Westchester Community College
Department of Counseling and Student Development
Counseling Office Hours
|Monday - Thursday
||9:00 am - 7:30 pm
||9:00 am - 11:30 pm
The Counseling and Student Development Department is an umbrella under which services are available aiding in the success of students. Personal, career and educational goals are identified and discussed through one-on-one advisement. Counselors are available days or evenings, on campus and at extension sites, to develop educational plans, select and schedule courses, assist in assessing abilities and interests, assist with personal concerns, career planning and job placement help with any
special needs and to help with available financial programs.
The Department of Counseling & Student Development provides:
Academically At-Risk/Restricted Students
For those students whose cumulative GPA is less than 2.0, mandated counseling is required prior to any academic registration.
Counselors are available to guide you in planning successful long -term programs of study
Several counselors are available to help you with personal problems. They are skilled listeners and can help you to clarify issues enabling you to resolve problems. Short-term on-campus counseling is available. In addition, excellent off-campus referrals on a sliding fee scale for ongoing treatment is accessible.
For students who are taking non-credit
classes in Math, English, and/or Reading,
mandated counseling is required prior to any
Students with documented disabilities
Counseling and support services are available for students with learning and/or emotional, visual, hearing or other health related issues.
Career & Transfer Counseling
Counselors are available to help you with career and college decisions. Transfer Services include one on one college counseling, college searches, scholarship availability, etc. Career Services includes, one on one career counseling, on-campus recruitment, interviewing skill building, resume writing, etc.
Co-op is a work-based learning program that provides opportunities for students to gain career-related experience while completing a degree. Many Programs also provide the ability to earn academic credit.
Adult women students may contact the Women's Forum, a support service program for returning adult women students.
Educational Opportunity Program
EOP assists academic and economically disadvantaged students needing two or more remedial classes.
TRIO/Student Support Services
TRIO assists students needing one or more remedial courses who are low income, first generation college students or disabled.
The team is available for emergencies and/or urgent personal or emotional problems.