Counseling Office

Welcome to the Moorpark College Counseling Website!


Attention Students:

This is an extremely busy time for counseling. Counselors spend all of their work time in scheduled appointments and scheduled drop-in times. For this reason, counselors are, unfortunately, unable to respond to direct emails.

We look forward to working with you. To help us best serve you, please use the following methods to access counseling services.

  1. For immediate assistance utilize VIRTUAL DROP-IN and be aware that this is a very busy time period for counseling and you may experience longer than normal wait times.


    8:00AM - 5:00PM


    8:00AM - 7:00PM


    8:00AM - 9:30AM

    11:00AM -7:00PM


    8:00AM - 5:00PM



  2. Schedule an E-appointment through the Starfish scheduling system. You can access the link in your student portal under the student services tab You can call also our counseling number 805-378-1428 to schedule an appointment.
  3. Send an email to the general ask a counselor email at Please note that the response time in this email is about three days at the moment.


How to meet with a Counselor:

  • Our counselors specialize in specific majors. Please read their information carefully and choose a counselor in your major to receive the best service. If you inadvertently select the wrong counselor, we will move your appointment to a counselor in your major. If we cannot offer the same day and/or time, we will call you. Be sure to leave a contact number in the comment box when scheduling your appointment.

  • You can also call the Counseling Department to schedule an appointment or ask a question at 805-378-1428

The Counseling Department offers a wide range of professional counseling services for current and prospective students. This website is intended to provide useful information to help you succeed in your personal and educational endeavors. As information is constantly changing, please try to confirm the data you receive.

*Regular Counseling Appointment Hours ***Hours are subject to change without notice - please call 805-378-1428 in order to verify.  

 ***Express (Drop-in) Counseling is Located online. Please choose a counselor that is "green" meaning online and click on "Knock on Door" to start a chat.

Monday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday 8:00AM - 7:00PM

8:00AM - 9:30AM

11:00AM -7:00PM

Thursday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday Closed

Express (Drop-in) Counseling is available online only for Quick Questions and Clearing Pre-requisites. Information regarding planning of courses (Education Plan, Class Schedule) to complete degree requirements, External Transcript Evaluations, IGETC Certification, Applications for Graduation, Academic Renewals, and Appeals should be addressed during an appointment.

Prospective students and high school students may ask quick questions and clear pre-requisites via Express (Drop-In).  

Official Transcripts from Other Colleges, High School Transcripts with a grade of "C" or higher and AP Scores of "3" or higher: Please send Official Transcripts and AP Scores to our Admissions and Records Department.  You can also bring these with you to your counseling appointment. To be considered "Official" your transcripts must remain sealed, as they were, by the issuing University or High School.  Please do not open the envelope as this will void the transcripts. 

Counseling Appointment Phone: 805-378-1428