West Georgia Technical College Policies and Procedures

West Georgia Technical College (WGTC), a member of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), operates under the guidance of and adheres to all State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (SBTCSG) policies and procedures. WGTC’s local policies and procedures are constructed in accordance with SBTCSG policies and procedures to support the method of the college’s day-to-day operations.

The complete State Board and TCSG Policies and Procedures Manual may be accessed at https://www.tcsg.edu/about-tcsg/state-board/policy-manual/.

Department/DivisionPolicy/Procedure
Institutional Effectiveness1.1 Enactment & Management of Policies

1.2 Mission-Vision-Core Values

1.3 Substantive Change

1.4 Standing College Committees

Information Technology1.6 Acceptable Computer & Internet Use

1.7 Virtual Private Network (VPN)

1.8 Data Security

1.8p Data Security

1.9p Equipment Specification & Lifecycle

1.10p Wireless Access

1.11 Employee Email

1.12 Student Email

1.13 Mobile Devices

President’s Office2.1 Local Board of Directors
Foundation2.2 WGTC Foundation

2.3 Fundraising

2.5 Naming of Buildings

Public Relations2.4 Public Relations

2.6 Social Media

Administrative Services3.1 Annual Budget & Amendments

3.2 Cashiering

3.3 Purchasing

3.4 Petty Cash

3.5 Signature Authority

3.6 Travel

3.7 Bank Accounts & Investments

3.8 Student Financial Obligations

3.9 Refunds

3.13 Equipment Inventory & Controlling Property

3.26 Business Continuity Plan

Campus Police3.12 Weapons

3.17 Emergency Preparedness

3.18 Campus Security

3.20 Visitors

3.21 Parking

3.22 Identification

Facilities3.14 Use of Campus Facilities

3.16 Use of Vehicles

3.19 Food & Drink in Classrooms

3.24 Energy Use & Maintenance

3.25 Key Control

Registrar3.23 Records Retention
Human Resources3.10 Smoking & Tobacco Use

3.11 Substance Abuse

4.1 Accrued Leave

4.2 FMLA

4.3 Military Leave

4.4 Holidays

4.5 Leave Donation

4.6 Recruiting & Hiring

4.7 Workers’ Compensation

4.8 Retirement

4.9 Personnel Files

4.10 Professional Development

4.11 Appearance Code

4.12 Tuition Assistance Program

4.13 Solicitation by Employees

4.14 Employee Complaint Resolution

4.15 Background Investigations

4.16 Interviewing & Selection Guidelines

4.17 Miscellaneous Leave

4.18 Positive Discipline

Student Affairs5.1 Non-Discrimination

5.2 Admissions

5.3 Assessment

5.4 Residency

5.5 Institutional Satisfactory Academic Progress

5.6 Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress

5.7 Financial Aid Eligibility Requirements

5.8 Drugs & Alcohol

5.9 Student Grade Point Average

5.10 Student Records

5.11 Student Tuition & Fees

5.12 National Emergencies

5.13 Student Organizations & Activities

5.14 Student Activity Fund

5.15 Student Grievance

5.16 Complaint Resolution

5.17 Solicitation

5.18 Articulation & Transfer

5.20 Student Records Retention Schedule

Academic Affairs6.1 Faculty Load

6.3 Withdrawal

6.4 Academic Advising

6.5 Advisory Committees

6.6 Academic Appeals

6.7 Academic Freedom

6.8 Program Approvals & Terminations

6.9 Field Trips

6.10 Live Work

6.12 Copyright

6.13 Grading System

6.14 Student Grade Reports

6.15 Alternative Course Credit

6.16 Online Teaching & Learning

6.17 Intellectual Property

6.18 Academic Integrity

6.19 Faculty Governance

6.20 Credit Hour

Economic Development and Community Relations7.1 Quick Start

7.2 Non-Credit Instruction

7.3 Conference Centers

Adult Education8.1 Adult Ed Mission & Goals

8.2 Verification of Eligibility for Services

8.3 Fees & Access to Instructional Resources

8.4 Underage Youth

8.5 Program Access

8.6 Attendance

8.7 Standards of Progress

8.8 Full-Time Enrollment for Benefit Status

8.9 Letters of Verification – Program Attendance-Progress

8.10 Program Suspension-Expulsion