General Counseling

Counseling services available both virtually and in-person. Future zoom video/phone appointments can be made below. To schedule a same-day zoom appointment, please call 559.442.8226.


Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Open Wednesdays until 6:00 pm during the semester

Speak with a Counselor

Schedule a future zoom/phone appointment:
FCC Zoom/Phone Counseling Appointment
Instructions to Schedule an Appointment

To schedule a same-day zoom appointment:
Call 559.442.8226

Virtual Drop-In Counseling

Every Wednesday from October 6 to November 17 - hours may vary

Other dates available:

  • October 7 & 8
  • November 4, 5, & 12

Schedule a Drop-In Appointment

or call 559.442.8226



Phone: 559.442.8226
Location: ST-200 (Student Services Building)
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Fresno City College
Attn: Student Services Counseling
1101 E University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741

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Our Q&A service is available as a virtual call-back service or in-person.

Q&A Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4pm

Please come by the Counseling Office for in-person Q&A or call the main Counseling Department line at 559.442.8226, to be added to the Q&A list to receive a call from a counselor.

Types of Q&A Service cs:

  • major changes
  • identifying registration holds
  • AB705 challenge forms
  • excess units petitions
  • 3rd repeat petitions
  • quick advising questions

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.