GIA Online Application; ELearning Courses
 
FIRST-TIME STUDENTS: Read the information below and proceed to our online application by clicking the 'Next' button at the bottom of this page.
ONLINE APPLICATION – TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION
Browser Compatibility
• Firefox 57 or higher.
• Edge 42 and higher.
• Safari 12 and higher (Mac only); mobile devices are not supported.
Using a Public or Shared Computer?
• Clear the cache and stored cookies.
• Do not use the form autofill function; incorrect information will delay your admission.
Keep in Mind the Following
• Use your FULL LEGAL name when completing all forms.
• After completing each page, review the information to ensure it is accurate before going to the next page. Incorrect information will delay your admission.
• Do not click the application “Back” or “Next” buttons more than once; each step takes time to process.
• If you exit before completing, your information will be lost.
REGISTERING FOR YOUR COURSES – MY GIA, STUDENT CENTER
• After your application is submitted, you will receive an email with your User ID and a temporary password to log into My GIA (https://www.gia.edu/mygia).
• Log into My GIA and click on the “GIA Enrollment” link on your Student Center portal to select, register and pay for your courses.
ATTENTION CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
Prior to starting your application, please submit the required document(s) to GIA admissions at the address below or email admissions@gia.edu
California residents must provide a copy of your diploma OR an official transcript showing the graduation date of ONE of the following:
• High school or high school equivalency diploma or official high school transcript showing graduation date sent directly from the school to GIA
• Associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree from an accredited college or university or official transcript indicating the same
• Diploma, transcript or a state-issued secondary school completion for home-schooled high school graduates students
Gemological Institute of America, Inc.
The Robert Mouawad Campus
Mailstop #3
5345 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008 USA