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Academic Advising

Summer 2017 Registration

The college uses a tiered system of registration. That means students who have acquired the most credits are permitted to register first (students with 12 + or more credits, 0-11 credits, etc). Online registration begins at 8 am. These credits must be earned credits:

  • 12 + credits/higher earned - February 7, 2017
  • 0-11 credits/higher earned - February 9, 2017
  • Open enrollment begins February 14, 2017*
    (new students*, early college, guests)

Fall 2017 Registration

  • 12+ credits/higher earned - March 14, 2017
  • 0-11 credits/higher earned - March 16, 2017
  • Open enrollment begins March 22, 2017*

        (new students*, early college, guests)

*New students will be invited to attend new student orientation

To search for available courses, you can use the easy-to-use Internet tool or login to your Online Center.

Tuition Due Date Calendar

Department Faculty Advising

Need to connect to a GRCC faculty advisor in your major? Check the department advisor list. Many faculty are available to assist you with planning your schedule, offer career advice and answer your transfer questions.                                                                      

2016/2017 Department Advising information below:

Automotive Biological Sciences Business
Computer Info Systems Criminal Justice Culinary
Dental Auxiliaries Education & Child Development English
Exercise Sciences Language & Thought Manufacturing
Mechanical/Architectural Music Nursing
Physical Sciences Psychology Occupational Therapy
Radiologic Technology Social Sciences Theater
Visual Arts    


Counselor Role

The counselors in Counseling and Career Development are trained to assist students with:

  • Personal Counseling
  • Occupational Exploration/Career Development
  • Crisis Management
  • Goal Setting

Advisor Role

The advisors in the Academic Advising & Transfer Center are trained to assist students with:

  • Academic Orientation
  • Academic Advising & Course Selection
  • Transfer Planning & Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) Completion
  • Graduation Planning & Unofficial Graduation Audits