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Please review this presentation to learn how to choose classes before you meet with an Academic Counselor.
After that, an Academic Counselor can answer your questions during Drop-In Hours.
Ideal topics for Drop-In:
Selecting or changing your major
Course selection and registration
Petition to repeat a course
Finding late start classes
Prepare to meet with an Academic Counselor
Have your Cabrillo Student ID# for check-in
While you wait, review this presentation to learn how to choose classes
Make a list of your questions
Be ready to share documents including transcripts from other colleges or universities, AP, IB and CLEP scores
Changing your Major|Program is easy!
Connect with an Academic Counselor during Drop-In Hours to complete the process. In person or on Zoom
No Appointment Needed
First come, First served
Check-in with Staff at the Academic Counseling Desk, inside Building 100
Visit us on ZOOM
ProTip: Log on EARLY! The Waiting Room will CLOSE at the posted end time or earlier if the Waiting Room is full. Wait time can be anywhere from 10-45 minutes.
Be prepared to share your screen or be logged into MyCabrillo
Audio is critical - we need to be able to hear each other - please test your microphone and speakers in Zoom to make sure everything is working
No camera? No problem! Video is not needed
What to Expect when you log onto Virtual Drop-In:
Launch Zoom from the link posted on the Virtual Drop-In Schedule
First, you will see a message on the screen that you are in the Waiting Room and the Host will let you in shortly
The wait time in the Waiting Room is typically 5 minutes but during peak times it can be as long as 45 minutes depending on how many students are ahead of you.
We will message the Waiting Room with updates
While waiting, keep an eye on your device and be ready to "connect to your audio" when prompted on the screen.
Next, you will be invited into the Main Reception Room and be greeted by your Host
To preserve privacy, students are invited into the Main Reception Room one at a time
Your Host will ask you some questions to make sure you are in the right place
please rename yourself in Zoom with your preferred name and 7-digit Cabrillo Student ID#
Then, you will be invited to Join a Breakout Room, where you will wait for an Academic Counselor to join you
Your wait time in the Breakout Room will vary depending on how many students are ahead of you
While waiting, log into student planning, have your student ID# handy, and your questions ready
Pro Tip: All of this happens from the Zoom interface on your screen - no emails or passwords