Admissions

GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 16

Admissions 4. Applicants must show documented evidence that they have

adequate financial reserves to cover the expenses of attending

Gogebic for one academic year.

5. Official transcripts or certificates of all subjects taken and

the specific grades earned in each for secondary school and

college studies must be provided. These documents must be

written in English or accompanied by certified English

translations.

6. Proof of health insurance must be provided.

--Audit Applicants Students seeking to exclusively audit classes

must complete and follow all regular and special application

procedures appropriate to their admission status. Permission to

audit a course is given by the Dean of Students and the course

instructor. Priority in registration will be given to students who are

registering for credit.

SPECIAL ADMISSION STATUS

Applicants who have not completed the usual admissions

requirements or who do not meet regular admission requirements

but desire to take a limited course load in a given semester

may do so as special students upon approval from the Dean of

Students.

--Dual Enrollment High school students who can demonstrate

academic readiness for college level courses through college

approved measurement instruments may be admitted to Gogebic

Community College courses. This demonstration includes scoring

into college level course work on one of the following placement

tests: EXPLORE, PLAN, ACT, Accuplacer, MME, PSAT, or SAT

with the appropriate qualifying scores. All dual enrolled students

must also have written approval from their high school prior to

being registered for college courses.

--Early College This is a five-year high school program designed

to allow high school students to earn a high school diploma and an

associate’s degree or substantial college credit through an

additional fifth year of study, provided that they meet the minimum

requirements in English and Math on any one of a series of tests

set by the state of Michigan and depending on their program of

study.

--Guest Applicants Guest applicants (students who are enrolled

primarily at another college or a university and wish to take a

limited number of courses at GCC) must submit a guest

application form supplied by the Registrar’s Office of the college

they are attending. A non-refundable application fee of $10 is

required (one- time fee). A guest application is valid for one

semester only. Students must provide prerequisite documentation

of prior coursework, if necessary.

--Home School Students Please schedule a conference with the

Admissions Director/Dean of Students.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

A student’s residency classification is established when admitted

to Gogebic Community College.

DISTRICT RESIDENT (Gogebic County, Michigan)

A district resident is a legal resident of Gogebic County. A

legal resident is one whose permanent, primary residence or domicile

is where s/he intends to return whenever absent from college. A

dormitory/suite, apartment, or house rented only during college

enrollment is not a permanent primary residence.

Applicants meeting one or more of the following conditions at the

time of admission will be classified with in-district residence:

1. The applicant is a minor who lives with his/her parent or legal

guardian provided that the parent or legal guardian has resided within

Gogebic County for at least four (4) consecutive months immediately

prior to the first day of the semester in which the applicant plans to

enroll.

2. The applicant is at least 18 years of age at the time of registration

in the institution and has resided in Gogebic County at least (4)

consecutive months immediately prior to the first day of the semester

without being registered at a college or university during that period.

3. The applicant is an employee of a business or industrial firm

within Gogebic County, and the employer, by written agreement,

agrees to pay directly to the college all tuition and/or fees of the

sponsored student for employer-approved classes.

4. The applicant is an alien who has filed Declaration of Intention to

become a citizen of the United States and who otherwise meets the

residence requirements of the district.

MICHIGAN RESIDENT (NON-DISTRICT)

Applicants who fail to qualify as in-district residents but meet one

or more of the following conditions at the time of admission will be

classified with out-of-district residency.

1. The applicant is a minor who lives with his/her parent or legal

guardian, provided that the parent or legal guardian has resided within

the State of Michigan for at least four (4) consecutive months

immediately prior to the first day of the semester in which the applicant

plans to enroll.

2. The applicant is at least 18 years of age at the time of registration

in the institution and has resided in the State of Michigan at least

four (4) consecutive months immediately prior to the first day of the

semester without being registered at the college during that period.

3. The applicant is an employee of a business or industrial firm within

the State of Michigan and the employer, by written agreement, agrees

to pay directly to the college all tuition and/or fees of the

sponsored student for employer-approved classes.

4. The applicant is an alien who has filed Declaration of Intention

to become a citizen of the United States and who otherwise meets

the residence requirements of the State of Michigan.

It is the student’s responsibility prior to registration to inform the

Dean of Student’s Office of any change in residence or status that

would affect his/her classification as a resident.

OUT-OF-STATE (Wisconsin Reciprocity Area)

Residents of Northern Wisconsin are eligible for special reduced outof-state tuition rates. A listing of specific counties is available in the

Dean of Students Office.

OUT-OF-STATE

Applicants who do not qualify as district or Michigan residents will

be classified as out-of-state.

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