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Welcome to Noncredit Counseling!

The mission of the Noncredit Counseling department is to help students enrolled in adult basic education, noncredit English as a Second Language, citizenship, and short-term vocational skills classes to navigate the educational systems of the college from admission until students reach their educational goals.

Need an Appointment with a Counselor? 

You have two ways to schedule a counseling appointment. You can call any of the Noncredit Counseling office extensions or use the link below to schedule your Noncredit Counseling appointment .

  • Santa Maria campus office 805-922-6966 ext. 3740 
  • Lompoc Valley Center office 805-922-6966 ext. 5178
  • Santa Ynez Valley Center office 805-922-6966 ext. 6604

Schedule a Noncredit Counseling Appointment Online

Prefer to Email your Question?

Please email your questions to We encourage you to use your Hancock email account if you have one. If you prefer to send an email to one of our team members, see below for their email addresses.  

Lucerito Salgado, Noncredit Counseling Coordinator

Miriam Hernandez Santiago , Program Assistant II

Mayra Morales, Professor of Counseling/Faculty Counselor

Dayana Zepeda, Associate Professor of Counseling/Faculty Counselor

Marbeya Pineda, Program Assistant V (Counseling Intern)

Noncredit Counseling Peer Advisors

Our Services

Office Hours

Santa Maria Office, building S
Monday thru Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lompoc Valley Center Office, building 2-111
Limited appointments, please call for availability. 

Santa Ynez Office, room R5
Limited appointments, please call for availability. 

Campus Locations:

Santa Maria Campus

Santa Maria Campus

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Lompoc Valley Center

Lompoc Valley Center

One Hancock Drive
Lompoc, CA 93436
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Santa Maria Campus

Santa Ynez Valley Center

2975 East Hwy 246 (SYVHS)
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3355
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