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Community

Community is more than our zip code. GCC built its strong foundation and reputation during explosive population growth in the West Valley. Serving an expanding community–and stewarding public trust– has always been the lodestar that guides our decisions and visions.

We know the West Valley. As the economy has changed from one of agriculture to service and high-tech, the academic programs at GCC have evolved to meet new workforce demands. From nursing to fire science safety to biotechnology and STEM programs, GCC takes the pulse of the local economy and matches students to career opportunities.

GCC reaches into West Valley cities and neighborhoods, partners with area municipal governments, local companies and industries and works together to grow opportunities for students of all ages.

We welcome the local community beyond those enrolled to enjoy our campuses. Theatre arts, music and dance performances, fine art shows, lectures and career workshops, fitness classes and a beautiful Library Media Center are all available to the public. Explore it for yourself!