About Counseling

Our Mission

Academic counseling and advising at Bakersfield College is an ongoing, intentional, and educational partnership between Bakersfield College and its students that is dedicated to student academic success. Bakersfield College is committed to an academic counseling and advising system that helps students:

  • Discover and pursue life goals
  • Support diverse and equitable educational experiences
  • Advance students' intellectual and cultural development
  • Learn to become engaged, self-directed learners, and competent decision-makers

The Counseling and Advising Department is committed to promoting student success by assisting students with educational planning, career and education counseling, and developing strategies for navigating higher education.

Hours & Locations

CSS building on Panorama Campus.

Panorama Campus

Location: Center for Student Successs

Phone: (661) 395-4421

Email: counseling@bakersfieldcollege.edu


  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday - Sunday: Closed
Delano modular building 1001.

Delano Campus

Location: Modular Room 1001

Phone: (661) 750-2549


  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday - Sunday: Closed


Counselors & Educational Advisors In Other Departments

In addition to the Counseling and Advising Department, there are Counselors and Educational Advisors located in other departments on campus. They do not schedule their appointments through the Counseling and Advising Department. Please contact the numbers below for more information.

Counseling Services