I am pleased to welcome you to Gateway Community College (GCC).

Within this website you will find a wealth of information about the college, over 90 degree and certificate programs, policies and procedures, and all of the specifics you will need to navigate your time at GCC, from admission to graduation.

The college website is an important resource and reference during your time at the college. This website provides a comprehensive review of our excellent academic programs and courses, expansive student activities, and the wealth of resources and opportunities available at GCC. It also gives you information about faculty, staff and administration and provides an overview of policy and procedures, but there is so much more to offer during your time at GCC. The faculty, staff and administration are deeply committed to providing the support and encouragement that every student on the GCC campus needs, with an unwavering commitment to helping each student successfully realize their academic goals.

Here at GCC you will find a microcosm of the greater community, with all of the variety in age, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, religion, and culture that our state has to offer. During your time at the college you will make new friends and embark on new experiences that will forever change your life. Our campus is a safe place where mutual respect and appreciation for our differences are expected and the college experience is enhanced for everyone.

I strongly encourage you to participate in campus life. Attend workshops, interact with our exceptional faculty, engage in lectures, and become involved with on-campus clubs and organizations. In doing so, you will quickly realize that you are embarking on a life changing experience that will expand your horizons and provide a foundation for your academic and personal growth.

While studying at GCC you will spend each day in a modern, state-of-the-art, light-filled campus that offers the latest technologies throughout its smart classrooms, computer labs, and tech labs, which simulate the real-world working environment. GCC students also have access to all of the benefits of studying in a historic college town, including access to world-class museums, art galleries, theatres, and year-around cultural activities—all within walking distance.

We are committed to providing you with the education and skills you will need to meet the demands of the business and professional community, making you valuable in the workplace. Whether you’re attending GCC to earn credits for an employment opportunity, or to transfer to a four-year institution, or brushing up on skills for professional development or personal enrichment, you will find the programs to help you realize your dreams and ambitions, and the people to help you get there.

I hope you will make the most of your time at Gateway Community College and I look forward to seeing you at Commencement when you have completed your studies with us.

Thomas Coley, Ph.D.
Acting President, Gateway Community College
Regional President, CSCU Shoreline-West