GCC College Catalog

About GCC

GCC serves the four-county “GLOW” area with its main campus in Batavia in Genesee County, and six campus centers located in the surrounding counties of Livingston (Lima, Dansville), Orleans (Albion, Medina) and Wyoming (Arcade, Warsaw). You can learn more about the College’s unique history, Mission, Vision and five-year Strategic Plan, or review GCC’s Academic Calendar, and obtain door-to-door directions to any campus location.

About GCC


As an open admissions college, there is no cost to apply to GCC. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about the admissions process including an Enrollment Checklist and the opportunity to create your own Information Packet based on your own interests and needs. 


Transfer Opportunities

GCC has numerous dual and joint admission agreements with many four-year colleges and universities offering seamless transfer opportunities. Explore the many transfer prospects through the interactive Transfer Center website which is continuously updated.

Transfer Services

Student Support & Information

The information provided in this section is all focused on student success and engagement. GCC’s active Center for Academic Progress provides free tutoring and testing services, and the Counseling, Wellness and Child Care Centers all work together to assist students in achieving their goals. Read about College Village, the student residence community located adjacent to the Batavia Campus, and bookmark this section for the important Student Handbook.

Student Support & Information

College Directory

Use the search tool in the College Directory to locate a program or person you’re trying to reach. You can also review the College’s administration including those serving on the Board of Trustees, Cabinet and the roster of the GCC Foundation Board of Directors.

Search the Directory

GCC Facilities

Throughout its history, GCC has maintained an outstanding learning environment. From the Conable Technology Building featuring the offices of The BEST Center (workforce development) to Genesee Center for the Arts with the Stuart Steiner Theatre and the Roz Steiner Art Gallery, as well as the Student Union, the high-tech Alfred C. O’Connell Library or the six campus centers, we invite you to take a virtual tour of GCC’s facilities.

Take a Virtual Tour

Degree and Certificate Programs

GCC offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs, including over 15 that can be completed 100% online. Most Degree and Certificate Programs feature online or hybrid courses, and at least 50% of the program can be completed without attending class at a campus center location! Find a program that interests you, and you'll have access to the curriculum worksheet, list of learning outcomes, job opportunities after completing the program, and our key faculty.

Academic Programs

Academic Information

Read about GCC’s academic processes such as the important dates and deadlines, online learning, President’s and Dean’s List honors, grading practices, adding and withdrawing from courses, and also earning credit through Proficiency Examination.

Academic Information

College Policies and Procedures

From transcript requests to graduation, how to stay in good academic standing or file a student appeal, this section covers important college procedures and policies.

Policies and Procedures

Financing Your Education

Everything you need to know about financial aid is available in this section. With 85% of GCC students receiving some form of financial aid, topics include tuition and fees, forms, work study opportunities, grants, scholarships, student accounts, refunds, appeals and loans. The interests and needs of adult learners, veterans and Native Americans and much more is also covered.

Financial Aid