Welcome to Laney Counseling


We offer remote online (Zoom) and phone appointments to better serve you!

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Monday to Thursday: 8:00am – 7:00pm

Friday: 8:00am – 12:00pm

The Laney Counseling Department will be closed starting Saturday, December 19, 2020 and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2021.

NOTE:  Appointments between January 4th and February 5th, 2021 will be quick sessions focused on enrollment for spring 2021 classes.

If you need to meet with a Counselor for a Financial Aid (SAP) Appeal, or to be reinstated to the College after dismissal, you MUST call  (510) 464-3152 to schedule a 1-hour appointment!!

**Comprehensive Student Education Plans (SEPs) and AA/AS/AD-T /Certificate petitions will NOT be completed during counseling appointments until the week of February 8, 2021 (except for SAP appeals).

Schedule an appointment for the following services:

  • Selecting classes for the upcoming semester(s)
  • Changing your major
  • Approval to take excess units (Fall and Spring semesters only)
  • Prerequisite clearance
  • One-semester Student Education Plans (SEPs) for academic advising
  • Reinstatement from Academic or Progress Probation (to release hold)
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) reinstatement
  • Transcript Evaluation for non-Peralta transcripts
  • Degree and certificate petitions
  • Career and major exploration and assessment

The following services will be unavailable until further notice

  • Same-day drop-in meetings
The Laney Counseling Department will only offer virtual and phone meetings through May 29, 2021.
Tower (Administration) Building, 3rd Floor
900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94607