Student Handbook 2017 - 2018

Welcome to West Georgia Technical College!

Dear Student,

Welcome to West Georgia Technical College! Our team is dedicated to helping you achieve your highest potential in technical education and career advancement. Whether you are looking to advance in your current job or gain the skills for an entirely new career field, West Georgia Tech offers over 120 associate degree, diploma and technical certificate programs of study that prepare you to excel in today’s technically advanced, global economy.

At West Georgia Tech, our focus on student success and workforce development helps to build stronger communities in our region. We offer flexible class schedules, multiple campus locations and the latest in technology to provide you with a superior learning environment. As a student, you’ll enjoy clubs, organizations and activities and a range of NJCAA athletic programs to help you grow inside and outside the classroom. Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to providing an engaging and high quality learning experience that will prepare you for the future.

We also value our numerous partnerships with area business and industry stakeholders. As a result, we offer excellent continuing education and economic development programs to further support the workforce development needs of this region. As you prepare for graduation, our career services center will keep you abreast of job opportunities available so you can put your new skills to work. Visit the Career Services Jobweb at to see a listing of openings around the area provided by our business and industry partners.

We welcome you as a student and look forward to serving you as a premier College within the Technical College System of Georgia!

I wish you continued success in all your educational endeavors and future career goals.

Steve G. Daniel