Starting a new year in a new college is not always easy. We're here to help you succeed. Browse tips and information about some of GGC's common technology and practices to make sure your first day, semester and year are a success.

Claw Card

The GGC Claw Card is your key to campus and student ID. It gets you into events, the dining hall, your on-campus residence and much more. Head to the Claw Card office in Building D-1470 to grab yours. No money is required.

Claw Mail

Claw Mail is GGC's email system located at

Steps to Reset Claw Mail Password

  1. Reset your password.
  2. Enter your GGC username. This is typically your first initial and part or all of your last name, possibly with an added number (example: astudent1).
  3. Select "I forgot my password" and click "Next" to reset it.

Remember to check your Claw Mail daily.

For technical assistance, you may contact the Helpdesk (Technology Support Services).

Health and Safety Training (EverFi) Requirements

All new students must complete the Health and Safety online training.

Learn the requirements and access Health and Safety Training.


Banner is your home for academic success. It shows your class schedule, where your classes are located and your mentor's information. You may also access your student account.

If you cannot access Banner, you will need to reset your PIN with the Registrar, located at the front desk in Building D or 678.407.5700. You will need to know your security question and answer.

Availability of New Student Planner

If you have not received a new student planner (provided to students at Bear Essentials orientation), you can come to the New Student Connections office Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. during the first two weeks of classes to get a planner.  

The planner has additional information about the Academic Enhancement Center, located in Building C-G360, Student Involvement, Dining Services, the Campus Bookstore and more.

New Student Connections
Residence Life Building 3000, third floor, suite 3312

Campus/Classroom Maps

Maps of classroom buildings are available around campus and online.

Drop/add Deadline

The Academic Calendar lists drop/add deadlines and other important dates. 

Grizzly Days

Join in the Grizzly Days fun with activities and events planned especially for you. Learn more about the campus, enjoy student-life events, grab some free food and much more. View the Grizzly Days schedule.