The following locations are available for GCSC students as Open Computer Labs, Zoom,
and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) use. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 AM
to 6 PM and Friday till 4 PM unless otherwise noted.
Panama City Campus, Social Sciences Building - SS112
Panama City Campus, Social Sciences Building - SS113
Panama City Campus, Student Union West Building – SUW349 Computer Lab This room is unavailable on Fridays
Panama City Campus, Rosenwald Building – RC111 Computer Lab
Panama City Campus, Rosenwald Building - RC139
Panama City Campus, Rosenwald Building – RC140 Computer Lab
Gulf/Franklin Campus in Port St. Joe, C Building – C101 Computer Lab Monday through Thursday from 8 AM to 4 PM
North Bay Campus in South Port – Information will be provided at a later date
If you need to use a headset while on any of the GCSC campuses, you will need to bring
If you need a webcam in the open computer labs, you will need to bring your own.
Please follow CDC and college practices for social distancing and masks.
GCSC has created an outdoor Wi-Fi zone in the parking lot behind the Library for students
that need access (think drive-up, park, and log-in). Look for the ‘GCSC Student Access’
signs. Select the ‘GCSC-Student’ SSID and enter your student login information to
use the secure Wi-Fi access point.
Reminder that your cell phone may allow a hotspot for an Internet connection to your
computer or tablet. Check with your cell phone service provider for more information.
The following items are available in the Office 365 Suite that current students have
access to at home as well as on a GCSC campus. Instructions for Use
Microsoft Word is a word processor that enables a user to create documents like letters,
memos, flyers, etc. that can include pictures/graphics or simply using one of the
many built-in templates. Instructions for use.
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet with features for calculations, charts, graphs, and
pivot tables; it can easily be organized and sorted (in order numerical, alpha, etc.)
Instructions for use.
PowerPoint is a computer program that allows you to create and show slides to support
a presentation. You can combine text, graphics and multi-media content to create professional
presentations. Instructions for use.
Microsoft Access is a database management program included with Microsoft Office.
Microsoft Access allows the user to setup a database (Table), enter records into the
database, organize the data, store the data, retrieve the data or use the data in
reports or display. Instructions for use.
Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing application that emphasizes page layout
and design using built-in templates. Many of the layouts can be embedded into email.
Instructions for use.
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a
part of the Microsoft Office suite. Primarily an email application, it also includes
a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, journal, and web browsing.
Microsoft Stream is a platform to share video of classes, meetings, presentations
and training sessions. Instructions for use.
Microsoft Flow is a tool to use automation for notifications, alerts, data gathering,
and communication. Instructions for use.
OneNote interface is designed to resemble a tabbed ring binder. The user can take
notes and gather materials on pages organized in sections. Notes include text, tables,
pictures, drawings and mathematical notations. OneNote can be synced throughout personal
devices. Instructions for use.
Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool for desktop, mobile and web that centers around
chat, video, or voice. It allows GCSC employees to hold video meetings with colleagues
and instructors to host video sessions with students. Instructions for use
Canvas support line is available for students and faculty. 24x7x365 available by dialing
850.913.3303 - option 2.
For issues with Respondus Lockdown Browser, students and faculty can call GCSC Technical
Support Desk at 850.913.3303 option 3.
Fastest means to contact technical support is to have the Freshservice App downloaded
to your phone and use to submit tickets for assistance.
Log into the myGCSC portal and click GCSC Ticketing System.
Submit a ticket on the college website. Go to www.gulfcoast.edu - scroll to the bottom of the screen click Information Technology Services - Click
Submit a Ticket button.
Call Technical Support Desk at 850.913.3303.
Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs,
activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national
origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation,
gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions
or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all
complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment
Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.