President’s Message

Dr. Barbara GabaWelcome to Atlantic Cape Community College! As President of Atlantic Cape, I am pleased to share with you the 2021-2022 edition of the college catalog.

This catalog contains invaluable information that will help you navigate your road to success. But know that you are not alone. At Atlantic Cape, our student-centered approach to admissions, advising, registration, financial services, and your education in the classroom, will leave you with many opportunities for individualized assistance and guidance.

Now more than ever, Atlantic Cape students need flexibility to learn and grow, and we are well-positioned to offer classes and student services in a variety of modalities. Through technological innovation and staying ahead of the curve on accessibility, we are equipped to provide the Atlantic Cape educational experience both remotely and on campus. Whether you want to take courses in-person, “live online”, fully online, or hybrid formats, we are committed to providing classes and student services safely and effectively.

Remember that your education here is only the beginning. A degree from Atlantic Cape can lead to a variety of career pathways and are designed to transfer seamlessly to many four-year universities in New Jersey and beyond. We strive to continuously improve our educational offerings and support services to meet the evolving needs of our community and to prepare our students to succeed. I encourage you, right now, to see where Atlantic Cape can take you.

Serving as this college’s ninth president is an honor, and I will continue to devote my time and energy to achieving Atlantic Cape’s vision of fulfilling regional educational needs, strengthening our community’s economy, and partnering with high schools and higher education institutions to create seamless educational pathways and maximize student success.

At Atlantic Cape, our greatest strengths are our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees. Working together, we have risen to every challenge we have faced in the college’s 55-year history, and this is what makes us Atlantic Cape Strong!

Best wishes for a successful academic year.


Barabara Gaba Signature

Dr. Barbara Gaba