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Student Affairs

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.

 

Admissions-Process for students using Banner WEB to be admitted to the college. Fully admitted students have identification, and transcripts from all schools and colleges. The Start Right Desk, and the Welcome Center are the places that direct students to the right area and provides tickets in the que for assistance;

 

Accessibility Services-Provided accommodations for viable self-identified registered students with disabilities. Services include working with agencies, workshops, Vocational Rehabilitation, and in reducing the significant limitations that create barriers to success by providing Career, personal, advisement, and counseling services; ADA, 504 of the Rehabilitation ACT, and Carl D. Perkins Program for career and technical educational resources. 

 

Career Cruiser- A mobile recruiting bus where students can enroll and register at different locations within the city of Albany.  The calendar on the website indicates where the Career Cruiser is going to be daily.

 

Career Development Center-Design resumes, career fairs, and employment opportunities. Assists with personal student portfolios, mock interviews, career assessments such as Careerscope, workshops for career success, provides information for local available jobs, apprenticeships, graduation tracking for placement of students upon completion;

 

Enrollment-Process students move from admitted to enrolled, orientation, testing, and advisement. Services include new student orientation, testing, and advisement of students of institutional policies, practices, and procedures;

 

Financial Aid-Provide financial assistance for students to utilize funds to afford to attend college. Assistance available to all eligible students for Pell, Hope, Scholarships, and other financial assistance;

 

LEAP-A grant program to assist developmental delayed students to enroll into college with assistance by learning coaches. The program has hands on supplemental instruction by a certified instructor in the classes working with the students

 

Registrar and Records-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.

 

Recruitment-Bringing in new students to the college by using a series of events and activities.MOWR: Move On When Ready, The dual enrollment program for high school students; BANNER Training.  Assurance of equality of services to all applicants and students regardless of national origin, sex, age (16 and older), disability, race, color, religion, gender, or marital status; Assistance with students from all backgrounds, situations, and inquiries from prospective students are followed up with RECRUITER, Banner module. Process referrals from faculty members.

 

Retention-Efforts to track students to assist completion of term, and programs. Contact is made with high touch and high tech resources.  Students are contacted a minimum of 3 times during the semester to encourage usage of resources and services to assist the student to stay in school successfully. A member of TEAMS which tracks students on early alert for at risk submitted by faculty.  Students that are currently enrolled during a term are contacted.

 

Special Populations-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.

 

Student Life-Events where student’s participate and encounter engagement outside the classroom such as On campus programs, Welcome Back Week, Spring Fling, Tailgating , Athletics, Homecoming, Male Mentoring Workshops, clubs and organizations such as SkillsUSA, Male Mentoring Program, Student Ambassador Program, and the Presidents Leadership Program. All other services that promote the well-being of the student and increase his or her opportunities for success.

 

Testing-Provide the placement and other program assessments for entry into college, permits the student to be aware of where they stand compared to other students in reading, writing, math, and algebra. Ability to Benefit Exams are also given.

 

Veteran Affairs-Provide services to active duty, retired and reserved military students to be able to utilize the VA benefits to enroll, attend and be successful in transition to civilian life.

 

Student Code Conduct-Ensure students’ rights and responsibilities are adhered to, and operations of the student code of conduct and to assist with a safe and secure learning environment and other related processes in the student handbook such as complaints, grievances, and barriers to success.

 

Student Affairs Director-Randolph-Clay County-Assists students in the western county district as a generalist in all areas of student affairs. 

 

 

 

Student Affairs and Business Office Hours
8AM-7PM

 

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