Counselors are master's level professionals who are trained to provide personal, academic, and career counseling services. Counselors are available to meet with students by appointment or on a walk-in basis.

Counselors can help you with:

  • Student Education Plan (SEP)
  • Academic degree planning
  • Transfer planning
  • Information about programs offered at Cuesta College
  • Assistance with course selection
  • Schedule changes
  • Graduation requirements
  • College placement tests
  • Academic Probation and Dismissal
  • Test anxiety
  • Study and note-taking strategies
  • Time management
  • Academic problems
  • Strategies for managing stress, anxiety and depression
  • Crisis intervention
  • Community referrals
  • Career planning and exploration

2012-2014 Student Learning Outcomes:


  • New students who attend the in-person orientation will report being more prepared to make their first term course selections after the orientation.
  • As a result of attending and learning about services and policies presented at the Reinstatement Workshops, students will demonstrate changes in behavior by utilizing support services and employing academic policies.