Information on GBCC Policies, Regulations & Requirements
Important Consumer information about Great Bay Community College is available to prospective students, current students, faculty and staff, and community members at the links provided below.
Academic Requirements & Policies
Information about the academic environment, requirements and policies at Great Bay Community College. Academics Information.
Alcohol & Other Drug Policies
Information about Alcohol and other Drug Policies at Great Bay.
Everything you need to know about Great Bay Admissions.
GBCC strongly encourages the reporting of crimes, accidents, incidents, and emergencies. The College encourages reporting directly to local authorities in situations where the need is obvious, such as a theft you see taking place or a situation requiring immediate medical attention, etc. Notification of College personnel should take place after the emergency authorities are en route.
GBCC ALERTS Emergency Notification System
Will help ensure rapid and reliable mass communication to students, faculty, and staff. The GBCC ALERT system is designed to communicate with cell phones (text and voice messages), landlines, and email systems, should a weather closure/delay, emergency situation or crisis occur on the Great Bay campus.
Bookstore & Textbook Policies
- Information about the Great Bay Bookstore including textbook pricing, refunds, and buy back.
- Office Forms and information regarding tuition and payment policies. Includes cost estimates by academic program.
- Information on the Annual Security Report, important contact numbers, campus security and related topics.
Concerns & Complaints
At GBCC we are committed to our students having a positive educational experience. Sometimes a student’s experience may not be what they anticipate, and the student may have a concern or a complaint. If you have a complaint or concern, please use the following points of reference to help you navigate what to do next.
Students who have a complaint or concern should discuss the situation directly with the person(s) involved. In the event this does resolve the issue, the matter should be taken directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs. The Student Government Association (SGA) should be notified of any unresolved concerns. SGA may be contacted by email: GBSGA@ccsnh.edu
Information on how to file a complaint about GBCC to the NH Department of Education Division of Higher Education may be found at NH Department of Education, Division of Educator Support and Higher Education – Higher Education Commission.
NC-SARA Student Complaint Process
For online classes that are taken out of state: https://www.nc-sara.org/student-complaints.
- Information about the Disabilities Policy and the procedure for accessing disabilities support services at Great Bay.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
- Information about the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.
- Process and forms for financial assistance, scholarship information, and other financial aid information (PDF).
- Great Bay Community College Incident Report Form
Lender Code of Conduct
Military & Veteran Students
Nelnet Executive Statement
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) released final regulations which amend provisions of the Higher Education Act relating to cash management.
Statement of Nondiscrimination
Great Bay Community College does not discriminate in the administration of its admissions and educational programs, activities, or employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, political affiliation or marital status.
Read more: Non-Discrimination Policy
Access the 2021-2022 Student Handbook.
Call (603) 427-7610 if you have questions about these issues or any other areas.