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Counseling

Pima Community College (PCC) counselors use professional resources at PCC as well as local and national organizations to support you during your time at Pima.  

Counselors can provide assistance with:

We also provide career counseling. Please visit our Career Resources page for more information. 


Personal Challenges

Pima counselors are available to meet with you during business hours (Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.), on a short term basis to discuss personal counseling concerns and to connect you to community resources as needed. 

If you'd like more information about PCC counseling and/or non-PCC immediate crisis response resources, please fill out our request for resources form

Before you meet with a counselor, please review the PCC Counseling Acknowledgement Form. The counselor will review this form with you at your first meeting.

We can also help with referrals for these areas:

  • Substance abuse
  • Anger management
  • Relationships
  • Sexual abuse or assault

Immediate Crisis Support

If you need immediate crisis support, please contact the following hotlines and call centers:

  • Safety or Medical Emergency:  Dial 911 in the United States
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline:  1-800-273-8255 (toll-free)
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (toll-free)
  • Crisis Counselors Call Center (24-hour crisis line): 1-800-273-8255 (toll-free) or text "ANSWER" to 839863
  • Banner University Medicine Crisis Response Center (local, free immediate crisis intake): 520-301-2400

PCC Student Wellness Assistance Program

Pima cares about your wellness - from time management to personal issues, from childcare to finances. Use the Student Wellness Assistance program to find online resources or connect to a counselor 24x7. 

The Student Wellness Assistance Program is free to PCC students for up to 6 sessions, per issue, per year. Contact 1-833-251-9941 for more information. 

To access the program:

  • Go to the MyPima Students Tab > Student Resources > Student Wellness Assistance. (If you are logged into your MyPima account and go to Student Resources, you will see Student Wellness Assistance about halfway down the page. There are hundreds of resources here for self-help and support.)

Additional Resources


Academic Success

Counselors are also available to help you develop strategies for academic success, including: 

  • Study habits and test-taking
  • Memory and concentration
  • Time and stress management 

Contact Us

Desert Vista: 520-206-5000

Downtown: 520-206-7171

East: 520-206-7000

Northwest: 520-206-2200

West: 520-206-6600

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