We Can Help!

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Office of Outreach counselors offer comprehensive academic counseling services for

Got Questions? Visit Our Virtual Help Desk

We can help with general questions on a variety of topics. (The Help Desk is not for academic counseling.) You can speak with us on Zoom – no appointment required – during these hours:


10 a.m.-1 p.m.



10 a.m.-1 p.m.


Note: If you have specific counseling questions, such as completing an ed plan, choosing classes, getting counselors signatures, please schedule an appointment with a counselor or use our counseling drop-in service. Visit our Outreach Counselors webpage to learn how.

We'll try to see as many students as possible during these hours, on a first-come, first-served basis. If we cannot get to you or if you're having trouble connecting, please send an email to outreach@deanza.edu  and be sure to include your CWID (if you have one) and a short description of your issue. Thank you in advance for your patience.

International Students

Registration and Records

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Our counselors can assist you with

  • Choosing classes to reach your academic goal, such as earning a degree or certificate or transferring to a university
  • Creating an educational plan
  • Finding resources on campus, such as tutoring or other academic assistance
  • Exploring career options
  • And more!
Erick Aragon

Erick Aragon 
Faculty Director 
Office of Outreach

While we're operating under restrictions related to COVID-19 for the 2022 spring quarteryou can still speak with our counselors by telephone, email, or Zoom videoconferencing.

NEW STUDENTS: We recommend that you complete orientation first, before you make an appointment with a counselor. The orientation will answer many of your initial questions about classes, registration, and related topics, and fulfill your requirement for priority registration.

For general enrollment or Promise questions, please send an email to outreach@deanza.edu.

Drop-In Hours With Our Counselors

You can "drop in" on Zoom for a quick chat with one of our counselors. You don't need an appointment. Click the yellow button below to log in through the eSARS system during the listed drop-in hours. 

Drop-in Schedule

Spring Quarter Hours

April 4 - June 9:
  • Tuesdays from 1 p.m - 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
June 13 - June 24
  • Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

Please note: 30-minute appointments will not be available for the first AND last two weeks of the quarter. However, our Outreach Counselors will resume during the third week of summer session.

 Log in for Drop-In Session

It's Easy To Schedule an Appointment

You can use our eSARS appointment scheduler to reserve a time to meet with a counselor by phone or Zoom. Click the red button to log in to the scheduling system. When the eSARS screen opens:

  • Log in with your student ID (also known as Campuswide ID, or CWID) and date of birth (MMDDYYYY).
  • Once you are logged in, follow the prompts to see appointment times that are available over the next 14 days.
  • If you don't see any times open, please check back each day for new time slots as they become available. 

Appointment SCHEDULER

Erick AragonSheldon Fields 
Men of Color Community

Ashley FloresAshley Flores 
De Anza College Promise

Norma Guido FloresNorma Guido Flores 
De Anza College Promise 

Anna NguyenAnna Nguyen 
De Anza College Promise

Jesus RuelasJesus Ruelas 
Men of Color Community

Chai SaechaoChai Schweikert
De Anza College Promise

Students who aren't eligible to see an Outreach counselor or adviser can visit the general Counseling and Advising Center or a counselor within their division or program.

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