Student Handbook 2016-2017

Article I: Definitions

Appellate Board: as defined in the Student Disciplinary Policy and Procedure.

  1. Faculty Member: any person hired by Georgia Northwestern Technical College to conduct teaching, service, or research activities.
  2. Hearing Body: as defined in the Student Disciplinary Procedure.
  3. Member of the Technical College Community: any person who is a student, faculty member, contractor, Technical College official, or any other person/s involved with Georgia Northwestern Technical College or the community or employed by Georgia Northwestern Technical College.
  4. Policy: the written regulations of Georgia Northwestern Technical College as found in, but not limited to, the Student Code of Conduct, Student Handbook(s), GNTC Catalog, and the Policy Manual approved by the State Board for the Technical College System of Georgia.
  5. Student: all persons taking courses at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, including full-time, part-time, dual enrollment, joint enrollment, non-credit, and credit. Persons who are not officially enrolled for a particular term but who have a continuing relationship with Georgia Northwestern Technical College are considered “students.”
  6. System: the Technical College System of Georgia.
  7. Technical College Official: any person employed by Georgia Northwestern Technical College performing assigned administrative responsibilities on a part-time, full-time, or adjunct basis.
  8. Technical College Premises: all land, buildings, facilities, and other property in the possession of or owned, used, or controlled by Georgia Northwestern Technical College (including adjacent streets and sidewalks).