Welcome Back!

As you work towards your goals at Green River College you will face many challenges,
both in and out of the classroom. Know that you are not alone.

You've Got Options This Fall

Reopening for Face-to-Face Student meetings (by appointment) in Services & Departments starts September 9th, Mondays and Thursdays from 8am to 5pm.

Services will be delivered on appointment basis as much as possible, with drop-ins served if possible. If not possible, drop-in students can receive services virtually either at home or in virtual service area (larger room with kiosks to be determined).

Student Support Services Available Fall Term

The follow areas are open Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., unless otherwises noted.

Make an appointment Get help virtually

  • Assessment & Testing Center, SA-148
  • Career, Advising, and Completion Center, SA-104
  • Conference Services, SU-210
  • Disability Support Services, SA-210
  • Financial Aid, SA-231
  • Gator Grill/Daily Grind M-TH, 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Temporary Trades services will remain M-TH, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Gator Pantry service, SA-122
  • Judicial Affairs, SA-206
  • Office of the Registrar, SA-277
  • Paper Tree Bookstore, SU-143, M-F, 7:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, SU-240
  • Recration Athletic Center, SU-120, M-Th, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Running Start, SA-135
  • Student Life, SU-240
  • S.U. Information Desk
  • TRiO Student Support Services, SA-211
  • Veteran Services, SA-225
  • Violence Prevention Center, SA-227

2021 Fall Quarter (September 20 - December 9)

In-Person Hours (Building and Circulation Services)

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (7:00 p.m. between September 20-30)
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED
NOTE: Building hours and circulation services will be available from Monday to Thursday till 7:00 PM during the first 2 weeks of the quarter (September 20 - 30).

In-Person Hours (Research Help from a Librarian)

  • Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Online Librarian Hours (Phone, Chat, Email)

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
NOTE: These online hours are times when a GRC librarian is available to chat, answer the phone, or respond to email. Outside of these hours, the online librarian chat is still available. See the Ask a Librarian page for more information.

Special Hours and Closures

  • August 21 - September 20: CLOSED (Quarter Break)
  • November 11: CLOSED (Veteran's Day)
  • November 24: Close at 6:00 p.m. (Thanksgiving Eve)
  • November 25 - 26: CLOSED (Thanksgiving Holiday)
  • December 9: Close at 6:00 p.m. (Last Day of the Quarter)
  • December 10 - January 2, 2022: CLOSED (Quarter Break)


Monday through Friday

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

By Appointment

Phone: 253-288-3300

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT:  https://www.whos-next.com/greenriver/appointments/

VIRTUAL ASSISTANCE: Registration, classes, advising, housing, immigration. https://www.greenriver.edu/va/#international

CLASS REGISTRATION: https://grcc.greenriver.edu/Register/webreg/waci221.html

PAY TUITION: Deadline for tuition payment is due September 24.

  • Academic Resource Centers (Online with phased on campus component for upcoming quarters)
    • Math Learning Center
    • Tutoring and Resource Center
    • Writing and Reading Center
    • Public Speaking Center
    • Language Lab
  • Master Achiever Center (M & Th 8:00-5:00 pm)
  • Open Doors (M & Th 8:00-5:00 pm
  • Branch Locations (times are adjusted depending on needs of these locations, please contact site for specific hours of operation)
    • Kent (M-Th 8:00am- 8:00pm. Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm)
    • Enumclaw (M-Th 8:00am to 5:00pm and virtual until 8:00pm)
    • Auburn Center (M & Th 7:00am-3:00pm. Virtual assistance will be available 7:30am-11:30am, M-F)
  • Continuing & Community Education (TBD)
  • Workforce Education (M & Th 8:00-5:00 pm)
  • Counseling (TBD)
  • MESA (M & Th 8:00-5:00 pm Virtual on Frid

  • Employee IT Support Helpdesk – Virtual Assistance remotely (M-F 8:00 –5:00pm)
  • Student IT Support Helpdesk -Virtual Assistance Lobby Support (MTH 8:00- 7:00pm, F 8:00-5:00pm)

College Advancement (M & Th, 8:00am-5:00pm)

Institutional Effectiveness (M & Th, 8:00am-5:00pm)

Tutoring & Resource Centers

"I am in need of help with my studies."

Tutoring Resources

GRC has a number of places to get tutoring with a number of subjects.

For more information visit the Tutoring & Resources page. Or on campus visit these locations:

Tutoring & Resource Center (HL - 2nd floor)
Math Learning Center (CH-313)
Writing & Reading Center (RLC-173)
Public Speaking Center (HL-150)

Workforce Education

"I am a dislocated worker or low income student experiencing life barriers."

Green River College

Workforce Education administers programs that provide free or reduced tuition to students who qualify. A number of our programs also assist with books, fees, and, in some cases, educational supplies.

For more information visit Workforce Education.

Gator Pantry

"I am in need of a little extra food immediately."

Gator Pantry

The Gator Pantry provides free food assistance to students on a temporary basis and connects them to longer-term resources in the community.

To access the Food Pantry, please contact Campus Safety at 253-288-3350 to be given access.

Monday – Friday: 8 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Benefits Hub

"I am experiencing barriers getting access and support to services within the community and on campus."

United Way Benefits Hub - Everyday Financial Tools

A partnership between the Progress & Completion Center and the United Way of King County designed to help students connect with support services at Green River College and in the community.


Per the Governor's phased re-opening plan, all Green River College students, faculty and staff must confirm they are not experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle aches, or new loss of taste or smell) each day when accessing a GRC facility.

Go To the COVID Attestation

For more information visit the Benefits Hub and Progress and Completion Center.

Counseling Services

"I am experiencing mental health difficulties."

Green River College

Confidential, short-term mental health counseling and wellness education provided to students for free.

For more information visit Counseling Services, call 253-833-9111, ext. 2460 or visit SA-231.

Foundation Scholarships

"I am looking for scholarships."

Foundation Scholarships - Say

More than 300 Green River College Foundation scholarships available to be used for tuition, fees, books, and required supplies at Green River College.

For more information visit the Green River College Foundation website or read Frequently Asked Questions.

Violence Prevention Center

"I am or I know someone who has experienced violence."

Green River College Violence Prevention Center

The Violence Prevention Center provides support and resources to all members of the campus community that have experienced stalking, harassment, sexual assault and relationship violence. The VPC is a safe and peaceful space with access to a variety of free self-care items.

For more information please visit the Violence Prevention Center.

Holman Library

"I am in need of technology, books, or help with research."

Ask a Librarian

Holman Library serves the students, faculty, and staff of Green River College by providing the resources and services necessary to ensure access to information and development of information literacy skills. 

Please visit the Holman Library to explore all of the resources and services we provide. You can also ask specific questions using our Ask a Librarian page. 

Gator Pledge

"I am experiencing financial barriers keeping me from continuing their studies at Green River."

Gator Pledge - We've Got Your Back

Emergency funding for students to close small (usually less than $500), but critical financial gaps that would otherwise cause a student to drop out.

To apply please complete the Student Support Grant Application form. Visit the Foundation website for more information or talk to any GRC faculty or staff.

Acute Help Cards

"I am experiencing immediate financial difficulty that can be bridged with food or school supply help."

Paper Tree and Safeway gift cards

Students experiencing hunger or don’t have the gas they need to get home or to class can receive Gator Grill, Safeway, and Paper Tree Bookstore gift cards to help.

For more information talk to any GRC Faculty or Staff.