We're Here For You!
No matter what you’re studying at De Anza, it’s easy to find counselors and academic advisers who understand your situation and can help you succeed.
Our counselors and advisers are available to assist you and to answer your questions on a variety of topics, including graduation and degree requirements, educational plans, academic progress and probation – and more.
While we're operating under restrictions related to COVID-19 for the 2022 spring quarter, you can speak with a counselor or academic adviser by phone, email or Zoom video. Look under "Find the Right Counselor For You" below, then click on a blue link to visit your counselor's webpage, where you will see information about how to reach them.
- If you're in your first or second quarter at De Anza, start by seeing a counselor in the Office of Outreach and Relations with Schools – unless you're an International or F-1 Visa student.
- Remember to complete Orientation. It's an important step toward qualifying for priority enrollment.
Many academic programs and Learning Communities have their own counselors. Students who aren't in the programs listed below should visit the general Counseling and Advising Center. To find a counselor, click on the blue weblink for the description that sounds like you.
For mental health counseling, please contact the Psychological Services office.
- Majoring in Biological, Health or Environmental Sciences
- Majoring in Kinesiology
- Participating in EOPS (Extended Opportunities Programs and Services)
- A student who has enrolled or been placed in these specific Language Arts classes:
EWRT 1AS/1AT, LART 250 or ESL 200, 234 or 244
- Majoring in one of De Anza's Career Training programs, such as Accounting, Automotive Technology, Child Development, Design and Manufacturing Technologies, Journalism, Graphic Design, Network Administration or Paralegal Studies
Or if you are
- A student Athlete
- Particpating in the De Anza College Promise
- A student with a Disability
- An International or F-1 visa student
- A Military Veteran, Reservist or Dependent enrolled in De Anza's Veteran Services program
Or if you're in one of these Learning Communities
- First Year Experience (FYE)
- IMPACT AAPI (Asian American and
- Math Performance Success (MPS)
- Men of Color Community
- REACH (Reading, English, Athletics, Counseling and Humanities)
- Stretch to Success With EPS (English Performance Success)
If you're not in a program listed above
- All students are welcome to visit the General Counseling and Advising Center, where you'll find counselors and academic advisers who can assist you!
Certificates and DegreesWant to know more about the new Transfer Studies certificates of achievement (CSU GE or IGETC)? Have questions about the associate degree in Liberal Arts? Check the list of degrees and certificates, or ask your counselor!
More Counseling Resources
All students are welcome to contact the Career Services counselor for resources, workshops and other assistance with career exploration and planning.
Probation + Retention
All students on academic or progress probation are welcome to meet with the Retention Team counselor or one of the team's student success specialists, for resources and support in returning to good academic standing.