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Registration dates will be published annually in the college calendar. In-house memos, student email, the college web site, and other correspondence may also be used to notify students and employees of registration dates and times. Individual notices will be sent to new students only. Students are responsible for keeping apprised of registration dates and times. Contact the Office of Student Affairs concerning registration information.

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Adding Courses [+]
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Through the end of the seventh calendar day of the quarter, a student may add a course to an already existing schedule. Students may add courses online via Banner Web at www.laniertech.edu. Students who add a course are responsible for any additional tuition and fees (see Financial Information).

Auditing Courses [+]
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A student who wishes to audit a course(s) and receive no credit may apply as a special admissions student if not already enrolled as a regular student. By registering as an audit student and paying the regular fees and tuition, a student is permitted to audit a course. Students auditing courses are not required to take exams; however, the instructor may request that students demonstrate required knowledge before being allowed to perform certain tasks to operate equipment. A student is not permitted to change from audit to credit or from credit to audit after the drop/add period. However, a student will be permitted to register for the course for credit at a later date. Students desiring to change from audit to credit must meet all necessary admission requirements. A grade of "AU" will be entered on the permanent record. Courses taken on an audit basis will not be used for certification for financial aid, the President's List, Social Security, or Veteran's Administration education benefits. To audit a class, a student should contact his/her advisor or the Office of the Registrar.

Dropping Courses [+]
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Through the end of the third instructional day of the semester, a student may drop a course from an already existing schedule, and no grade will appear on the student's official academic record.

Note: An instructional day is based on the academic calendar, not a student's individual schedule. Students may drop courses online via Banner Web at www.laniertech.edu This deadline is strictly enforced. A student who drops a course before the end of the third instructional day will be due a refund (see Institutional Refund Policy).

Full Time Student Status [+]
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A student must be registered for a minimum of 12 semester credit hours to be considered a full-time student.

Matriculation [+]
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You are a matriculated student when you are officially enrolled in a program (i.e. sent in any official transcripts, if needed), paid the application fee, and have received an "acceptance" letter to the College. To receive Financial Aid, you must be matriculated.

Maximum Number of Credit Hours [+]
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A student may not register for more than 18 credit hours without approval from the Vice President of Academic Affairs, or his designee.

No-Show Policy / Reinstatement [+]
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Any student (day, evening, full-time, part-time, in-class, on-line) who does not physically attend the first scheduled class meeting for an on-campus class or complete an academic assignment during the three (3) calendar day add period for an online class will be considered a No Show. Detailed information including the student name, ID number, CRN, course prefix and number (e.g. MATH 1111), and the statement "No Show" must be submitted by the class instructor to the Office of the Registrar via email to registrar@laniertech.edu by the end of the first full week of class.

Reinstatement Procedure: Students will be routinely reinstated by the Office of the Registrar and may be required to pay the $45 late registration fee during the add/late registration period. Students who desire reinstatement after the end of the add period require approval by the instructor of the class via an email to registrar@laniertech.edu. Examples of candidates for reinstatement are students who were declared as a No Show or were purged for non-payment of fees.

See also the LTC Attendance Policy.

No-Show Procedure [+]
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Any student (day, evening, full-time, part-time, in-class, on-line) who does not physically attend the first scheduled class meeting for an on-campus class or complete an academic assignment during the three (3) calendar day add period for an online class will be considered a No Show. Detailed information including the student name, ID number, CRN, course prefix and number (e.g. MATH 1111), and the statement "No Show" must be submitted by the class instructor to the Office of the Registrar via email to registrar@laniertech.edu by the end of the first full week of class.

Reinstatement Procedure: Students will be routinely reinstated by the Office of the Registrar and may be required to pay the $45 late registration fee during the add/late registration period. Students who desire reinstatement after the end of the add period require approval by the instructor of the class via an email to registrar@laniertech.edu. Examples of candidates for reinstatement are students who were declared as a No Show or were purged for non-payment of fees.

See also the LTC Attendance Policy.

Semester Course Schedule [+]
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The semester course schedule is available on the Lanier Technical College website and contains information about course offerings and registration. Students are urged to become knowledgeable about these instructions and to follow them explicitly. Any deviation from the prescribed procedure may result in unnecessary delays in registration or errors in the resulting schedule. Advisors are available to students for academic advisement and scheduling of classes. Applicants will not be approved for academic advisement and/or registration until formally accepted by the Office of Admissions nor will they be permitted to attend classes until registration has been completed. Completion of the registration process includes payment of all assessed tuition and fees.

Registration Eligibility [+]
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Students who have received an official letter of acceptance to the college and continuing students not on academic dismissal may register for classes. Students enrolling under the special admission provisions are also eligible to register for certain classes.

Registration Errors [+]
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It is the student's responsibility to complete the proper forms and procedures for registration or changes to registration and to verify that his/her schedule of classes is correct. The Office of the Registrar cannot be held responsible for errors resulting from the student's failure to execute the proper procedure or verify his/her schedule at the time it is received. Any problems experienced at registration or as a result of registration should be reported immediately to the Office of the Registrar.

Registration Procedures [+]
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Registration for credit classes occurs in three phases at Lanier Technical College:
  1. Returning Student Registration - Advisement/Registration for currently enrolled students only.
  2. Open Registration - Registration held for new students who have completed all admission requirements and for returning students.
  3. Late Registration - An open-to-all registration for new, current, and former students regardless of their admissions classification. There is a $45 late fee.
Withdrawing from Courses [+]
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Through the end of the last day of the semester, a student may withdraw from a course online via Banner Web at www.laniertech.edu.

A student dropping a course on or after the third instructional day of the semester, but by the 60% date of the semester, will receive a grade of "W."

Note: An instructional day is based on the academic calendar, not a student's individual schedule. A student who drops a course after the 60% date will be assigned a "WP" or "WF." A student who withdraws from a course prior to the first day of the semester or during the three day drop period will be due a refund of tuition (see Refund Policy). Students on financial aid should be aware that a drop or withdrawal after the three day drop period may affect their financial aid.

Withdrawing from the Institution [+]
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Through the end of the last scheduled class day of the semester, a student may drop all courses thus withdrawing for the semester.

This deadline is strictly enforced. If a student withdraws prior to the fourth instructional day of the semester, no grade will appear on the student's official academic record. A student who withdraws after the third instructional day of the semester will be assigned a grade of "W" in each class if the withdrawal is completed by the 60% date of the semester. A student who withdraws after the 60% date will be assigned a grade of "WP" or "WF" if the withdrawal is submitted to the Office of Student Affairs by the close of the office on the last day of the semester.

Note: An instructional day is based on the academic calendar, not a student's individual schedule.

Note: Students who stop attending a class, but do not withdraw, will remain on the class roll and will be assigned an appropriate grade on the final class roll based on the class requirements.





   
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