Home school graduate


Home school graduates are eligible for enrollment at Galveston College.  Galveston College defines home school as a school where the parent or guardian has been directly involved in the instructional process.

Graduates from a program which does not meet the above definition of home school may not be eligible for federal financial aid.


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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

1. Completed Application for Admission and Residency Questionnaire or Apply Texas Application.

2. Official home school transcript with final grades, date of graduation, and certifying signature of the parent or guardian.  Home school transcripts will not be accepted from the student unless in an unopened envelope.

3. Official TSI Assessment, or exemption test scores and documentation.

4. Proof of the Bacterial Meningitis vaccination (unless the student is 22 years of age or older).


new student orientation

 

All new students are required to attend New Student Orientation.  For more information, please visit the New Student Orientation page or contact the Counseling and Advising Center at 409-944-1220.


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 affidavit declining the vaccination for reasons of conscience

 

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.


CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Telephone 409-944-1230
Fax 409-944-1501
Email adm@gc.edu
Location  M-160 (Moody Hall)

 

Updated 8/17/2015 - Content Author tbranum