For Matriculated Students

What should you expect to receive within 24-72 hours of receiving your matriculation letter?

  • A system-generated email sent to your personal email address with your Gordon-Conwell student account name, email address, and a temporary password
    • FYI: some email servers automatically sort these messages into your spam folder. If you do not see it in your inbox, check spam!
  • A follow-up email from the Assistant Director of Admissions with a quick guide for updating your password and accessing your student portals
  • An email from your Student Care Representative with a Welcome Packet and a request to schedule your Welcome Call.

What should you do next?

  • Change your password! (Check out our video tutorial!)
  • Request your GCTS student ID card.
  • Apply for financial aid.
  • Contact your program adviser to introduce yourself.
  • Continue getting familiar with calendars, schedules, and courses.
  • Schedule your Welcome Call with your Student Care Representative.
  • Complete Online New Student Orientation: Getting Started.
  • Learn more about the Charlotte campus and your degree program.
  • Make sure you can access your student portals: email, Canvas, and CAMS.
  • Bookmark our IT Service Desk webpage!
    • Our IT Service Staff will be able to assist you with any issues you encounter with accessing your student portals or our course technology.
  • Register for Courses! What can you do through CAMS online?
    • Add and drop classes
    • Pay tuition
    • Check grades
    • Update your personal information in our records (address, email address, phone number, etc.)

All registered? Yay, you!

Advising & Student Care

After reserving admission, each new student receives a program adviser and a Student Care Representative. Program advisers offer feedback on your vocational questions, ensuring that your studies help you pursue your goals. Please plan to communicate with your Student Care Representative each semester before registering for classes to check in regarding your degree program progress and discuss scheduling options. 

Your Student Care Representative provides guidance about your program progress and logistics, and also serves as your advocate throughout your studies. Your Student Care Representative will initiate communication with you as soon as your student account has been created, and will schedule a Welcome Call with you. Your Student Care Representatives are not only staff members, they are current students who know what it takes to succeed at Gordon-Conwell.  

Contact Your Student Care Representative

Master of Divinity [email protected]
MA in BS / CT / NT / OT / MAR [email protected]
MA in Christian Counseling [email protected]
MA in Christian Leadership [email protected]
MA in Christian Ministries [email protected]
Certificate in Christian Studies [email protected]

Navigating Courses & Schedules

Classes to Take First

Your Student Care Representative will send you a Welcome Packet to go over during your Welcome Call, which will include suggested schedules. Most Gordon-Conwell—Charlotte students take the following prerequisite courses within their first few semesters (always refer to your Welcome Packet and degree check sheet for degree-specific requirements):

  • CT500: Introduction to Theological Research (first semester)
  • OT500: Old Testament Survey
  • NT501: New Testament Survey
  • TH501: Theology Survey 1
  • CH501: The Church to the Reformation -or-
  • CH502: The Church Since the Reformation

Course Schedules

Gordon-Conwell—Charlotte Course schedules for the entire academic year are posted on our website. Refer to course schedules to learn which classes are available, where each class will be held, whether or not a particular course has a prerequisite, and the schedule for each class we offer in a given semester. Course schedules are subject to change, and are regularly updated on our website. 

You will find course syllabi for current and previous semesters, as well as a printable schedule for the current semester. Always check the class meeting dates!

Course Sections

Understanding course section codes can be a little confusing! This quick guide should provide you with a general framework to read the semester schedules.

  • CA
    • Charlotte Residential (includes Digital Live, intensives, weekend modules, weekday, and reading courses)
  • CK
    • Charlotte courses taught in Korean
  • CO1
    • Charlotte Online and Web-enhanced (100% online or low-residency courses for Charlotte students)
  • CS
    • Charlotte Directed Study (by petition and approval only)
  • EP
    • Charlotte courses developed in conjunction with Evangelical Presbyterian Churches (EPC) MAP program
  • HA
    • Hamilton Digital Live courses
  • SEML
    • Semlink+ (100% online courses available to Gordon-Conwell students across all four campuses)

Digital Live

Digital Live brings the live classroom experience to any student anywhere with a high-speed internet connection.

Explore Digital Live