planning courses|
|Academic & Personal Success Strategies||Self awareness||Guidance in the career decision making process|
|Exploring degree and certificate options||Time/Stress Management||Investigating career options|
|Evaluating transcripts||Family/relationship Concerns||Developing and implementing career goals|
|Transfer options||Motivation Issues||Job search tools|
|Linking academic goals with career options||Maximizing Potential||Linking Career and academic goals|
|Educational Planning||On and off campus referrals||Career Assessments and Interpretations|
|Academic/Progress probation intervention||Values Clarification|
|Petitioning for graduation|