Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Events at GCC

  • Accepted Student Day

    Wednesday July 18 1:00pm-3:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Join other accepted students to take the next step in making GCC your college. Steps to enroll: Apply for admission, complete your FAFSA, make an appointment for placement testing, meet with an advisor, and register for class. RSVP online!

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    Nursing Programs Information Session

    Wednesday July 18 5:00pm-6:00pm

    E128

    A special info session presented by GCC’s Assistant Dean of Nursing. Come learn about our associate degree in nursing and our certificate in practical nursing, as well as opportunities to earn a bachelor’s degree right here on campus.

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    Outdoor Leadership Program Info Session

    Wednesday July 25 4:30pm-6:00pm

    N102

    Join us for this free and fun 90 minute informational presentation about our unique Outdoor Leadership Program. OLP has been training students to become working outdoor professionals since 1980. Our graduates are highly sought after throughout the outdoor recreation and adventure education fields in Massachusetts, New England, and across the United States. Our graduates can be found working in such dynamic outdoor industries and careers as:

    • Climbing Gyms
    • Wilderness Guides
    • Outdoor Equipment Retail
    • Camps
    • Ski Areas
    • Rafting Companies
    • Challenge Courses
    • Outing Clubs
    • State and National Parks
    • Colleges & Universities
    • Wilderness Therapy
    • Cycle Touring
    • Kayak Guides
    • Tour Guides

    … and much more!

    Meet Outdoor Leadership Program Coordinator, Bob Tremblay. Visit the OLP classroom and the indoor climbing wall. Ask questions and get answers! Learn how to tie the safest knot in all of rock climbing!

    • Optional. Helps us locate a student record for you if you've ever taken a class or attended an info session at GCC.

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    Manufacturing Information & Application Session

    Monday August 6 3:00pm-5:00pm

    Franklin/Hampshire Career Center

    Are you looking for a career path in manufacturing? Training to be a machinist? Want upskilling courses in engineering technology? Attend an information session for students interested in exploring the world of manufacturing and learning the fundamentals that will prepare them for an entry level position in manufacturing, or as a precursor to the CNC Operator program. Veterans, women, unemployed, underemployed and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Learn about career opportunities, pathways and programs offered. Start the application process! RSVP online.

    RSVP: Manufacturing Training Info Session

    • Optional. Helps us locate a student record for you if you've ever taken a class or attended an info session at GCC.

     

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    Saturday Enrollment Day

    Saturday August 18 10:00am-3:00pm

    C103 Office of Admission

    We’re open extended hours to help you get started at GCC! Wherever you’re at in the enrollment process, we can help! Apply for admission or financial aid, take placement tests, even register! Current and new students are encouraged to attend.

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    New Student Orientation

    Monday August 20 4:00pm-8:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Attendance at an orientation event is required for new, matriculated GCC students and those who have had a break in attendance for more than two years. Join us to make connections with faculty, staff and other students and learn more about what to expect in college. Register online at gcc.mass.edu/orientation.

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    New Student Orientation

    Wednesday August 22 9:00am-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Attendance at an orientation event is required for new, matriculated GCC students and those who have had a break in attendance for more than two years. Join us to make connections with faculty, staff and other students and learn more about what to expect in college. Register online at gcc.mass.edu/orientation.

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    Welcome Back BBQ

    Wednesday September 12 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Core Patio

    Welcome back picnic to kick off the fall semester—featuring free food, Bart’s Ice Cream truck, entertainment and more!

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    Campus & Community Resource Fair

    Wednesday September 19 12:00am-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Join us for our annual Campus & Community Resource Fair. Campus clubs, departments, not-profit agencies, banks and local businesses from in and around Franklin County are invited to join us to showcase events, resources, volunteer opportunities, and available services.

    If your agency, club or department is interested in participating, please register online.

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    Mini Transfer Fair

    Thursday September 20 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Meet with transfer reps from Westfield State, Western New England University, Springfield College, Elms College, American International College and Bay Path University to learn about their many programs in the liberal arts and health sciences!

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    Halloween Party

    Wednesday October 31 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Core Patio

    Join us for our annual Halloween party! Free food & Halloween cupcakes, GCC Dance Department performance & costume contest.

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    Winter Celebration

    Wednesday December 5 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Student Activities hosts our annual party to celebrate the end of fall semester. Live musical performance by the GCC Music Department, free food and more.

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    Saturday Enrollment Day

    Saturday January 12 10:00am-3:00pm

    Core Lobby

    GCC is open extended hours for late enrollment. Apply, take placement tests, register for classes and more! To get started at GCC, new students should contact the Office of Admission, current students should contact the Advising Center.

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  • Accepted Student Day

    Wednesday July 18 1:00pm-3:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Join other accepted students to take the next step in making GCC your college. Steps to enroll: Apply for admission, complete your FAFSA, make an appointment for placement testing, meet with an advisor, and register for class. RSVP online!

    Nursing Programs Information Session

    Wednesday July 18 5:00pm-6:00pm

    E128

    A special info session presented by GCC’s Assistant Dean of Nursing. Come learn about our associate degree in nursing and our certificate in practical nursing, as well as opportunities to earn a bachelor’s degree right here on campus.

    • Thursday July 19Last day to drop/withdraw from credit classes – 75% refund (minus $20 reg fee)
    • Friday July 27No classes due to computer upgrades

      Reserved by IT for upgrades to campus equipment and infrastructure. No classes on this day.

    • Monday July 30Last day to drop/withdraw – No Record
    • Wednesday August 8Early Progress Reports due by 2pm
    • Wednesday August 15Last day to drop/withdraw with a grade of “W”
    • Thursday August 16New/Returning Student Orientation (Online)

      Attendance at an orientation event is required for new, matriculated GCC students and those who have had a break in attendance for more than two years. Join us to make connections with faculty, staff and other students and learn more about what to expect in college. Register online at gcc.mass.edu/orientation.

    • Saturday August 18Saturday Enrollment Day

      We’re open extended hours to help you get started at GCC! Wherever you’re at in the enrollment process, we can help! Apply for admission or financial aid, take placement tests, even register! Current and new students are encouraged to attend.

    • Monday August 20New Student Orientation

      Attendance at an orientation event is required for new, matriculated GCC students and those who have had a break in attendance for more than two years. Join us to make connections with faculty, staff and other students and learn more about what to expect in college. Register online at gcc.mass.edu/orientation.

    • Wednesday August 22New Student Orientation

      Attendance at an orientation event is required for new, matriculated GCC students and those who have had a break in attendance for more than two years. Join us to make connections with faculty, staff and other students and learn more about what to expect in college. Register online at gcc.mass.edu/orientation.

    • Thursday August 23Returning Student Orientation

      Attendance at an orientation event is required for new, matriculated GCC students and those who have had a break in attendance for more than two years. Join us to make connections with faculty, staff and other students and learn more about what to expect in college. Register online at gcc.mass.edu/orientation.

    • Tuesday August 28New/Returning Student Orientation (Online)

      Attendance at an orientation event is required for new, matriculated GCC students and those who have had a break in attendance for more than two years. Join us to make connections with faculty, staff and other students and learn more about what to expect in college. Register online at gcc.mass.edu/orientation.

    • Wednesday August 29Faculty on contract
    • Wednesday August 29Last day of classes
    • Thursday August 30Faculty Professional Half-Day (MCCC)
    • Thursday August 30GCC Community Breakfast and Opening Meeting
    • Friday August 31Final grades due by 10am

      Final grades due from faculty by this time; grades are generally posted to students' MyGCC accounts 48-72 hours after this deadline. For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar.

    • Monday September 3Labor Day – no day or evening classes
    • Tuesday September 4Day and evening classes begin
    • Friday September 7Applications for September graduation due in Enrollment Services

      Graduation applications can be downloaded and printed at the Registrar’s Office website. Forms must be completed in ink and returned to Enrollment Services (C103) no later than this date. You must complete an application for graduation whether or not you intend to participate in Commencement.

    • Monday September 10Last day to add day and evening classes
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