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Continuing Education Online Registration Information

Public Safety (Non-Credit) Registration Instructions

Two Easy Ways to Register!

Payments for Public Safety non-credit course fees must be received at least five (5) business days prior to the start of the class. Your place in the class Cannot Be guaranteed until you pay. 

  1. Online

    Submit your Registration Form online.   
    You will need the Class Name, CRN# and the Date of the class to fill out this online form.
    Online registrations should be submitted no later than three (3) business days before the class begins. On a case-by-case situation late registrations are welcome based on enrollment availability and class-type.

  2. In Person
    Stop by the registration desk located in Enrollment Services (in the Administration Building) at the Panama City campus. Our office hours are Mondays – Thursdays, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and Fridays, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. The GCSC campus is closed for major holidays, and Spring and Winter Breaks. Public Safety (non credit) class registration questions can be directed to 850-872-3823.

Disabled Students

To request Student Accessibility Resources services, please call 850.747.3243 or email at least one week prior to the first day of class. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.


Refund requests must be received by 12:00 pm five (5) working days before the first day of class (excluding paid online and hybrid classes). Send a refund request to Greg May, the program coordinator, at  All refunds are issued by check to the person assigned to the student ID/SSN listed on the registration. Online and hybrid classes are non-refundable once access has been granted.

Cancellation Policy

When/If a class is canceled students will be notified in advance. A 100% refund is given when a course is canceled by the College. Refunds are automatically mailed to your address listed on the registration form, unless you register for a replacement course. Mailed refunds are usually received within one to two weeks. *Except where noted by certain classes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between college credit and Public Safety non-credit courses?
Credit classes count toward graduation in certain programs of study. Non-credit classes are primarily for job advancement or workforce training.

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.