Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC) was founded by Scotland’s Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning University for the Common Good. We aim to contribute to society in a manner that embraces yet goes beyond the traditional role of academics. GCNYC’s For the Common Good commitment is brought to life and delivered by students, staff, and faculty.
Degree Granting Authority
Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC) was granted a provisional charter and degree granting authority by the Board of Regents of the State of New York in June 2017. The minutes of the Board of Regents providing our degree granting authority can be viewed at https://www.regents.nysed.gov/report/jun-2017/higher-education. Requests for a copy of our charter should be directed to James.Miller@gcu.ac.uk (Secretary to the Board of Trustees).
Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC) is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). GCNYC’s candidacy status was approved by the Commission at its meeting of June 21, 2018. Our next evaluation visit will be in Academic Year 2020/2021.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Candidate for Accreditation is a status with the Commission that indicates that an institution has achieved membership and is progressing toward, but is not assured of, accreditation.
GCNYC has three post-graduate programs registered with the New York State Education Department:
- Master of Science (M.S.) in International Fashion Marketing (NYSED Program Code: 38990; HEGIS: 0501.00)
- Master of Science (M.S.) in Risk, Resilience and Integrity Management (NYSED Program Code: 38992; HEGIS: 0501.00)
- Master of Science (M.S.) in Impact-Focused Business and Investing (NYSED Program Code: 38989; HEGIS: 0501.00)
Program registrations can be viewed at http://www.nysed.gov/COMS/RP090/IRPS2A
Glasgow Caledonian New York College
64 Wooster Street, Ground Floor
New York, NY 10012
Located in Manhattan’s historical SoHo neighborhood, GCNYC’s Wooster Street campus is a newly designed and renovated 8,500 square feet space spread over two floors. The facility includes offices and classrooms and the layout is designed to be flexible and adaptable to accommodate a range of teaching strategies.
- 4 formal classrooms
- Open areas for large lectures and college events (1579 sq ft, 444 sq ft)
- Open area for student lounge and study space (1359 sq ft)
- Ancillary accommodation (pantry, rest rooms, etc.)
Tuition costs are available on our website at http://www.gcnyc.com/admissions-and-aid/tuition-and-financial-aid/. There are no mandatory fees.
While book costs may vary, it is assumed that they will be less than $100/course. GCNYC keeps copies of all books required and on course reading lists.
The College refund policy is on our website at http://www.gcnyc.com/admissions-and-aid/tuition-and-financial-aid/ and in the GCNYC Catalog.
Student Right to Know
GCNYC was founded by Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland. While results in the US will not be the same, our parent campus information can be found at http://www.gcu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/whystudyhere/theuniversity/.
Financial Aid Information
GCNYC has been granted permission to participate in Title IV, allowing students to apply for Federal Financial Aid. There are also merit-based scholarships available. Questions about financial aid and scholarships should be directed to the Director of Financial Aid at email@example.com
Satisfactory Academic Progress
Students are expected to successfully complete 50% of the credits for which they register. At any point at which they are comprehensively below this threshold, they will be considered not making satisfactory academic progress.
Complaints Handling Policy
The Complaints Handling Procedure (CHP) reflects Glasgow Caledonian New York College’s (GCNYC or ‘the College’) commitment to valuing complaints. Students, recent students, applicants and members of the public should feel free to raise matters of concern without risk of disadvantage. Our aim is to resolve issues of dissatisfaction as close to the initial point of contact as possible and to conduct thorough and fair investigations of complaints so that, where appropriate, we can make evidence-based decisions on the facts of each individual case. The Policy can be viewed in the GCNYC Catalog.
For more information on filing a formal complaint, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Glasgow Caledonian New York College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, arrest record, veteran or marital status in its education programs or activities, including employment and admissions.
Campus Safety Policies
Because we opened for students Fall 2017, we have no on-campus crime data to report. The campus safety policy is available in the GCNYC Catalog, to download.
The GCNYC campus is in NYPD’s 1st precinct, to see the crime data for the entire precinct http://www1.nyc.gov/assets/nypd/downloads/pdf/crime_statistics/cs-en-us-001pct.pdf
The safety of our students, faculty and staff is of utmost importance. To view our various campus safety policies please see the College Catalog:
-Section 7 Student Bill of Rights
-Section 8 Code of Student Conduct
-Section 16 Campus Safety
-Section 17 Emergency Action Plan
At GCNYC, campus safety is specifically the responsibility of the VP Provost and the Director of Operations, Title IX Coordinator—to whom any questions or concerns should be directed. They are responsible for the campus’ annual safety report, as well as all initiatives to maintain the safety and security of our campus.
In compliance with relevant regulation (including the Clery Act, the Violence Against Women Act, Title IX, and New York State Educational Law article 129-A and B), the VP Provost of GCNYC, or the Title IX Coordinator, will be responsible for identifying those College officials who qualify as Campus Security Authorities (CSAs). All College security are trained as CSA’s.
If you require a Student, Faculty or Staff ID please contact Jessica.email@example.com (or Operations email account if it has been created yet) to set up an appointment in advance.
For more information or to report an incident related to Title IX, Clery or any other crime, please contact the Title IX Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
GCNYC processes personal information under the auspices of the US Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Under this legislation, students have the right to:
- Inspect and review their educational records
- Seek to amend any records that they believe to be inaccurate or misleading
- Demand that personally identifiable information be disclosed only with their consent, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent
- File a complaint against the institution.
All copyright and intellectual property infringements, including contravention of the United States Fair Use Doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act), is a violation of the Student Code of Conduct as published in the GCNYC Catalog.
Drug and Alcohol Policies
Drug and Alcohol issues are dealt with under the province of the Campus Crime and Safety Policy, the Student Code of Conduct, and through Student Services. Details on each of these can be found in the GCNYC Catalog.