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Future Students

If you're thinking about attending De Anza, our Office of Outreach can provide information and answers to your questions.

Visit the Outreach Office


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New Students

and Promise Students

If you're in your first or second quarter at De Anza, or if you're in the De Anza College Promise, you should contact the Office of Outreach for academic counseling and other assistance.

Contact the Outreach counselors


Programs and 

Learning Communities

Some other programs and learning communities have designated counselors for their students. You can find a directory of all De Anza counseling offices on the Our Counselors webpage


Continuing Students

or Returning Students

If you've completed two or more quarters, and you're not in a program with its own counselors, the General Counseling and Advising Center can assist you with planning and achieving your academic, career, transfer and personal goals. 

Contact the General Counseling Center

Note for Returning Students  

  • You must reapply for admission if you didn't take classes last quarter. (It's ok if you skipped summer session.)
  • Don't forget to declare a major (not "undecided") and select a goal of transfer, degree or certificate  to qualify for priority enrollment.

Filing for Your Certificate or Degree

You can file for your degree or certificate at any time during the quarter in which you are graduating, but you must apply no later than the last day of the quarter in order for your degree or certificate to be conferred for that quarter.


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  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Office Closures

  • Thursday, November 11th, 2021: Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 25th, 2021 and Friday, November 26th, 2021: Thanksgiving

Any Questions? 

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