Noncredit Counseling


Noncredit Student Success and Support Program (3SP)

Mission statement

The mission of the Noncredit Student Success and Support Program (NC 3SP) is to help students enrolled in adult basic education, noncredit English as a Second Language, citizenship, and short-term vocational skills classes navigate the educational systems of the college from admission until students reach their educational goals. Our program provides a range of services that include orientation, assessment and placement, counseling (academic, career, and personal), advising, student educational planning, and follow-up services. 

Please call us at (805) 922-6966 ext. 3740 to schedule an appointment or to check for drop-in counseling hours. You can also visit us at the Santa Maria campus, Community Education (bldg. S).  

*Hours of operation

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
* Hours are subject to change.    

upcoming events

*The Estudiantes Unidos Event, formally known as Padres Unidos, will take place on September 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th. The event will allow students to partake in a noncredit orientation, a campus tour, a workshop or a panel. The students participating in the event will have the opportunity to learn the benefits and resources that Allan Hancock College has to offer. The event will take place outside building G, at the times and dates indicated below.

  • Monday, Sept. 12th 9 a.m. -12 p.m. &  7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 13th 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 14th 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 15th 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Schedule an appointment with a Noncredit Counselor. 

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Last Modified Sep 9, 2016