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Next Steps to Gordon-Conwell

For Non-Degree Seeking Students


The Gordon-Conwell Admissions Team hopes you find the following resources for Non-Degree Seeking Students helpful as you prepare to begin your studies. It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Gordon-Conwell community.

Should you have any questions along the way, please don’t hesitate to reach out to [email protected] or call us at 800-428-7329.

Next Steps

  1. Your next steps to officially reserve your spot as a student are to return your completed Notification of Intent (sent to you automatically through the application system – please let us know if you did not receive it!), and pay the $100 Matriculation deposit, which you can do online here (you will need your student ID, which should have been previously sent via email to you with your official acceptance).
  2. If you did not enter your social security number in the application portal, please use this link to schedule an Application Update phone call with an Admissions Representative to update your information.
  3. Once the above tasks are complete, you should receive an automated email with your student account information and log-in within 24-48 hours. If for any reason you do not receive this, please reach out to [email protected]
  4. If you are a student at the Hamilton Camus: Per Massachusetts State Regulations, residential students are required to have certain immunizations. Please review the immunization information here and submit your documentation to the Registration Office as soon as possible.
  5. View the latest Course Schedule & Syllabi.
  6. Register for classes of choice using the CAMS registration platform.
  7. Once you’ve registered for courses, the library website is a great resource for e-books, journal articles, and more.
  8. You will also want to check out Canvas using your log in, where professors will include a lot of the information you need for your coursework (syllabus, assignments, grades, class discussions, etc.).
  9. It’ll also be super important to stay up to date on the latest Gordon-Conwell news and updates, checking your GCTS webmail.


How do I register for my course?

Please read through the online registration instructions to learn how to register online.

Can I see a syllabus for a specific course?

Yes!  Click here to see a list of courses available for audit. Click on a specific course to see the syllabus.  You can learn more about various course sections, digital residency dates, and the requirements of each course.

How do I get my username and password?

You should receive an email within 24-48 hours after completing your Notification of Intent and paying your matriculation deposit.  If you do not receive this email, please contact [email protected] and they will assist you with the process.

I am an alumnus.  Will I receive a password, or do I need to do something different?

You will not receive an email with a system generated password.   You will need to email [email protected] and tell them that you are a new student in need of a password reset.  Please include your student ID.

How much does a three credit course cost? When will I be billed?

The cost for a three credit course as a Non-Degree Seeking student is $1,650 for the Fall 2020 semester.  You can click here to learn more about billing and payment due dates.

Where do I see information about my course?

We use a learning management system called Canvas.   You can use your GCTS username and password to log in here.

I’ve logged into Canvas, but I don’t see anything.  Am I signed up for the course?

Your course should show up once you register for the course within 24-48 hours.  Sometimes a course will no be released for student viewing until the day that a course begins.  Don’t worry if your course isn’t showing up in Canvas.  However, if you still are unable to access the course in Canvas by the first day of courses, please contact [email protected] for assistance.

Questions? Email [email protected]. We’re here to help!

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