General Counseling

Speak with a Counselor

Drop-Ins (in-person and virtual) are available during office hours.
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Pathway Counseling Appointment
Same Day Counseling Appointment: Call 559.442.8226
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Phone: 559.442.8226
Location: ST-200 (Student Services Building)
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Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Fresno City College
Attn: Student Services Counseling
1101 E University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741

Student Services Building

Our Drop-In service is available as a virtual call-back service or in-person.

Drop-In Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4pm

In-Person: Student Services ST-200 is temporarily closed for repairs, please call 559.442.8226 for in-person Drop-in locations.

Virtual: call the main Counseling Department line at 559.442.8226, to be added to the Drop-In list to receive a call from a counselor. Students may also add themselves to the Virtual Drop-In list for same day counseling by visiting the FCC VIRTUAL Drop-In Counseling kiosk.

Live Chat

Live Chat provides an online chat to assist students.

Please click on the link above for the Online Counseling schedule and a list of services.

Pathway Team Counseling

Starting in Fall 2020, Fresno City College will be offering counseling services by pathway. Each pathway has a team of people who work closely together to provide you with specialized counseling and support for majors within the pathway. When you log into Starfish to schedule an appointment, you will see your Pathway Team in "Your Services". This team is based on your active major(s). For more information about your pathway options, visit the Pathways website.

Programs: American Sign Language, Art, Communication, Dance, English, Film, Foreign Languages, Graphics, Journalism, Music, Photography, Spanish, Theatre Arts

Arts, Communication & Language Pathway information

Make an appointment with a Pathway Counselor:

Arts, Communication and Language Pathway Starfish Appointment

Programs: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics, Legal Office Professional, Marketing, Office Professional

Business Pathway information

Make an appointment with a Pathway Counselor:

Business Pathway Starfish Appointment

Programs: African American Studies, American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Asian American Studies, Chicano Latino Studies, Child Development, Criminology, Elementary Teacher Education, History, Paralegal/Pre-Law, Philosophy, Political Science, Recreation Leadership, Social Justice Studies, Sociology, Social Work, Women's Studies

Culture, Education and Society Pathway information

Make an appointment with a Pathway Counselor:

Culture, Education, and Society Pathway Starfish Appointment

Programs: Biology, Chemistry, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Tech, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Kinesiology, Math, Medical Assisting, Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Physics, Public Health, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care

Health and STEM Pathway information

Make an appointment with a Pathway Counselor:

Health & STEM Pathway Starfish Appointment

Programs:  Architecture, Automotive, CADD and CAM, Computer Information Systems, Construction, Electrical Systems Technology, Fire Technology, Food and Culinary Arts, HVAC, Welding

Tech and Trades Pathway information

Make an appointment with a Pathway Counselor:

Tech & Trades Pathway Starfish Appointment

Prepare to Meet With a Counselor

  1. Other Transcripts - unofficial copy of transcripts from other colleges attended. 
  2. Major Sheets - review options for major options at Fresno City College
  3. General Education Sheet - bring a copy of the appropriate GE pattern associated with your educational goal:
  4. Undecided on your major - visit the FCC Career and Employment Center.