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AUGUSTA CAMPUS

Campus Description

In 1969, Georgia Military College Augusta became the first distance location campus for Georgia Military College. The classes were initially held at Fort Gordon exclusively, but in the 1990’s the campus moved to a central and convenient Augusta location. A variety of classes are still held at the Education Center on base and at our Davis Road location.

The Davis Road location is easily accessible for anyone in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA). The convenient location, just a mile from I-20 and I-520, as well as being on the city bus route means that transportation and commutes should not be an issue for students.

This campus accommodates busy schedules by offering a wide variety of flexible class scheduling options. Students can choose to take day, night, weekend, or fully online classes. Augusta students that take fully online classes still have access to our many useful campus resources. Students may arrange to take a mixture of classes at either of our campuses each quarter. Fall 1, Fall, Winter, and Spring terms are offered on a nine-week schedule, while Summer classes meet for eight weeks.

At the Davis Road location, students will find faculty and staff offices, classrooms, the Student Resource Center, a tutoring center, a student lounge and much more. To offer students the most adaptable and interactive learning environment possible, this location is a “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) campus. This means that every student should have their own laptop or other acceptable internet ready device with them while they are on campus. This contributes to the learning environment on campus as well as preparation for subsequent university education. To allow for proper utilization, the campus has a wireless mesh network that expands throughout the whole campus ensuring that internet connectivity is not an issue.

Locations:

Augusta: 115 Davis Road, Martinez, GA, 30907

Fort Gordon: 741 Barnes Avenue, Building 21606, Fort Gordon, GA, 30905

Admissions

New students to Georgia Military College Augusta are assigned to an Admissions Counselor based on their last name. The Admissions Counselor is there to help the student through every step of the admissions process. They provide assistance with completing applications, degree information, external transcript requests and more. Counselors are knowledgeable about various types of enrollment such as Dual Enrollment, Home-School admissions, and Transient admissions. New Student Orientation is also a requirement for every new student and is managed through the admissions office.


Academic Support Services

The campus provides a variety of Academic Support Services to contribute to the success of students. They include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Academic Advising

2. Free Tutoring

3. Career Planning and Workshops

4. Placement Testing

5. Academic Alert Program and an Academic Success Coach

6. Disability Services

Advising

The Advising Center on campus is staffed by full-time academic advisors. These advisors are committed to helping students succeed academically. They provide assistance with class registration, information on degree completion, and transfer assistance. They can help students select the right degree program that will allow them to achieve their career goals. The advisors are knowledgeable about institutional articulation agreements and can help students locate a transfer institution. The Advising Center is open on a walk-in basis or by appointment. Advising appointments can also be held via phone or email.

Library and Tutoring Lab

The campus library assists students in several different ways on their path to academic success. This location is the center for research assistance, computer support, and academic tutoring. A full-time Library Associate is available for daytime assistance and a part-time library assistant is available in the evenings. Students have access to hundreds of databases such as GALILEO, ProQuest, JSTOR, and the Georgia Career Information Center. Electronic books are also available online. Research instruction presentations are conducted and students are also able to make appointments for individualized help. Free tutoring is available in every subject and is managed through the Library.

Social Media

Students, Faculty, and Staff can connect with the Augusta campus on the following social media platforms: Facebook: https:// www.facebook.com/gmcaugusta

Twitter: https://twitter.com/gmcaugusta Instagram: https://instagram.com/gmcaugusta YouTube: https:// www.youtube.com/gmcaugusta


Financial Services

The financial aid and business offices have five dedicated full-time staff members to assist students with paying for classes. All types of financial aid are covered from Federal and State Aid, to Veteran’s benefits. They are also able to assist with scholarships, and the invoicing of third party payers for students. The office welcomes student walk-ins, or will assist students via phone and email.

Clubs and Organizations

The Augusta Campus of GMC has the following organizations and encourages student participation in order to enrich the student’s college experience. Current active student organizations include Community Involvement Club, Ethics Debate Team, History Club, International Club, LGBTQ and Ally Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Ambassadors, Student Government Association, Student Honor Council, The Student Voice (quarterly magazine publication), Veterans Club, and the Writers and Graphic Novel Illustrators Club. This list is constantly growing! At GMC, we encourage students to start new clubs that meet their interests.

Student Lounge and Campus Store

The student lounge contains snack, drink, and microwaveable meal machines, café tables, and a comfortable seating area where GMC students are able to relax and study. The campus store is an easy-access facility that contains all necessary textbooks, supplemental materials, classroom supplies and GMC gear.

Student ID Badges and Safety

ID badges are issued to all GMC-Augusta students and must be worn at all times while the student is on the GMC Augusta campus. The safety of students, faculty, and staff is always a top priority at Georgia Military College -Augusta. A full-time security staff conducts hourly patrols around campus, including parking lots. Security is on campus Monday through Saturday while classes are in session.

Parking

Plenty of parking is available at GMC Augusta. There is a main lot located just behind the building, as well as an overflow lot to which students also have access. Parking decals are issued to every student and must be visibly displayed any time they are parked on campus. Parking decals are strictly enforced. Failure to display the decal could result in tickets, fines, or towing at the owner’s expense.