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Counseling

Quick Questions Drop-In Sessions

For quick help,  get in queue  to meet with a counselor during our Quick Question Hours. To get in queue, call 650.949.7423  or 650.949.7821 or use the FH Counseling Chat feature.

  • Your request for help will be placed in the order received.
  • You can request to meet with a counselor for up to 15 minutes via telephone or Zoom.
  • We start our queue no more than 5-minutes before the sessions begin.
  • We stop adding students to the queue 15-minutes before closing time.

Note: All Quick Question dates and times are subject to change.

Quick Questions Hours

General Counseling Quick Question Hours for Fall Quarter

 

First week of fall quarter:
9/26: 10:00-11:45am/ 2:00-3:45pm
9/27: 9:30- 11:15am/ 2:30-4:15pm
 
9/28: 11:30-1:15pm/ 3:00-4:45pm
9/29: 9:00-10:45am/ 2:00-3:45pm
9/30: 9:30-11:15am/ 1:00-2:45pm
 
Second week of fall quarter:
 
10/3: 11:00-12:45am/ 2:00-3:45pm
10/4: 10:00-11:45am/ 4:00-5:45pm
 
10/5: 9:30-1:15pm/ 3:00-4:45pm
10/6: 9:30-11:15am/No PM QQ's due to Counselor meeting
10/7: 10:30-12:15pm/ 1:00-2:45pm
 

*Note: Our Counseling Office will be closed Nov 11 in honor of Veterans Day  and Nov 24-25 for Thanksgiving holiday.

 

 

F-1 International Counseling Quick Question Hours for Fall Quarter

Kim Lane - Mondays: 11:30am-12:30pm
Cathy Denver - Tuesdays: 1:00-2:00 pm
Cathy Denver -  Wednesdays:  3:00-4:00pm
Kim Lane -Thursdays: 8:30am-9:30am
 
 
 
When To See an International Counselor
Appointments must be scheduled specifically with an international counselor for the following reasons:
  • I-20 Extension: counselor recommendation & educational plan
  • Optional Practical Training (OPT) & educational plan
  • Reduced Course Load (less than 12 units)
    Note: When requesting a reduced course load for medical reasons, you must meet directly with the immigration advisor in the International Student Office, not a counselor.

When to Schedule a 30-Minute Appointment Instead

Please keep in mind that educational plans, academic probation issues and transcript evaluations typically require more time than the 15-minutes.

We want to ensure that our counselors can give you the personalized attention and accuracy that you deserve! For those types of topics, we recommend scheduling a 30-minute appointment,

Download 2021-2022 Counseling Student Guide    5.1 MB 59 PAGES

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