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plus 50 Encore Completion Program

Plus 50 Encore Completion Program

Grays Harbor College was recently chosen to join the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program, a program sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) aimed at assisting those ages 50 and older with pathways to new and exciting careers.

You've got experience. You've had a career, or even two or three. Now take your knowledge to the next degree.


Student Support

  • Tutoring
  • Writing Desk
  • Help With Online Classes
  • Accessing main campus and other CEC services
  • Assistance with scholarship and financial aid applications

Here to Support YOU!
Mon - Thurs 11-2 p.m. And by appointment,
642-9433 / Located in Room 103


High School 21 Plus Program
Do you have high school credits, work experience, military experience, parenting experience, or other life experience, but no high school diploma or equivalency? High School 21+ program is for you!

The HS21+ program allows you to:

  • Earn your Washington State high school diploma
  • Open doors for financial aid eligibility, vocational training programs, or degree programs
  • Only pay $25 per quarter (waivers available)
  • Earn credit for prior learning, work experience, parenting experience, military experience, certifications, and other life experience (foreign education and experience can be considered)

If you are interested, please call 360-538-4167 for more information.




GHC Alert: Sign up today!
Emergency Notification System

GHC Alert is a free service that allows registered users – including Grays Harbor College students, faculty and staff – to receive emergency alerts on their cell phones or other mobile devices during a campus emergency. Sign-up for Free!

Optional Alert: Cancelled Classes. If you would like to be notified when classes are cancelled due to weather, instructor illness or other reasons, be sure to check the optional alerts box in the sign-up form.

Quarterly newsletters and updates about courses and events at the Columbia Education Center are sent via email. To stay up-to-date, send an email to and request to be added to the list.

Columbia Education Center

208 Advent Avenue, S.E., Ilwaco, WA 98624
(360) 538-2539
Driving Directions (Google Map)

Hours of Operation: M-Th 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. , Closed Fridays

Education Center Staff:
Maggie Gray, C.E.C. Manager
April Michael, Program Specialist
Paul Turner, Academic Advisor
Erin Frasier, Director of Pacific County Programming

2012 Student Handbook
Student Handbook


Related Links:

Riverview Education Center, Raymond
(360) 538-4023