Live E-Appointments

Informed Consent Statement

To all San Diego Community College District students and potential students: Below are the terms and conditions for using the Online Counseling Services at San Diego City College. Please read and click the agree button to continue.

Please read the follow statements regarding your online information:

Information about you is confidential. It is important that you supply the most current information about yourself, your educational history, plans and career goals so that online counselors may provide you with the most accurate information specific to your needs.

  • Wherever E-Counseling is mentioned, I understand this is referring to the online counseling services provided by San Diego City College, which includes, but is not limited to, live e-appointments and live  e-workshops with counselors and the use of an unsecured email for quick general questions known as “Ask the E-Counselor”.
  • Per the Family Rights and Privacy Acts, I hereby grant permission for SDCCD online counselors to release academic information about myself during a live counseling appointment and or workshop/group, via the WebEx Meeting Center, which I understand to be encrypted and secured.
  • When using the Ask E-Counselor function, I understand that these interactions are communicated through an unsecured email, and is to be used for general questions only. Therefore, I will not share my confidential student record information, via this option, nor will the counselor provide   or discuss my student records via this option.
  • When requesting an e-Meeting or e-Workshop, and while asking the online counselors questions, I must authentically represent myself in all aspects.
  • I am the student who will be attending the live e-Appointment, and I will provide accurate personal information, educational history, and  educational goals.
  • I will protect my meeting ID# and password by not sharing this information with others.
  • I authorize the online counselor to provide me with information related to my academic records online through the use of the online counseling website and the WebEx powered Meeting Center.
  • I authorize the online counselor to record my live e-Meeting/Workshop encounter for the sole purpose of assisting me in my academic pursuits.
  • I am giving my permission, for only SDCCD counselors, relevant SDCCD personnel and WebEx Meeting server personnel (administrator) to when necessary and for the sole purpose of improving the online meeting services, have access to recorded information from  a live e-Meeting/and or live e-Workshop between myself and a counselor.

Privacy Protection

Please read the follow statements regarding your online information:

I understand that when using  San Diego City College's online counseling services,   I must protect my personal information from others, therefore:

  • I have provided an accurate and private email address. I understand that the E-Counseling program will automatically email confirmation messages  and notifications, to the address I provide.
  • I understand that in the event that I forget my live e-Meeting password or e-Meeting ID# that I may request that the E-Counseling program email this information to the email address I provided.
  • I understand that every time I request a live e-Meeting appointment my email address should be accurate and private.
  • I understand that if I choose to share an email account with another person, that person will have access to my Meeting ID# and password   which may allow that person eventual access to my personal and  academic information.
  • If I choose to share an email account, I release San Diego City College Online Counseling Services and the SDCCD  from any liability resulting from such action.
I have read the above information in detail. I understand and agree  to the Terms and Conditions established for San Diego City College E-Counseling.

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