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Counseling Home

Welcome to the Laney College Counseling Department

3rd Floor of the Tower Building
900 Fallon Street,  Oakland, CA 94607
510-464-3152 or 3154



Spring 2017 Counseling Department Schedule 

Monday 8:00AM-4:30PM

Tuesday 8:00AM-7:00PM

Wednesday 8:00AM-7:00PM

Thursday 8:00AM-4:30PM

Friday 8:00AM-12:00noon


Counseling department schedule is subject to change, please call 510-464-3152 or 3154 for the latest updated schedule.


Please see 2 options to see a counselor: Appointment or Drop in 


New Student Process


Assessment Center: Laney College New Student Online Orientation 

English & Math Assessment Schedule 

ESL Assessment Schedule


Counseling Student Learning Outcomes


Pre-requisite Clearance Request

(Before your online registration date, please check to see if your class has a prerequisite. Prerequisites must be cleared prior to enrollment. Plan ahead and take care of this as early as possible to avoid waiting in a long line and possible delays to your enrollment in important classes.

Please read the “Pre-requisite Clearance Process information” before submitting the form.


Laney College Student Success & Support Services Exemption Process
(New Student HOLD  – click above link for form)

A student may be exempt from SSSP services including assessment, orientation, counseling or advising (including Student Educational Plan SEP) based on one of the following criteria:

  1. Completed an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.
  2. Completed college orientation and assessment or math & English at another accredited college or university.
  3. Taking a class that is not going to be used for career development or advancement, transfer, attainment of a degree or certificate from a Peralta Community College District.
  4. Need to take one course legally mandated for your employment or licensure standard.

Please note:

  • Fill out the “Laney College Student Success & Support Services ” form and drop it off in the Laney College Counseling Department T-301. Forms CAN be faxed (510)986-6927. Do not email forms.
  • You must attach proof documentation.
  • Your request will not be reviewed if documentation are not attached and/or if the form is incomplete.
  • Please allow a minimum of 1-2 working days for processing time.
  • You will only be contacted if your request is denied. An email notification will be sent to you.



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