Jump Start

JUMP START YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE WHILE STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL

Summer @GCC Free Classes for High School Students

 

  • Receive College Credit
  • Free Tuition 
  • Free Parking Permit
  • Free Textbooks (limited funding available each semester)

WHAT IS JUMP START?
Jump Start is an early college enrollment opportunity allowing high school students the opportunity to take college classes at Glendale Community College, while still enrolled in high school. (It is important to note that Jump Start classes are not designed to replace high school classes. GCC grants only college credit for Jump Start classes.)

WHO CAN ATTEND? 
Any high school student who is making satisfactory progress towards high school graduation is eligible to apply and enroll in classes at GCC. Students must have cumulative 2.0 GPA.

HOW MANY UNITS CAN I TAKE?
Fall and Spring semester - Jump Start student can take up to 6 units
Summer and Winter sessions - Jump Start student can take up to 3 units; 

If students are interested in taking more units that allowed, they can petition to enroll in more courses through Admissions & Records by filling out this unit overload authorization form.

WHAT DOES IT COST?
GCC waives the tuition & student fee for eligible CA residents. A free parking permit is provided to students with a current driver's license. (*Non-Resident Fees may apply)

WHO CAN I SPEAK TO REGARDING CLASS RECOMMENDATIONS? 

You can speak to a counselor at the Welcome Center by calling 818 240- 1000 ext. 3031 or by emailing cdarin@glendale.edu or hnersisyan@glendale.edu. 

APPLY TO GCC

JUMP START REGISTRATION DATES:

 TERM   DATE
 Summer 2019
   Starting May 13, 2019
 Fall 2019    Starting June 10, 2019
 Winter 2020    Starting November 12, 2019
 Spring 2020    Starting December 16, 2019

 
HOW DO I PARTICIPATE?
You may contact Student Outreach Services at 240-1000 ext. 4SOS (4767), an Outreach staff member will assist you with enrollment information and will answer all of your questions.

Jump Start Enrollment Packet 2019-2020 (PDF) 

*If you are no longer a Jump Start student (attending GCC and High School at the same time) and have GRADUATED; you must RE-SUBMIT a new online admission application and change your status to a high school graduate. Make sure to input your GCC ID number when reapplying.

 

  Required Forms:

  1. Recommendation for Admission of Selected Students (pdf)
  2. Authorization and Consent for Treatment of a Minor (pdf)
  3. Add Form (pdf)
  4. Unofficial High School Transcripts (must reflect required 2.0 cumulative GPA)


Helpful Links:

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 Assessment Testing Schedule

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