Welcome to the Rio Hondo College Counseling Center!
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:
- 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:
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
Interim Dean, Counseling: Lisa Chavez
Senior Secretary: Veronica Rodriguez
Student Services Bldg. Rm 160 (SS-160)
Monday – Thursday 8:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Friday 8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Holidays Campus Closed
November 2018 December 2018 January 2019
12 – Veterans Day 25- Christmas 1- New Years Day
22-23 – Thanksgiving Holidays 26-31- No Class
24 – Weekend College Closed