West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Counseling Services


From the moment you step through our doors to the time you put on your graduation cap or reach for your Certificate, we’re looking out for you. Trying to decide between one class and another? Need help with childcare issues? Looking for a tutor to help with English? Ask the pros who know the answers.

Our Counselors

Schedule an appointment online , stop by the Counseling Center, or call 408-741-2009 to make an appointment. If you can’t make it to the Center, log in online to Distance Counseling for help with academic or procedural questions. Click here to meet our counselors for help with any of the following:
    Academic Advising
    Career Counseling
    Personal Counseling
    First Year Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

If this is your first time at college, you’re going to have a lot of
questions. Start here to find the answers.

Academic Advising

How do we make sure you’ll do well in college? We tailor our services just for you:
    Career Seekers
    Honors University Transfer Program
    International Students

Honors University Transfer Program

If you’re serious about academics, you might want to check out our Honors University Transfer Program, where the emphasis is on a different kind of teaching, one that involves high levels of critical thinking and connections across disciplines.


Counseling Center
(408) 741-2009
Counseling Building

(Behind Admissions & Records) 

The Counseling office will close at 11:00am on Thursday, May 26 for Graduation.


Closed Monday May, 30 for Memorial day


Closed Tuesday and Wednesday, May 31 and June 1 for staff in-service


Counseling Hours of Operation for May 23 - August 25:  

Monday| 8:30am - 12:30pm

               1:30pm - 5:00pm

Tuesday|8:30am - 12:30pm

               1:30pm - 5:00pm

Wednesday| 8:30am - 12:30pm

               1:30pm - 5:00pm

Thursday| 8:30am - 12:30pm

               1:30pm - 5:00pm

Friday| CLOSED





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