Back to school Winter 2019
Hello new and returning students,
We are happy to provide you with information concerning the beginning of classes for the Winter 2019 semester.
Important dates to keep in mind:
Welcome meeting (for new students only):
- Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in room 119.
Classes begin on Monday, January 21, 2019.
We hope you have an excellent semester!
The team at the Gaspé Campus
Robert Richard, Director
Requirements Process to confirm your Registration
* Registration is required for all students
Step 1: Pay your registration fees
Your registration fees have to be paid before you can get your class schedule.
You can pay:
- By credit card via Omnivox Payment Centre module;
- At the College, in cash, by cheque or by debit card;
- With a teller at your financial institution (banks and Caisse Populaire) or via your on-line-banking service.
You must pay by January 7, 2019, to be able to get your class schedule on time.
Important: If you choose a payment method other than cash or via Omnivox, it can take up to five working days before your payment is recorded in our system.
Step 2: Download your schedule (mandatory)
Via Omnivox between Monday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m. and Thursday, January 18 at 4:00 p.m.
Schedules that have not been downloaded by then will be deactivated.
Students who did not get their schedule on time must report to the Registrar’s Office on Campus to rectify the situation and will have to pay $20 for a late fee.
If you need to make an adjustment to your schedule, once it is retrieved, see your Academic Advisor.
What you need to know to begin the semester, if you have to:
Modify your schedule
Make an appointment with your Academic Advisor in Room 119 (ext. 1777) after you have retrieved your schedule. You can have your schedule modified from 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 14 to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18.Your modifications must be justified.
Check in with Adapted Services
Contact Catherine Savage, Advisor in Adapted Services, in office 122 or at extension 1374. If you have a diagnosis, she can help determine appropriate services that are necessary for you to succeed.
Financial assistance for studies
Person in charge: Karen Patterson ext. 1420, in office 119.
To complete your application for financial assistance, go to : http://www.afe.gouv.qc.ca/en/
If you are entitled to financial assistance for the first time, collect your warranty certificate by accessing your file on-line, under the tab “Your File”, then click on the link “Notice”.
To ensure you receive your payment, be sure to pick up your schedule on time.
In your first week of classes, you will have to buy books and school materials; it is important to add it to your budget.
For more information, visit http://www.cegepgim.ca/english-section/student-services/financial-aid , contact Diane Gariépy at
Pick up your agenda (new students only)
We hope that this tool will help in planning your work. It contains information about various policies that are enforced at the College, and student life. Your agenda will be given out in room R27-E.
Have your photo taken for your ID card (new students only)
Students will now benefit from the digital student card. We will show you on the registration day (Thursday, January 17) how to generate it on your phone. The student card is valid throughout all of your studies. It is still possible to have a plastified card at the cost of $5.
Sports and extracurricular activities
Information about sports and extracurricular activities will be available when you arrive on Campus.
Students who wish to rent a locker can do so in Room R27-E. Only padlocks provided by the College may be used. A fee of $10 is charged per padlock, a $5 refund is given when the padlock is returned in good condition.
The student COOP is on the ground floor. School and office supplies are available. You can also get snacks, sandwiches, hot and cold drinks.
Pick up your parking pass (if necessary)
You have to get a parking pass in the main entrance (you will need your licence plate number) to be allowed to park your vehicle at College parking lots. You can pay for your permit with cash, by direct payment with your debit card or by cheque. Fees: $110/year, $85/semester, $5/day or $2/hour.