Galveston College Beacon

Early registration underway at Galveston College

Early registration for the spring 2021 semester is underway at Galveston College. Students are encouraged to register early to get the classes they need – when they need them. The spring semester begins Jan. 19.

Registration hours are from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday in the Counseling and Advising Center on the first floor of Moody Halllll. Returning students can register on their Whitecaps portal at

To view the spring 2021 schedule of classes,

Students have five course-delivery options that fit their preferred learning styles and comfort levels:

  • face-to-face instruction,
  • hybrid synchronous (a combination of face-to-face and Zoom meetings),
  • hybrid asynchronous (a combination of face-to-face and traditional online instruction),
  • online synchronous via Zoom,
  • traditional online internet instruction, or
  • a combination of the options.

Not all classes are offered in all five course-delivery methods.

To meet with an advisor, contact the Counseling and Advising Center at or schedule an appointment on the QLess app on a mobile phone or on the kiosks in Moody Hall to avoid the wait.

Financial aid and Galveston College scholarships are available. Contact the Galveston College Financial Aid office at for information.

Students registering now also have access to a new FACTS monthly payment plan option. Payments may be made via e-Cashier by automatic bank payment or credit card. Additional information is on the Whitecaps portal.

For more information, call (409) 944-4242 or email for details.