Student Services

Student resources are available in a variety of formats. Whether you are taking classes in person or online there is something for you! Reach out and make your needs known!
Department Services Offered Contact Information
Academic Advising Center & Transfer
gcc.mass.edu/advising
gcc.mass.edu/transfer
  • Developing an academic plan
  • Reviewing degree requirements
  • Making changes to your schedule
  • Adding or dropping classes
  • Listening to your needs and referring to resources
  • Advice & assistance in determining next steps for transfer to a four-year institution
  • Peer mentoring
Advisors are available virtually and in person. Fall 2021 hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Advisors can meet outside of these hours upon request.

Schedule appointments by calling (413) 775-1170 or by completing this form.

In-person walk-ins are welcome during open hours! Virtual drop-in advising is available Monday-Thursday, 12-4pm at our website.

Email advising@gcc.mass.edu for help!

Career Services
gcc.mass.edu/career-services
  • Develop career plans and goals
  • Conduct occupation research to inform career and education decision-making
  • Find job openings in job search engines and more
  • Prepare job search documents
  • Develop more effective job search strategies
  • Get Section 30/Training Opportunity Program (TOP) application support
Shannon Doran, Career Services Coordinator
careerservices@gcc.mass.edu
(413) 775-1160

To make a Career Services appointment, stop by the Academic Advising Center or call (413) 775-1170

Community Engagement
  • Mentoring Program offering general support for students (e.g., advice based on lived experience, support, encouragement etc.)
  • Weekly recovery meetings
Judy Raper, Associate Dean for Community Engagement
raperj@gcc.mass.edu

Counseling
gcc.mass.edu/wellness/counseling
  • Assists students with personal challenges
  • Offers one-on-one short term supportive counseling
  • Provides web-based counseling tips, and mental health information and resources
  • Refers & connects students to community resources
Emma Rawls, Counselor
rawlse@gcc.mass.edu
(413) 775-1337
Disability Services
gcc.mass.edu/ds
  • Verifies student eligibility for accommodations
  • Coordinates accommodations across campus
  • Refers & connects students to community resources
  • Provides consultation and training about disabilities for faculty and staff
Colleen Caffery, Coordinator of Disability Services
cafferyc@gcc.mass.edu
(413) 775-1812
Cindy Kunz, Learning Specialist
kunzc@gcc.mass.edu
(413) 775-1393
Fitness Center
gcc.mass.edu/fitness-center
  • One-on-one coaching: planning, technique, & meeting goals
  • Precor treadmill, elliptical, bike, & stepper; rowing machine
  • Cable-assisted machines & Smith machine
  • Full Olympic setups (x2) with bumper plates & Hexbar
  • Stretching/mobility area with TRX
  • Kettlebells, dumbbells (5-75lbs), ropes, & parallettes
Luke Johnson, Fitness Center Coordinator
johnsonl@gcc.mass.edu
(413) 775-1143
Located in East 106
Open Monday-Thursday, 9am-5:30pm
Food Pantry
gcc.mass.edu/food-pantry
  • Grab and go bags (pick-up on campus)
  • Grocery store gift cards for qualified patrons
  • Resources to support immediate and long-term food needs
foodpantry@gcc.mass.edu
Health Records
gcc.mass.edu/health-records
  • Verifies student compliance with Department of Public Health (DPH) and program-related immunization requirements
  • Guides students in meeting these health requirements
  • Provides copies of health records as requested by students
Lock boxes located in Office of Admissions & Registrar (C103) and outside the Health Records Office (N348)

 

Fax number: (413) 775-1434

Main office number: (413) 775-1430

Barbara Wroblewski, Coordinator wroblewskib@gcc.mass.edu
(413) 775-1432

Learning Support
  • Assists students with disabilities in the development of academic fluency skills such as organization & time management, study skills strategies and test preparation
Cindy Kunz, Learning Specialist
kunzc@gcc.mass.edu
(413) 775-1393
Library
gcc.mass.edu/library
  • Chat, phone, videoconference, and email reference and tech help from 10am-6pm M-F (or other times by appointment).
  • Hotspot and laptop loans via Technology Lending Library
  • Assist with any step of the research process:
    • Determining an appropriate topic
    • Organizing to begin the writing process
    • Finding/evaluating academic information
    • Citation assistance
  • Circulation of academic materials to meet course assignment needs
reference@gcc.mass.edu
Call: (413) 775-1831
Text: (413) 376-7706
Chat: gcc.mass.edu/library/ask
Math Studio
gcc.mass.edu/math/studio
  • Join a “community of learners” outside of the classroom
  • Students from beginning level to advanced courses work with and help each other
  • Receive assistance from math faculty
Peer Tutoring
gcc.mass.edu/tutoring
  • Helps students understand and manage course content, such as math, science, and languages
  • Helps students work through assignments, breaking them down into doable steps
  • Works with students to access online IT resources and navigate technology, such as Moodle
Montserrat Archbald, Scheduling
peer_tutoring@gcc.mass.edu
(413) 775-1330 (M-F, 9:30am-4:30pm)
Registrar
gcc.mass.edu/registrar
  • Transcripts
  • Enrollment verifications
  • Graduation certification
  • Major and advisor changes
registration@gcc.mass.edu
Phone: (413) 775-1807
Fax: (413) 775-1827
Lock box outside of C103
Student Activities
gcc.mass.edu/student-activities
  • Create or join a club
  • Participate in student governance
  • Attend educational, cultural, and social events
Mary McEntee, Coordinator of Student Activities
mcenteem@gcc.mass.edu
(413) 775-1203
Student IT Help Desk
gcc.mass.edu/helpdesk
  • Assistance logging into Moodle, email, or MyGCC account
  • Password resets
(413) 775-1356
Veterans, Military, & Dependents Services
gcc.mass.edu/veterans
  • Manages certification process of educational benefits related to military service
  • Refers & connects students to community resources for veterans, military personnel, and their dependents
Robert Vigneault, Veterans & Military Services Counselor
vigneaultr@gcc.mass.edu
Women’s Resource Center
gcc.mass.edu/wrc* Support is available to any student regardless of gender identity. *
  • Advocacy
  • Life coaching & planning
  • Financial assistance
  • Information & referrals such as:
    • Childcare
    • Federal/state benefits (e.g., TANF, SSI, EAEDC)
    • Food insecurity (e.g., SNAP)
    • Housing, medical, and legal aid
  • Resource research & networking
Rosemarie Freeland, Coordinator of Women’s Resource Center
freeland@gcc.mass.edu
(413) 775-1114