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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Career & Counseling Center

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For more information on how the Career & Counseling Center can help during these uncertain times, please visit our FAQs & ResourcesPlease also check out resources from Mental Health America, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety. These helpful tools will guide you in taking care of your mental health.

If you would like to talk to one of our counselors please click on the link to email us at [email protected]. Messages received during normal hours of operation will be replied to as soon as possible. You can find the center's hours on the left side of this page. 

If you are a current student and you need assistance use Virtual Drop-in to have an advisor or counselor call you at the number provided. Visit www.dccc.edu/dropin to login and get started. 

Learn more about our services in a recent episode of the This Must Be Heard Podcast: Meet the Career & Counseling Center, presented by The New Media Lab.

At Delaware County Community College, we know it can be challenging to make important decisions about your education, your career and your life.

Which major will help me get where I want to be? What if I want to begin my bachelor’s degree at the College and then transfer to a four-year school? Suppose I want to change careers. What if I’m having trouble balancing school with my other responsibilities? We can help!

Faculty and staff in the Career & Counseling Center are eager to help you become successful in college and in life. The Center offers services to assist you at any point in your academic journey and we tailor our approach to meet your individual needs. 

Whether you need help registering for courses or changing your major, have questions about your career choice, transfer options, or disability accommodations, or you need to talk with a caring, highly qualified counselor in a confidential setting, stop by the Career & Counseling Center and let us help you.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to facilitate growth and development individually and in groups through information resources. This includes assisting in the resolution of personal, career, academic and transfer questions, concerns or problems; developing and providing special services for specific groups; providing printed, computer and video information resources for self-assessment, career exploration, educational goal setting, transfer and job search. Our services are free and available on both a walk-in and scheduled basis to current students.

How We Can Serve You

For more information on the services we provide, please click on the appropriate link below. 

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Academic Advising & Registration

Counselors can address your academic concerns and answer your questions about the College’s catalog, course requirements, course substitutions and study skills. They’re also here to help you choose both your major and your courses. 

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Career Counseling

A Career Counselor can help you clarify your goals and make decisions about your career. Whether you need help choosing a major or planning a career change, our counselors can explain the College’s procedures, regulations and services. If you have a question and don't know where to turn, get informed––ask a counselor. 

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Disability Services

The College ensures equal access to all of its educational opportunities for students with disabilities in compliance with Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act, 2008.

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Safe Space Training

The College recognizes the diverse identities that make up our community (inclusive of students, faculty, and staff).  Through this recognition and commitment to growth, the Career & Counseling Center began offering training opportunities and workshop events with an intention to foster a safer space for our students and staff by becoming allies (no matter of our own identity).

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Personal Counseling

Sometimes family, work or other responsibilities can get in the way of your academic progress. At such times, it can help to talk to a counselor. The Career & Counseling Center has trained counselors available to help. If you’re looking for long-term counseling, we can refer you to outside counselors or therapists who can meet your needs.

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Transfer Advising

Are you beginning your bachelor’s degree with us before transferring to a four-year institution? Make an appointment with a transfer advisor, who can help ensure a smooth transition by guiding you in selecting your transfer school and your courses. 

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Workshops & Events

The Center offers several workshops and events each semester. 

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Suicide Prevention Committee

We recognize that family, work, or other responsibilities can get in the way of a student’s academic progress and that can lead to stress, difficulties, or mental health concerns. At times, these concerns become increasingly hard to navigate and may lead to feelings of distress, thoughts of self-harm, suicidal thoughts, attempts to kill oneself, or death by suicide. The College established the Suicide Prevention Committee in 2019. This committee has created a Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Communication Plan as well as programming and events to assist with identifying supports and resources, available to all students and employees.

Many of these counseling services are also available at our other College branches. For more information, please contact the Career and Counseling Center on the Marple Campus or the Student Services office at a campus near you.