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Student Resources

College is not the only responsibility you have; we do our best to support your needs so you can focus on your studies. Explore all the resources below for your educational and personal needs.

 

  1. Registration information
    Please make sure you keep yourself up to date on all the important dates of our Academic calendar e.g. early registration dates. Information is available in the link below:
    https://gc.edu/admissions/academic-calendar.php

  2. Advising
    If you need to speak with your advisor please click the button below to make an appointment with your advisor or you can email: advising@gc.edu
    Make an Advising Appointment
  3. Tutoring
    If you need tutoring or more information about tutoring, visit the Tutoring Center page or email: gctutoring@gc.edu

  4. Testing
    For more information about Testing, visit the Testing Center or email: gctesting@gc.edu

  5. Financial Aid
    If you have financial aid question or you need to reach out to them, please follow the link below or you can email: finaid@gc.edu 
    https://gc.edu/financial-aid/financial-aid-information.php

  6. Scholarships are available for financial assistance which include the  "Whitecaps Emergency Fund"   
                       
  7. Admissions
    If you have Admission question please see the link below or you can email: admissions@gc.edu 
    https://gc.edu/admissions/index.php

  8. Student Activities
    If you are interested in getting involved into student activities please email activities@gc.edu

Galveston County Resource Guide

Resource and Crisis Center Hotline

    Shelter, Legal Advocacy, Counseling, Resource Distribution

    409-765-7233 OR 1-888-919-7233

St. Vincent's

   $25 Medical Visits, Dental, Medication Assistance, Food Assistance

    409-763-8521

Coastal Health and Wellness

     Medical Care, Mental Health

    409-938-2234 (Galveston) OR 281-309-0255 (Texas City)

Greater Coastal Community Action Council

    Rent & Utilities Assistance

    409-762-8418

Galveston County Community Foodbank

    409-945-4232

Gulf Coast Center

    Mental Health, Substance Abuse

    1-800-643-0967

NAMI - Gulf Coast

   National Alliance on Mental Illness

    281-585-3100

United Way

    Food and Housing Assistance

    409-948-4211

Family Resource Center

    Mental Health, Victim Services, Parent Education

Justice Forward

    Breaking the cycle of incarceration by funding essential programs.

Balancing parenting and attending school poses a significant challenge, both roles demand a substantial time commitment and can feel overwhelming. Many parents pursuing a college education find themselves navigating a complex web of responsibilities, including parenting, academic pursuits, employment, and family obligations.

Despite the difficulties, it's encouraging to note that numerous parents successfully graduate from college each year, equipped with the necessary resources to enhance their children's lives. Achieving this often involves adhering to 7 valuable tips designed for parents in college.

The resource list below is designed to help you find the tools you need to succeed:

 

Need more support? Your liason officer is Deon Botha.

How can we help you? Please feel free to contact the counseling center with any questions you may have, or drop by the center during office hours.