Thursday, December 9, 2021

Open registration for spring 2022 semester at Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges

 

Spring semester is just a calendar page away at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges and employees are at the ready to help students register for classes.

Whether face to face or via Zoom, staff is eager is provide extra guidance to enroll.

Open enrollment has started for the new semester, which begins Jan. 31 with a multitude of courses, including about half that are online, and many with zero textbook costs. Open registration has also started for intersession classes, offered Jan. 4-29.


The cost of the courses is $46 per unit, with most classes offering three units of college credit. Online registration continues through Jan. 29 for spring 2022 classes via WebAdvisor.

Grossmont College has an enrollment help desk, where new and continuing students can speak with an outreach ambassador or counselor at drop-in Zoom meetings offered daily. For those preferring in-person help, enrollment assistance is available 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon on Fridays in Building 10

The District has continued to prioritize public health and safety. All students enrolled in on-campus classes or seeking in-person services must be fully vaccinated or secure an approved exemption. More information is available at the District’s COVID-19 News and Resources webpage.

At Cuyamaca College, a virtual Student Help Center provides a wide assortment of referral services, including Admission and Records. Videos in Spanish and Arabic are also posted, providing information on how to register. For in-person assistance, enrollment workshops in English and Arabic are scheduled for 4-6 p.m. Thursday, December 9 and Wednesday, Jan 19. A third workshop in English and Arabic is set for noon-2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20. All workshops will be held in the English as a Second Language lab in B-154. Additional enrollment assistance is offered in the Admissions and Records office in the One-Stop Student Center near the Fury Lane entrance. Hours are from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Fridays.

First-time college students may be eligible for two years of free tuition at Grossmont or Cuyamaca College through the Grossmont-Cuyamaca College Promise. Promise students must attend full-time, complete an onboarding program, and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA as a full-time student. Learn more at mycollegepromise.net.

Financial aid options are also available at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges, including the California College Promise Grant offering fee waivers for low-income students.

Both colleges are also offering a growing number of classes with free textbooks. Look for courses with the “ZTC” (zero textbook costs) designations in the class schedules.

With more than 2,400 class offerings, students have an abundant selection to consider. General education classes from Anthropology to Theatre Arts are available at both colleges.

 Career education classes specific to each college are also available, including automotive technology at Cuyamaca College, as well as Center for Water Studies, formerly called Water-Wastewater Studies. The center prepares students for work in the water industry including at water treatment plants and public water utilities. Computer and Information Science, Graphic Design, CADD Technology, Paralegal Studies, Child Development, Environmental Health and Safety Management, Ornamental Horticulture, Real Estate, and Surveying round out Cuyamaca’s career education programs.

Grossmont College’s career education courses include Culinary Arts, Child Development, Administration of Justice, Nursing and other allied health programs.

For more information on applying and enrolling, as well as financial aid, go to https://www.gcccd.edu/now/.

 

 

 

 

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