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Find information about the Bobcat Card, meal plans, parking permits, career advising, public safety, and getting involved on campus.


 

Bobcat Card
The Bobcat Card is an essential key to campus life and a handy tool for managing your money. As your official Georgia College identification card, the Bobcat Card gives you access to facilities, services, and fun.

You can also use your Bobcat Card for making purchases at participating locations. The Bobcat Card is truly an all-inclusive card, serving as your:

• Debit card to access available funds in a CatCash Account
• Meal plan card
• CatCash dining card (for purchases at retail dining facilities)
• Library card
• Access card to residence halls
• Access card to gated parking
• Ticket to Georgia College Athletic events
• Laundry card
• Snack and beverage vending card
• Copier card
• Bookstore debit card
• Computer lab pay-for-print card
• Debit card for use with off-campus merchants

Email questions or concerns to bobcat.card@gcsu.edu.


 

Meal Plans
For a list of meal plans are available visit http://www.gcsudining.com/.


 

Parking Permits
Each student is required to register and obtain a parking permit from the Parking and Transportation Office  (located at West Campus) for any vehicle which he operates on campus. This permit is required 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  For detailed information, visit http://gcsu.edu/auxiliaryservices/parking_services.htm.

In order to obtain a handicapped parking permit, you must go to the Office of Disability Services to complete the required paperwork. For more information contact Disability Services at http://gcsu.edu/disability/.


 

Career Advising
The University Career Center (located in Lanier Hall) provides placement assistance to students and graduates who are seeking employment through on-campus interviewing programs, current listings of job notices, and a variety of employment resources like the College Placement Council Annuals. While the office does not function as an employment agency, the staff seeks to assist students in identifying potential employers, developing resumes, and preparing for job interviews.

In addition, the University Career Center hosts a number of Career Days each academic year which enable students to meet with college recruiters from business, industry, and government agencies to gather information and develop job prospects.

The University Career Center also offers education majors an opportunity to develop and maintain a credentials file of reference letters, transcripts, and other career related materials that would be sent at the student's request to prospective employers. All students participating in interviews scheduled during Teacher Placement Day must have a completed credentials file in The University Career Center. Additionally, a resume resource service exists for student use. Students are strongly encouraged to become familiar with placement resources and to establish their credentials files at the beginning of their senior year.

Students who are unsure of their career direction may wish to visit the Counseling Services office for assistance with choosing a major or a career. A variety of career assessment instruments and literature are available with assistance from the counseling staff.


 

Public Safety
The Georgia College Department of Public Safety wants to get to know you as friends, and we encourage you to help us by learning and abiding by established university regulations, municipal, and state laws. The Department of Public Safety, in turn, pledges to perform law enforcement duties and various services consistently and effectively. By working together, we can enjoy a safe and successful year.

The Public Safety office is located in Miller Hall at 300 N. Wayne Street and is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The department employs 16 trained officers who are certified by the Peace Officers Standards and Training Council of Georgia. This is the same certification that any city police officer or county deputy sheriff receives before they can be certified as law enforcement officers in Georgia. The sworn officers and communications staff are proud to serve the Georgia College community.

As Georgia College officers, we enforce the state laws as well as local ordinances. We issue citations, make arrests, and work vehicle accidents. Some of our other duties include the locking and unlocking of campus buildings, assisting motorists, and patrolling the campus on foot, bicycle or in marked patrol vehicles.

Please feel free to stop by Miller Hall to learn more about the Public Safety operations, or call the office and speak to an officer or one of the staff. Whether you are representing yourself or a group, we encourage you to let us know how the Georgia College Police Department can best serve you.


Getting Involved on Campus
There is Something for everyone
The Department of Campus Life supports the institutional mission by offering students the opportunity to participate in social, recreational, educational , and cultural activities. In addition, Campus Life acts as an advocate for students by providing a variety of services that cater to individual and organizational needs of students. For more details, visit Getting Involved.

 

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