Skyline College General Counseling has moved to Video 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 In-Person (Video and Phone) appointments or for our drop-in zoom appointments.

We are working diligently to respond to all communications in a timely manner.

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:

Call: (650) 738-4318 - Please tell us your full name, 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 need be.
Email:  When emailing, please include your full name, student id number (G#).  Please include the words "Request counseling appointment".  

Drop-In Counseling Appointments

Drop-In Counseling appointments are no longer than 10 - 15 minutes.  Drop-in counseling allows students to as quick questions.  Students with questions regarding COVID-19 questions are encouraged to use drop-in counseling.  Please note:  No SEPs or registration clearances will be completed during drop-in counseling. Students new to Skyline College should schedule an appointment.

PLEASE NOTE:  We cannot clear prerequisites or address registration issues during drop-in counseling.  For prerequisite issues, visit the Prerequisite Equivalency webpage.  For registration issues, email  

Drop-In Counseling Link:


Counseling Drop-in for the Week of May 11th-15th

Monday, May 11th 9am - 11am;  11 am - 12pm;  1:00 - 3:00

Tuesday, May 12th 10am - 12pm;   1pm - 2:30pm

Wednesday 11am - 12pm;  1:30 - 3pm;  3pm - 4pm

Thursday 9:30am - 1:00pm;  1:00pm - 4:30pm

Friday 9:00 - 10:30 am






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
  • Email:

Office Hours

Mon - Thu: 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


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).
Disability Resource Center Discuss your needs with a DRC 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.