Application Information

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A message from the campus:

Thank you for your interest in applying to

Georgia Gwinnett College!


Please read the following information carefully before submitting your application.


Applying to GGC?

For ease of service or to use an Application Fee Waiver*, please complete the online application at APPLY.GGC.EDU.

*Applicant using an Application Fee Waiver must submit the completed waiver form to the Office of Admissions prior to submitting their application. The Office of Admissions is open Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm and located in Building D. You can also mail the completed waiver to the address listed below.

** To pay the application fee in person, visit the Student Accounts office located in Building D Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm. Submit your payment receipt to the One Stop Shop located in the lobby of Building D for further instruction.



All application materials must be submitted by the dates below for each semester.


Spring 2016 Semester

                                       Nov. 13            Application Deadline

                                       Nov. 20            Document Deadline 


Summer 2016 Semester

                                       April 1              Application Deadline

                                       April 8              Document Deadline 


Fall 2016 Semester

                                       May 2               Application Deadline

                                       May 9               Document Deadline  

Application Fees

GGC encourages applicants to submit the online application early.  At the time of submitting your application, you will be required to electronically submit a $20 non-refundable application processing fee by credit card or electronic check.


Georgia Gwinnett College’s Residence Policy


Georgia Gwinnett College has established a residence policy for freshmen and transfer students who transfer in less than 30 semester hours.  This policy requires such students to live in campus housing.  In addition, this policy is designed to enrich your education, assist in fostering relationships on campus with other students, faculty and staff, and enhance your academic success.

The campus residence requirement does not apply to you if you:

  • Live with and commute daily from the legal residence of your parent(s), grandparent(s), or legal guardian, within Gwinnett County or one of the neighboring counties: DeKalb, Walton, Hall, Fulton, Forsyth, Barrow, Rockdale, Newton, Cobb, Henry, Clayton, and Jackson; or
  • Have active military status.

You may be exempt from the campus residence requirement if:

  • You reach the age of 21 prior to the first day of classes of your first term of enrollment,
  • You are married, divorced, have legal dependents or are the sole caregiver,
  • You can show independent financial status, or
  • You have demonstrated unique hardship.

Any request for an exemption must be made to the Student Appeals Committee via the online appeals form ( at least one month prior to the start of the semester in which you intend to enroll.  Each request must be fully documented, reviewed and is subject to approval at the sole discretion of the College.


HOPE Scholarship

Georgia Gwinnett College is a HOPE eligible institution.  Therefore, students enrolling at GGC may be eligible to receive the HOPE scholarship.  Eligible students must complete the Georgia Student Financial Aid Application (GSFAPPS) on the website.  After establishing a GAcollege411 user profile, complete the GSFAPPS application.  For complete information on HOPE eligibility, please refer to the website.


Federal Financial Aid

Federal Title IV aid programs are available to GGC students. Students may fill out the FAFSA at and enter GGC's school code 041429.


Important Information

1.      Apply for admission early: Submit your application and complete the admissions process as early as possible.

2.      Submit Official Documents: Submit all required admission documentation promptly to the Office of Admissions.  All documentation must be "official." Documentation is considered to be "official" when it is received directly from the forwarding institution or delivered in original sealed envelopes.  Student copies or faxed documents are not considered official.

a.       Freshman applicants: Request that your counseling office send an official high school transcript directly to GGC.

b.      Transfer applicants: Request that an official transcript be sent directly to GGC from EACH college or university previously attended.

3.      Submit a completed Immunization Form.

4.      Once you receive your Login ID and PIN from GGC, check your application status at  to see what documents have not been received.  Applicants will be provided with a Login ID and PIN by the college to allow the student to check their application status.  A final decision will be made after all application materials have been received.


                                    Georgia Gwinnett College

                                    Office of Admissions

                                    1000 University Center Lane

                                    Lawrenceville, GA 30043      



Last updated: 8/21/2015 1:00PM PST

Contact Us

Georgia Gwinnett College
1000 University Center Lane
Lawrenceville, GA  30043

Telephone: 678-407-5016
Fax number: 678-407-5747


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