The telephone extension of each service is listed. THE COLLEGE TELEPHONE NUMBER IS (818) 240-1000 . Dial the extension of the office you wish to reach, or ask the operator.
Admissions and Records Office Ext. 5910
The Admissions and Records office has many functions. It is responsible for applications for admissions, permanent academic records, grade reports, transcript evaluations, Breadth and IGETC certifications, student academic petitions and registration.
Process by which a student may petition GCC to eliminate previous substandard work from grade point calculation and credit. For details on how a student may qualify, refer to the GCC Catalog.
Adding a Class
To add an open class, log into MyGCC. If the class is closed, you must attend the first class meeting to obtain a "permission number" from the instructor to add the class. Once you have the permission number, log into MyGCC and add the class. Admissions and Records: Ext. 5910
Adult Re-entry Center: Ext. 5446
The Adult Re-entry Center services are designed to meet the needs of a new or returning adult student. Information is available regarding registration, child care, special classes, tutorial assistance and financial resources.
Advanced Placement Credit
Credit for Advanced Placement exams varies from college to college. Although GCC will award credit for Advanced Placement scores of 3 or higher towards an AA/AS degree and scores of 4 or higher for certification on the Breadth and IGETC, the policy may be different at the college to which the student intends to transfer. All students must consult with a counselor prior to GCC awarding Advanced Placement credit.
Those GCC courses which are parallel to, or essentially the same as, those of another institution. Check the College Catalog to see which classes are articulated with CSU, UC and some private institutions.
Assessment Center: Ext. 5329
To assist students in selecting appropriate courses to meet a student's academic goal, the college requires an assessment of a student's skills. These tests, which include mathematics, grammar and reading are used with other information, such as high school and previous college transcripts, to determine eligibility for specific courses.
Associate in Arts/Science Degree (A.A./A.S.)
Associate in Arts-Transfer/Science-Transfer (AA-T/AS-T)
The graduation degrees issued by GCC for completing a minimum of 60 semester units with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0. The requirements include general education and a major field of study or a certificate of completion.
Associated Students of Glendale Community College (ASGCC)
The ASGCC is the official student governing body that determines budgetary expenditures, establishes and reviews policies and coordinates programs and services that benefit students. The fee is $10 a semester and enables students to participate in activities, programs and services financed by the ASGCC.
Glendale Community College is a member of the Western State Conference, and offers a comprehensive and competitive intercollegiate athletic program for men and women. GCC men's teams are represented by baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, soccer, tennis and track and field. GCC women's teams are represented by basketball, cross-country, softball, soccer, volleyball, tennis and track and field.
Attendance and Drop Policy
Students are expected to attend all class meetings. It is the student's responsibility to know the attendance and absence policy of his/her instructors. An instructor may drop a student from a course for absences and/or irregular attendance, or for failure to attend all meetings in the first week of instruction. It is the student's responsibility to officially drop a course within established deadlines. Failure to officially drop a course may result in a failing grade.
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree (B.A./B.S.)
Degrees awarded by a four-year college or university upon satisfactory completion of an organized program, usually requiring two full years of study after transfer from Glendale Community College.
Bookstore: Telephone (818) 242-1561 Ext. 5694
The College Bookstore carries textbooks, reference books, art and school supplies, emblematic clothing and sundries. A buyback service for textbooks is provided during finals week.
CalWORKS: Ext. 5508
CalWORKS is a program designed for students who are receiving public assistance. Qualifying students receive child care assistance, employment assistance and assistance with books and supplies.
Career Center: Ext. 5407
The Career Center provides individualized counseling as well as workshops, and career search courses. A computerized career search program, interest surveys and personality indicators can be administered and evaluated by a career counselor who can give you professional insight in choosing a career.
Center for Students with Disabilities (DSPS)
The primary objective of the Center for Students with Disabilities is to integrate and mainstream qualified disable students into general campus programs and activities to the greatest extent possible. Resources include: specialized counseling and classes, interpreters for the deaf, note takers, mobility aides, assistance with registration, individualized testing and use of the computerized High Tech Center.
Certificate of Completion/Certificate Program
Glendale Community College offers certificate programs in the area of vocational education. A minimum of 18 units with a grade of C or better in an approved course of study is required to complete a certificate. Refer to the College Catalog for the list of approved certificates.
Certification (CSU Breadth and IGETC)
A process whereby GCC verifies that a student transferring to any of the CSU or UC campuses has completed the lower-division general education requirements. A student requests certification at the time of transfer.
Child Development Center: Ext. 5665
The Child Development Center is an accredited, on-campus laboratory which provides a developmental preschool program for children from toddler to 5 years of age. In addition, our preschool provides the opportunity for classroom and lab study of preschool children by GCC students.
Clubs and Organizations: Ext. 5695
Students are encouraged to participate and plan an active role in campus life by joining a student club or organization. Supervised by the Office of Student Affairs, more than thirty clubs and organizations give students an opportunity to explore specialized interests and serve the campus community. Additional information about campus clubs and organizations is available in the Office of Student Affairs located in the Campus Center.
The college publication describing academic programs, student services, general regulations, requirements and procedures. All classes offered by the college are described, including information as to unit value, transferability and prerequisites. The catalog is available at the Admissions Office and the Bookstore.
A condition of enrollment consisting of a course a student is required to take simultaneously in order to enroll in another course.
Counseling: Ext. 5918
Professional counseling services are available to all students. Counselors assist students with exploring career, educational, and personal goals and planning a program of studies that fulfills the educational requirements to meet those goals. Counselors will help you complete a Student Educational Plan, answer questions about any course offered at Glendale Community College, and offer courses to help you succeed in your college career and through out your life.
All the classes offered by the college or classes offered in a particular subject.