Student Affairs has five components that meet the ATC Mission: Recruitment, Admissions, Enrollment, Graduation, and Employment of students into the workforce. Student Affairs works in collaborative efforts to supplement academic affairs by providing excellent support services, assist to reduce the barriers towards student success and provides excellent customer service. Student Affairs assists students with policies, procedures and processes to be successful.
The center offers academic support for all students, especially in the areas of reading comprehension, writing skills, mathematical fundamentals, and algebraic concepts and for historically difficult courses such as Introduction to Computers (COMP 1000) and Anatomy and Physiology (ALHS 1011). The staff includes qualified instructional aides, peer tutors, and Work Study students ready to provide assistance.
Start with the end in mind! Career Services, located in the Career Development Center, can assist with all stages of your career path, such as employment preparation, resume writing and review, mock interviews, employment opportunities, career portfolio development, apprenticeship opportunities, graduate tracking for job placement, and much more.
COVID-19 and Public Health-Informed Campus Policies
Albany Technical College intends to perform its educational mission while protecting the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff, and minimizing the potential spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, within the community.
Risks of COVID-19
In order to understand the risks that you face by returning to campus, you must understand that COVID-19 is a highly infectious, life-threatening disease declared by the World Health Organization to be a global pandemic. There is no vaccine for COVID-19 at this time.
The Leveraging Education for Advancement Program (LEAP) is an Inclusive Postsecondary Education Program (IPSE). The LEAP program at Albany Technical College (ATC) is designed to provide students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, ages 18 and older, an inclusive postsecondary college education experience. LEAP focuses on developing academic, personal, and self-advocacy skills that lead to employment.
Academic institutions exist for the transmission of knowledge, the pursuit of truth, the development of students, and the well-being of society. Free inquiry and free expression are indispensable to the attainment of these goals. As members of this academic community, students are encouraged to develop the capacity for critical judgment and to engage in a sustained and independent search for knowledge.
Maintain records, grades, FERPA, graduation, completion reports, Smooth correct operation of records management to ensure security, confidentiality, and accuracy of student records; BANNER Training Degree Works for graduation audits.
Retention services are provided to meet the individual and collective needs of students while persisting toward credential completion and developing into lifelong learners. The Retention Office provides services to improve student retention and completion among academic programs, student engagement, and student success.
Albany Technical College ensures that its facilities, programs and activities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. We are committed to providing equal access and reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities as defined under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and strive to make programs and facilities accessible.
Ensure services are provided to students in need that may cause barriers to success.Services to maximize success of single parents, displaced homemakers, nontraditional students of whom are economical disadvantaged by working in cooperation with community agencies; family friendly housing, bus passes, medical assistance, and community referrals. Provides student success workshops, and women’s support group.
Procedure: Student Disciplinary Procedure
The administration reserves the right to maintain a safe and orderly educational environment for students and staff. Therefore, when, in the judgment of technical college officials, a student’s conduct disrupts or threatens to disrupt the technical college community, appropriate disciplinary action will be taken to restore and protect the atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect on campus. This procedure is intended to provide an orderly protocol for handling student disciplinary cases in accordance with the principles of due process and justice.