We Can Help!

outreach counselors in hallway

Office of Outreach counselors offer academic counseling services for

Are You a Continuing or Returning Student?

If you have attended De Anza for more than two quarters, and you're not participating in the De Anza College Promise, Men of Color or another Learning Community with its own counselors, you should contact the General Counseling Center to see a counselor there. You can also find a directory for counselors in other programs at deanza.edu/our-counselors

Contact the General Counseling Center

our counselors logo

Our counselors can assist you with

  • Choosing classes to reach your academic goal, such as earning a degree or certificate or transferring to a university
  • Creating an educational plan 
  • Finding resources on campus, such as tutoring or other academic assistance
  • Exploring career options
  • And more!
  • New Students

    We recommend that you complete orientation before you make an appointment with a counselor. The orientation will answer many of your initial questions about classes, registration and related topics. It's also a requirement for priority registration.

  • F-1 Visa Students

    Students planning to attend on an F-1 visa should contact the Office of International Student Programs. They will have the best information for you.

  • Registration Questions

    For questions about the registration system or student records, please contact the Office of Admissions and Records.

Speak With an Outreach Counselor

Please note that drop-in sessions are for brief questions only. If you need help with the following, please schedule an appointment:

  • Financial aid extensions
  • Comprehensive education plans
  • Transfer Agreement Guarantee (TAG) applications

Drop In Without Appointment

(10 minutes only) 

Counselors will be available for drop-ins in person and on Zoom through the end of the quarter during these hours:

  • Tuesdays: 1:30 to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

How to Drop In on Zoom:

Click the yellow "drop-in" button to log in through the eSARS system during the drop-in hours listed above.

 Click to Drop In

You will be added to the drop-in queue and a counselor will see you on a first-come, first-served basis. (If you have trouble connecting, please call 408.864.8327 or email outreach@deanza.edu

Schedule an Appointment 

Counselors will be available for appointments through the end of the quarter during these hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – in person and on Zoom
  • Fridays: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – only on Zoom

How to Make an Appointment

Click the yellow "appointment" button to schedule a time when you can meet with a counselor in person, by phone or on Zoom.

Click for appointment

After you click the button, you'll prompted to log in to the eSARS scheduling system:

  • Log in with your CWID (your 8-digit student ID number, also known as your Campuswide ID) and your date of birth (use the format: MMDDYYYY).
  • Once you are logged in, follow the prompts to see appointment times that are available over the next 14 days.
  • If you don't see any times open, please check back each day. New time slots will be posted as they become available. 

Meet the Outreach Counselors

Erick Aragon

Erick Aragon 

Ashley FloresAshley Flores 
De Anza Promise

Norma Guido FloresNorma Guido Flores 
De Anza Promise

Anna NguyenAnna Nguyen 
De Anza Promise

Jesus RuelasJesus Ruelas 
Men of Color Community, 
Rising Scholars

Chai SaechaoChai Schweikert
De Anza Promise

Charles Van MeursCharles Van Meurs
Men of Color Community

Students who aren't eligible to see an Outreach counselor can visit the general Counseling Center or a counselor within their division or program.

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