Academic Catalog

Welcome to Glen Oaks Community College

Welcome to Glen Oaks Community College. At GOCC, our mission is to provide quality educational programs that meet the life-long learning needs of our students and our communities.  

We are a learning community. Our degrees, certificates, and courses offer you the opportunity to gain new knowledge and skills.  Your academic work will benefit from the challenge and support provided by dedicated GOCC faculty and staff.

This catalog is designed to provide you with the information you will need to be successful at Glen Oaks.  

The About Us section provides an overview of the College, including its governance, history, mission, vision, and values.

The Academics section sets out the steps of your academic path from admission to the College through commencement.  Here you will find information on the College’s curriculum as well as the policies and processes that will move you toward graduation.

The Student Support and Services section describes the resources available to help you achieve your goals.  This includes information about financial aid, residence life, and student activities.

We are glad that you have chosen to be a part of the Glen Oaks community. At GOCC you will have the opportunity to develop friendships with classmates from all walks of life and grow both professionally and personally. For more than 50 years, Glen Oaks Community College has added value to the lives of our students, our alumni, and our community through the power of education. 

My door is always open to help you. Please email me with your comments and questions at or just stop by my office. Thank you for allowing Glen Oaks to be part of life's journey.

David H. Devier, Ph.D.
Glen Oaks Community College