Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

1. When will the schedule be available online?
2. When should I see my advisor?
3. What do I do if I get a Registration Add Error?
4. What do I do if I want to take an online class?
5. When is drop/add? Can I drop/add online?
6. How will I know when registration begins?
7. What do I do if I get rolled out for nonpayment?
8. What is my Banner Student Web password?

Withdrawing from Classes

1. Can I withdraw from classes online?
2. How do I withdraw after midterm?
3. How do I withdraw from an online class after midterm?
4. When is the last day I can withdraw from a class?

Enrollment Verification

1. I need enrollment verification for my health insurance / job / landlord / loan deferment. Can you verify that I am a student?
2. The National Student Clearinghouse has not updated for this term yet. What do I do?
3. I am a learning support student, but I have to be full time. What can I do?

Transfer Classes

1. Will my classes transfer to _____________?
2. Will classes I took at _______________ transfer to ATC?
3. How will I know when my transcript has been evaluated?
4. What if I think something should have transferred but it didn't?

Transcripts

1. How do I request a transcript?
2. Can I come in and get a transcript on the spot?
3. Can I request a transcript online or through BannerWeb?

Graduation

1. When are diplomas mailed?
2. Do I have to pay the $35 graduation fee even if I don't want to participate in the ceremony?
3. When do I apply for graduation?
4. What do I need to do if I'm graduating with a TCC?

Registration

  1. When will the schedule be available online?
    Answer:
    One week before returning student registration begins each term.
  2. When should I see my advisor?
    Answer:
    Any time after the first week of the term.
  3. What do I do if I get a Registration Add Error?
    Answer:
    Print the error page, and take it to your advisor for guidance or an override.
  4. What do I do if I want to take an online class?
    Answer:
    Complete the online orientation, and see your advisor for an online override.
  5. When is drop/add? Can I drop/add online?
    Answer:
    Drop/Add is held the first three days of every term. During this time, you may make changes to your schedule without financial or academic penalty. You may drop or add classes online the first three days of the term via your Banner Student Web account. If you are trying to add a class for which you have not previously been approved by your advisor, you will need to see an advisor for clearance. If you are trying to drop your entire schedule or the only class on your schedule, you will need to contact the Office of Registration and Records for assistance.
  6. How will I know when registration begins?
    Answer:
    Registration dates
  7. What do I do if I get rolled out for nonpayment?
    Answer:
    You should first check with financial aid or the business office to determine what money was owed that caused you to be rolled out. If you decide to reregister, you should go online during drop/add and register for classes again.
  8. What is my Banner Student Web password?
    Answer:
    Your user id is your student id, and your password is your 6-digit birthdate (mmddyy). If that doesn't work or you get locked out of the system, request assistance
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Withdrawing from Classes

  1. Can I withdraw from classes online?
    Answer:
    You may withdraw from classes via your Banner Student Web account through midterm. If you are trying to drop your entire schedule or the only class on your schedule, you will need to come to the Office of Registration and Records on the main campus or the main offices on the Walton, Greene, and Elbert campuses for assistance. You may also withdraw via e-mail from your ATC student e-mail account to registration@athenstech.edu. Please include your name, student ID number, and CRN(s) for course(s) from which you wish to withdraw. You will receive a confirmation e-mail when the withdrawal is complete.
  2. How do I withdraw after midterm?
    Answer:
    After midterm, you should come to the Office of Registration and Records on the main campus or the main offices on the Walton, Greene, and Elbert campuses and pick up a withdrawal form. You should take the withdrawal form to your instructors to obtain their signatures and a grade of WP (withdrawal passing) or WF (withdrawal failing). The form must then be returned before the last day of class to the Office of Registration and Records on the main campus or the main offices on the Walton, Greene, and Elbert campuses. Students who are physically unable to come to a campus may withdraw via e-mail from their ATC student e-mail account to their instructors and request a grade of WP or WF. Instructors will assign grades of either WP or WF by notifying students by e-mail of the assigned grade and forwarding the students' original e-mails requesting the withdrawal and withdrawal grade to registration@athenstech.edu.
  3. How do I withdraw from an online class after midterm?
    Answer:
    To withdraw from online classes after midterm, students must e-mail their instructors from their ATC student e-mail account to notify them that they want to withdraw. Instructors will assign grades of either WP or WF by notifying students by e-mail of the assigned grade and forwarding the students' original e-mails requesting the withdrawal and withdrawal grade to registration@athenstech.edu.
  4. When is the last day I can withdraw from a class?
    Answer:
    You may withdraw from classes until 4 pm on the last day of classes before final exams begin each term. Withdrawal deadlines and dates are available on the Athens Technical College Web site on the Banner Student Login page
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Enrollment Verification

  1. I need enrollment verification for my health insurance/job/landlord/loan deferment. Can you verify that I am a student?
    Answer:
    All enrollment and degree verification is provided by the National Student Clearinghouse. Directions for accessing the National Student Clearinghouse.
  2. The National Student Clearinghouse has not updated for this term yet. What do I do?
    Answer:
    Come to the Office of Registration and Records in person and complete an enrollment verification request form. A verification letter will be ready for you to pick up the following day.
  3. I am a learning support student, but I have to be full time. What can I do?
    Answer:
    Come to the Office of Registration and Records in person. We can write a letter that explains the college policy for students with learning support status. We cannot say you are full time if you are taking fewer than 12 hours. We can say that you are taking as many hours as college policy permits.
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Transfer Classes

  1. Will my classes transfer to _____________?
    Answer:
    Only the other college can answer that question. Check their Web sites or contact their registrars. Both UGA and University of North Georgia have lists on their Web sites of classes they will accept from Athens Technical College.
  2. Will classes I took at _______________ transfer to ATC?
    Answer:
    In general, if the college you attended was regionally accredited, the course description matches the course description of the Athens Technical College class, and the credit hours are the same, you will receive transfer credit for any class in which you earned a grade of C or higher. Students attempting to transfer science classes must have earned a grade of C or higher in both the lecture and lab portion of the course. Students attempting to transfer Anatomy and Physiology are required to take both courses and labs in the sequence (A&P I plus lab, A&P II plus lab) at the same college to transfer. Classes taken at colleges that are not regionally accredited will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Detailed information about transfer of coursework can be found in the Academic Information section of the ATC Catalog
  3. How will I know when my transcript has been evaluated?
    Answer:
    Once the Admissions Office receives the official copies of your transcripts, they will be sent to the Office of Registration and Records for evaluation. You will receive an e-mail at that time that provides instructions for viewing the classes that have transferred via your BannerWeb account.
  4. What if I think something should have transferred but it didn't?
    Answer:
    E-mail Registration and Records asking that we reevaluate the class.
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Transcripts

  1. How do I request a transcript?
    Answer:
    There are two ways. You can print and complete the Request a Transcript Form and send it to us, along with payment, or your can request a transcript online through BannerWeb (see # 3).
  2. Can I come in and get a transcript on the spot?
    Answer:
    Yes. There is a $25 charge for transcripts on-demand.
  3. Can I request a transcript online or through BannerWeb?
    Answer:
    Yes. Click here for instructions.
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Graduation

  1. When are diplomas mailed?
    Answer:
    The end of June.
  2. Do I have to pay the $35 graduation fee even if I don't want to participate in the ceremony?
    Answer:
    Yes, all diploma and degree graduates must pay the $35 graduation fee.
  3. When do I apply for graduation?
    Answer:
    By the end of the second week of the term you plan to complete your coursework.
  4. What do I need to do if I'm graduating with a TCC?
    Answer:
    Complete an application for a TCC (no graduation fee).

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