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Don Nickel - Counseling & Matriculation

Office Hours for Fall Quarter

You can meet with either on drop in or by appointment. I do not make my own appointments; you can make them in person at the Counseling Center front desk. 

For drop-in, you must sign in at the Counseling Center front desk. You may request to see a particular counselor or academic advisor or wait for the next available person to call you off the drop-in list. Students are taken on a first come first serve basis. Sometimes the Center is slow and the wait time is minimal. Sometimes the wait can be an hour or more. Always bring a book to read. The Center is always busiest the first two weeks and the last 4 weeks of the quarter. 

Weeks three through six are a great time to come in to update your student ed plan. Traffic in the Counseling Center slows down a bit and we have more time to assist you.

Always bring with you any information (transcripts, articulation agreements, forms etc.) that will expedite our time together.

My contact hours are very much subject to change depending on the needs of the Counseling Center.


  • 9:30am to 12:30pm; 1:30pm to 2:30pm


  • 10am to noon; 4:30pm to 7pm


  • 9:00am to 11:30am


  • 10:00am to 10:30am; 12pm to 12:30pm, 1:30 to 2pm


  • 12:30pm to 1:30pm CLP 70 and CLP 75 students only


email Email: Don Nickel
Phone: 408.864.5423
Office: SCS 240
Hours: See schedule



Last Updated: 8/12/15