Current students


Students who have had continuous enrollment at Galveston College are considered Current Students

Current students do not have to apply or reapply for admission unless a break or gap in enrollment occurs (summer semesters are not included). 

Galveston College recommends that all Current Students review their degree progress with a Counselor or Advisor prior to the beginning of each semester. 

Students are also advised to pay close attention to deadlines and review the Academic and Semester Calendars regularly.


STUDENT RIGHTS UNDER FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights regarding their educational records. They are:

  • The right to inspect and review the student's records. The student may request to review his/her records by submitting a written request with the his/her signature to the Registrar or other school official having custody of such records;
  • The right to seek amendment of the student's records that the student believes are inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the student's privacy right.  Requests for amendment of records must be in writing and must describe the specific portions of specific record(s) the student wishes to have amended, text or instructions as to the change desired, and the reasons why the change is justified;
  • The right to restrict the disclosure of Directory Information;
  • The right to file a complaint with the Department of Education's Family Policy Complaince Office concerning alleged failures by the college/university to comply with the requirements of FERPA.

 For more information go to the FERPA section of the Department of Education's website.


BACTERIAL MENINGITIS INFORMATION

 

Effective January 1, 2012, pursuant to the Jamie Schanbaum and Nicole Williams Act (Texas Education Code 51.9192) all entering students are required to submit proof of vaccination against Bacterial Meningitis. Evidence of the vaccination may be no older than 5 calendar years from the initial date of enrollment.  

Students who are not enrolled for one fall or spring semester may be required to resubmit proof of vaccination.

Exemptions

  • Students 22 years of age or older
  • Students taking online courses only
  • Dual credit students unless the course is taught on the Galveston College campus
  • Students who have a signed affidavit from the physician stating the vaccination is injurious to the health of the student
  • Students with a signed and notarized affidavit declining the vaccination for reasons of conscience

Note: A State of Texas Notary is on staff in the Admissions and Records Office.

 

Acceptable Proof of Vaccination

Acceptable proof of vaccination against meningitis must include the following:

  • Name of facility administering vaccination
  • Name and signature of doctor/medical personnel administering vaccination
  • Name of vaccine administered to student
  • Date of vaccine administration

Students with questions concerning Bacterial Meningitis should contact the Admissions and Records Office at 409-944-1230.


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transcript requests

 

For information on requesting a transcript, please visit our Transcript Request Page. 


catalogs / course descriptions

The Galveston College Catalog is the official source of academic standards, course descriptions, degree requirements, and other important academic and student information.  Please visit our Catalogs page to view current and/or archived catalogs.


HELPFUL LINKS

 

National Student Clearinghouse  http://www.mystudentcenter.org/ 
Student Loan Information, Enrollment Verifications         
   
College For All Texans http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/
 ​Information on Tuition Exemptions/Waivers  
   
Compare College | Texas http://comparecollegetx.com/
 Compare Texas Colleges  
   
   

 

 
Updated 3/2/2015 - Content Author tbranum