Counseling & Career Advisement
Giving You The Tools You Need to Succeed
Thinking about where you want to go with your degree — literally and figuratively — can be a lot of work. But it’s crucial to your future. That’s why we are here: to help ensure your degree is a tool that gives you the knowledge you need.
Seeking career advice? Planning to transfer? Need some help getting your education plan on track? Let us know. We're here to help you along your journey.
Find a counselor, a learning community, or a Personal Development course that helps you get where you want to go.
Our team of qualified counselors is ready to assist you with a number of scenarios you may be facing, including:
• Developing a comprehensive Student Education Plan (SEP)
• Career exploration and planning
• Transfer planning
• Graduation requirements
• Course selection
• OnTrack services for students on probation or dismissal
Other Counseling Resources
Increase scholarship and learning opportunities, put it on your transcript, and join a select group.
Join a group of students taking the same classes as you working toward the same goals. Everyone wins.
Personal Development Courses
Designed to help you succeed in college, in work, and beyond, these courses are great tools for achievers.
Probation, Dismissal & Readmission
Our counselors are prepared to help all students succeed at Southwestern College.
Student Education Plan
Align your academic and career goals with your course load with a formal plan to stay on track and succeed.
Student Success & Support
Get connected on campus, discover which skills you specialize in, and make a plan for putting it all to use!
CTE Transitions InformationEarn college credit while taking articulated courses in high school, or as an adult at another institution.
Have Questions? Ask a CounselorOur staff of experienced and qualified counselors is here to help you. We also have virtual chat options.
Our staff is ready to assist you in a number of ways. Whether you need a quick question answered, or want a more in-depth conversation, we can flex to your needs. Read on for more information.
Looking for some quick answers? No problem.
To ask our counselors a question without needing a counseling appointment, please visit our Ask a Counselor page. Drop-in counseling is limited to 5-10 minutes and is available to answer general questions not needing access to your records. Our counselors in the Ask a Counselor Lobby are ready to assist you. All students are served on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more in-depth conversations, we’ll need to make sure we’re prepared and ask that you book an appointment. You can book an appointment through our Front Desk lobby below.
Having technical issues? Please visit our Virtual Welcome Center webpage.
In addition to our Counseling Lobby, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail at (619) 421-6700 ext. 5240.
Get In Touch
Counseling & Career Advisement
Cesar E. Chavez Student Services Center
Building 68, 2nd floor
900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Visit Us In Person
Monday and Tuesday from 8:00am - 6:30pm
Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fridays 8:00am - 3:00pm
Weekends and Holidays Closed
(619) 421-6700 ext. 5240