Specialty Counseling

Fresno City College offers dedicated counseling for students who are part of our special success programs. If you are part of one of these programs or are interested in meeting with a counselor from one of these programs, please see the information below for how to access these services.


Classes, resources, and support for students who never completed high school, have attended or are currently attending an Adult School, and those who are interested in English as a Second Language classes.

Go to the Adult Education Page for more information.

Athletics Counseling is reserved for students who have officially been recruited and have been placed on one of 21 FCC sports teams.

Go to the Athletic Counseling Page for more information.

CalWORKs is dedicated to providing services to low income parents, currently receiving cash aid, seeking to become self sufficient through education.

Go to the CalWORKs page for more information.

The CARE program provides counseling and financial resources for single parents currently receiving cash aid/TANF. We provide "over and above and in addition to" what the college and EOP&S provides to our students. All CARE students are EOP&S students too!

Go the the CARE page for more information.

The Career and Employment Center (CEC) provides a variety of resources to currently enrolled students and FCC alumni. Additionally, the CEC staff are available to assist counselors, faculty, staff and collaborate with community partners and businesses.

Go to the Career and Employment Center page for more information.

The Dream Center Mission is to provide information and academic counseling to new and continuing undocumented students at Fresno City College and to assist students in overcoming challenges of access and completion of vocational or transfer level goal in higher education.

Go to The Dream Center page for more information.

The Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) office was established in 1970 to provide services for students with disabilities.  Disability is but one aspect of diversity. DSPS is the designated department at Fresno City College to determine reasonable academic adjustments and modifications at the college. Through an interactive process, we work individually with students to provide access to classes, programs, and activities.

Go to the DSPS Page for more information.

Enseñamos el Valle Central (We Teach the Central Valley) is a federally funded cooperative partnership with California State University, Fresno to prepare bilingual and Latinx teachers to serve students in bilingual classrooms across the Central San Joaquin Valley.

Go to the Enseñamos Page for more information.

EOPS offers personalized academic counseling and advising as well as financial assistance to qualified students.

Go to the EOPS Page for more information.

Provides an enriched educational experience to recognize and meet the needs of academically excellent students. Honors courses are innovative and reflect the instructors’ interest in and commitment to the students’ academic, intellectual, cultural, and social development.

Go to the Honors Program Page for more information.

The IDILE program provides services and support to assist with ensuring Fresno City College students are afforded the opportunity to transfer to a four-year university at a UC, CSU, HBCU or any applicable college system.

Go to the IDILE Page for more information.

International students will receive an American education at an affordable cost. Our students enjoy and benefit from individualized staff guidance, academic counseling, educational and fun activities, and most importantly the opportunity to transfer to many public and private colleges and universities all over the world!

Go to the International Students Page for more information.

Established by the CA State Bar’s Council on Access and Fairness, this initiative provides a direct pathway into law school for students who start their education at Fresno City College.

Go to the Pathway to Law School Page for more information.

A supplemental component of the existing Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) program. The purpose is to strengthen the capacity of community college districts to support the higher education success, health and well-being of current and former foster youth who are enrolled in California’s community colleges.

Go to the Next Up (Promise Scholars) Page for more information.

The State Center Community College District's counselors are dedicated to helping you understand the probation process and identify resources to achieve academic success.

Go to the Academic and Progress Probation Page for more information.

A statewide program at Fresno City College which helps prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities, earn their degrees and return to the community as leaders and mentors to future generations.

Go to the Puente Page for more information.

A learning community designed to promote, inspire, and guide students upon entry, duration, and completion of their academic goals. The program purpose is to provide a support system for American Indian and Indigenous people of the Americas, but is open to all students.

Go to the RAIN Page for more information.

The Fresno City College SYMBAA (Strengthening Young Men by Academic Achievement) Program, with an emphasis on the African American male experience, assists students in achieving success through a coordinated program of courses and student support.

Go to the SYMBAA Page for more information.

Provides academic support and guidance to help FCC students meet the challenges in obtaining a certificate, a degree, and transferring to a four-year college.

Go to the TRIO Page for more information.

Pre-college TRIO Program. It is designed to assist low income and first generation college-bound students to further their education beyond high school. Upward Bound provides assistance in acquiring the academic skills and motivation necessary to succeed in high school and transition into college!

Go to the Upward Bound Page for more information.

Established in the fall of 1999 as a joint collaboration between the English Department and the Counseling Center, the USEAA program’s goals are to assist students in the transfer process and to increase the number of Southeast Asian-American students transferring to four-year universities.

Go to the USEAA Page for more information.

The Veterans Resource Center offers an environment where veterans may come to use computers, avail themselves of tutorial services, do homework, study, or just meet to socialize with other veteran students.

Go to the Veterans Page for more information.