ATC Resumes Select On-Campus Services, Announces Changes for Fall Semester
As Aiken Technical College resumes select on-campus services, the College is also looking ahead to the 2020-21 academic year.
The campus is implementing its campus reopening plan with select student services resuming on-campus operations with limited hours. The College’s Cashier’s Office and The Hub (ATC Bookstore) resumed on-campus operations Monday, June 1. Its Test Center will resume on-campus operations Monday, June 15, followed by the Enrollment Services Center, Library, and Student Success Center on Monday, June 22.
Business hours for these services will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Appointments may be required for select services. Employees, students, and campus guests will be required to wear face masks while in public areas on campus, and social distancing guidelines will be enforced. The College will provide students and employees with face masks.
All other campus services will continue remotely until further notice.
The College will begin its 2020-21 academic year on Monday, August 17. Most classes will be online-only or in a hybrid format for the Fall 2020 semester.
The annual Fall Break has also been moved to Nov. 9-13 to align with the rescheduled 2020 Masters Tournament. No classes will be held that week. However, campus offices and services will operate on a regular schedule.
On Monday, the Aiken County Commission for Technical and Comprehensive Education approved the tuition and fee schedule for the 2020-21 academic year. Tuition rates will be as follows:
- For Aiken County residents: $189 per credit hour
- For South Carolina residents (those residing outside of Aiken County): $204 per credit hour
- For residents of Columbia and Richmond counties: $189 per credit hour
- For out of state residents: $267 per credit hour
The tuition rates include a $5 per credit hour increase. No fees were changed from the 2019-20 academic year.
The College offers several financial resources for students, including institutional scholarships, grants, the SC Lottery Tuition Assistance Program, and the South Carolina Workforce & Industrial Needs Scholarship.