Skyline College General Counseling has moved to Online and Phone appointments as part of the SMCCCD's emergency response for the health and safety of the community.  Please refer to the instructions below for scheduling online and phone appointments, or to access our online drop-in counseling.  Please allow 2 - 3 days to respond to your requests.  We are working diligently to respond to all communications in a timely manner and thank you for your patience.

Online Counseling -
Appointments or Drop-In

Appointments (Online or Phone)
Students can schedule 30 or 1 hour counseling appointments (appointment times vary by appointment needs).  To schedule an appointment, please follow the instructions noted in the Make an Appointment section.

Drop-In Counseling 
Drop-in counseling allows students to ask quick questions (limit of 10 minutes).   

PLEASE NOTE:  We cannot develop Student Educational Plans (SEPs), clear prerequisites or address registration issues during drop-in counseling. 
For SEPs,
schedule a one-hour counseling appointment.
For prerequisite issues,
visit the Prerequisite Equivalency webpage
For registration issues,


July 2020 Drop-in Counseling Schedule:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Log-In Link:
Password: skyline

Counseling Appointments are 30 minutes long. They are appropriate for long-term educational planning, clarifying your progress toward graduation and transfer, dealing with probation or dismissal questions.

You can make an appointment:

  • In-person: Visit the Counseling Counter in Bldg. 2 (in front of room 2218)
  • By phone: Call the Counseling Office at (650) 738-4318

Drop-in counseling is offered for quick answers and referrals (10 - 15 minute appointments). Students who have COVID-19 grading questions are encouraged to speak with a drop-in couselor. Drop-in counseling is not appropriate for students who need Student Educational Plans (SEP), AA/AS or Certificate evaluations, transfer evaluations or who are on academic probation or dismissal. New Students are encouraged to schedule a counseling appointment.

Drop-In Counseling Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (9am - 3pm)

Wednesday (9am - 1pm)

Friday (9am - 12pm)

Online counseling provides students with the opportunity to receive limited counseling via email. This tool is especially useful for students who cannot come to campus during the Counseling Center's hours of operation.

Make an Appointment

To schedule an online General Counseling appointment: 
  • Call: The Counseling Office at (650) 738-4318.  Please tell us and spell out your full name; tell us your student id number (G#), and provide a working telephone number where we can contact you and leave a message, if needed.
  • Email:  Please include your full name, student id number (G#).  Please include the words "Request counseling appointment" in the email subject line.

Office Hours

Mon - Thur: 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Fridays Closed


Additional Student Support Services

Service Description
Assessment Center Schedule your Math, English and ESOL Placement Tests.
Career Counseling Services
Major and career counseling services.
DegreeWorks Monitor progress towards your degree or certificate; view your Student Educational Plan (SEP).
Educational Access Center (EAC) Discuss your needs with a EAC counselor.
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Provides additional resources to students who face ecnonomic and/or educational barriers.
New Student Orientation Learn about the information, resources and tools you'll need to succeed.
Psychological Services Offers brief, confidential individual counseling, crisis intervention, mental health assessments, and community referrals.
Transfer Center Provides assistance, information, and support with transfer planning to CSU, UC, and private colleges.
TRiO Offers eligible students a variety of resources to promote academic success.
SparkPoint Provides financial coaching, free groceries, CalFresh application support, housing resources and other support to students and other members of the community.