Be Storm Ready

Operations go remote; registration continues online

Galveston College officials continue to monitor Tropical Storms Laura and Marco as they develop in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.

Out of an abundance of caution for students, faculty and staff, all academic and campus operations will take place remotely beginning Tuesday, Aug. 25. On-campus classes and operations will resume once it is determined safe to do so.

Students, faculty and staff should be prepared to evacuate should conditions warrant.

Students can register for fall 2020 classes online via their Whitecaps portal or by contacting the Counseling and Advising Center at or (409) 944-4242.

As conditions are updated, information regarding the storm and campus operations will continue to be communicated via Galveston College email and Whitecaps email, the college’s website,, Galveston College social media and the local news media.