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Quick Questions Drop-In Sessions

Offered This Winter

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, Zoom, or email/chat.

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

Quick Questions Hours

General Counseling Quick Question Hours

NOTE:  Times subject to change.


Monday: 3:30 - 5:15 p.m.

Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Wednedsday: 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Thursday: 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.


F-1 International Counseling QQ Hours 

Winter Quarter

  • Monday: 11:00  a.m.–Noon,  with Kim Lane
  • Tuesday: 1:00 –2:00  p.m., with Cathy Denver
  • Wednesday: 3:00 –4 :00 p.m., with Cathy Denver
  • Thursday: 8:30–9:30 a.m., with Kim Lane


Dates and times subject to change.


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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In Student Services, we acknowledge our role in not serving our Black students adequately. Please read full statement of our commitment to alter our course of action with a quaretly updated public plan. 

Black Lives Matter Action Plan 12/15/2020 Updates

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