Academic Catalogs


The mission of the Coastline College Counseling Department is to guide and support our diverse student population through their educational journey, while serving as the bridge across academic disciplines and student services throughout Coastline College to promote access, understanding, and communication. By providing a holistic approach in proactive educational planning with practices focused on innovative, equitable, and enriching services, the counseling department leads students to empowerment and success.

All Coastline students have easy access to professionally trained counselors that can assist with clarifying educational, career and life goals, personal counseling, educational planning and course selection, and college and university transfer services. New, continuing, and re-entry students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to map out and discuss their educational plans, and learn about college programs and opportunities designed to enhance student success, extend learning “beyond the classroom,” and prepare for the next steps after Coastline.

Counselors are available at Coastline’s Student Services Center at Fountain Valley throughout the academic year. Academic counseling and advisement for military students are available by emailing, or by calling the Counseling Office (714) 241-6162.

Connect with a Counselor Online, In-Person, or by Phone

Need help mapping your path toward a four-year university or your dream career and much more? Contact a Coastline counselor! Our professionally trained and courteous counselors are available to assist you with:

  • Educational Planning
  • Degree Works
  • Career Exploration
  • Re-Entry Services
  • Counseling Courses for Student Success
  • Transfer Planning
  • Evaluating Incoming Credits

Connect with Coastline Counseling via...

Online Counseling

See and speak with your counselor in real-time via your computer in a Zoom counseling appointment or during drop-in hours. It is a highly effective way to get an answer to your planning questions from a counselor. To learn more and schedule an appointment, visit the Coastline Counseling Webpage or call the Counseling Office at (714) 241-6162 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In-Person or by Phone

Schedule an in-person or phone appointment with a counselor by calling the Counseling Office at (714) 241-6162 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments are available during regular business hours. When making an appointment, the counseling center assistant will explain the types of documentation you will need to gather if you have prior coursework from another college; this information will help your counselor provide the most accurate Educational Plan for your academic and career goals.

Counseling for Quick Questions

For quick questions related to academic advisement, Coastline offers Drop-In sessions and eAdvising.


Counselors can respond to quick questions in first-come, first-served, 15-minute, same-day drop-in sessions either in-person, by Zoom, or phone.


Use eAdvising for basic counseling questions via email. Visit the Coastline eAdvising webpage to access the eAdvising system.

Get in Touch

Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Phone: (714) 241-6162
  • Fax: (714) 241-6236
  • Email: