Early registration for the 2014 fall semester is in progress. Early registration hours for fall classes are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

General registration for the fall semester will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday Aug. 18 through Aug. 21. Late registration will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 22 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 23. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 25.

For information, call the Advising and Counseling Center at 409-944-1220. 


Electrify your career

Galveston College’s Electrical/Electronic courses are taught by experienced industry experts able to provide hands-on training in basic electrical theory, national electrical code and conduit bending, residential and commercial wiring, power distribution, transformer principles and test equipment, motor controls, advanced industrial control, solid state controls and industrial automation, electronic circuitry, AC/DC theory, digital electronics and programmable logic controllers.


Career placement services

If you enjoy working with your hands and you have a good sense of electrical principles, the Galveston College Electrical and Electronics Technicians Program is a great way to learn the fundamentals of the industry.

To help get your career off to the best possible start, we’ll help you with résumé writing, interviewing skills and job leads. If you are looking to electrify your career, contact program director Robert Shields at 409-944-1403/409-944-1371 or rshields@gc.edu


New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is required for all first-time, full-time entering students registering for credit classes. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Students may choose either a face-to-face or online orientation. Face-to-face sessions held in the Seibel Wing West Room will be 1 p.m. Wednesday 3 p.m. July 24, 9 a.m. Aug. 4, 1 p.m. Aug. 7, 9 a.m. Aug. 18, 9 a.m. Aug. 19, 9 a.m. Aug. 20, 9 a.m. Aug. 21 and, 9 a.m. Aug. 22.

Orientation sessions provide students with information on the many services available at Galveston College. In addition, qualified students are also able to register early for courses.

Visit www.gc.edu for more information. To sign up for a session, call 409-944-1220 or email Diane Laine at dlaine@gc.edu.


Online orientation for new students

Eligible students will have access to the online orientation session. Students must have applied to admissions and received their GC student ID number.

Your Admissions acceptance letter provides details on how to access the Angel system a gcangel.gc.edu/default.asp. Call the Counseling Center, 409-944-1220, if you have any questions.

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