On Campus at GCC: Employers slated for upcoming free job fair

On Campus at GCC: Employers slated for upcoming free job fair
Students head into the administration center at Glendale Community College in this file photo taken on Aug. 31, 2015. (Photo by Kelly Corrigan)

The 17th annual job fair at Glendale Community College will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 30 on Plaza Vaquero on campus, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale.

Several employers will be at the event meeting with prospective employees. Those attending should bring a resume and dress for interviews.


The event will be free and open to the community. It is sponsored by the college's Student Employment Services.

For more information, visit


Short spring courses begin next month

Six- and eight-week spring classes will begin on April 24 at Glendale Community College. The college-credit courses' subjects range from business to social science. The short courses can be found by subject at under spring 2017.

Courses include insurance classes, business law, international business, computer skills and office technology, real estate, freshman composition and reading English classes, library research, career planning, speech, intermediate algebra, statistics, Pro Tools, first-aid, fitness, microeconomics, cultural geography, psychology, sociology as well as U.S. history and government.

New students need to fill out an online application before registering for a course.

Summer schedule is online

The summer class schedule is now online at Click "summer 2017" in the drop-down term menu. The first summer classes will begin June 19 with later start dates in July for some courses.

The deadline to apply for admission to the college for summer 2017 and be eligible for priority registration is March 31. Priority registration begins April 24 and open registration is May 1 through June 16.

It is also time to plan for fall 2017. The deadline for new students to apply for admission and be eligible for priority registration for fall 2017 is April 28, with priority registration starting May 22. The fall semester will begin Aug. 28.

Looking ahead, winter 2018 will begin Jan. 8, 2018. The deadline to apply and be eligible for priority registration is Sept. 8, 2017. First-time college students must apply and complete an orientation, assessment and have a student-educational plan by the application deadline to qualify for priority registration.

High school students take college courses

Glendale Community College's Jump Start program provides an opportunity for high school students to take college classes, while still attending high school. Students in good standing with a cumulative 2.0 or higher grade-point average are eligible to apply and enroll in classes at the college.

Tuition is waived for Jump Start students and parking is free for those with valid driver's licenses. Students only pay for textbooks and college services fees. For more information, visit

Swap meet held monthly

The next Hilltop Flea Market and Swap Meet at Glendale Community College will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 19 on the upper campus parking lot off Mountain Street.

The flea market is held on the third Sunday of every month and features more than 70,000 square feet of antiques and collectibles as well as jewelry, furniture, clothing, tools, toys, linens and art.

Vendors who want to set up a space can get an advance reservation for $40 or $50 on the day of the event.

For more information about the swap meet, call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5805, or go to


Wendy Grove is public information coordinator for Glendale Community College.