Our academic counselors are ready to assist you in your pursuit of higher education. We can organize your student educational plans, discuss career and transfer options, confirm completion of associate or certificate programs, suggest coursework for a specific semester, review assessment test results, clear prerequisites, interpret transcript evaluation results, and explore other personal concerns that may interfere with your success.
Location: SV 3rd floor
(818) 240-1000 ext. 5918
Dear Student: Due to COVID-19 our in-person services will be closed until further notice. Academic counseling appointments will be conducted remotely only, either by phone, email, or online.
To schedule an appointment, please call (818) 240-1000, ext. 5918 during our office hours and a staff member will assist you with your request. If you already have a Academic Counseling appointment reserved, our office will be contacting you to confirm your preferences. Thank you and stay safe!
The GCC CalWORKs Program is the on-campus resource for parents receiving CalWORKs cash aid. Our students are low income income parents with children under 18 who attend GCC in order to pursue educational goals that will lead to a career.
Location: SF 115
(818) 240-1000, ext. 5508
Garfield Noncredit CalWORKs
Location: Third floor of the Tropico Building, Garfield Campus
(818) 240-1000, ext. 5681
The GCC Career Center mission is to provide encouragement and guidance to students at various stages of the career development process, to inspire them to realize their full potential, and to prepare them for the dynamics of the modern work environment.
Location: SV 3rd Floor
(818) 240-1000 ext. 5407 or 5408
The CSD provides a comprehensive spectrum of services and accommodations, including the following: academic and personal counseling, disability assessment, adapted computer, technology and instruction, academic support and instruction, alternate media, adapted physical education, interpreter and note taking services, information and assistance to faculty collaboration with Department of Rehabilitation mobility assistance.
Eligibility Requirements: Verification of disability.
Center for Students with Disabilities
Location:San Fernando (SF) Complex
(818) 240-1000 ext. 5905
EOPS program serves students who have been affected by economic, language, social and educational barriers. The mission of the program is to facilitate the successful and timely completion of student goals and objectives through specialized services:
Counseling, priority registration, development of short and long-term student educational plan (SEP), College Orientation course (ST.DV. 100), Improving College Performance course (ST.DV. 141), financial support (book voucher and grant), university application fee waivers, special workshops, group counseling, and follow-up.
Location:SV 3rd Floor
(818) 240-1000 ext. 6900
Guardian Scholars is a supportive network that is committed to empower current and former Foster Youths achieve their academic, career, and personal goals. We encourage student growth and development through meaningful interactions during individual, group, and in class sessions. As a community, we help students obtain success throughout their collegiate journey.
(818) 240-1000 ext. 3520
Nursing Workshops are available through our Academic Counseling office. For information about the Nursing Program please attend a Nursing workshop.
The GCC Scholars Program has application periods for Fall and Spring admission. High-school seniors who will be graduating in Spring may apply to the program each year. The early deadline for priority registration is March 15; the final deadline is June 1. Applications are online at gccscholars.com. The minimum eligibility requirements for high-school graduates include a 3.25 unweighted GPA and successful completion of college preparatory coursework. All applicants must take the Glendale College Assessment Exams in Math and English, and they must place in English 101.
Current GCC or other college students who have at least 2 semesters remaining before transfer, have maintained a 3.0 GPA, and have placed into or completed English 101, may also apply to Scholars.
Glendale College’s student equity plan focuses on increasing access, course completion, ESL and basic skills completion, degrees, certificates and transfer for all students as measured by success indicators linked to the CCC Student Success Scorecard, and other measures developed in consultation with local colleges. “Success indicators” are used to identify and measure areas for which disadvantaged populations may be impacted by issues of equal opportunity. Title 5 regulations specify that colleges must review and address the following populations when looking at disproportionate impact: American Indians or Alaskan natives, Asians or Pacific Islanders, Blacks, Hispanics, Whites, men, women, and persons with disabilities (§54220(d)). The State Budget trailer bill, SB 860 (2014) added requirements to address foster youth, veterans and low income students.
La Comunidad & Black Scholars
Location: San Fernando Complex (SF 122)
(818) 240-1000 ext. 3520
Transfer counselors will help make the transfer process as simple as possible and make sure you are aware of all your college options. They will provide you with the best strategies to get you admitted into the college of your choice through counseling, workshops, advising sessions with university representatives, campus tours, and transfer fairs.
Location: SV 3rd floor
(818) 240-1000 ext. 5442
Veteran services are provided through the Office of Admissions and Records and Veteran Resource Center. Here, the veterans' staff provides assistance to veterans and eligible dependents in qualifying for educational benefits and in planning educational programs
Veterans Resource Center
(818) 240-1000 ext. 3360 or ext. 5309