Connecting with a Counselor during COVID-19

Taking care of our students, faculty, and staff remains our top priority. While our campus may be closed, we are still here to help. If you need to speak with a counselor, you may do so virtually by visiting the eCounseling page and submitting a request.

Learn more about eCounseling

Join the Fall 2020 Virtual College Fair and learn more about your options at Brazosport College

November 18, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Begin preparing for your future after Brazosport College by joining us for our Fall 2020 Virtual College Fair where you can learn more about different universities and the programs they offer. Looking to continue your education at BC? You'll also have the option to speak to a BC representative to learn more about the degree options we offer here at home.

Register for the Fall 2020 Virtual College Fair

Connect with BC Representative via Zoom on November 18

Let's get you college ready

Brazosport College Counseling and Testing is here to ensure that you're on the right path and have fulfilled all of the requirements to get you admitted, enrolled and on your way to a successful future. 

Our counselors can connect you with academic and personal support programs, co-curricular opportunities, and career options. From helping you explore your interests and developing your degree plan to providing placement testing required to enroll in college courses, we're here to support you every step of the way.

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Counseling Services 

Counseling Services

Counselors can help throughout your college journey—from providing life, career and education planning to developing success skills and preparing you for university transfer or the workforce. Let us help you find your passion and develop a plan from enrolling in classes to your first day jumping into a high-demand, high wage career field.

Students requesting counseling services are seen on a walk-in basis. To request to see a counselor or to learn more about counseling services, visit the information desk located in the main lobby of BC Central or call 979-230-3040.

The Career and Guidance Center

The Career and Guidance Center is here to support you as you make decisions for what you would like to do after college and the required education to get you there.

Learn more about The Career and Guidance Center

DisABILITY Services

Disability Services offers accommodations coordination, evaluation referral, disability-related information, assistive technology services, sign language interpreting and transcription services for academically related purposes.

Learn more about DisABILITY Services

Dual Credit

Get a head start on attaining your college degree and get high school credit in the process. The Dual Credit program allows eligible high schools students to earn college credit for certain high school courses.

Learn more about the Dual Credit Program

E-Counseling

Not able to make it to campus to visit with a counselor? We can help. Brazosport College provides E-Counseling services so that you can meet with a counselor from the comfort of your own home.

Learn more about E-Counseling

Transfer Information

Ready to move on to a four year university? We can provide guidance. Counselors are not only knowledgeable about the requirements needed to transfer to a university, but have compiled resources and checklists to keep you on track every step of the way.

Learn more about Transfer Information  

Veteran Services

Veteran Services offers personalized support to veterans and dependents by identifying, developing, and delivering uniquely tailored resources and programs. Our counselor is able to provide the tools to help student veterans succeed.

Learn more about Veteran Services

Testing Services 

Testing Services

The Assessment Center coordinates, proctors, and assesses a variety of exams related to admission, placement, credit attainment, and licensing. Along with providing a comfortable and safe testing environment, we also provide resources to in order to study for exams.

Students must register and pay any required fees before testing. To register for an exam or to learn more about the Assessment Center, visit the information desk located in the main lobby of BC Central or call 979-230-3040.

Learn more about the Assessment Center

TSI (Texas Success Initiative) Testing

Placement tests, such as the TSI Test, help ensure that students enroll in the courses that best match their academic skills. All students, unless considered TSI Exempt, must take the TSI assessment prior to enrolling. 

Learn more about the TSI Test

High School Equivalency: HiSET® and GED®

The GED® and HiSET® (the High School Equivalency Test) exams are high school equivalency exams that will help you take the next step toward a college degree or a rewarding career.

Learn more about High School Equivalency: HiSET® and GED Exams

ACT®

The ACT® is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in english, mathematics, reading, science and writing.

Learn more about ACT

HESI: Nursing Entrance Exam

HESI (Health Education Systems Incorporated) exam assesses applicant academic readiness for nursing education programs.

Learn more about the HESI: Nursing Entrance Exam

CLEP®

CLEP® (the College-Level Examination Program®) offers exams that cover intro-level college course material. CLEP was created to help individuals with prior knowledge in a college course subject earn their degree efficiently and inexpensively. With a passing score on one CLEP exam, you could earn three or more college credits.

Learn more about CLEP  

Credit by Exam / AP Exams

The credit by examination program provides an opportunity for Brazosport College students to complete special examinations in order to establish credit for specified courses.

Learn more about Credit by Exam / AP Exams

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Additional Resources

Getting Help

Use the links below to report a concern or possible misconduct, download resources regarding emotional health or check out services and resources on campus and in our community.

Submit a Report

View the Emotional Resource Bank

Student Services & Community Resources

You have questions, we're here to help.

Whether your need help registering for a test like the TSI Exam or wanting to discuss everything from academic and personal challenges to transferring to a university, we can help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Us

Arnold Ramirez, Director of Counseling and Testing

Arnold Ramirez
Director, Counseling and Testing
Arnold.Ramirez@brazosport.edu
979-230-3235

Jo Greathouse, Dean of Student Services

Jo Greathouse
Dean, Student Services
Jo.Greathouse@brazosport.edu
979-230-3343

Hours
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Phone
979-230-3040

Counseling and Testing Staff

Students requesting counseling services are seen on a walk-in basis. Students must register and pay any required fees before testing. To register for an exam or request to see a counselor, visit the information desk located in the main lobby of BC Central.