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On-Campus Services

Students can access services both online and in-person for the Fall 2021 semester. Limited in-person support services are available by appointment only - contact the department directly or visit the Reopening webpage for more information. Face masks are required inside all FLC facilities.

Note: As of October 1, 2021, COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all Los Rios students and employees to access district and college facilities. For more information, go to the Vaccine webpage.

Folsom Lake College Counseling Department is meeting with students in-person on the FLC Main campus and remotely via zoom or phone.

Make a 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

Remote Service Hours

Monday through Thursday:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
8:00 am to 12:00 pm noon

Scheduled Appointments
Monday through Thursday:
Day and Evening appointments
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

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Make an Appointment with a Career or Transfer Counselor

Get help in choosing a major, career exploration, career counseling, job preparation, and transfer preparation and planning!

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