- What exactly is counseling?
Our counselors provides educational, career and personal counseling to students. The
variety of services assists you in establishing academic goals, developing a
career direction, and making personal adjustments to get the most from your
- What are some of the reasons students
Career counseling assists students in understanding
personal interests, work values, personality and skills, which can help
identify potential career options, plan a career effectively and use career
information to explore the world of work.
Educational counseling helps students gain the skills needed to succeed in
college. Students also have the opportunity to explore educational goals and
develop skills to effectively manage time, reduce school anxiety, and
therefore allow for the opportunity to build motivation and confidence in
Through courses such as PSY-111 (Career Planning) and educational workshops,
counselors support, enrich learning and student socialization experiences.
Personal counseling helps students learn to manage personal issues,
stress and develop skills for problem solving. Students also can learn to
communicate and build effective relationships.
- What's the difference between advisors and
Counselors assist in the areas of
in-depth career counseling, academic and personal counseling.
Advisors are staff who help you select courses, an academic degree, develop a
transfer plan (if you plan to transfer) and ensure you are taking the right
courses for your degree or certificate.
- Will my counseling appointment be confidential?
YES! We work with you to help support your needs. There are rare exceptions
in which you will be informed of during the first session.
- Do I need an appointment to see a counselor?
Yes. To make an individual appointment with a counselor, contact the
Counseling and Career Development Center.
- Where is the Counseling and Career Development
Center (CCDC) located?
The CCDC is located in Building S, Student Services Center, Room S202.
To make an appointment with a counselor, call (708) 974-5722.
- How much will counseling cost me?
We provide counseling services at no cost to current Moraine Valley
- How do I know counseling services can help me?
Counseling services can support you in career decision-making, academic
challenges or personal concerns.
- What do I need to do to attend the workshops
that are offered through the CCDC? You will need to register for these
workshops by visiting the CCDC, Room S202, or by calling (708) 974-5722.
- Are adult career seminars offered for community adults?
Yes! Seminars are offered each semester and adults can
register by calling (708) 974-2110.