Financial Aid Improvements

A number of student concerns were raised in the 2013-14 academic year regarding Financial Aid services. It is important to stress that this was also the year that we were transitioning our back-office Financial Aid functions to the District and had also moved our student payment services to Higher One. Concurrent with stabilizing these new […]

Welcome letter from Omid

Dear GWC family, I hope you share my excitement in starting another academic year at Golden West College.  We had a very productive 2013-14 academic year, educated 17800 students, started ambitious new projects and initiatives, and made significant progress in responding to our Accreditation report.  For 2014-15, we’ll need to continue to raise enrollment, solidify […]

Welcome Back

Dear colleagues, Welcome back to the spring semester. This is sure to be an exciting semester with our nearly 900 classroom sections and a list of critical projects including: preparing the response to our most recent ACCJC accreditation report, responding to the Student Success and Support Plan, getting our Title III grant activities off the […]

Omid’s Updates

I have been serving in my current role for exactly four months today.  As I reflect on my tenure at GWC for the past 20 years, I believe this to be the most transformational period that I have experienced. The national shift in focus from activities to outcomes, the increased focus on data-informed decisions, and […]

Enrollment Trends

As a result of the budget constraints in 2012-13, we reduced our enrollment, measured by Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES), by nearly 700, down to roughly 9,300. With the passing of Proposition 30 and also a great deal of budget cutting by our GWC family, we are now able to once again expand our enrollment.

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