News Semester Of Savings Program Returns For Winter Classes Beginning December 21 - Garrett College

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Campus News

November 15, 2021

Semester of savings program returns for winter classes beginning December 21

Eligible, degree-seeking students may qualify for zero-tuition

Garrett College's Semester of Savings program has returned just in time for online winter classes. Eligible, degree-seeking students enrolled this winter may utilize financial aid assistance, made possible through a variety of funding sources, to get ahead on coursework and work towards earning their degree while paying zero out-of-pocket tuition.

"Garrett College is focused on providing students with a supportive, cost-effective foundation on which to start their educational journey," stated Melissa Wass, GC's director of admissions. "Whether you are a new student looking to become acquainted with college coursework or a current student opting to stay ahead, the Semester of Savings is a great opportunity for students to chip away at degree requirements while saving money. "

The Semester of Savings Program applies to both current and prospective new students, provided they are enrolled in a degree program.

Current students should contact their academic advisor or the Academic Advising and Success Center to register. Best chance advising and registration is currently underway for current students. New students are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions at 301-387-3044 or to enroll at Garrett College.

Garrett College is offering a variety of courses this winter session, with a focus on courses that satisfy general education requirements (GER) at Garrett College and many other institutions. For real-time schedule information and to view the complete list of online winter course offerings, visit and click on 'course search'.

"The Semester of Savings Program was such a success this summer, allowing students to get ahead in their studies," stated Andrew Harvey, GC's director of financial aid. "We have worked extremely hard to make this program happen a second time for the winter semester."

For additional information on the upcoming winter session at Garrett College, including the Semester of Savings program, visit