Course Drop/Add News for Fall 201

2016-17 Academic Calendar & Finals Schedule

2017-18 Academic Calendar & Finals Schedule

2016-17 Tuition and Expenses

Only Fall 2016 courses may
be added or dropped.

Classes begin on Monday, August 29 at 8:00 AM
Please review your course schedule on myGCC for the latest classroom assignments. Monday evening classes scheduled for Labor Day, September 5, will be made-up on Thursday, September 8.

Opening Convocation:
Opening Convocation will be held on Tuesday, August 30, from 9:00 - 9:50 am.  Tuesday 8:00 AM classes will meet from 8:00 - 8:25 AM that morning.  The regular class schedule will resume at 10:05 AM.

Course Drop/Add Dates and Times:
New students: (incoming freshmen and transfers) begins on Friday, August 26, at 12:30 PM.

Your fall schedule is included in your welcome packet. You may also access your schedule and transcripts at myGCC/Academics tab.  If you have questions about the courses on your schedule, as well as AP, CLEP or college credits, you may review them with faculty advisors at the Friday, Welcome Week Academic Orientation sessions.  You may also contact the Registrar's Office after the orientation sessions.  You will find your academic advisor assignment under the Academics tab of myGCC.

Upper Class Students: (including re-admitted students) begins on Saturday, August 27, at 1:00 PM. 

The drop/add period ends on Friday, September 2, at 5:00 pm. 

Drop/Add Information:
If the class is closed, major restricted, or if you don't meet the prerequisites, you must complete the Fall 2016 Drop/Add Form and have the instructor approve your request. Your advisor's signature is not needed.  Drop/add forms will not be accepted until Monday, August 29.

Updates to your schedule will be automatically e-mailed to your advisor and your instructor on a daily basis. Your advisor or instructor may contact you if he or she sees a problem with your schedule changes. 

More course registration news for the January 2017 Intersession, Spring 2017 term, and May 2017 Intersession will follow when spring registration begins in late October. (See the 2016-17 Academic Calendar for class registration day and times.)

Withdraw Period:

You may withdraw from a class beginning Monday, September 5, through Friday, October 28 by 5:00 PM.  A course withdraw form must be completed for each course, and a "W" grade will appear on the official college transcript.  This form is available on the Forms and Docs page. 

Please keep in mind that the Registrar's Office faithfully follows deadlines and you may run into a serious difficulty if you don't adhere to the deadline dates and timelines.

HUMA 102, RELI 211, WRIT 101 and PHYE 101/111:
New Students are required to take HUMA 102 or RELI 211 or WRIT 101 in their fall term.  In addition, PHYE 101/111 is also required.  You cannot drop these courses.

HUMA 302
For students requiring HUMA 302, please add a section if it fits into your schedule. HUMA 302 will not be offered after the 2017-18 academic year.

National Student Clearinghouse - Student Self Services
A reminder that Student Self-Service is available at myGCC/Academics tab.  Services include enrollment verification certificates, financial aid information, and ordering official transcripts online.