Student Affairs

Student Affairs

Mission

Student Affairs provides comprehensive programs and services integral to the support of the educational process. These programs and services promote student engagement, equal access and retention, and enable student to identify and achieve their educational and career goals. The Division of Student Affairs is committed to providing quality programs, resources and services which promote student development, learning and success to a diverse population in support of the college’s mission.

Student Affairs is comprised of two main areas: Enrollment Management and Student Development. The Division also has oversight relatinships with third party agencies that provide services within the college.

Enrollment Management

The Admissions Office provides information to a diverse population about educational opportunities at Gateway Community College. We facilitate and implement the admissions process, and assist students in making program choices to pursue their career, educational and personal goals.

The Records Office coordinates registration services and assists students in accessing and maintaining their academic history. 

The Financial Aid Office works with students to provide access to higher education by minimizing economic barriers.  The office works with students to apply for financial aid and provides financing options through state and federal grants, college loans, work-study and scholarships.

Student Development

The Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs, a student-centered offices, values participatory decision making, self-directed activity, and the open exchange of ideas. Through service to the campus community in student leadership and athletics, we foster interactive and developmental experiences in leadership and social responsibility. Furthermore, we enhance the academic experience through an extensive array of cultural, educational, recreational, social, and leadership programs.

The programs and services of Student Conduct and Civility are coordinated directly out of the Office of Student Development. This area is responsible for supporting the code of Student Conduct and helping to promote civility and responsible behavior on the campus.

The Student Disabilities Services Office at Gateway Community College is committed to promoting equal access to education for students with disabilities in an environment that respects and values their differences and encourages self-advocacy and self-determination.

The Center for Student and Families (CSF) at Gateway Community College promotes the economic well-being of students through integrated academic/career support, income/work support and financial services support.

The Student Success Center houses several offices from the Student Affairs Division:

Career Services exists to educate and empower students and alumni throughout their lifelong career development journey. We provide personalized and innovative services, resources and technology that ultimately prepares students to make optimal use of their knowledge, skills and abilities in order to compete globally for the career they deserve.

The mission of Counseling is to work in partnership with the college community to foster and enhance the learning process.

The Mission of Veterans Services is to support reservists, active duty military and veteran students by processing educational benefits, providing information and resources, and assisting students to develop and meet their educational and career goals.

 

The Center for Educational Services provides academic support services for students, including tutorial assistance and placement testing. 

Third Party Agencies

CONNTAC: The mission of Connecticut Talen Assistance Cooperative (CONNTAC) is to promote and expand equal educational access and opportunity for Connecticut residents. CONNTAC advocates issues and provides support services for residents from low-income, first generation educational backgrounds to give them reasonable, realistic opportunities to succeed and be empowered socially and economically.

Hill Health Center: The Cornell Scott Hill Health Center offers primary medical, behavioral/mental Health, gynecology, and other wellness services, such as immunizations, to the Gateway Community.

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