Welcome to Long Beach City College, Online Counseling Services. Online Counseling is a web-based service, utilizing webcam and audio. The full service, online appointment allows students to connect with a counselor, and complete all services that are available in the traditional, in-person counseling format. Online Chat Counseling is available for students to ask quick, general counseling related questions. The Chat service is public and open to all students. The counselor will only provide general information, and will not share student’s records via the Chat mode.
The Counseling Department is committed to assisting students in achieving academic success. Counseling services at Long Beach City College are in place to help students identify and clarify personal, career, and educational goals. The intent is to help students successfully plan their educational path, required coursework, and explore career options. Counselors are available to assist and encourage adult learners’ positive student development.
The Counseling Department offers a variety of services such as Academic Counseling, Career Exploration, Transfer Counseling, Personal Counseling, Educational Planning, University transfer information, and additional assistance to help students achieve their aspirations for education.
Express Counseling Sessions
Express Counseling is designed for students to receive same-day assistance with quick questions.
Express counseling sessions are provided on a “first-come, first-served” basis. General Counselors are available throughout the day to assist students with quick questions. By clicking on the “Express Counseling Sessions” link, students will enter the general counseling lobby.
Please note Express counseling sessions may fill up quickly, especially at the end of the day. Express counseling sessions end at 6:30 PM Mon – Thu, and Fri at 4:00 pm.
Please refer to the following links for online counseling services for areas that relate to your area of need.
Please note: The chat feature is compatible with Chrome and Firefox browsers only. Students using Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge may experience technical problems when trying to connect to an online counseling session.