Services

Welcome to Mesa College Counseling!

Mesa College Counselors are available to meet with you in a variety of ways to assist in achieving your academic goals. We are committed to providing a positive college experience for you through several counseling methods. From a certificate of achievement, Associates degree, transfer from Mesa to a university, or personal counseling/development we are here to support you!

We recommend that students, who are seeking assistance with the following, make an appointment to see a counselor once fall semester begins.

  • Long-term goal planning
  • Educational planning
  • Financial aid appeals
  • Signing of guaranteed admissions contracts
  • Career planning/counseling
  • Personal counseling

Appointments are available throughout the semester, but will be limited during all class registration periods.

Students are required to meet the following criteria prior to scheduling a counseling appointment:

  1. MUST BE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST ONE CLASS FOR THE CURRENT SEMESTER.
  2. Completed the math and English assessments OR an English and math class.
  3. Official transcripts of all colleges attended on file.
  4. Official transcripts must be evaluated for course equivalency.

Appointments are made one week in advance by calling or coming into the office, early in the day, for your best opportunity to receive an appointment.

Drop-in to see a counselor!

Throughout the year, counselors are also available for brief advisement sessions, commonly referred to as Drop-in counseling. Students, who have quick questions or any of the following situations, can be seen during Drop-in counseling.

  • Assistance with current class registration
  • General information regarding the college or degree/certificate programs
  • University transfer information
  • Petitions
  • Holds
  • Prerequisite clearance
  • Transfer Agreements

Not sure what to do?

If you are unsure of which counseling service to request, come into the Counseling office and let us assist you in determining which would be best for your situation.

What is Mesa Online Counseling Center (MOCC)?:

Good News! Mesa College online students can access the Mesa Online Counseling Center (MOCC).

This service is designed to provide Mesa College online students with a resource to ask general counseling questions that pertain to reaching their educational and personal goals. Keep in mind that not all questions can be answered thoroughly via this online service. Questions requiring lengthy responses, specific evaluations, and those of a sensitive nature may require follow-up services. It should also be noted that due to changes in college requirements and policies, all replies should be used for informational purposes only and will not constitute as an official determination by Mesa College. Please also be aware that because of the nature of the Internet and email technology, there can be no assurance of confidentiality when using this online service.

Responses will be handled in a timely manner based on counselor availability. Information provided by counseling is subject to the limitations of current and available material. Please read the following before using this service.

Online Counseling IS appropriate for information such as:

  • Clarification of college procedures and policies
  • Certificate, degree and transfer requirements
  • Course prerequisites
  • Course offerings and majors available
  • Referrals to other programs/services
  • Transferability of Mesa courses

Online counseling is NOT appropriate for:

  • Personal crisis counseling
  • Transcript evaluations

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Students who log in will be asked to provide their CSID# and proof of enrollment in a Mesa College Online course.