Student Support Services
Gavilan College offers many student support services that will allow you to stay on track and reach your personal and professional goals. In this student services index, you will find information about student support programs (e.g., EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, Puente, MESA, DRC, TRIO), student resources, student services, and student organizations that you can become a part of.
The link above will give you information about various emergency resources available to you for Santa Clara and San Benito Counties. These emergency resources include but are not limited to: food, clothing, shelter, domestic and family violence, child care, health, immigration, rape, suicide, power outages, and other crises.Return to the Top
Before you can receive any type of financial assistance to pay for college, you must complete the financial aid process. This includes completing the FAFSA Application and a GPA Verification Form by March 2nd (for calgrant eligibility). After that, you must follow up with the financial aid office to determine any additional financial aid forms you must turn in to speed up the process of your application.
Complete a BOG-Board of Governor's Fee Waiver
Search for Scholarships
Obtain Information on Loans
Obtain Information on the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
Obtain Information on Veteran Education Benefits
Gavilan College offers FREE tutoring services in order to provide students with an opportunity to further develop their learning skills and understanding of course content. If you are having difficulty with any subject you are taking, make an appointment or drop-in for assistance in room LI 116.Return to the Top
If you need assistance in writing or proof reading any of your writing assignments for class, make an appointment or drop-in for FREE services in room LI 120.
If you need assistance in understanding math concepts in order to be succesfful in your math course, drop-in at the math lab for FREE services in the MESA center located in the Physics Building.Return to the Top
The Gavilan College library has many resources to help you write important research papers for class. They have information on articles, books, search engines, and much more. In the library you can also access the computer lab, study rooms, and many other services.
If you ever have any health issues or concerns, you are entitled to receive FREE health services in the health center located in SC 118. Some of the services include: first aid and emergency care, confidential health counseling and assistance with health problems, health screenings (e.g., blood pressure), referrals to health professionals and HIV testing sites, TB (tuberculin) skin testing, and over-the-counter medication.Return to the Top
The Gavilan College book store offers various products such as books, computer software, school supplies, gift card, and other personal necessities. Hours & Location