What Type of New Student Are You?

First Time College StudentOne or Two Term College StudentPrevious College Student

First Time College Students

New Student Counseling is required for all first time college students at PCC. Due to the campus changes as a result of COVID-19, New Student Counseling is currently being offered virtually.

During the New Student Counseling workshop, you will accomplish 3 goals:

  1. Review What You Have Already Done
  2. Choose Your First Year Classes
  3. Identify Your Next Steps

 Start Your New Student Counseling

After Completing the Online Workshop

At the end of New Student Counseling Workshop, you will find information about how to connect with a first year counselor to make sure you are taking the right classes in your first semester.  

If you have trouble accessing New Student Counseling or have questions about this process, please email: Pathways@pasadena.edu.  

One or Two Term Students

If you are attending PCC for a few classes or for personal interest, you do not need to meet with a counselor.  Instead, follow the steps for one or two term students to complete your LancerPoint Achievements.  

Submit Online Prerequisite Clearance RequestCounseling for New One/Two Term Students

Previous College Students

If you are new student with credits from another college: