Great Basin College enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. Educational, cultural, and related economic needs of the multicounty service area are met through programs of university transfer, applied science and technology, business and industry partnerships, developmental education, community service, and student support services in conjunction with certificates and associate and select baccalaureate degrees.
GBC is a comprehensive community college that provides educational opportunities to over 3,800 students across 86,500 square miles, in ten of Nevada's largest counties bordering five states. The main campus in Elko is home to an educational community that attracts students interested in a residential college experience. Satellite facilities are located in over a dozen communities across the college's service area.
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There are many legal notices, student rights, regulations, and laws that affect students in the Great Basin College (GBC) community. View these policies (Policies can be found in the current GBC Course Catalog). GBC is a System institution of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and encourages all students to pursue academic studies and other college sponsored activities that promote intellectual growth and personal development. Students are responsible for complying with NSHE and other college guidelines and meeting the appropriate college requirements. In joining the academic community, the student enjoys the right of freedom to learn and shares responsibility in exercising that freedom.
Student Right-to-Know The Student Assistance General Provisions of Public Law 101-542 requires all institutions that participate in student financial assistance programs as authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and Higher Education Technical Amendments of 1991, Public Law 102-26, to disclose the graduation rate and/or persistence rate of all full-time, degree-seeking or certificate-seeking undergraduate students. This information is available at the GBC Admissions and Records Office on the Elko Campus.
As of 2015-2016, the four-year average Student-Right-to-Know graduation rate was 33 percent and the transfer out rate is 12 percent. Visit the GBC IPEDS link http://www.gbcnv.edu/IR/IPEDS.html for more information and updated Statistics.
While reviewing this information please note:
Warning: Changing majors may result in a change to the course catalog and graduation requirements. As a result, the time required for degree completion may increase.
Notice: Students have all the above rights and any others as summarized in the Summary of Board of Regents Transfer Policies. The summary can be accessed at the NSHE website. Paper copies of this document are available upon request at the institution’s admission office.
15 to Finish ~ Earn your degree on time: Complete 15 credits a semester or take 12 credits a semester plus six credits in mini term or summer or get a jumpstart on your college education by taking college courses in high school.
At GBC, students are expected to assist in maintaining a class environment that is conducive to learning. It is required that students conduct themselves in a manner that does not disrupt the teaching or learning atmosphere. All classroom participants have the responsibility to maintain classroom discussions that are civil and not disruptive by being courteous and using respectful language. This courteous, behavior continues on beyond the classroom to any online class discussion site or WebCampus course or Interactive Video (IAV).
Be an engaged learner and encourage your fellow students to do so as well.
Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Title IX Coordinator
Great Basin College, Elko Campus
Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!
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