Gulf Coast State College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate’s and bachelor’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions regarding the accreditation status of the institution or if there is evidence that appears to support Gulf Coast State College's significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. Gulf Coast State College is also a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, the Association of Florida Colleges, the American Council on Education, and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Gulf Coast State College will deliver life-changing learning opportunities and will join as a full partner in dynamic cultural and economic development of the region. Gulf Coast State College holds students and community of central importance. The college provides many opportunities for learning and offers a range of programs and services to help students become well-educated, productive citizens. The college is equally dedicated to collaborating with the community to help create or improve economic well-being and to offer the space of the college for social dialog, events of art and culture, and other moments that enhance our quality of life.