The Counseling department provides prospective and current students with comprehensive academic, career, and personal counseling necessary to successfully reach their goals. Counseling services are offered at the Sacramento City College main campus, as well as the Davis and West Sacramento Educational Centers. Bilingual services are available in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Russian depending on location.

Make a Counseling Appointment

Appointments are released at midnight each day to schedule for the following week. 

Note: The least-busy times to meet with a counselor are February through March, July, and October.

Video Appointment

This appointment is held entirely online, from wherever you are. It does not involve an office visit.
Appointments are online using Cranium Cafe. To book an appointment, click the button below.

You will need:

  • a desktop or laptop computer works best (smartphones and tablets may work but are limited in what they can do)
  • a working webcam
  • a working microphone

Make an Appointment


This appointment will be held via phone. Please make sure your current contact information is updated. To book an appointment, click the button below or call us at (916) 558-2204.

Make an Appointment


This appointment will be held via email. Please make sure your current email information is updated. To book an appointment, click the button below or call us at (916) 558-2204.

Make an Appointment

Quick Questions

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Counseling Services


Counselors provide assistance with certificate/degree requirements, transfer requirements, and college selection preparation for an academic major course selection. Counselors will help new students create an Education Plan during a City Jam.


Career goals should be based on interests, personal values, aptitude, and life experiences. Your counselor can explore and select the best major and career goal for you.

Resources and workshops in the Career Center are highly recommended.


Counselors provide confidential, short-term, non-therapeutic counseling with personal, family, or work concerns as they relate to educational goals.


Crisis services are available to students who are experiencing acute emotional distress and require immediate attention. For assistance, please come directly to the Counseling Center, RN 147 in Rodda North, first floor.

If you are experiencing a medical or psychiatric emergency when the department is closed, please call 911.

Phone: (916) 558-2204

We will respond within 24 to 48 hours.


Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Please note: Counselor access may finish earlier each day, depending upon availability.


Rodda Hall North, RHN 147
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822

For Counseling Staff

A Message of Solidarity and Action

Together we stand in solidarity with our Black community to fight against systemic inequity, injustice, and racism.

Message of Solidarity and Action

Career Center

Find your career path with help from the Career Center.

Career Center

Transfer Center

Learn how to transfer from SCC to a four-year college.

Transfer Center

International Student Center

Welcome, international students!

International Student Center

Work Experience

Apply what you have learned in the classroom to the work environment.

Work Experience and Internship Program