Cardinal Commit

Gadsden State’s Cardinal Commit is a new student orientation designed to arm admitted students with valuable information before starting the first semester. We welcome all of our new Cardinals! It is important that the transition for new students be as smooth and successful as possible. The virtual Cardinal Commit is designed to provide admitted students with valuable information before starting the first semester.

To participate in Cardinal Commit, you should:

FIRST, make sure all admissions requirements are complete. If you filled out an admissions application and have not received an acceptance letter, please email to check the status of your application.

SECOND, if you want to apply for financial aid, make sure to complete the FAFSA.  Visit the website at

THIRD, access your student portals with the credentials emailed to you by Admissions after your acceptance.

FOURTH, schedule a virtual advising appointment. Advising appointments will be held over the phone or through Zoom.  *Note: In-person advisement is currently not offered this semester due to COVID-19 social distancing safety protocols on campus.

FIFTH, register for fall semester classes through the OneACCS student account beginning June 25. Classes begin on Aug. 19 for full semester and mini I term. Fall mini II term begins Oct. 13.

And finally, RSVP for Cardinal Commit new student orientation. Register Today!


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Cardinal Commit 2019 Moment


Cardinal Commit will be held virtually this year to keep our faculty, staff and YOU safe! Make plans to join us in a live webinar for a new student orientation session!

Register to receive your link to join us for Cardinal Commit 2020!

Last chance to participate in Cardinal Commit: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1

Why should you attend Cardinal Commit?

  1. Learn how to access myGadsdenState, Blackboard, your student email and OneACCS to register for classes, check financial aid, review student information and so much more!
  2. Hear from students and faculty about how to successfully make the transition to college life.
  3. Explore the student services available to you through optional info sessions.
  4. Enter to win a $500 book scholarship from the Cardinal Foundation during the event!
  5. Virtually meet other incoming students and discover what it means to be a Gadsden State Cardinal!


Questions?? Email



Watch all of the resource videos from beginning to end on our Gadsden State Community College YouTube channel "Video Resources for New Cardinals".

Click the image above to start the videos from the playlist or click the specific subject link on the left and right!