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Counseling Services

Types of Counseling

Counseling Office Front Counter Solano College offers the following types of counseling, free of charge:

  • Academic Counseling - assistance to students in selecting a major, educational planning, certificate, associate degree and transfer requirements

  • Academic problems - strategies for students to effectively deal with low grades, academic robation, academic disqualification and time management

  • Athletic Counseling

  • Career Center

  • Career Counseling - assistance to students in developing career goals based on their interests, abilities and achievements.
    Other helpful resources include:

  • Disability Services Program (DSP) - a program that provides services for students with physical, communication, learning disabilities, psychological disabilities or other medical problems

  • Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) - a program that offers services to students who are both financially and educationally disadvantaged

  • International Student Program - a program that provides counseling and assistance to students from other countries who are studying on F-1 Visas

  • Puente Project - a program designed to increase the number of educationally underserved students who enroll in four-year colleges and universities, earn degrees and return to the community as leaders and mentors to future generations (The Puente Project is open to all interested students.)

  • Personal and Crisis Counseling - assistance to students with personal or other issues which may impact their educational progress and referrals to campus and community resources

  • Transfer Center - access to information to facilitate transfer to four-year colleges, universities and vocational schools, and/or career life pursuits for students

  • Veteran's Affairs - assistance to veterans or qualified dependents in applying for and receiving education benefits for various G.I. bills

Counseling Services Provided

Counselor in office with student

  • Long-term individual education plans (IEP)
  • Transfer admission agreements (TAA) for UC Davis
  • Guaranteed admission for transfer entry (GATE) for Santa Cruz
  • Transcript evaluation
  • Graduation check for certificates and degrees
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)
    or California State University (CSU) pre-certification
  • Career/Personal counseling
  • Four-year university application, personal statement
  • Transfer preparation for multiple schools
  • Academic difficulty
  • Course selection
  • Prerequisite/eligibility for classes
  • Referrals (tutoring, financial aid, etc.)
  • Success strategies for academic difficulties
  • General information
  • Crisis assistance and referral
  • Academic petitions