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Counseling Department


Welcome to the Laney College Counseling Department


***Updated 3/20/2020: Due to Coronavirus COVID-19 concerns, the Laney Counseling Department will offer phone and online/remote appointments, starting March 17, 2020. In-person appointments will be suspended until further notice.

Online ZOOM Appointments: Schedule using our online scheduling tool by clicking here.  You will be emailed a ZOOM invitation from your counselor just before your appointment time.  The ZOOM invitation allows you to call in by phone or use the videoconferencing feature.  You can meet on ZOOM with or without video, and you do not need to have a ZOOM account to join the meeting. However, students are advised to set up a ZOOM account by clicking here, prior to the appointment to ensure an on-time appointment with few technical issues.

Phone Appointments: Schedule by leaving a message at (510) 464-3152. Leave your 1. name, 2. student ID number, 3. contact phone number, and 4. your preferred appointment date and times.  We will call you back to confirm your appointment. Please note that our staff and counselors are working remotely so you may receive a call back from a blocked number.  Please confirm your phone number when you speak to our office staff.  The counselor will call you at your designated appointment time.

Drop-ins, in-person meetings will be be suspended until further notice.

In-Person appointments will be suspended until further notice.


HOURS OF OPERATION (March 17 to April 6)

Mondays and Thursdays: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Tuesdays and Wednesday 8:00am – 7:00pm

Fridays: 8:00am-12:00pm



We are currently seeing students online and by phone for the following counseling services:

We can continue to help you with:

  • Selecting Summer and Fall classes
  • Changing your major
  • Approval to take excess units
  • Checking and clearing prerequisites (including prerequisite challenges)
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) reinstatement
  • Student Education Plans for academic advising and financial aid appeals
  • Career and major exploration and assessment
  • Transcript Evaluations (Peralta transcripts only)

We will temporarily suspend the following services:

  • Degree and certificate petitions 
  • Readmission/Dismissal hold
  • Transcript Evaluation (non-Peralta transcripts)

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Tower (Administration) Building, 3rd Floor
900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94607
510-464-3152 and 510-464-3154