Counseling Department


Welcome to the Laney College Counseling Department

3rd Floor of the Tower Building

900 Fallon Street,  Oakland, CA 94607

510-464-3152 or 3154


Fall 2017 Counseling Department Schedule 

Monday 8:00AM-4:30PM

Tuesday 8:00AM-7:30PM

Wednesday 8:00AM-7:30PM

Thursday 8:00AM-4:30PM

Friday 8:00AM-12:00noon

Counseling department schedule is subject to change,

please call 510-464-3152 or 3154 for the latest updated schedule.


Please see 2 options to see a counselor: Appointment or Drop in 


New Student Process

Steps for Student Success

1. Apply For Admission

Log into CCCApply Online Application and choose Laney College

Check email for 8-digit Student ID # – 10XXXXXX

For additional assistance visit Laney Welcome Center in A-101

Apply for Financial Aid   (Laney College Financial Aid Code: 001266)

2. Complete Online Orientation 

Print or Save the Certificate of Completion.

Submit the certificate to the Laney College Assessment Center (A-101) before taking the assessment.

*English as a Second Language (ESL) learner must complete a in person orientation. For more detail, please contact the Laney Welcome Center A101.

3. Complete Assessment

English, Math, English as a Second Language (ESL) Assessment appointment available: Online, 

by phone: (510) 464-3259, emaillaneyassessment@peralta.edu, or in person at Laney Welcome Center A101.

4. See a Counselor

Recent High school Graduates (within last 10 years), please bring your High School transcript to see a counselor for English and Math courses advising.

Student’s with college level Math and English courses completed, please bring unofficial college transcript to see a counselor.

Either Drop-in or make an appointment with a counselor to help plan your education program. Laney Counseling located at the Tower building T-350. Appointment also available by calling 510-464-3152, or going online at Laney Counseling.

5. Enroll in Classes

Enroll in classes online at PASSPORT or in person at the Welcome Center A-101

  1. Pay Your Fees

Fee can be pay online or in person at the Laney College Cashier Office, Building A, Room A-201

  1. Student Identification Card

Bring a valid picture ID and your current class schedule as proof of enrollment to Welcome Center A-101


Pre-requisite Clearance Request

(Before your online registration date, please check to see if your class has a prerequisite. Prerequisites must be cleared prior to enrollment. Plan ahead and take care of this as early as possible to avoid waiting in a long line and possible delays to your enrollment in important classes.

Please read the “Pre-requisite Clearance Process information” before submitting the form.


Laney College Student Success & Support Services Exemption Process
(ENROLLMENT HOLD ) – 2 types of Exemptions see below

By State regulation, all matriculating first time students are required to identify a program of study (major), complete an orientation, take assessment tests to determine appropriate course placement, and meet with a counselor to develop an education plan. These are the mandated Student Success and Support Program components (Orientation, Assessment, & Education Planning/Counseling). However, you may be exempt from assessment if you have completed it at another accredited institution. Fill out the “Release of Enrollment Hold-Exemption from Assessment” form.

*ATTACH ALL DOCUMENTS: failure to do so may result in a delay of processing your paperwork.

In addition, you may request exemption from ALL the Student Success and Support program requirements because:

1.You have already earned an Associate’s degree (AA/AS) or higher from an accredited college or university.

2. You are or will be a student at a non-Peralta Community College and are taking a course to satisfy a course requirement at your primary college (i.e., taking an intersession class).

3. Your educational goals do not include: transferring to a college/university from a Peralta Community College, attainment of a certificate or degree from a Peralta Community College, or career development.

4. You are enrolling in courses that are mandated for employment or in response to a significant change in industry or licensure standards

Complete the Exemption from All Student Success & Support Program Services Form if you DO NOT intend to participate in Orientation, Assessment, and Education Planning/Counseling. Although your chances for success in college are greater if you participate in all of the Student Success and Support Services (SSSP) components (Orientation, Assessment, & Education Planning/Counseling), you may be exempt from any or all of these services if you meet the criteria listed below. If you are exempted from these services, you may still participate at a later date.

Reminder: if you opt out of these services, you will NOT obtain priority registration for the following term.

Please note:


Other Student Services and Programs at Laney College




View Your SARSGRID Online(For Counselors only)