Welcome to the Rio Hondo College Counseling Center
Due to COVID-19, Rio Hondo College has transitioned to on-line instruction and remote student services through May 9, 2020.
Counseling Center is open Monday – Thursday 8 am – 7 pm and Friday 8 am – 2pm
Students can make an appointment via telephone, email, or AccessRio.
Office: (562) 908-3410 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Log-in to AccessRio
|Spring Express Counseling (subject to change)|
|Monday||1 – 7 pm|
|Tuesday||1 – 7 pm|
|Wednesday||8:15 am – 3 pm|
|Thursday||2 – 7 pm|
|Friday||8 am – 2 pm|
The Counseling Center is committed to aiding each student in establishing, clarifying, and pursuing personal educational/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 needs:
- Program planning
- Choosing a major
- Graduation requirements
- Transfer requirements to four-year colleges and universities
- Personal problems
- Scholarships and financial aid programs
- Communication with a professor
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 after applying:
- Placement Tool
- 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.
Counseling ServicesCounselors are available to assist students in a variety of capacities such as:
|Academic Counseling||Personal Counseling||Career Counseling|
|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|
Counseling Center Information
Dean, Counseling: Lisa Chavez
Senior Secretary: Veronica Rodriguez
Phone: (562) 908-3410
Monday – Thursday 8:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Friday 8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.