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Office of Student Affairs & Activities

We Continue to Serve Students Virtually

Need Legal Aid Assistance?

Reach out to the Santa Clara Bar Association

Telephone number to Santa Clara Bar Association: 408-971-6822

Please Note: The Santa Clara Bar Association is not a Foothill affiliate and there is a small fee for a consultation.


Free Services with Your OwlCard on Campus

Foothill Legal Counseling: Currently not available Fall 2023

Legal Counseling is offered during fall, winter and spring quarters. Service is not available during the summer quarter. Our legal service is available once a quarter, and schedule is subject to change every quarter.  Please come back to our website for the next Legal Counseling date and information to sign up.

This free service is available to students with the payment of the current quarter's student ID, called the OwlCard

  • Consultations and referrals are provided on many legal matters except student vs. student and student vs. college matters.
  • Frequent issues involve landlord/tenant disputes, leases, traffic tickets, employer/employee disputes, consumer problems, etc.
  • Law career counseling is available.

Upcoming Events

Black Lives Student Services Services Statement

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 quarterly updated public plan. 

Black Lives Matter Action Plan April 2022 Updates

Campus Center Upper Level

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Student Affairs & Activities Division Office


Campus Center, Building 2000, Room 2002

Summer Hours

Sept. 11–22

  • Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (In Person & Virtual)
  • Friday: 8 a.m.–3 p.m. (Virtual Only)

Fall Hours

Sept 22, 2023

All Student Services offices will be closed from 8 –10:30 a.m.

Sept. 25–Oct. 6

  • Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (In Person & Virtual)
  • Friday: 8 a.m.–3 p.m. (In Person & Virtual)

Oct. 9– Dec. 15

  • Monday–Thursday:
    8 a.m.–5 p.m. (In Person)
  • Friday: 8 a.m.–3 p.m. (Virtual Only)


  • July 4: Independence Day Holiday
  • Sept. 4: Labor Day Holiday
  • Sep. 4: Labor Day

Service Hour Exceptions for Summer

Student Health Center, Closed

Mental Health & Wellness Center (formerly Psychological Services), Closed

Welcome Center, Open for In-Person Services, Monday-Friday (see hours)

Ron Goularte Free Legal Counseling

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