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Scholarship Application

The Fall Scholarship application process is available until Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 for the 2014-2015 academic school year. Applicants will be considered for all scholarships they are eligible for, provided a valid application has been submitted and all required materials are included.  
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Ride along on our next EDventure!

Travel with us! Explore the arts, history, culture and natural wonders of our own backyard on our Grays Harbor and Pacific County day trips.

C for Cranberrian Fair
The Grays Harbor College Continuing Education Department will be providing a guided tour of the Cranberrian Fair festivities October 11th. Sydney Stevens, local author, will be pointing out locations of historical importance; starting at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco for a tour of exhibits, vendors, and the 1889 narrow gauge passenger car NAHCOTTA. The bus travels on to the Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Foundation and Cranberry Museum for lunch and cranberry harvest demonstrations. We will be making a few stops along the way at various local cranberry bogs. The cost is $76.00 and includes Cranberrian Fair admission, lunch, snack, and a copy of C is for Cranberry ā€“ The A-B-Cā€™s of Cranberries on the Long Beach Peninsula. We will be picking up students from Main Campus, Riverview Education Center, and Columbia Education Center locations. Sign up today online or contact Bethany Barnard at, or 360.533.9733.



look for the bright green envelope!

Higher One is the debit card by which financial aid awards are disbursed. Watch for the bright green envelope and activate your card at

View FAQs and visit Higher One Central, located in the 2000 building, or call (360) 538-4040.

A smart choice for managing your money


High School 21 Plus Program
Do you have high school credits, work experience, military experience, parenting experience, or other life experience, but no high school diploma or equivalency? High School 21+ program is for you!

The HS21+ program allows you to:

  • Earn your Washington State high school diploma
  • Open doors for financial aid eligibility, vocational training programs, or degree programs
  • Only pay $25 per quarter (waivers available)
  • Earn credit for prior learning, work experience, parenting experience, military experience, certifications, and other life experience (foreign education and experience can be considered)

If you are interested, please call 360-538-4167 for more information.




GHC Alert: Sign up today!
Emergency Notification System

GHC Alert is a free service that allows registered users – including Grays Harbor College students, faculty and staff – to receive emergency alerts on their cell phones or other mobile devices during a campus emergency. Sign-up for Free!

Optional Alert: Cancelled Classes. If you would like to be notified when classes are cancelled due to weather, instructor illness or other reasons, be sure to check the optional alerts box in the sign-up form.

Quarterly newsletters and updates about courses and events at the Columbia Education Center are sent via email. To stay up-to-date, send an email to and request to be added to the list.

Columbia Education Center

208 Advent Avenue, S.E., Ilwaco, WA 98624
(360) 642-9433, Fax: (360) 642-9434
Driving Directions (Google Map)

Hours of Operation: M-Th 9:00 a.m. ā€“ 6:00 p.m. , Closed Fridays
(September 22nd thru December 11th)

Education Center Staff:
Maggie Gray, C.E.C. Manager
Carol Wright, College Program Specialist
Janine Saul, Academic Advisor/Counselor
Erin Frasier, Director of Pacific County Programming

2012 Student Handbook
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Related Links:

Riverview Education Center, Raymond
(360) 875-9466, Fax: (360) 875-9467

Whiteside Continuing Education Center, Aberdeen
360-533-9733, Fax: 360-533-9779

Grays Harbor College Main Campus - Aberdeen
(360) 532-9020 or toll-free (in WA state) 800-562-4830