LAVC Counseling Services

Los Angeles Valley College Counseling Department Remote/Online, and In-person Counseling Services: 

  • General Counseling Appointments (video, phone or in-person) for in depth counseling, review of academic records, transcript evaluation, financial aid appeal SEP, petition to graduate and other questions 
  • CAP Counseling Appointments: for counseling based on your Career and Academic Pathway (CAP)/major 
  • Student Educational Plan (SEP) Online Request 
  • New Student Orientation and Enrollment for steps to complete orientation and enroll in first semester courses 
  • Same-day, 10-15 minutes in-person drop-in counseling on a first - come - first - serve basis for general questions, (for transcript evaluations or creating Student Educational Plans, please schedule a counseling appointment). Wait times may vary depending upon demand and counselor availability 
  • Prerequisite Clearance for AP/CLEP credits or courses completed at another college/university 
  • Permission for Excess Units to enroll in more than 19 units for Fall/Spring semesters or more than 9 units for Winter/Summer intersessions 
  • Counseling Online Help Desk Live Chat for quick general questions answered by a counseling intern (not for accessing academic records, reviewing transcripts or creating Student Educational Plans) 


The AB 705 Initiative


Office Hours and Location

Mondays to Thursdays: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Fridays: 8:00AM - 1:00PM
Saturdays and Sundays: Closed

Student Services Annex (SSA)


Phone: (818) 938-8418