English Performance Success!

English Performance SuccessYour EPS counselor can assist you with choosing an academic goal, creating an educational plan, exploring possible careers and choosing courses you need to reach your goals.

We offer comprehensive services to support eligible students in their educational, career and personal development.

These services are for students who are not in another program or learning community and have either

  • Our Counselors logoEntered De Anza from adult school or
  • Enrolled or been placed in any of these classes:
    • EWRT 1AS/1AT
    • LART 250
    • ESL 234, 244, 251, 255, 261, 265, 272 or 273 
    • ESL 434, 444, 451, 455, 461, 465, 472 or 473

Once you're eligible for the EPS program, you can stay a part of the program during your entire time at De Anza College.


Drop-In Hours With Our Counselors

You can "drop in" for a quick chat in-person or on Zoom with an EPS counselor — no appointment needed. Drop-in hours for each counselor are listed under their photos. You can reach any of the EPS counselors by email at eps@deanza.edu


Monica GaneshMonica Ganesh

  • 408.864.5798 
  • In-Person Drop-in schedule:
    Mondays, 1-2pm
    Building F1 Room F11D
  •  Zoom Drop-in schedule:
    Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Christian RodriguezChristian Rodriguez 

  • 408.864.5631 
  • In-Person Drop-in schedule:
    Tuesdays, 3-4 p.m.
    Building L1 Room L10
  • Zoom Drop-in schedule:
    Wednesdays,
    10-11am

Leah SmithLeah Smith 

  • In-Person Drop-in schedule: Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m.
    Building L1 Room L12
  • Zoom Drop-in schedule:
    Mondays,
    10-11am

Felisa VilaubiFelisa Vilaubi 

  • 408.864.8824 
  • In-Person Drop-in schedule:
    Thursdays, 10-11am
    Building L1 Room L11
  • Zoom Drop-in schedule:
    Fridays,
    10-11 a.m.

Make an Appointment

You can also speak with a counselor by phone, Zoom video, or in-person appointments.  Use our online scheduling system to make an appointment.

Make an Appointment


Our counselors can assist you with

  • Choosing an academic goal, such as earning a degree or certificate or transferring to a university
  • Creating an educational plan and deciding which courses you need to reach your goals
  • Finding help with classes, such as tutoring or other academic assistance
  • Exploring possible careers

students in classWe also offer

  • One-on-one guidance and counseling
  • Help with creating a plan to stay focused and on track
  • Help to explore opportunities and set goals
  • A supportive community at De Anza
  • Resources to support your success
  • And more!

Students who aren't eligible to see an English Performance Success counselor can visit the general Counseling and Advising Center or a counselor within their division or program. Students attending on an F-1 visa should see an International Student Programs counselor.

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