Getting Started at Foothill

I’m brand new. How do I get started?
First, apply to Foothill College: Next, take your Math and English placement tests. Lastly we highly recommend...
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 11:10 AM
Do I have to take CNSL 5?
All colleges have some form of orientation to help prepare students for college. The Counseling 5 Introduction to College class will give you a better u...
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 11:11 AM
Do I need to take placement tests? How can I do this?
Unless you’ve taken math and English at another college, in which case you’d fill out a prerequisite clearance form, you do have to take placement tests. Y...
Mon, 2 Oct, 2017 at 12:35 PM
Do you take placement tests results from other colleges?
Yes, we do. Fill out a prerequisite clearance form and attach your placement. We do need to see what class you were placed into, we cannot accept a r...
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 11:13 AM
I am not a student at Foothill College. Can I use your service?
Services are reserved for Foothill students only.  However, if you apply to Foothill College, you can make a counseling appointment using your student id...
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 11:13 AM
How can I make an appointment to see a counselor?
Go to Then, select whether you want an appointment on the main campus or Middlefield campus. Then, s...
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 11:14 AM
Are phone appointments available?
We have 30-minute phone appointments available for those who live too far from Foothill to come in. ...
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 11:14 AM
Help! There are no appointments available.
Keep trying. We only allow students to make appointments one week in advance. New appointments are available every night at midnight. Moreover, there ar...
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 11:15 AM
Where is the counseling center?
 Building 8300, Student Development Center, third floor.  Adjacent to Parking Lot 8.
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 11:16 AM
How can I get a transcript?
You can request an official transcript in 4 different ways: online, letter, Fax, or in person at the Admissions and Records office. For online, letter, and...
Mon, 2 Oct, 2017 at 12:32 PM