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Welcome to the online home of the department of counseling and advising. We offer wide variety of services to help you with your college experience. For many students at this college, we provide academic advising. We can help students to decide which courses they need, which degree to work towards, and which major would best help them to meet their goals. We can also provide advice and testing to help students determine the right career options for them. We also have three trained mental health experts on staff to help students who are suffering from mental issues such as stress, depression, or anxiety.

Counseling Center Staff

Director of Counseling and Advising
Counselor

JoAnn Garrier
(620)276-9635

Counselor/Student Support Services Advisor
Brian Weber
(620)275-3219
Athletics Academic Advisor

Jake Ripple
(620)276-9620

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday:
8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Steps for Successful Enrollment

  1. Apply for admission - before your first semester only
  2. Apply for financial aid - once a year
  3. Take a placement exam (Compass / ACT / Asset) - before your first semester - you can retest on the Compass test here up to twice a year
  4. Speak to an academic advisor to fill out an enrollment form - you can speak to one of our counselors or a faculty advisor for your major
  5. Bring your enrollment form to the registrar's office
  6. Pick up your schedule and set up a payment plan in the business office

Information for Faculty Advisors

If you are a faculty member and are trying to learn more about academic advising, you can find out more about this process on our advisor page.

Emergency Information

If you are considering commiting suicide or if you are concerned someone else may be considering suicide, you can find out more information on the resources we have available to help you on our suicide prevention page.

If you are concerned that someone may become a threat to the safety of people on this campus, please contact our campus Safety Assessment Team. You can find out more on our Safety Assessment Team page.

If someone on campus is in the act of harming himself/herself or others on campus, call campus security at (620) 272-6828 or dial 911

Links

Mental Health Screening
http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening
Keyword: GCCCwellness