Student Success Center

Director’s Message

Preparing more students to earn a credential that will allow them to meet the challenges of today’s world, the Student Success Center at GTCC supports students in a variety of ways. Students “start with the end in mind” and our talented Student Success Specialists guide students along the way to discover their passion, create a plan and stay on the course to completion.

Each campus’s Student Success Center is central to student retention and completion; please contact us and let us know how we can support you and students. Below is a list of some of the ways in which we can help.

  • new student orientation
  • career and academic advising
  • job fair
  • early alert
  • college transfer programming
  • international student expertise
  • faculty training in advising

I look forward to working with you all. Please contact me at or ext. 50659.

Best regards,

Carolyn V. Salanger
Director, Student Success and Retention Services

Click on the tabs below to read about Student Success Center

How Can I Help?

Student Success is the process whereby Faculty Coaches and Student Success Specialists and students work together to attain student educational and life goals. The Student Success Center is an integral part of your educational experience. The Student Success Center is here to provide support as you make decisions regarding academic success, higher education, and lifelong learning. We want to help to make your educational endeavor a positive experience. We can help you with your career goals or transfer to a four-year university/college a smooth transition.

What Do We Do?

​Academic Advising

​Career Services

​College Transfer Programming

​International Students


​Advisor Assignment & Appointment Scheduler Issues

​Career Advising

College Transfer Club​

​Admissions for F1 Visa Applicants

Academic Warning, Probation, Suspension Assistance​

Course Selection Assistance​

​Career Assessment

College Transfer Resources​

International Student Advising

​Early Alert

​Degree Audits

​Career Fair

College Transfer Workshops​

International Student Association​

​Financial Aid Appeal Documentation

Limited Enrollment Advising​

​Resume Critique

​College Transfer Assistance

​​International Student Programming

New Student Orientation

​New Student Advising

​Mock Interview

​Transfer Thursday’s

​​Monitoring of students on F1 Visas

Placement Test Interpretation​

Transcript Evaluation

Transfer Fairs

Program Changes​​

​​Visiting Student Advising

University/College Visits​​

Withdrawal Assistance​

Serving Students at a Distance

In an effort to serve students to the best of our ability The Student Success Center will do the following in addition to seeing students face to face.

  1. Complete an override over the phone or email.
  2. Be advised over the phone or email.
  3. Be registered over the phone or email.
  4. Complete a graduation audit over the phone or email.
  5. Program Change forms can be faxed in, if you are a veteran the signature of the Veteran Coordinator is still required.
  6. Withdrawal can be submitted via email from the student email that includes the following:
    1. Name, Student ID Number, Course information
    2. Reason withdrawing from course
    3. Message indicating they don’t want to speak with the financial aid or veteran office.

Students will have to be able to verify the following information for any services provided via phone or email.

  1. If email, student must email you from their GTCC email.
  2. For phone calls and emails you must verify: Name, Student ID, last four digits of social, date of birth, address, and courses taken the previous semester.

Student Success Center Location

NOTE: Office hours may vary during summer

Office Location:

Medlin Campus Center, 2nd flr.

CEC Room 132

High Point
 H1 Room 133

Aviation/Cameron Campus

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.,

Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.,

Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.,

Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

By Appointment Only

Office Phone: 336-334-4822, ext. 50578 336-334-4822, ext. 53126 336-334-4822, ext.  55016 336-334-4822 ext. 64001