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Coronavirus Impact on Counseling

The Los Rios Colleges have begun 100% remote operations including moving all classes and student services online until further notice.

Folsom Lake College's Counseling department is meeting students remotely for the remainder of the semester via phone or Zoom. All appointments scheduled via the online scheduling system will be automatically scheduled as a zoom audio/video conferencing meeting. You do not have to have Zoom to connect to the meeting.

  • A Zoom link will be emailed to your Los Rios Gmail immediately after scheduling the appointment.
  • Click on the link at the time of the appointment. 

If you are uncomfortable using Zoom technology, please contact the counseling department at (916) 608-6510 to schedule a phone appointment.

To receive assistance with technology, go to the Online Services page on the FLC website.

Please read carefully prior to scheduling your appointment

First Time College Student

New students to college must:

All new students who want additional help in selecting first semester classes may attend a New Student Counseling Workshop. Please contact the Counselor Department at (916) 608-6510 for more information.

Returning to FLC after a Break

Returning Los Rios Students must complete a new Los Rios Application before scheduling a counseling appointment.

Current FLC Student with no Transcripts on File

Click the appropriate reason code.

College Transcripts From Outside the District

Scan your transcript to the counselor prior to your appointment. Find your counselor's email.

Veteran Students

Please email your questions or request for virtual meeting at or call the Counseling Department at (916) 608-6510 to schedule your appointment.

International Students

Click on the appropriate reason code. If there are no appointments available, call counseling at (916) 608-6510.


Click on the appropriate reason code.

Make an Online Counseling Appointment

The Counseling department provides prospective and current students with comprehensive academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling necessary to successfully reach their educational, career, and personal goals.

Whether you are a first-time student, returning student, or have been attending college for some time, you may encounter periods when your educational performance or personal equilibrium is challenged. You will find a variety of professional counseling services at the Main Folsom campus, El Dorado Center, and Rancho Cordova Center. Day or evening appointments can be made by calling our offices.

Counseling services include:

  • Academic assistance with certificate/degree requirements, transfer requirements, and college selection preparation for an academic major course selection. See Preparing For Your Counseling Appointment.
  • Career assessment of interests, abilities, and labor market information employment trends. We also provide re-entry resources for single parents and displaced homemakers.
  • Crisis intervention, including conflict resolution, stress management, coping skills, and referrals to community resources.
  • Short-term personal counseling assistance with personal, family, or work concerns as they relate to educational goals.
  • Multicultural counseling in the context of cultural origins and values.


To schedule an appointment with a counselor call:

Main Folsom campus
(916) 608-6510

El Dorado Center
(530) 642-5645

Rancho Cordova Center
(916) 361-6321

Counseling Staff


Scheduled Appointments
Main Folsom campus
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday:
Day and evening appointments
Daytime appointments only

El Dorado Center
Monday to Thursday:
Day and evening appointments
Daytime appointments only

Rancho Cordova Center
Monday to Friday:
Daytime appointments only

Drop-in Appointments
Main Folsom campus
Tuesdays and additional days during peak registration times


Main Folsom campus
Student Services, Aspen Hall/FL1

El Dorado Center
Building B, First Floor

Rancho Cordova Center
Building 1, First Floor