New Student Orientation - Atlanta Technical College

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New Student Orientation
President’s Welcome
The faculty and staff at Atlanta Technical College welcome
you as the newest member of our college family!
You have joined a college community that is focused on your
academic and career goals, and we want to work with you to
ensure your success.
Dr. Alvetta Peterman Thomas
You are a valuable asset to the Atlanta Technical College
community, and your life will be transformed by your
experiences here. At the same time, this college community will
also be enriched because of you. We welcome your leadership,
scholarship, service, creativity and involvement. I invite you to
witness the power of an education from Atlanta Technical College
to become what you are meant to be!
General Information
Atlanta Technical College (Atlanta Tech) began offering its first
programs in 1968.
Atlanta Tech is a public post-secondary college, under the governance
of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), a consortia of 26
technical colleges strategically located throughout the state of
Atlanta Tech’s designated service are includes the city of Atlanta,
Fulton County south of the Chattahoochee and Clayton County.
Atlanta Tech’s training programs are fully accredited by the Council on
Occupational Education (COE) and the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools.
Education for Everyone
Atlanta Tech offers opportunities to people 16 years or
older to include:
•Recent high school graduates,
•Men and women currently in the workforce,
•Persons returning or entering college for the
first time, and
Warranty Policy
We guarantee that when you graduate
from your program of study that you will
be prepared for the career in which you
were trained—if not, we’ll re-train you
with FREE tuition!
The academic calendar is from:
July 1- June 30 of each fiscal year
Atlanta Technical College and other Technical College System of
Georgia schools are switching to semesters beginning Fall 2011.
Click here for more information.
The academic calendar is updated and published in the College
Catalog. Visit for additional updates.
Grading Policy
• Grades are issued at the end of each
• A grade of “C” or better is required in
all courses for graduation.
Grade Numerical Equivalent Grade Points
90-100 /4
80-89 / 3
70-79/ 2
60-69/ 1
0-59/ 0
Work Ethics
A work ethics grade is also issued for each course and is designed to
evaluate and encourage good work habits. You will be evaluated
based on the following characteristics.
 Character
 Organizational Skills
 Teamwork
 Communication
 Appearance
 Cooperation
 Productivity
 Respect
Career Placement Services
The Career Placement Services Office conducts workshops each
semester for students to disseminate information on the availability,
scope, and use of career placement resources. They provide access
to on-line resources to assist with job placement resources such as
Erecruiting (
• Computer labs are available on a first come, first serve basis
• Interviewing and resume assistance are available
• CPS also offers Campus Recruiting Days where businesses come to
campus in search of potential employees.
Career Placement Services
Contact Information
Email: [email protected]
Campus Location: Suite D128
Phone: 404-225-4470/ 4449
Director, Michael Burnside
Career Evaluator, Cathy Clements
Career Support Assistant, Carolyn Sanders
Learning Support Center (LSC)
• Offers free tutoring in:
1) Learning Support: English, Math, and Reading (096-098)
2) General Education Courses
3) English, Math, and Reading for Vocational English as a
Second Language (VESL 091-094)
• Seminars and Workshops
•Learning Support Counselors
•Open Study Area
• Open Computer Lab
Contact: Ronald Laws
Learning Support Specialist
[email protected]
Room 2118
Learning Support
College 099 Student Success Seminar Course is for all
Learning Support Students (096 – 099) 2 credit hours
Sample Topics include time management, learning
styles, study skills and more.
General Educational Development Diploma
Did you know that GED testing is available at Atlanta
Technical College? If you are enrolled in one of the
programs which does not require a high school diploma
for admission, remember you must attain your diploma or
GED before completing your program of study. The fee is
$95 for all five tests, $19 for a single subject area.
Contact: Mrs. Marilyn Arrington,
GED Chief Examiner
Open Computer Labs
•Room 2118 is open from
9:00 am – 9:00 pm (Mon–Thurs)
•Room 1118 (Library) is open
7:45 am – 9:00 pm (Mon–Thurs)
• Center for Excellence and
Lifelong Learning (New
Connections Building)
8 am – 3 pm (Mon – Thurs)
Library & Media Services
The library/media center supports all areas of instruction offered by Atlanta Technical College,
providing print and non-print resources (books, periodicals, videotapes, computer software,
computers, etc.), facilities, and services to all faculty, staff, and students.
Inter-library loan services are available, and patrons have access to a variety of computer resources
including indexes to periodicals, full-text newspapers, on-line access to library catalogs, the
Internet, CD-ROM workstations, and several computers
for word processing.
Flexible scheduling permits individuals and groups to use the center as needed. Students must
present a current valid student ID in order to borrow materials. The library is a place of study for
students. For this reason, eating, drinking, unattended children, radios, cell phones, or unnecessary
noises are prohibited. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
To access library services online:
Student Activities
•The Accounting Club
•Club Metro 1560
•Delta Epsilon Chi (DEX)
•Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership
•Halle International Exchange Program
•International Club
Student Activities (Continued)
•Millennium Club
•National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)
• Student Government Association (SGA)
•Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
Contact: Mr. Jessean Banks
•Skills USA
Student Activities Coordinator
•Student Leadership Council
[email protected]
•Program Clubs
Early Childcare Center
The Center provides:
• A safe and healthy learning environment
• Nutritious meals (breakfast, lunch & snack),
• Activities, materials, and equipment which are
age and developmentally–appropriate
• A creative curriculum for infants, toddlers, 3 years old &
• An open door policy, which supports open communication between
children, adults, the community, and the centre staff.
• A staff that serves children ages: 7 months – 5 years old,
• An environment that encourages creativity through a variety of art
Contact: Dr. Marsha Whittle,
Center Director
Hours of Operation:
[email protected]
Monday – Friday
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Student Photo Identification
For security purposes, students are required to carry their college
identification card whenever on campus, or when participating in college
activities. Student photo identification cards are made
throughout registration and on Mondays in
Room 2126. Check with Student Affairs for an
updated schedule.
Students will be required to present the college
identification card when using the library and
other campus facilities and should be able to present it upon the request of a
college official.
College Security
Atlanta Technical College works to help you maintain your personal safety and to
protect your property by providing security and safety services. Each year, Atlanta
Technical College publishes its crime statistics according to the guidelines of the Jeanne
Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The
Campus Crime Report is available online at .
Campus security also:
Maintains Lost and Found
Issues parking decals and lockers
Regulates parking
Patrols the halls and parking lots
Checks student ID’s
Safety is everyone’s business - Be Alert! Report incidences immediately to a security officer.
Parking Decal
Parking decals are required for all vehicles
parked on campus. These decals may be
obtained from the Business Office located in the
Cleveland Dennard Building across from the
Admissions and Student Financial Aid offices.
The cost is $15; $23 beginning August 23, 2011.
Bookstore Information
The bookstore is in room 2122 located in the second floor lobby of the Academic Complex across from the
auditorium. New and used textbooks, supplies, related course items, academic computer supplies, Atlanta
Tech paraphernalia, clothing, and other items are available for your convenience.
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Hope and Pell Charge Dates:
Tuesday, August 23 - Thursday September 1, 2011
Third Party Charge Dates:
Tuesday, August 23 - Thursday September 8, 2011
Visa, MasterCard, Check (with Government Issued I.D.)
Special Needs Survey
Students requiring accommodations must inform the Special Needs Coordinator
before the service is provided. Official documentation is required.
You may also click here to complete the State Enrollment System Information Form.
The first section is for those individuals who may have a psychological, medical or
learning disability. The second section is for those individuals who have not been
able to find employment, or lost their job or who are single parents.
Examples of services include: Interpreters, note
takers, desk adjustments, computer visual aids,
special equipment
For Special Needs
Contact: Ms. Sylvie Moses
[email protected]
Student Conduct Code
• Students are responsible for following all of the
rules outlined in the Student Handbook.
• Drug Free Campus – no drug use or possession
of weapons are allowed on campus.
• Violations of the Student Conduct Code may
result in suspension or expulsion from the
• Sexual Harassment is prohibited!
• Student Right to Know
Angel On-line Courses
Angel on-line orientation is:
August 23 at 10 am, 2 pm, or 5 pm
August 24 at 10 am, 2 pm, or 5 pm
August 25 at 10 am or 2 pm
August 26 at 1 pm
Students enrolled in an online class should have an
email account prior to the first day of class. You are
responsible for emailing your instructor to verify
your attendance.
Online Learning Website
Financial Aid
• Workshops are held every Tuesday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. and
Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Workshops are not held during
new student registration.
• For the HOPE Grant, apply online at
Only a 2 – 4 Day Process
• For the PELL Grant, apply online at . The process
takes 2 – 4 Weeks. Student and Parent Tax Forms are REQUIRED to
Complete the Application
Student Financial Aid Office
2011-2012 Academic Year
(July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012)
Financial Aid Counselors are available to assist students in
completing the financial aid process. Counselors are assigned based
on the student’s last name.
Last Names Beginning A-J:
Ms. Julia Byron
Last Names Beginning K-Z:
Ms. Cheryl Billups
GSFAPPS: www.GAcollege411 1-800-505-4732
FAFSA: 1-800-433-3243
Selective Service: 1-888-442-4551
Income Tax Documentation: 1-800-829-1040
Financial Aid Programs and Application Process
2011-2012 Academic Year (July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012)
Students at Atlanta Technical College (ATC) are encouraged to apply for the federal and
state Student Financial Aid (SFA) programs that are available to assist with educational
costs. The following financial aid information will provide you with an overview of the
programs available, the eligibility criteria, and the application process. Additional
information and/or clarification of the SFA programs are available in the Financial Aid
Office. Please note that the information contained herein is based on federal, state
and/or institutional policies which are subject to change.
Atlanta Technical College does not participate in the Federal Student Loan Program. The
Financial Aid Office cannot certify student loan applications
The student’s high school transcript and/or prior college transcript must be on file in the
Atlanta Tech Admissions Office prior to the student receiving financial aid funding
Federal Financial Aid Programs
Federal PELL Grant Program (PELL)
The PELL Grant Program provides assistance to students who demonstrate financial need as
defined by the U. S. Department of Education. PELL recipients must be enrolled in an eligible
program of study and must not have attained a baccalaureate degree or a first professional
degree. The maximum award amount for 10-11 is $5550.00. Recipients must be enrolled in an
eligible program of student. The award amount each term is based on the number of
enrollment hours each term.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
This program is designed to ‘supplement’ the grant assistance awarded to students with the
highest PELL eligibility. Funds are limited and based on the school’s allocation received each
year. Since funds at Atlanta Tech are limited, students who meet the priority deadline date for
applying for federal aid have the greatest chance of receiving FSEOG.
Federal Work Study (FWS) Program
The FWS Program provides part-time employment. FWS students must maintain a cumulative
grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or greater. FWS offers exposure to real work experiences,
development of positive work ethics and time management skills. Students interested in
participating in this program must complete an ATC FWS application in addition to the FAFSA.
State Financial Aid Programs
Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally (HOPE) Scholarship Program
The HOPE Grant is available to students enrolled in a certificate or diploma
program of study. Recipients are eligible for a maximum of 63 semester
hours of HOPE Grant Payment. Effective fall semester, HOPE Grant
recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the 30th and 60th hour check
points to remain eligible for the HOPE Grant.
The HOPE Scholarship is awarded to HOPE Scholars enrolled in an
associate degree (AAS) program of study. HOPE Scholars are students who
graduate from a Georgia high school with this distinguished honor or
students who are ‘grandfathered’ into the program after attempting a
minimum of 45 associate or baccalaureate degree credit hours with a 3.0
or greater cumulative GPA at the required checkpoints. HOPE Scholarship
applicants must also complete the ATC HOPE Scholarship Application.
Please note that the HOPE does not cover the Technology Fee, Late Fee or
Malpractice Insurance Fee.
Effective Fall Semester, the HOPE Award will only cover a portion of tuition
cost. The HOPE Fees and Book Awards have been eliminated effective fall
semester. For the 2011-2012 academic year, The HOPE tuition will cover
$60.75 per semester hour. The tuition charges effective fall = $75.00 per
semester hours. Therefore, the student will be responsible for $14.25 per
semester hour unless he/she qualifies for Pell Grant or some other type of
Financial Aid Eligibility
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Although there are specific criteria governing
each SFA program, all SFA recipients must meet the following
• U. S. citizenship or eligible non-citizenship
• Selective Service registration, if required at
• High school diploma or GED
• Enrollment in an eligible program of study
• Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
• Not owe a refund to a federal grant program or be in default on a
federal student loan
Deadline Dates
Applicants are encouraged to begin the application
process as soon as possible prior to the academic
year/term they would like to receive financial
assistance. The academic year is July 1 – June 30, and
the priority deadline date is March 1st preceding the
chosen academic year. Should the applicant fail to
meet the priority deadline date, all aid applications
and supportive documents must be submitted to the
aid office by the following semester deadline dates:
Fall Semester -- July 1
Spring Semester -- November 15
Satisfactory Academic Progress &
Special Circumstances
SFA recipients must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) toward the completion of their
certificate, diploma or degree. This includes maintaining a 2.0 or greater grade point average (GPA)
and completing the program within 150 percent (150%) of the standard time frame required.
Students must satisfactorily complete 67% of all attempted classes each semester to complete the
program within the 150% time frame. Grades of D, F, W, WF, WP, U and I adversely affect the
student’s completion rate. Students who fall below the Minimum requirements (GPA or
completion rate) are required to pay their own tuition and fees until they regain SAP eligibility. If
extenuating circumstances occur, the student may file an appeal to regain financial aid eligibility.
These SAP regulations will change effective fall semester (August 23, 2011)
Recommendation: Students who decide to change majors or withdraw from classes should check
with their financial aid counselor to determine if and how their financial aid may be affected. 36
Students (and or the parents of dependent
students) who experience changes (loss of
employment, change in dependents, etc.) in
their financial circumstances, should notify
their Financial Aid Office in writing.
Documentation is often required, but this
could result in an increase in funding.
Fee Payment
Payment of Tuition & Fees
Tuition and fees are due at the time of registration by
one of the following methods:
• Cash, checks, money orders or credit card
• Tuition and Fees can be paid online via BANNER by
credit card (VISA and MasterCard only) – see instruction
for BANNER Web payments in Orientation Manual
• Financial Aid (if you have received an official award letter)
• Third-Party Contract Sponsors
If you do not have Financial Aid or a Third-Party
sponsor, you may pay your tuition and fees with
cash, check, or credit card. See the cashier in the
Cleveland Dennard Building.
Student schedules will be purged for non-payment
of fees by semester deadline.
Check the academic calendar for the current
semester deadline.
Third Party Sponsors
To better service our clients Atlanta Tech has an agreement with several
companies that provide tuition, fees, books and scholarships.
Examples of Third Party
• All Workforce Development Agencies
• Army National Guard
• Atlanta Job Corps
• AT&T
• Department of Veteran’s Affairs
• Internal Revenue Service
• Mayor’s Youth Program
• Georgia Fatherhood
• Georgia Department of Labor
Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Provides tuition, books, tools, uniforms and equipment, child care
services, and transportation for those who qualify. You must
attend an orientation.
WIA Offices:
Atlanta Workforce Development Agency/Atlanta Tech
Fulton County Workforce Development Agency
Mattie Goss, Coordinator
Atlanta Regional Commission
Enrollment Fees
Methods of
Payment Deadlines
The following must be completed by the Payment Deadline:
1.All tuition & fees must be paid – See Banner Web Payment instructions.
2. All Financial Aid must be awarded and fees authorized in Banner Web.
3. All Third Party letters must be submitted to the Business Office.
4. Pay any remaining charges not covered by Financial Aid or Third Party.
Tuition and fees are due at the time of registration by one of the following methods:
• Cash, checks, money orders or credit card
• Tuition and Fees can be paid online via BANNER by credit card (VISA and MasterCard only)
– see instruction for BANNER Web payments in Orientation Manual
• Financial Aid (if you have received an official award letter)
• Third-Party Contract Sponsors
Any student that has registered, but has fees that were not paid by the Payment Deadline, will
have their schedule dropped (Purged). However, that student may re-register based on the
availability of classes during Late Registration. A $45 late fee may apply during that time.
Instructions for Banner Web Payments
(Online fee payments by check or credit card)
1. Visit Banner Web at
2. Click on Enter Secure Area.
3. Read this page and enter your Student ID (9000XXXXX) and PIN (student’s
birthday MMDDYY) click Login.
4. Click on Student Services & Financial Aid.
5. Click on Student Records
6. Click on Summary By Term
7. Click Pay Online. This is located at the bottom right portion of your screen.
9. Select a Term for payment.
10. Enter the balance that you are paying and Click Pay by Credit or Check.
11. Enter your credit card information and click Continue Credit Card Payment or
Check payment.
12. The next screen will serve as a receipt for this transaction. Print this page. You
will receive an e-mail receipt at the address provided with your Credit Card
Cancelled Classes
If tuition and fees are collected in advance of the start date of a class and the
institution cancels the class, 100 % of all fees paid will be refunded.
Students will receive refunds due upon submission of official withdrawal
form from school.
Tuition and Fees
All tuition and fees, excluding the application fee, shall be refunded if a
student formally withdraws prior to the first day of class of any semester.
All student refunds are done thru the Higher One Easy Refund card.
Every student, even those that pay with cash/check/credit card, gets
a refund card.
This card is mailed to students about 4 weeks after the start of the
semester. The mailing address that is used is taken from your ATC
application. So if you have moved since you applied to ATC, please
update your information in the Admissions office. There is a
processing fee of $10 charged if Higher One has to re-issue a card for
If you have not received your card by mid-term, come by the Business
Office and the cashier can check the card status on Higher One’s
HIGHER ONE CARDS (continued)
During the 1st 2 weeks of class, you can use your HOPE book allowance and a
portion of your PELL award to buy books and supplies. Then, any unused portion of
your financial aid will be processed as your refund. For cash-paying students, their
refund may be for a dropped class.
Remember that any changes to you schedule while also change your financial aid
and the amount of your Hope book allowance. Review your student account online
frequently. Atlanta Tech has a 3-day no penalty, no foul period, during which you
can withdraw without incurring fees. If you drop or switch classes after day 3, your
initial fees will not change.
Watch an Orientation Video -
Once your receive your card in the mail, Activate It!
Banner Web
Registration Process
BANNER WEB Registration Instructions
1. See your Academic Advisor to complete a COURSE REGISTRATION FORM.
2. Go to Atlanta Technical College’s homepage –
3. Click on Banner Web
4. Click on Enter Secure Area
5. Enter your User ID or SSN: This is the ID number provided in your acceptance letter beginning with “900.”
6. Enter your six-digit date of birth (MMDDYYYY). (Three consecutive incorrect entries will lock your account
and you must contact the Lab Monitor) NOTE: If you have never logged into BANNER WEB, you will be
requested to generate a question and the answer to that question just in case you loose your PIN. For
example, you may ask the question “What is my favorite color?” your answer may be “GREEN”. The
question and answer will allow you to create a new PIN if you forget your PIN.
10. Select term then Submit
11. Click on the first box: add all CRN’s into each subsequent bock; Submit
BANNER WEB Registration Instructions (Cont’)
13. Check to make sure that all classes were accepted. NOTE: If a class was not accepted, go to “LOOKUP
CLASSES TO ADD”; find the class and choose the same class for a different time that does not conflict with
other classes selected (C indicates a closed class); then click register at the bottom of the screen.
14. To see your complete schedule, return to the main menu, click on STUDENT DETAIL SCHEDULE. This screen
includes all registered courses with day, time, location, instructor, etc. WRITE DOWN or PRINT a copy of
your schedule.
15. To review the fees generated by your registration, click on Return to Previous. Select Registration Fee
Assessment; this this will display your fees. Click on Account Summary by Term to view your account history
in detail.
16. Return to the main menu. If you have financial aid, authorize your Technology Fee. See page 20 for details.
17. Click on EXIT. (Security Measure) Once you have completed registration, it is necessary that you close the
To avoid having your schedule purged, you must go immediately to the Financial Aid or Business Office to fulfill
your financial obligations. If you have any problems with your PIN, please see staff personnel in Room 2118 for
Access to your Email
Follow the steps below to access your myATC username and password from
Banner’s website.
• Log into Banner. The URL is
• Click on “Enter a secure area”
• Enter your user id and password for Banner.
• Username is usually your Banner ID or social security number
• Password is usually birthday in this format “mmddyy”
• If you do not have a Banner user id or Password you will not be able to participate
• Then click the “Personal Information” Link
• Then Click the “View Email Address” Link
• You will see your user ID for the MyATC Portal under the statement “student email
address” exp [email protected]
***The first portion of the email is your user name. sjohn
Write down your username.
Access to MyATC Account
Now that you have YOUR USER name, you can login to MyATC
1. Log into My ATC. The URL is
2. Enter your username and password
3. Next, log into MyATC with the username and Password you
retrieved from Banner.
• Your MyATC Portal password is the same as the password used for
logging into Banner.
How to Access ANGEL Online, Web-Enhanced and Hybrid courses
When can I start my online class?
The start and end dates of online classes mirror those of the College's on-campus classes. You should
have access to your ANGEL section no later than the first day of class. If you do not, email your instructor
for an update on the status of the class.
What is the username and password that I use to access ANGEL?
Your ANGEL username and initial password are based upon information in your Student Records from
your colleges Banner system. The web address is
The format for your ANGEL Username and Initial Password are:
Username: 23_9XXXXXXXX, where 9XXXXXXXX is your College Student ID Number.
Initial Password: 23_9XXXXXXXX On your first login, ANGEL will require you to change your password.
If you do not recall your Student ID you may have to login to your colleges Bannerweb system and
retrieve your ID.
I tried to login to ANGEL, but I have forgotten my password. What should I do?
On the ANGEL login page, click the "I forgot my password" link, and follow the instructions to reset your
password. You will need to know the email address in your ANGEL account. This is the same account
issued by your college. If you were not given a college email account it will be the one you gave the
college to use.
How to Access ANGEL Online, Web-Enhanced and Hybrid courses (Continued)
I logged into ANGEL, but one or more of my classes are missing. What should I do?
There are several instances when this might happen:
The first instance is when your instructor has not opened up the class for your use. Email your instructor, if it is
an online class, or speak with your instructor at your next class meeting, and check on the status of the missing
The second instance is when your instructor does not use ANGEL with your class. If you think you are suppose
to have access to a course on ANGEL that is associated with your on-campus course please contact your instructor
for the status.
The third instance is when you are not registered for the class. Please confirm with your instructor and/or
student services that you are registered for the class.
I have never used ANGEL before. Is there something that I can read to help me get started?
There is an excellent document entitled "ANGEL Student Quick Start Guide" You can access the web address below.
I am having a technical issue with ANGEL. Where do I go for help?
Please contact : Ananda V. Rajeurs 404-225-4632 at [email protected]
Your Course
Course Schedule Options
Lecture Course -- Lecture courses are traditional classroom courses
Hybrid Course -- Hybrid courses are taught partially via the Internet and partially via the classroom. Hybrid
courses differ from web-enhanced courses in that web-enhanced courses are assigned to a classroom for
every contact hour described in the course catalog.
Online Course -- Online courses are taught using the Internet with the bulk of the course content, activities
and interactions occurring online. Online courses may require an on-site component and that component
must be detailed in the course catalog.
Web-Enhanced Course -- Web-enhanced courses are traditional classroom courses that use the Internet as
an important component of the course. The web-based component of the course supports classroom
instruction and may require students to use the Internet in order to interact with one another and the
instructor, to review content, do research, complete and/or submit assignments, or take tests. Typical webenhanced courses will include several of the following elements online:
Syllabus, Calendar, Readings, Resources, Bibliography, Glossary, Links to Professional
Organizations, Current News, Lecture Notes, Listserv, Discussion Board, Tests
Below is a list of terms that should help you better understand your course schedule.
You will find your STUDENT ID NUMBER located in the top right-hand corner of
your schedule.
1. Total Credit Hours: Displays the total number of credit hours for all courses
scheduled for the identified semester
2. Course Name: Displays the name and identification code for the
registered course
3. Associated Term: Displays the term associated with the schedule
4. CRN: Course Record Number (CRN) is important identifier for the course; this
number is changed each semester
5. Status: Displays registration status and the date that course was added to the schedule
Registered/Web Registered -- Student should appear on the course roster
Drop/Drop/Delete-Student was removed from the class roster before the withdrawal
Drop before Mid-term-Student withdrew from the course during the Withdrawal period
No Showed-Student was removed from class roster by faculty for nonattendance at the
beginning of the term
College Initiated Drop-Student was removed from class roster by faculty for
6. Assigned Instructor: List the instructor(s) name for the course
7. Grade Mode, Level: Internal Use
8. Campus: Displays the campus where the course will be held
Type: Internal Use
Time: Displays the time the scheduled course will meet.
Days: Displays the days the scheduled course will meet
M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday,
R=Thursday, F=Friday, S=Saturday
Where: Room location for class, Online, or TBA (To Be Announced)
Date Range: Duration of the semester
Instructors: List the instructor(s) name for the course
Admissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404.225.4400
Business Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404.225.4703
Campus Bookstore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404.225.4722
Career Placement Services . . . . . . . . . . . 404.225.4449
Early Childcare Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404.225.4581
Financial Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404.225.4716
GED Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404.225.4468
Learning Support Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . .404.225.4648
Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .404.225.4595
Registrar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404.225.4453
Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404.225.4730
Special Needs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404.225.4434
Forms and Documents
Catalog – For information on ATC history , policies and procedures
Student Handbook – For your rights and responsibilities as an ATC student
State Enrollment System Information Form – Complete this form if you are in need of additional
Transfer of Credit Form – Complete this form right away if you desire to transfer credits from another
college. Courses are not automatically transferred. The form is also available in the admissions office.
Transcript Request Form – To get a copy of your ATC transcript
Program Change Form – Complete this form if you would like to change your program of study. This may
impact your financial aid and may require learning support classes.
Re-Entry Application – If you sit out for one semester, you must complete this form to return. If it is more
than four semesters (one full academic year) since you last attended Atlanta Technical College, you must
complete a new application, NOT THIS FORM.
Enrollment Steps
Step #1
Meet with your advisor to select classes (Location is provided on the “Advisement and Registration”
handout located in your orientation package)
Step #2
View your bill and print your class schedule to see how much you owe before classes begin (Registration Location
or Library Room 1118). See Page 51 for instructions
Step #3
have a
Financial Aid (Room 1204 A&B) You must have your class schedule before stopping at this station. Hope recipients will
balance and must complete fee payment at the Cashiers window (Business Office).
Pell Recipients Please Note:
♦ You must be accepted into an approved program of study to be eligible for financial aid.
♦ Must have proof of a high school diploma or GED on file in the Admissions office
♦ Must NOT have a developmental admit type
♦ You must have completed the verification process if required.
♦ You must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) (2.0 or greater GPA and 67% or greater completion rate) to
receive aid.
Step #4
Business Office (Cleveland Dennard Building) - Go to this station if you are paying by cash, check, credit card, or third
party, or if you have a balance (i.e. $55 Technology Fee). You can also pay for your Parking Decal (if applicable) here. The
decal is $15 and will increase to $23 on August 23rd. The decal is required or your car may be towed.
Pay your tuition and all fees. Fees include but are not limited to the technology fee, malpractice fee, and $45 Late
Registration fee (if applicable). All fees must be paid by 12:00 p.m. (noon) August 19, 2011. Otherwise, your
courses will be dropped. This fee is can be paid through your financial aid.
You may also pay here to release any Business Office holds you may have. See Page 46 for on-line payments.
Step #5
Student ID: Picture IDs will be prepared in Room 2126. You must have your class schedule.
Additional Stations You May Need:
Overrides (Registrar) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Room 2215
Pin Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 2215 and Auditorium
Email/ MyATC Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Room 2216
Advisement and Registration Locations
Schedules can be printed in the Library or Registration Labs.
Advisement Location
Registration Location
Air Conditioning Tech.
Auto Collision Repair
Automotive Tech
Aviation Maint. & Avionics Tech. (Aviation Bldg.)
Business Administrative Technology
Computer Infor. Sys. & CIS TCC’s
Culinary Arts
Dental Assisting
Dental Lab Tech.
Diesel Repair Tech.
Early Childhood
EMT, Fire, Paramedics
Healthcare Asst. (BWJ Bldg.)
Hemodialysis (BWJ Bldg.)
HIT, Medical Billing & Medical Coding
Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism
Learning Support
Marketing & Mgmt. and Business Management
Medical Asst. & Medical Language Spec.
Paralegal Studies
Patient Care Asst/Tech. & Qualified Med. Aide
Pharmacy Technology
Supply Chain Mgmt., Procurement & Warehouse Dist.
Visual Communications
Welding and Joining Technology
Schedule Overrides
Pay Balances to Remove Holds
Cashier Window-Dennard Bldg.
Financial Aid
1204 A - Complete Fin. Aid
1204B - Check Fin. Aid Status
Program Changes/Reentries
Pin # Reset
Auditorium & 2215
Student ID's
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You have just finished viewing New Student Orientation
information which includes information on how to access
the Student Catalog, Student Handbook
and other necessary resources. Should you have
questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of
Students Affairs or offices provided in the directory listed
in this presentation.
Thank you for choosing
Atlanta Technical College!

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