Welcome to the Athletic Counseling site for Fresno City College Athletics! It is our mission to ensure that all FCC student-athletes receive sound academic counseling through comprehensive educational plans, student-athlete success courses and advising workshops. The athletic counselors are also a great resource for on-campus services, transfer planning, and NCAA/NAIA information.
Fresno City College employs three counselors designated specifically to athletic counseling, so at any time throughout the week, you should be able to contact at least one of them.
Ernesto Cazares –Athletic Counselor firstname.lastname@example.org / (559) 442-8544
Kelly Paramo –Athletic Counselor email@example.com / (559) 244-2632
Kelsey Belmontez –Athletic Counselor firstname.lastname@example.org / (559) 443-8652
TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT
For individual appointments, please call the Counseling Center to schedule at (559) 442-8226. You must identify yourself as a student-athlete for them to schedule you, and you must be an active member of a Fresno City athletic team. Potential student-athletes should contact the coach of the sport they are interested in directly. Once they are added to a team, they are able to receive services from Athletic Counseling staff. Walk-ins are taken at the counselors’ discretion.
TEAM ADVISING WORKSHOPS
Each FCC athletic team attends two advising workshops per school year. All student-athletes are advised individually, and ed plans are set in place before priority registration. All FCC student-athletes receive at least an abbreviated Student Ed Plan (or SEP-A) for their first semester. For the next semester, if not already completed, they will receive a comprehensive plan outlining all the courses required to graduate and/or transfer from Fresno City College to a 4-year university. It is important to keep these ed plans as a resource during your time at FCC. They are specific to each student-athlete’s transfer goals and educational needs. Any diversion from the plan should be cleared with an athletic counselor.
STUDENT-ATHLETE SUCCESS COURSES
Counseling 53 – Each summer, athletic counseling staff teaches a 3-unit section of COUN 53, College Life & Management, specifically for incoming student-athletes. Topics covered include: transition to a college setting, time management, health & wellness, study strategies and life skills. NCAA/NAIA transfer rules and FCC graduation planning are also discussed. To register for this course, contact an athletic counselor for the schedule number in late Spring or early summer.
ADVISING & REGISTRATION INFO
WebAdvisor registration instructions
Priority registration dates
Trial Schedule Worksheet
FCC Advising Info
Fresno City College General Education
CSU General Education
IGETC (UC & CSU) General Education
Math & English Placement
Associate’s Degree programs
Associate’s Degree for Transfer
Athletic Eligibility & Transfer Info
Helpful FCC Links
All forms below require a signature from your counselor:
- Add cards – obtain from counselors or Admissions & Records
- Repeat Petition Form – necessary to repeat a class the THIRD time in SCCCD
- Weekly Planner Form – for use when scheduling classes