Welcome to the Academic Counseling Department

Update On Counseling Services

*Due to COVID-19, the ELAC Counseling Department offers all services remotely and select services in-person.  Remote services are offered through chat, telephone, video, and email using platforms such as Cranium Cafe.

Counseling services at East Los Angeles College are in place to help students identify and clarify personal, career and educational goals. Counselors are available to assist and facilitate positive student development. Services include, Academic Counseling, Career Exploration, Educational Planning, College Transfer, and many others to help you achieve your educational goals.

Our Counseling Staff provides assistance with:

  1. Booking appointments with a Counselor
  2. Accessing online counseling services
  3. How to complete the Online Orientation
  4. Questions on how to register and utilize campus resources

Announcements

Counseling appointments can be scheduled online starting Fridays @ 7:30am for the following week. Click the “Counseling Appointments” tab for more information.

Contact Information

Office Hours and Location

Monterey Park Campus:
Express Counseling Services
​Mondays to Thursdays: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fridays: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Building E1-127 (Campus Map)

Contact

Phone: (323) 265-8751


South Gate Educational Center:

Mondays to Thursdays: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Fridays: 8:00AM - 3:30PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

2340 Firestone Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280