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Student Services at Galveston College

WELCOME

to Student Services at Galveston College

Galveston College is a comprehensive community college committed to the true student success experience… in college or out of college.

STUDENT HANDBOOK

 

Within this section, you will find helpful links, programs and services throughout our campus community. Be sure to review the Student Handbook for information on college policies and procedures.  If you should have any questions, please use the menus on this page to explore the many resources available to you.

Overview

Priority Registration

  • Pre-Enrollment Advisement

Special Equipment

  • Text to Voice
  • Screen Enhancement
  • E-book information and referral

Counseling

  • Disability Issues
  • Referral, Career Counseling, etc.

Support & Referral

  • Advocacy & Support
  • Information & Referral

Accommodation

  • Additional Testing Time
  • Priority Classroom Seating etc.

Interpreters

  • Readers/Scribes
  • Sign Interpreters
  • CART

Introducing myGC Student Planning, a self-service course planning software tool that that helps you to:

• choose the best path to success

• succeed and complete your educational goals in a timely manner

• keep you on track with your academic progress 

• explore new programs you are interested and view course catalog and syllabus at one click

• register and pay for courses simply from your phone, tablet, or computer

 

Part 1_Plan a Course

Part 2_Register for Courses

 

Visit the myGC section on the Whitecaps Portal to get started!

 

The Special Services Office strives to coordinate services that provide a supportive environment and promote educational success for students with learning differences.  A variety of programs, services and related activities are designed to provide educational support to students who self-identify as having a disability. 

The Special Services Advisor works with Galveston College students, faculty, staff and administrators to comply with state and federal regulations.  The Special Service Advisor assists students who learn differently with academic adjustments and axillary aids to provide equal access to the College.

The Galveston College Special Services Office provides students with assistance and information as required by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1972 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. 

Learn More

The Texas Veterans Portal connects veterans, their families, and caregivers to the benefits and services earned through their military service. Thank you for serving our country!

 

Department Email
Admissions admissions@gc.edu
(409) 944-1230
Business Office bo@gc.edu
(409) 944-1362
Counseling and Advising Center advising@gc.edu
(409) 944-1220
Financial Aid finaid@gc.edu
(409) 944-1235
IT Service Desk helpdesk@gc.edu
(409) 944-1352
Testing gctesting@gc.edu
(409) 944-1290
Tutoring –Student Success Center

gctutoring@gc.edu
(409) 944-1399

Accessibility/Special Needs accessibility@gc.edu
(409) 944-1223
Upward Bound pperez@gc.edu
(409) 944-1254
Building Bridges to Success BBS@gc.edu
(409) 944-1296
Continuing Education ce@gc.edu
(409) 944-1344
Distance Education distanceed@gc.edu

 

The Student Handbook is intended to provide information about policies and procedures and to be a useful tool for your academic success. The Galveston College catalog is the primary source for information about the academic policies and regulations that govern students’ academic life. As a student of Galveston College, you are responsible for knowing and abiding by the policies and regulations set forth in the college catalog.

Additional information is available through the Office of Special Services located in the Counseling Center located on the first floor of Moody Hall.

It is the policy of Galveston College to provide equal opportunities without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

 

 

 
 

Next Steps

Start the convenient online application process @ GoApplyTexas.

Apply Online

 

Career Coach is a FREE online tool designed to help you find a great career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Through a simple keyword search, you can learn about the employment prospects of differing careers. The real-time information is customized to the College’s geographic region and includes detailed wage estimates and up-to-date job postings associated with any career. Users are directed to the College’s programs when searching for specific jobs.

Career Coach also includes a built-in resume builder to help students and jobseekers quickly put together an updated resume with key skills and previous job experiences.

Take the assessment

Financial aid is available to help eligible part-time and full-time students pay for college. It can be a combination of grants, loans and work-study.

Learn how to apply

In addition to federal and state aid, scholarships are a great way to help with the cost of your education. To learn more about the types of scholarships and deadlines.

Learn More

Kay Reagan,

Administrative Assistant

409-944-1341

Fax: 409-944-1501

Questions? Contact Us.

Student Services Office
studentservices@gc.edu
409-944-1341
409-944-1501

 

Questions? Contact Us.

Student Services Office
studentservices@gc.edu
409-944-1341
409-944-1501