Register for Continuing Education Courses

Register Online

*Some programs require in-person application or additional documents to complete the process

Paper Application

Download our Application Mail, drop off, or email it in to us

Payment Plans

If eligible, sign up for payment plan here** You must have a Whitecaps Email Set up first to Pay**

 

How to Use Our Online Registration
  1. Click “Register Online” icon, above
  2. Select your topic (to see all available classes leave blank)
  3. Check the course you wish to register, click “SUBMIT
  4. Fill out your “Personal Identification” information and check box to certify
  5. Confirm your selection
  6. Pay for your class:
    1. Select drop down menu>“Register Now” and Enter your Payment Type and click “SUBMIT
    2. Confirm Balance Amount
    3. You will be redirected to a secure payment screen
    4. Enter your Credit Card information and click “SUBMIT
How to Register in Person
You may register in person by coming to the Continuing Education Office located on the first floor of Moody Hall. Tuition and fees must be paid upon registration. We are open Monday through Friday from 8 am–5 pm. Beginning May 12th, we are on our summer hours and open from 7:30-6:00pm Monday through Thursday. We are closed on Fridays during the summer.
How to Register Over the Phone
You may register over the phone by calling the Continuing Education Office at 409-944-1344. Payments can be made with a valid Master Card, Visa, Discover Card or American Express. We are open Monday through Friday from 8 am – 5 pm.
How to Register by Fax
You may fax your completed registration form (this form is available on our website) to 409-944-1501, Attn: CE Dept. This is available 24-hours a day. Please include your valid Master Card, Visa, Discover Card or American Express card information including expiration.
How to Register by Mail
Complete the registration form and send payment for tuition and fees to: Galveston College Continuing Education Registration 4015 Avenue Q Galveston, Texas 77550 Please do not send cash.
Information about Payment Plans
All tuition and fees must be paid at the time of registration. We accept cash, checks and credit cards. Not all program courses are eligible for a payment plan. Only balances greater than $500 in the following programs (EKG, Phlebotomy, Patient Care Tech, Pipefitting, Massage Therapy, Nurse Aide, RN Refresher, Cisco- IT, & Logistics) are eligible to enroll in our payment plans. If you wish to set up a payment plans you cannot register online, you must come into the CE offices to register. Once you have registered, you may click on the link above (you will need the following: Student ID # and your Bank/Credit Card information). You can arrange a payment plan for some courses by clicking on this link and accessing Nelnet. There are specific deadlines for signing up for our payment. Quarter-Sign up Period Payment Drafting Dates Q1-07/01 to 09/25 2 payments on 10/5 & 11/5 Q1-09/26 to 10/25 1 payment on 11/15/ Q2-10/01 to 12/23 2 payments on 01/05 & 02/05 Q2-12/24 to 01/25 1 payments on 2/5 Q2-01/26 to 02/25 2 payments on 03/05 & 04/05 Q3-01/01 to 03/25 3 payment on 4/5 & 5/5 Q3-03/28 to 04/27 1 payments on 5/5 Q4-04/01 to 06/23 2 payments on 7/5 & 8/5 Q4-6/24 to 07/27 1 payment on 08/05 Our payment plans require that you make a deposit of 50% of the tuition owed with the remaining balance to be paid out over either one or two months. In registering you will need to select the Quarter in which the class begins. This can be found on your registration confirmation sheet. Students must complete all payments prior to receiving credit for the course, and must be signed up for the payment plan prior to class starting. Only approved courses with balances over $500 are eligible for the payment plan. If you have any problems in setting up the payment plan and registering online, please come into the CE offices and we can assist you. To make a payment plan

 

  1. Log into Whitecaps portal (See Direction below)
  2. Under quicklinks, click on the link that says. “Sign up for FACTS payment plan”
  3. Click on Procced to Processor and follow the directions on the screen.
  4. Deadlines do apply, and are typically prior to a semester starting. For Payment Plan assistance call 800-609-8056 or visit the Galveston College Business Office

 

How do I log into my Whitecaps Portal?

The Whitecaps Portal can be accessed from any page on the Galveston College Website. It is located at the top of each page. In order to log in, you will need a username and password. Your username is GC plus your seven-digit student ID number and your initial password was sent to you in a separate email. (See examples below). Username: Your username is GC plus your seven-digit student ID number (EX: GC0123456) Password: Your password is sent in an email from the IT Department   If you are experiencing issues logging into the Whitecaps Portal or having other technical difficulties please contact the IT helpdesk at helpdesk@gc.edu or call 409-944-1352.

How do I log into my Whitecaps Portal?
The Whitecaps Portal can be accessed from any page on the Galveston College Website. It is located at the top of each page. In order to log in, you will need a username and password. Your username is GC plus your seven-digit student ID number and your initial password was sent to you in a separate email. (See examples below). Username: Your username is GC plus your seven-digit student ID number (EX: GC0123456) Password: Your password is sent in an email from the IT Department     If you are experiencing issues logging into the Whitecaps Portal or having other technical difficulties please contact the IT helpdesk at helpdesk@gc.edu or call 409-944-1352.
CE Policies
Register online at www.gc.edu/CEregister Please register at least one week prior to class start date. Tuition and fees must be paid upon registration. Students must complete registration five business days prior to a course starting. Students can register online at www.gc.edu/CEregister with a valid MasterCard, Visa, Discover Card, or American Express. You may register in person by coming to the Continuing Education Office located on the first floor of Moody Hall, at 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, TX 77550. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm.

You may register over the phone by calling the Continuing Education Office at 409-944-1344. You may fax your completed registration form (this form is available on our website) to 409-944-1501, Attn: CE Dept. This is available 24 hours a day. You may mail your registration form and send payment for tuition and fees to Galveston College, Continuing Education Registration, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas 77550. Please do not send cash.

Senior Discounts: Classes listed with an “*” are eligible for a 50% senior discount for those over the age of 65 and who live in-district. This discount is applied upon registration.

Changes: Class Cancellations, Room Changes, and Rescheduling: Courses with low enrollment prior to a start date are canceled prior to the start date. Students will be notified by phone or email when a class they are enrolled in has been canceled; however, we are sometimes unable to reach everyone. A refund of 100% is automatically processed upon cancellation of classes. To help avoid cancellations PLEASE REGISTER AT LEAST A WEEK PRIOR TO THE START DATE, and encourage your friends to register with you. Occasionally, canceled courses are rescheduled for a later start date, and you will be notified by phone when the opportunity presents itself. In the event of a class room change notice of the room change will be posted on the Continuing Education doors and the classroom that was originally listed.

It is recommended that students register and pay within the 5 days before the start of class to ensure that the class makes and their position in it is secure. Special circumstances will need approval of the Director of CE

Refunds: Refunds prior to the start of class will be 100%. Refund requests should be made in person or by phone to 409-944-1344. Refund requests must be received during normal business hours and at least one business day prior to the start date of the class. When a class is canceled you will be refunded the full course amount. it can take up to two weeks for this to be processed. There are NO REFUNDS GIVEN AFTER A COURSE HAS BEGUN. There are NO REFUNDS for ED2GO, ProTrain, or Language Authority online courses.

Parking: All students must have a valid GC parking sticker, (please pick up in the Media Center Rm: R-120) Visitors to campus must park in the visitors parking lot at the corner of Avenue Q and 39th St. Unpermitted cars parked in the Moody lot will be towed.

Student ID Cards- Visitors: Enrolled students are required to posses a valid student ID card. These may be obtained in the Media Center (Rm: R-120) once you have your payment receipt. Visitors to campus and those who are only here for a short contract training class must display a visitor name tag on their person. These are available in the CE offices or from your instructor.

Smoke Free Campus: Galveston College is a smoke free campus. Smoking (including e-cigs) is strictly prohibited in all buildings on the campus grounds and parking areas.

Classroom Conduct: Students are expected to conduct themselves in the classroom and/or laboratory in a manner that is conducive to good academic progress. Failure to comply with the lawful direction of a faculty member, teaching assistant or instructor may be a disruption for all students enrolled in the class. Disruptive conduct is considered a serious offense. Faculty reserve the right to remove a student from a class for just cause. Students removed may be referred to the VP of Student Services for disciplinary action.

Cell Phone Use: Cell phone use is strictly prohibited during all class/lab sessions. In an emergency, please step outside to avoid disruption.

FERPA: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), was established to protect the privacy rights of all students. FERPA specifies the types of student information which can be released to the public without a student’s expressed consent and specifies the persons and agencies that may receive other information, which according the FERPA, a college may release to the public without a student’s permission and is referred to as “Directory Information.” The information included in the FERPA definition includes name, address, telephone, date and place of birth, degrees earned, date, major, and field of study, academic classification, dates of attendance, number of semester hours in progress and attained to date, previous high school and college attended, and weight and height of members of athletic teams. Students may request that Galveston College withhold their directory information from the general public. To do so, students must fill out the appropriate form with the Admissions Office.

Record Of Completion And CEU’s: Nationally recognized CEU’s may be awarded on certain approved occupation-related courses. One CEU is awarded for every 10 contact hours. All courses will be given a Certificate of Completion. It is up to the individual student to see if these courses are eligible for CEU’s.

Student Handbook and Planner

Contact: Continuing Education Department

CE@gc.edu

409-944-1344

Register online

Regular Hours

Monday & Tuesday 
8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

*CE hours M-F

8 am to 5 pm

Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday
 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday
Closed