What is apprenticeship? Registered apprenticeships combine job-related classroom instruction with on-the-job learning. Apprentices start working, learning and earning on the first day of the program. They receive incremental wage increases […]

Former Chief of Justice, John T. Broderick, Jr. to Speak at GBCC Commencement Exercise

by Lisa Proulx PORTSMOUTH – John T. Broderick, Jr., the former chief justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, will share his family’s story of mental illness and how he […]


Overview Curriculum Outcomes In-Depth Description Transfer Opportunities What’s New Internship in the Humanities Faculty Overview Overview If you love reading literature, or if you love to write, or if you’re […]

GBCC Expands Short-Term Training Programs

by Bob Keyes GBCC Expands Short-Term Training Programs   Offered at Advanced Technology & Academic Center in Rochester Six-week and six-month programs include ACM, NDT, HVAC, CNC and Medical Assistant […]

New Student Success Center Exceeds College’s Goals

by Lisa Proulx PORTSMOUTH – Over the course of four days in February, three presidential candidates rallied at Great Bay Community College, packing the school’s bright new Student Success Center […]

NH Community Colleges Eliminate Two Fees

“Fee-Free” Application, Orientation Process to Ease Barriers Concord, NH – New Hampshire’s Community Colleges will no longer charge an application fee, the system announced today.  Effective April 9, 2018, applications […]

Great Bay Launches Manufacturing Skills Training for Businesses

Great Bay Community College Launches In-Demand Manufacturing Skills Training for Businesses Highly flexible manufacturing and industrial courses available in October Portsmouth, N.H. (September 15, 2021) – Beginning in October, Great […]


The Great Bay Community College is a two year public institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Inquiries regarding accreditation status by NECHE should be directed […]


Intercollegiate Athletics Interested in participating in Athletics at the college level? Great Bay Community College currently participates in six intercollegiate sports and is a member of the Yankee Small College […]

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Closings and Delays For more information: NOTE – Always check TV, Facebook, and Radio resources in addition to this page. This page will be updated when info and resources are […]

GBCC representatives to attend data science summit in Washington

PORTSMOUTH — Great Bay Community College will send four people to a data science summit in Washington, D.C., funded by the National Science Foundation that will set a course for […]

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HOURS Portsmouth Building Hours Monday-Wednesday, 8AM-5PM Thursday, 8AM-7PM Friday, 8AM-4PM Saturday – Closed Sunday – Closed Rochester Building Hours Monday – Friday, 8AM-4PM Saturday – Closed Sunday – Closed The […]