Counseling

How Can We Assist You?

  • Academic Counseling:  Provide a toolbox of study skills and time management skills to help students navigate through the challenges of college expectations and curriculum.  
  • Career Counseling:  Assist students who are undecided which career field to pursue by helping to match it with their skills, interests, and values. Support students who do know their chosen field by providing resume, cover letter and interviewing skills to help aid in securing jobs and scholarships.
  • Personal Counseling:  Short-term assistance with a variety of issues including, but not limited to:  stress management and resolving personal problems that may interfere with studies or work.  
  • Crisis Counseling:  Available to students, faculty, and staff experiencing situations that need immediate support.
  • Counselors provide referrals to on-campus and off-campus community resources as needed. 
  • All services offered through the counseling division are FREE.
  • Courses offered through our division include:  CPD 150 Strategies for College Success and CPD 104 Career & Personal Development.  
  • The counseling division is located in Komatke B just past the Financial Aid Department.
  • During the regular academic school year, counselors are available Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am-6:00 pm, and Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm.
  • During summer, counselors are available Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am-6:00 pm.  The campus is closed on Fridays.
  • Appointments can be made by calling the counseling secretary at 623-935-8909.
  • Walk-in and scheduled appointments should check in at the Welcome Desk in Komatke B. 
  • A counselor is available for immediate assistance in a crisis situation.
  • A faculty or staff member may recommend or walk a student over to counseling, but it must be voluntary.  
  • The information shared in your counseling session will be kept confidential.
  • No follow-up information from your session will be provided to your faculty, staff, or supervisor. 
  • There are, however, some exceptions to confidentiality. Counselors are required by law to take action (which may include breaking confidentiality) if an individual poses a clear and imminent threat to themselves or someone else. In addition, all sexual offenses, including sexual harassment, will be reported to College Police and the Title IV Coordinator pursuant to the federal Title IX law and MCCCD Administratative Regulation 5.1.8
  • If you completed the Arizona Career Information System (AzCIS), career assessment, bring your log-in information to be able to access results.  
  • Come to your appointment prepared with questions and open to working on your reasons for the appointment.
  • Utilize the recommended resources to help you reach your goals.  
  • All current and prospective students may utilize counseling services.
  • Counselors are also available to consult with faculty and staff.
  • Counseling services are voluntary.
  • There is a diversity of counselors for you to choose from with regard to age, gender, and ethnicity.  The objective is for you to feel comfortable in your appointment and reach your goals.  
  • You are welcome to choose to work with one particular counselor or you may choose to work with any counselor that is available.