Student Success

As the college continues to deliver support services via a variety of options to serve students, here are important college resources to help you navigate learning and accessing services.

Support Services

College services are available through a variety of options; virtual and remote services, and in-person, drop-in services. Please visit the Virtual Assistance page to access our full array of student support services.

Have Additional Questions?

The Student Assistance Team (STAT) is a great place to get a start with a general question about GHC, computer operations issue or troubles accessing MyGHC, student email, CANVAS or Office 365. Contact a Student Assistance Team representative who will be able to point you in the right direction. This service is available Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To get started, please visit Student Assistance Team page.

Technology Resources

The College has a limited number of Google Chromebooks available to checkout to students on a quarterly basis. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in credit-baring classes and can connect to the internet. To reserve a Chromebook, please fill-out this request form. Need internet access? Checkout this list of free and low-cost local internet access.

Emergency Assistance

GHC offers emergency assistance to students who experience a financial emergency or unanticipated expenses, causing financial hardship. To find out about eligibility requirements, application process and expenses covered by emergency funding, please visit the Emergency Financial Assistance page.

Paying for College

To make GHC as accessible as possible and ensure finances are not a barrier to pursuing an education, there are a number of different ways to pay for your education at GHC. To learn more about funding options, please visit the Pay for College page.

Have more questions? Here are four offices that assist students with funding their education:

Managing Valuable Information

Enrolled students can manage their schedules, finances and personal info for enrollment services, advising and counseling, transcripts and program completion and other valuable information by visiting MyGHC.

Complimentary Groceries

The Associated Students in collaboration with Coastal Harvest and the GHC Foundation operates the Harbor Landing Food Pantry which is available to both students and members of the community free of charge every Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For more information and to pick-up your complimentary groceries, please visit the Harbor Landing Food Pantry page.

If you have any questions, please contact foodpantry@ghc.edu or 360-538-2527.

John Spellman Library

Many of the Library’s products and services are available by visiting Library Website, calling 360-538-4054 or emailing lib-ref@ghc.edu for general library questions. Additionally, students can utilize our 24/7 Chat Reference.

To request a book, journal, DVD or piece of equipment from the Library, you can either fill out this Library Materials Request form or place a hold using the library catalog. Once a request is received, library personnel will follow-up with you about setting up an appointment to pick-up materials.

Accessing Student Email

This is both your log-in for the GHC student portal and the only way moving forward that you will receive college-related information, events, and communicate with staff and faculty. Visit Student Assistance Team Email page to set-up your email account. If you have any problems setting up your account, please contact the Student Assistance Team at studenthelp@ghc.edu.

Bookstore

To get started ordering textbooks, please visit the Bookstore Website. When ordering, you will have an option for in-store pickup or FedEx shipping for an additional fee.

Students with sponsored accounts (I.e. BFET, OPP grant, L&I, etc) can charge their book order to their account. When placing your order online, students with applicable accounts will select A/R CHARGE as the tender. If account/funding cannot be verified, the order will not be processed until another method is provided. Be sure to enter a valid student ID and phone number so we can contact you if needed.

Should you have any questions, bookstore staff are available via phone at 360-538-4105 or 360-538-4106 or via email at bookstore@ghc.edu during normal business hours - Monday-Thursday 7:30 am-4:30 pm & Friday 8:30 am-12:00 pm.

Get Started with Canvas

Canvas is the college’s learning management system. Most courses at Grays Harbor College utilize Canvas. We encourage students to familiarize themselves with Canvas prior to the first day of class to ensure you are prepared. Visit the eLearning Student Information website to set-up and log-in to Canvas.

If any students are having technical problems with Canvas or online issues, please contact eLearning my email at elearning@ghc.edu or visit their virtual assistance lobby Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Community Resources

GHC maintains a list of resources to assist members of our College community who are facing a crisis such food security, clothing, housing support, internet, mental health, transportation and utilities assistance.