LCAD Counseling Service

Professional, short-term individual counseling is provided to assist students with concerns that might occur while in school. Students are assured privacy and confidentiality to the maximum amount permitted by law. Students are provided up to 10 counseling sessions per academic year. You may see a counselor by scheduling an appointment via

Typical reasons one might seek counseling include:

  •  School problems (low grades, low motivations, time management)
  •  Relationship problems (significant other, friendship, roommate, family)
  •  LGBTQ+ issues
  •  Substance use concerns
  •  Referral for mental health treatment


Counseling Office Hours for 2019-20 academic year

Appointments are available Monday through Friday. Please email the counselor you wish to meet with according to the extended schedule below.

Monday: 9am-2pm at Main Campus
Wednesday: 12pm-7pm at Main Campus
Friday: 10am-3pm at Big Bend
Tuesday: 12pm-6pm at Main Campus
Thursdays: 12pm-4pm at Big Bend



Call or text: 1-855-845-7415
Mondays to Fridays: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturdays: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sundays: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

TOLL FREE, 24/7 NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINECall: 1-800-273-8255The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States.FREE, 24/7 CRISIS SUPPORT BY TEXTText 741741 to communicate with a trained Crisis Counselor

Residence Life:

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Student Discount Program:

Laguna College of Art + Design is committed to offering the highest quality art and design education and have been rooted deeply in the Laguna Beach community since 1961. We understand that offering a high-quality education goes beyond what is learned in the classroom. Engagement with local businesses is crucial to strengthening community relationships and serving students. 

Below is a list of local businesses that offer discounts to students, staff and faculty who show their LCAD ID at the time of purchase. 
Another Kind Cafe
20% off menu items
Catmosphere Laguna
Buy one hour of play with cats, get one hour free.
Dolce Gelato
10% off menu items
Laguna Art Museum
Student admission is $5
Laguna Exchange
10% discount