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To schedule an appointment at the Indian Valley Campus or Kentfield Campus, call 415.485.9432 or 415.485.9430

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Counseling Department online scheduling is for continuing and returning students

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Within the College of Marin community, the Counseling Department promotes and supports a diverse student population in becoming an integral part of our educational community and society. Our services foster student success by providing counseling, instruction, and resources necessary for students to make informed educational, career, and personal decisions.

Counseling Department Student Learning Outcomes

The department educates and facilitates students' problem solving ability so that students become self-directed and responsible for making informed educational, career, and personal decisions.

Global Counseling

The counseling process will enhance students' knowledge of campus policies, procedures, and resources and enable students to function more autonomously in academic and institutions and in life.

Educational/Academic Counseling

New students will identify college resources, procedures, and policies that support their academic success. The student will be able to make critical decisions about their academic decisions based on accurate and timely information provided by the Counseling Department.

Career Counseling

The student will be able to use the on-line Eureka system to conduct labor market research, explore relevant college majors, and compare and contrast academic programs and universities. The student will assess and organize personal infomation about their values, interests, skills, and work styles which will enable them to select a college major or career to investigate independently.

Personal Counseling

Each student will receive professional counseling in the identification of educational goals, choice of courses, assistance with academic and/or personal difficulties, leading to their retention and academic success.

Counseling is a process that considers the whole person.

Counselors are trained to use skills, techniques, interventions, logic and intuition to help an individual integrate the areas of his/her life situation in a meaningful way. As a result, the person is often better able to make decisions and set goals that lead to successful college and life experiences. Counselors use their training to help students develop in four critical areas:

The Counseling faculty and staff make every effort to ensure transfer, assist in career exploration and provide assistance with personal concerns.


Counseling Web Site
Content Responsible: Gina Cullen, Chair, Counseling Services