Student Handbook 2016-2017

Student Rights

Georgia Northwestern Technical College promotes a climate of academic integrity, critical inquiry, strong work ethic, intellectual freedom, and freedom of individual thought and expression consistent with the rights of others. The college protects the rights of its educational mission, vision, and purpose. Students have the right to the following:

To be in an atmosphere that is conducive to learning and to attend GNTC educational programs, course offerings, and activities on campus or any activity sponsored by GNTC off campus in accordance with GNTC policies and procedures.

To obtain the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities in order to acquire skill competencies and obtain employment by participating in programs, course offerings, and activities in accordance with GNTC policies and procedures.

To develop intellectual, personal, and social values. 

To due process procedures.

To participate in institutional decision making.

To participate in approved student organizations in accordance with GNTC policies and procedures.

To privacy as outlined in the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).