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Title 5. Education.Division 6. California Community Colleges.Chapter 6. Curriculum and Instruction.Subchapter 6. Matriculation Programs.Article 3. Matriculation Services. Counseling Advising, and Other Education Planning Services   

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(a) Counseling, advising, and other education planning services shall include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:

(1) Assistance to students in the exploration of education and career interests and aptitudes and identification of an education and career goal and course of study, including, but not limited to, preparation for transfer, associate degrees, and career technical education certificates and licenses.

(2) The provision of information, guided by sound counseling principles and practices, using a broad array of delivery, including technology-based strategies, to serve a continuum of student needs and abilities to enable students to make informed choices.

(3) Development of an education plan to accomplish a course of study related to a student's education and career goals.

(b) Each college shall make reasonable efforts to do all of the following:

(1) ensure that all nonexempt students who are on academic or progress probation or facing dismissal participate in counseling as provided in section 55023;

(2) ensure that all nonexempt students who do not have a course of study participate in counseling, advising, or other education planning services to assist them in the process of selecting an education goal and course of study pursuant to section 55530;

(3) ensure that all nonexempt students who are enrolled in nondegree-applicable basic skills courses participate in counseling, advising, or other education planning services; and

(4) ensure all nonexempt students described in (b)(1), (b)(2), and (b)(3) receive counseling services, pursuant to section 51018.

(c) Colleges are required to notify students who are at risk of losing Board of Governors Fee Waiver eligibility due to being placed on academic or progress probation for two consecutive terms. Pursuant to section 58108, colleges are required to notify students who are at risk of losing enrollment priority due to being placed on academic or progress probation or due to exceeding a unit limit. Colleges shall ensure that, within a reasonable time of receiving such notice, students shall have the opportunity to receive appropriate counseling, advising, or other education planning services in order to provide students with an opportunity to maintain fee waiver eligibility and enrollment priority.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901

Reference:

Education Code 78212

(Amended by Register 2013, No. 38.)