Welcome to George Brown College! Whether you're a new or returning student, these tips for navigating student life are meant to make your life easier.
#GBCLifeHacks that come in handy all year!
Save time, get fit on campus
We offer fitness classes at our three campuses and there are fitness facilities with weights and cardio machines at Casa Loma and St. James campuses.
Quick, quality eats
We train Canada's future culinary leaders so it should be no surprise that you can find amazing eats at St. James Campus.
Pick up take-away meals and treats at Chef on the Run or grab lunch at The Café.
Buy fresh fruits and vegetables on campus
Purchase fresh produce all year at the Good Food Market.
Waterfront Campus - Wednesdays, 10:45 a.m. - 3 p.m., main lobby, 51 Dockside Dr.
St. James Campus - Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., main lobby, 200 King St. E.
Casa Loma Campus - Fridays, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Student Centre lounge, level 1, building E, 146 Kendal Ave.
Student Nutrition Access Program (SNAP)
Need help covering food costs? The Student Association runs Student Nutrition Access Program (SNAP).
Chef School students donate freshly prepared meals to the food bank at St. James Campus.
Connect your student email to your phone
Access your George Brown email from your phone so you don't miss a beat.
Find more information about your George Brown email on our Student Email Support page.
Apply for student awards
Working with a tight student budget? You could add some breathing room by applying for George Brown's student awards.
Take advantage of free digital services
Download the GBC app for easy access to maps, college contacts and class information. You can also reserve a spot in a Student Service Centre line.
George Brown offers other free digital services for students, including Office 365 and Linkedin Learning.
Find tech support
Having password problems, trouble connecting to WiFi or an issue with Blackboard?
You can use GBCAssist for tech support. Search the site to find answers to your questions or submit a ticket for your issue.
Get involved on campus
Preparing for new term
Follow us on social media
Check out our Current Students page
This is the go-to page to find college services and supports, as well as important dates and links on how to get involved on campus.
Plan your commute
Get to know your campus
Stroll around campus and find key spots like the cafeteria and the following service areas:
- Library Learning Commons
- Counselling Services
- Diversity, Equity and Human Rights
- Accessible Learning Services
- The Student Service Centre
- The Student Association
If you can’t make it for a visit before classes, try our Virtual Tour.
Avoid lineups for student ID
Visit your campus before school starts and pick up your student ID card. Bring a piece of photo ID and proof of registration.
If you didn't have time before school started, you can still save time by submitting your student ID photo online.
Get your locker now
Want a locker in a convenient location? Register early.
Register for a locker via STU-VIEW, select 'Student Support Services' and then 'Rent a Locker.'
If you need more information or help, visit your campus Welcome Desk.
Check your student email
Sign in to your George Brown email before classes start so you're ready for the start of the term.
Find more information about your George Brown email at mail.georgebrown.ca.
Review your timetable
Log in to STU-VIEW before the new term starts to review and print a copy of your timetable.