Grossmont College / College District Announcements
Current F1 visa International Students can make an appointment with a counselor using
our new eSARS online appointment scheduling program.
If you are not an F1 visa student, you will be directed to make an appointment with
You will need your Student ID number and your birthdate in the MMDDYYYY format. If
you do not see any appointments available, they are all booked. New appointments will
be available every Monday.
In the comments section, please put your questions you want answered, major, and if
you are transferring and to where.
To find your Student ID Number, you will need to log into your WebAdvisor, go to Unofficial
Transcript, click submit and it should be in the top left on the PDF that is downloaded.
Late Policy: If you are late 15 minutes or more, you will need to reschedule your
appointment for another time.
If you are a current student with a quick question:
Please visit this website: eAdvising, online quick question service for current students
- You will need your Student ID Number and then your birthdate to sign in.
- After you sign in, you will see box, click on continue, then Ask A Question to ask
- This service will be tracked so that any counselor available will be able to answer
- Please choose a topic that you have a question about, and then ask your question and
click the submit button when finished.
- When your question is answered, you will receive an email that your question has been
Keep in mind that it may be quicker than making a 1 hour appointment, but your questions
will only be answered when a counselor is scheduled to be working.
If you would like help applying or registering for classes, please contact our Admissions
/ Outreach Ambassadors via Zoom or phone.
To Zoom with them, use Meeting ID 243 308 044
Or call them via phone at 1-669-900-6833
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19
Please note these FAQ apply to the COVID-19 situation only and the information is
temporary. All information is subject to change without prior notice.
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I've never taken an online class and I need some tutoring for Canvas.
Tutorial for Canvas is available with other helpful links on the Student Resources Center website. You may apply for Pass/No Pass if you don’t need a letter grade. Please check with a counselor to see if it will
affect your major and transferability.
I need a tutor.
Online tutoring is available at Grossmont College. For free and virtual.
How do I speak with a counselor about my academic plan? Do you have a live chat?
Counselors will be having sessions online through E-SARS as well as Zoom.
I heard Spring 2022 semester classes will be offered online as well due to Coronavirus
pandemic. Is that true?
For Spring 2022, most of courses will be offered in-person.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, Department of Homeland security allows F-1 visa students
take more on-line courses.
- If you were studying in the U.S. as F1 visa student during the Spring 2020 semester
(or, any time before March 2020) with an I-20 from Grossmont College, or any other
school, you may take 100 % on-line courses to be full-time, at least 12 units per
- If you have attended Grossmont College as brand new F-1 student during the Fall 2020,
Spring 2021,Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 semester (after March 2020), you must take at least one (1) in-person class, but rest of the units may be on-line, or hybrid to be full-time, at least 12 units per semester.
- If you got admitted, but you have not entered the United States, you may choose to
study on-line courses from home, only while we offer remote courses due to COVID-19
pandemic. You do not have to take a full-time load. Please contact International
Admissions at email@example.com.
I am struggling with online classes. As Spring 2022 will be online instruction and
some in-person classes again, I want to take a leave of absence until the classes
will be offered on-campus. What is the process for the request?