Whether this is your first semester at Gulf Coast State College or you're a returning
student, we are glad you chose to start or complete your academic career with us.
Understand the Essentials
Get started on the right foot this semester by taking time to familiarize yourself
with the academic resources that will be important to you during your career.
The academic calendar helps you keep track of when to register for classes, class start dates, fees deadlines,
exam schedules, student breaks, when your grades will be available and other important
deadlines. You should keep this page bookmarked and check the dates frequently.
The events calendar helps you keep you up-to-date with campus and community events, club activities and
other important information to keep you in the loop.
Once logged into myGCSC, select the My Student Dashboard tile to search courses, register
for classes, check your financial aid status, pay/check bill, view grades, student
records, and more! The option to search and register for courses using College Scheduler
or Lighthouse (student portal) are available under “Registration” on My Student Dashboard.
If you are taking online classes, you will become familiar with Canvas, Gulf Coast’s
adopted online learning environment. Canvas is where you will review online course
lessons, interact with your professor and classmates, submit assignments, take exams,
and more. Visit Online Learning to learn more about Canvas and how to get started.
Gulf Coast’s Student Handbook contains a lot of information you may need when attending GCSC. You can find class
registration information, records and transcripts, key dates and deadlines, the Student
Code of Conduct and other policies that impact you, student advising, student resources
and campus services.
The Gulf Coast State College Catalog provides information about admissions procedures for Gulf Coast State College. This
includes things such as residency requirements for the State of Florida, academic
advising, degree requirements, courses and descriptions, academic standards, student
support services, tutoring, grades, the student portal and student email.
Whether you are in a degree program or a certificate program at Gulf Coast State College,
your area of study falls under a specific division. Learn more about your division
by clicking on their sites below.
Ration of Students with diverse backgrounds in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation
among other traits.
Average Student Age
Student's average age while taking classes at Gulf Coast State College.
First Time in College
First time student has attended college at any age.
Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs,
activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national
origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation,
gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions
or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all
complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment
Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.