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 logoOur 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.

You can speak with a counselor or academic adviser in person or by phone, email or Zoom video. Look under "Find the Right Counselor For You" below, then follow the step-by-step instructions to find your counselor's webpage, where you will see information about how to reach them. 

Psychological Services

If you're looking for mental health counseling, please contact the Psychological Services office.


Find the Right Counselor for You

  • First, click to open these red boxes and search by program or Learning Community. 
  • Many programs and Learning Communities have designated counselors. If you see your program or community listed here, you can click the yellow button inside the box to find your counselor. 

Program

Click the yellow button in this box if you're in one of the programs listed here:

  • Athletics 
  • De Anza College Promise
  • Disability Support Services
  • EPS: English Performance Success
  • EOPS: Extended Opportunities Programs and Services
  • Guardian Scholars – current or former foster youth
  • International Student Programs – F-1 visa students
  • MPS: Math Performance Success
  • Rising Scholars
  • Veterans, reservists or military dependents

FIND YOUR PROGRAM COUNSELOR

Learning Community

Click the yellow button in this box if you're in one of these Learning Communities:

  • Bundle Up with EPS – English Performance Success
  • FYE: First Year Experience 
  • FLOW: Future Leaders of the World
  • IMPACT AAPI
  • LEAD: Latinx Empowerment at De Anza
  • MPS: Math Performance Success 
  • Men of Color Community
  • Puente Project
  • REACH: Reading, English, Athletics, Counseling, Humanities
  • Umoja Community

FIND YOUR LEARNING COMMUNITY COUNSELOR

Not In Any of the Above?

  • If you're not in one of the programs or Learning Communities listed above, we still have a counselor for you!
  • Click to open the red box below that applies to you.

New Students (First Two Quarters)

If you're in your first or second quarter at De Anza, start by seeing a counselor in the Office of Outreach – unless you're an F-1 visa student.

Meet your counselor

Continuing Students

If you've completed at least two quarters, and you're not in a program or Learning Community with its own counselors, the General Counseling and Advising Center can assist you with planning and achieving your academic, career, transfer and personal goals.

Meet Your Counselor

Designated Majors

Some majors have their own counselors, too. If you're in one of the majors listed here, you can click the yellow button in this box to find a counselor who works with students in your major.

(If you have completed at least two quarters, you are also welcome to use the General Counseling and Advising Center. See "Continuing Students" above.)

  • Accounting
  • Administration of Justice
  • Automotive Technology
  • Biology or Biological Sciences
  • Business, Entrepreneurship or Management
  • Child Development and Education
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Design and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Energy Management and Building Science
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Facility and Sustainable Building Management
  • Film and TV Production
  • Graphic and Interactive Design
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Health Technologies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology
  • Marketing Management
  • Medical Lab Technology
  • Nursing
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Photography
  • Project Management

FIND Your Major COUNSELOR



Counselors by Program

These programs have designated counselors. Click to open the red box for your program. 

Athletics

If you're an athlete on one of De Anza's intercollegiate sports teams, you can see the P.E. and Athletics Division counselor or the Athletics academic adviser.

Meet your counselor

De Anza College Promise

If you're participating in the De Anza College Promise program, you can see one of the Promise counselors in the Office of Outreach.

Meet your counselor

Disability Support Services

If you are registered with Disability Support Services at De Anza, you can see one of the Disability Support Programs and Services division counselors.

Meet your counselor

EOPS: Extended Opportunities Programs + Services

If you are participating in the EOPS program at De Anza, you can see an EOPS counselor.

Meet your counselor

EPS: English Performance Success

If you have enrolled or been placed in one of these Language Arts classes, you can see an EPS counselor.

  • EWRT 1AS + EWRT 1AT
  • LART 250
  • ESL 234, 244, 251, 261, 265, 272 or 273
  • ESL 434, 444, 451, 455, 461, 465, 472 or 473

Meet your counselor

Guardian Scholars: Foster Youth

If you are in the Guardian Scholars program for current or former foster youth, you can see one of the EOPS counselors.

Meet your counselor

International Student Programs

If you are attending De Anza on an F-1 visa, you should see one of the International Student Programs counselors.

Meet your counselor

Math Performance Success

If you are participating in the Math Performance Success (MPS) program, you can see an MPS counselor.

Meet your counselor

Rising Scholars

If you are in the Rising Scholars program for students who were previously incarcerated or involved in the legal system, you can see Counselor Jesus Ruelas in the Office of Outreach.

Meet your counselor

Veterans, Rerservists or Military Dependents

If you are a military veteran, reservist or a military dependent attending college on veterans' benefits, you can see a counselor in the Veteran Services Office.

Meet your counselor


Counselors by Learning Community

These Learning Communities have designated counselors. Click to open the red box for your Learning Community.

Bundle Up with EPS

If you're in this Learning Community, you can see an EPS counselor:

Meet your counselor

First Year Experience

If you're in this Learning Community, you can see the FYE counselor:

Meet your counselor

FLOW

If you're in this Learning Community, you can see the FLOW counselor:

Meet your counselor

IMPACT AAPI

If you're in this Learning Community, you can see the IMPACT AAPI counselor:

Meet your counselor

LEAD

If you're in this Learning Community, you can see the LEAD/Puente counselor:

Meet your counselor

Math Performance Success

If you're in this Learning Community, you can see an MPS counselor:

Meet your counselor

Men of Color Community

If you're in this Learning Community, you can see an MC2 counselor:

Meet your counselor

Puente Project

If you're in this Learning Community, you can see the Puente/LEAD counselor:

Meet your counselor

REACH

If you're in this Learning Community, you can see an Athletics counselor or adviser:

Meet your counselor

Umoja Community

If you're in this Learning Community, you can see the Umoja counselor:

Meet your counselor


Counselors by Major 

Many academic majors have designated counselors. Click to open the red box that describes your major.

Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences

If you are majoring in one of these subjects, you can see the Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences Division counselor

  • Biology and Biological Sciences
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Health Technologies
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Nursing

MEET YOUR COUNSELOR

Career Training (CTE) 

If you are majoring in one of these Career Training (also known as Career Technical Education or CTE) subjects, you can see the Career Training counselor 

  • Accounting
  • Administration of Justice
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business, Entrepreneurship or Management
  • Child Development and Education
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Design and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Energy Management and Building Science
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Facility and Sustainable Building Management
  • Film and TV Production
  • Graphic and Interactive Design
  • Health Technologies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology
  • Marketing Management
  • Medical Lab Technology
  • Nursing
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Photography
  • Project Management
  • Real Estate

Meet Your Counselor

Kinesiology

If you're a Kinesiology major, you can see the Physical Education and Athletics Division counselor.

MEET YOUR COUNSELOR


More Counseling Resources: Transfer and Probation

All students are welcome to contact the counselors for the specialized services below, regardless of their major or program. 

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