Skip to Content


Folsom Lake College Counseling Department is meeting with students in person on the FLC Main campus, El Dorado Center, Rancho Cordova Center; and remotely via Zoom or phone.

Make a counseling Appointment

Join Online Drop-in Counseling

Zoom Drop in Counseling is offered on a first come first served basis.

Days and times

Tuesday and Thursday: 12:30 to 4:15 pm
Friday: 9:00 to 11:45 am 

NOTE: If the meeting is locked due to a high volume of students, attend another drop in session or call Counseling at (916) 608-6510 for assistance.

What Do You Need?

  • Be ready to connect to audio immediately upon admission
  • Student ID number
  • A picture ID (ex. Driver’s License, Passport, School ID)

What kind of students can be seen in drop in?

  • Current ACTIVE at FLC
  • New and returning students who have submitted applications more than 24 hours prior to attending.

What can be done in a 20 minute Drop In counseling session?

  • One semester course selection
  • Exceed Unit Petitions
  • Priority 0.5 registration
  • Other quick questions

What kind of students should schedule a 1 hour appointment?

  • Students with transcripts from outside of Los Rios
  • Students using veteran’s benefits
  • Students wanting comprehensive education plans.

Join a ZOOM Drop in Session

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 Hours

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

In-Person Hours

Tuesday to Thursday:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Main Folsom campus
Aspen Hall FL1, Student Services

El Dorado Center
Building B, First Floor

Rancho Cordova Center
Building 1, First Floor

PathwayU Logo

Create an account with PathwayU to explore where your interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences intersect with career fields and programs of study available at Folsom Lake College. Start by completing the simple PathwayU assessments and see where the results take you.

Go to PathwayU

Need Help Enrolling in Classes?

Click the link to chat online with a Welcome and Student Success Center Staff. Our available hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Click to Chat

Program Maps

Check out the recommended sequence of courses to complete your degree or certificate program - saving you time and money!

Find Your Map

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!

Make Appointment