Great Basin College enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. Educational, cultural, and related economic needs of the multicounty service area are met through programs of university transfer, applied science and technology, business and industry partnerships, developmental education, community service, and student support services in conjunction with certificates and associate and select baccalaureate degrees.
GBC is a comprehensive community college that provides educational opportunities to over 3,800 students across 86,500 square miles, in ten of Nevada's largest counties bordering five states. The main campus in Elko is home to an educational community that attracts students interested in a residential college experience. Satellite facilities are located in over a dozen communities across the college's service area.
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While many college and high school students use the summer months to take vacations and work, GBC would like to remind students that summer is a perfect time to better prepare yourself for taking classes in the Fall semester.
For new and returning students, it’s never too late to enroll in classes and meet with an advisor to begin planning your success at GBC. All students can enroll in classes until the first day of class, unless the class is full.
From registration to declaring a major, the Admission Advising and Career Center is a one-stop shop.
“We can help any student through the process, whether new or returning,” said Charlene Mitchel, GBC student advisor.“ To many the enrollment and planning process becomes second nature, and we forget what it’s like to be 18-years-old or a returning adult learner. That’s what we’re here for.”
Alongside planning your program of study, GBC advisors also assist with finding other college services that will be helpful to you, including financial aid, tuition planning, scholarships, placement testing, career counseling, student housing and more.
High school students in Elko, Eureka, White Pine, Nye, Lander, Lincoln, Pershing and Humboldt counties can also begin enrolling in classes to receive college and high school credit simultaneously.
Interested high school students should fill out the same online application for GBC admission found at the link listed in the Steps to Register below.
They should also access the Special Admissions Form for High School Students, the Information Release for High School Students, and High School Permission Form, which must be signed by a high school counselor or principal. All these forms are available at http://www.gbcnv.edu/admissions/dualcredit/. For more information, contact your high school counselor or the GBC Director of Continuing Education, Angie de Braga at 775.753.2231.
Below are steps all students can follow when registering for the Fall semester. The Fall 2015 semester begins August 31 and ends December 11.
Great Basin College is a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education and governed by the Board of Regents. The college is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
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Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!
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