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Gavilan College winter and spring enrollment now open

First-year students who graduated from a California high school may be eligible for free tuition.

Information provided by Gavilan College.

The enrollment period for Winter and Spring classes at Gavilan College is now open. The schedule of available classes is posted online here.

Winter intersession classes run from Jan. 2, 2019 to Jan. 25, 2019. Spring semester runs from Jan. 28, 2019 to May 24, 2019. The Aviation Maintenance Technology program begins Jan. 10, 2019.

Different categories of students are invited to enroll according to the Priority Registration schedule. For example, Foster Youth, Homeless Youth, Military Veterans, and students participating the CalWORKs, Adapted Education Center, or Extended Opportunities Programs and Services are able to enroll in the first Priority on Nov. 26 and 27. Students who miss their Priority enrollment period may enroll at any time after that, according to a recent press release.

Gavilan College offers classes at five locations as well as online: the main campus is in Gilroy, with additional instructional sites at the Briggs Building in downtown Hollister, San Jose's Coyote Valley, Morgan Hill and San Martin (aviation only).

Gavilan College offers academic programs leading to Associate in Arts (AA) degrees, Associate in Science (AS) degrees, Associate in Arts for Transfer (AAT), and Associate in Science for Transfer (AST) degrees. The AAT and AST degrees provide a pathway to transfer to California State University, University of California, and private universities, the press release said.

Career programs leading to degrees, certificates and employment are offered in Administration of Justice, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Business and Accounting, Child Development, Cosmetology, Computer Science, Digital Media, Drone Technology, HVAC,  Nursing, and Water Resources Management.

Not-for-credit career programs include phlebotomy, Veterinary Technology, Dental Assisting and Pharmacy Technology. Noncredit instruction is offered in English as a Second Language (ESL) and GED preparation.


Winter / Spring Priority Registration Dates

PRIORITY 1: Nov. 26-27

CalWORKS, AEC, EOPS, Foster Youth, Homeless Youth, Veterans (see notes below for additional eligibility criteria)

PRIORITY 2: Nov. 28

Athletes, MESA, Puente, TRIO (see notes below for additional eligibility criteria), College Promise (Gavilan & California)

PRIORITY 3: Nov. 29 to Dec. 4

Continuing, new to college who have completed orientation/placement/ed plan, GECA (see notes below for additional eligibility criteria)

PRIORITY 4: Dec. 5

New to college students (first semester) and beyond who have not completed orientation/placement/ed plan

PRIORITY 5: Dec. 6

Returning, Transfer, Probation 2, Academically Dismissed, High School (except GECA)

ALL: Dec. 6 to beginning of term

Eligible Continuing students during Priority 1, 2, or 3 registration must be in good academic standing e.g. not on probation for two consecutive semesters or dismissal and have less than 100 earned units total excluding 30 units basic skills or ESL classes, the press release said.

New to college students for Winter/Spring 2019 who are eligible for Priority 2 or 3 must have completed orientation and have a math/English placement and an education plan to be eligible for priority registration. Those who have not successfully completed a orientation, placement and an education plan may enroll during Priority 4 registration which starts on Dec 5.



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