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​Welcome to the Counseling Department

The counseling staff helps students define their objectives and plan how to reach them.

Counselors provide information that will assist students to plan their college classes and careers. 

To schedule an appointment, please follow these instructions:

Cranium Café (Log in with Canvas)GENERALCounseling PDF (2).pdf​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 ~Campus Holidays: Thursday & Friday, July 2 and 3 we will be closed in Counseling~    

Beginning June 9th, all counseling appointments will be scheduled via the new Online Counseling link, located in your student portal or on the Harbor College Homepage, on the top, right-hand side of the page!

We will update this page, frequently. Counseling appointments will be available over the phone, via email, or video chat.  


We look forward to connecting with you! When you log into the Cranium Cafe site, scroll down to our department and look for Live Chat/Knock on Door/Drop In with a counselor.  

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 12pm- 7pm

Find us on the ConexED/Cranium Cafe website. Click the "online counseling" link on the top, right-hand side of the Harbor College Homepage, or log into your LACCD Portal to find online counseling!​ 

If you need a prerequisite cleared, please e-mail your transcripts and LACCD ID# to Joy Fisher at: fisherjp@lahc.edu (allow 48 hours).

Counselors are located in 20 areas/programs at Harbor College:

Adult and Community Education/ Non-Credit Program  https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/academic_affairs/ace/SitePages/ESL.aspx

Athletics/CHAMPS  https://www.lahcathletics.com/champs-home

Asian Pacific American Student Success (APASS) https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/apass/SitePages/Home.aspx

Cal WORKs     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/calworks/SitePages/Home.aspx

Dreamers Resource Center https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/dreamers/SitePages/Home.aspx

EOPS, CAFYES, CARE, Next Up  https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/eops/SitePages/welcometoeops.aspx

General Counseling     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/counseling/SitePages/Home.aspx

Harbor Advantage     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/harboradv/SitePages/Home.aspx

Honors Program     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/academic_affairs/honors_transfer/SitePages/Home.aspx

International Students Program     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/Intlstudents/SitePages/Home.aspx

Life Skills Center     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/lifeskillscenter/SitePages/Home.aspx

Outreach     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/outreach/SitePages/Outreach%20Recruitment%20Page.aspx

Puente Project    https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/puente/SitePages/Home.aspx

Special Programs & Services (SPS)     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/home/SitePages/sps.aspx

STEM     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/academic_affairs/ewd/stem/SitePages/Home.aspx

Student Services Resource Center     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/assessment/SitePages/Student%20Services%20Resource%20Lab%20Home.aspx

Transfer Center     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/transcenter/SitePages/Home.aspx

Umoja     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/Umoja/SitePages/Home.aspx

Veterans Resource Center     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/vets/SitePages/OldHome.aspx

Welcome Center     https://effectiveness.lahc.edu/student_services/outreach/SitePages/Outreach%20Recruitment%20Page.aspx

Our Counseling Office phone number is 310-233-4230. Our regular business hours are listed below. We are closed during holidays (July 2 and 3, 2020) and days when the campus is closed. You can find those dates listed on the first page of the class schedule. 

​Will you be a new student at the College? 


Connect with the Welcome Center/Outreach Office through the College's general phone number: 310-233-4000. ​

**NEW** AB540 Students- California Nonresident Tuition Exemption form now available online. Click on "Forms" below.


How to connect with a Counselor or SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT:

Connecting with a Counselor- Effective June 9th, we will offer Virtual Drop In Counseling via the Online Counseling link in your Portal, or on the Harbor College Homepage.   

​Working remotely, counselors have limited access to transcripts from other colleges, even those you may have sent to our Admissions Office. For your appointment, have your own copy of the transcript ready to share with your counselor. We are looking forward to assisting you!


*Student tutorial on the new online counseling tool: 
Student Cranium Tutorial​

(Effective June 9th, all counseling appointments will be scheduled via the new Online Counseling link, located either in your Portal, or on the Harbor College Homepage, on the top, right-hand side of the page.) ​______________________________________

Please check back for UPDATES frequently, and be well