Special announcement

Due to water system failure, Germanna’s Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper will remain closed until further notice. We will provide an updated status on Sunday, Aug. 25th. All other GCC locations will remain open during normal business hours.

Brainfuse Online Tutoring

All Germanna students are eligible to receive online tutoring via Brainfuse

With Brainfuse, students can:

  • Chat now with a tutor during Live Help.
  • Have your writing reviewed by a tutor in the Writing Lab.
  • Meet with a live tutor during a scheduled online tutoring session.
  • Send a tutor an academic query via Send a Question.
  • Use the Academic Tools for help whenever you need it.

How to:

For a demonstration of Brainfuse, you can watch the following video: Brainfuse Overview. You can also refer to the following user guides:


Important information

Logging in

Go to myGCC

Enter your myGCC username.

Forgot Username?

Enter your my GCC password

Forgot Password?

Click on the Brainfuse icon.


Time available

Students are provided 300 minutes of online tutoring each semester. Within your Brainfuse account, the balance of your minutes will appear in the “Live Help” section next to the “Connect” button. If you need additional time, please contact the Academic Center for Excellence at ACE@germanna.edu.


Pop-up blockers & cookies

Make sure you disable pop-up blockers and allow cookies on your web browser; Brainfuse requires both of these to work properly.


What is Required to Access Brainfuse?


Getting support

Click on “Contact Us” at the bottom of the Brainfuse homepage.

You can also contact customer support at support@brainfuse.com, or call 1 (866) 272-4638, extension 510 (Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST).

You may also contact Germanna’s Academic Center for Excellence via email: ACE@germanna.edu.

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