SRJC Counseling Department

Welcome to the Counseling Department​

The Counseling Department is here for you to provide academic counseling, instruction, and services that assist you in attaining your educational, occupational, and personal/life goals.​                    

Counselors are available for same-day drop-in telephone service as well as online or telephone appointments Monday through Friday (707) 527-4451 or (707) 778-3914. Please see below for more information or click here for our Online Counseling Services.​

Starting in Fall 2021, the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses will have limited in-person counseling appointments. No drop-in in-person counseling is available at this time. In-person appointments can only be made by contacting our administrative staff at (707) 527-4451. These appointments cannot be made online at this time.

Click on the “Connect with a Counselor” button if you are a part of a Learning Community or other special programs and services like DRD, EOPS, CalWORKs, Veterans, Athletics, ESL, MESA, Second Chance, Career Counseling or International Student Program.

Same-Day Phone or Zoom Drop-In 

You may call (707) 527-4451 or (707) 778-3914 to be placed on the first come, first served drop-in list in which a Counselor will call you back when you are next in line.

If you have a preferred Counselor, please be sure to mention the Counselor's name when being placed on the drop-in list.

New! You may also add your name to the telephone drop-in list by going to your Student Portal. 

Click on "Messages and Appointments." Under "Academic Counseling," click on Drop-in Counseling.

Please note: The online drop-in system only allows a limited number of students to sign-up at a time. When the max has been reached, you will not be added. However, you can call (707) 527-4451 or (707) 778-3914 to be added to the drop-in list anytime during our business hours.

Click here to add your name to the Drop-in List.

Phone Appointments​

This is a 30-minute phone appointment with a Counselor.

You may use your Student Portal to schedule, cancel or reschedule your phone appointment.

Click here to schedule a phone appointment

You may also call (707) 527-4451 or (707) 778-3914 to schedule or cancel an appointment.

Online Zoom Appointment

This is a 30-minute appointment using Zoom and requires you to have access to a webcam, speakers, internet access and microphone.

Schedule, view or cancel an Online Video Appointment 

If you are having issues scheduling or canceling an appointment online, please call the Counseling Office at (707) 527-4451 or (707) 778-3914. ​ ​

In-Person Counseling Services Fall 2021

The Counseling Office will be offering a limited amount of in-person Counseling appointments per week on the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses for students who are unable to attend a Zoom or Phone Appointment.

Petaluma will have six in-person appointments on Tuesdays and Santa Rosa will have four in-person appointments on Wednesdays. These appointments fill quickly, so please call our Counseling Office at (707) 527-4451 to reserve a slot. Students will be required to wear a mask, and do a symptom self-check prior to entering the building for the appointment.

If no in-person appointments are available, we do offer Zoom and Phone appointments, as well as same-day phone and Zoom drop-in Counseling Monday-Friday. Please see this page for Phone or Zoom Appointments and Drop-In.


Connect with a Counselor live during the hours listed below for answers to quick questions through our LIVE CHAT feature.

Mondays: 10am – 3pm​

Tuesdays: 10am - 3pm 

Wednesdays: 10am – 3pm​

Thursdays: 10am – 2pm​

Fridays: 10am - 1pm

Financial Aid Counseling​

If you need an Educational Plan for an appeal or extension, Guillermo Garcia is our Financial Aid Counselor and is available for Financial Aid Counseling appointments. To schedule an appointment with Guillermo, please call707-527-4451 or 707-778-3914.

Ask A Counselor!

Ask a Counselor is a messaging system that allows you to submit a quick question for a Counselor response through the Student Portal. 

Please allow 2-3 business days for a response.

Click Here To Submit A Question ​ ​