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Gavilan College's Registration Process for New DRC Students

All registration materials are available in alternate media format
upon request, contact DRC at (408) 848-4865.

Application
Submit Gavilan College application to Admissions & Records office at one of the following sites:

  • Gavilan Gilroy site
  • Gavilan Hollister - Briggs Building
  • Gavilan Morgan Hill site
  • Placement Assessment Test - Phone (408) 848-4733, 848-4736 or 848-4737 Note: The Placement Assessment test is not required for Career Prep candidates.
    • Call or visit Admissions & Records to sign up for a Placement Assessment test.
    • Call or visit the DRC if you think you my qualify for extended test time due to the nature of your disability or need the test in an Alternate format (i.e. Learning Disability, Mobility, Vision
      Impairment, Psychological)
    • Date / Time of Test __________________
  • Bring to the Placement Assessment test:

    • Picture ID.
    • Social Security Number (SSN) or ISN number and date
      issued if you are not a citizen.
    • Two #2 pencils with erasers.
    • Arrive early. No one will be allowed into the testing room
      after the published start time.
    Copy of Transcript:
    • Obtain official High School transcript.
    • Obtain college transcripts if you have attended other colleges.

    Copy of IEP (Individualized Education Plan) and Achievement
    and diagnostic tests if you received Special Education Services
    in high school.

    • Obtain copy of most recent IEP.
    • Obtain copies of most recent achievement and diagnostic testing, including IQ Test Scores.
    • Obtain copies of any information which would explain or verify the nature of your disability, or suspected disability.

    Fee Waiver and Financial Aid – Phone (408) 848-4727

    • Unless you plan to pay full registration fees, you must apply for a financial aid fee waiver before scheduling a registration
      appointment with the DRC counselor.
    • To apply for financial aid, visit the Financial Aid office to get information and forms. Return the filled out forms to the Financial
      Aid office.
    • You will need the Board of Governors Fee Waiver Form to apply for a waiver of registration fees, and the FAFSA to apply for other types of financial aid.
    • Department of Rehabilitation clients are REQUIRED to apply for financial aid before they (DOR) will authorize payment for any of your fees, or expenses such as books and travel.
    • If you were denied a registration fee waiver by the Financial Aid office, you must request a form from the Financial Aid office which verifies you were denied, and bring it with you to your counseling appointment.

    Appointment with DRC Counselor – Phone: (408) 848-4767

    • Date/Time:_____________
    • Schedule an appointment at least 2 working days after you have completed the Placement Assessment test.

    DRC Counseling appointment, bring the following:

    • Copy of High School/College official transcripts.
    • Copy of most recent IEP and achievement & diagnostic tests, including IQ scores.
    • Copies of any information which would explain or verify the
      nature of your disability. Download the DRC Verification of Disability form, and bring the signed form to your counseling appointment.
    • Money (check or cash) to register.
     
    All college information or academic materials are available in alternate media upon request at (408) 848-4865.
    For more DRC information, call 408-848-4865 or TTY at 408-846-4924.
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    Last modified: January 19, 2014
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