Residents of North Fulton will have many opportunities to meet their new neighbors as Gwinnett Technical College prepares to open the doors of the new Alpharetta-North Fulton Campus in January 2016 for classes.
The campus’s first building is currently under construction and will consist of approximately 95,000 square feet, housing both classrooms and administrative offices. The building will have 35 classrooms, including several Technology Enhanced Active Learning rooms, seven computer labs, three science labs, a Library, bookstore, two 75-seat lecture halls, a Learning Success Center and study areas on all three floors, plus offices for advising, financial aid, and recruiting. Initial concentrations will be in Computer Sciences, Health and Life Sciences, Early Childhood Care and Education, Business and general education courses and programs.
Representatives of the college will be on hand for various community events, including Alive After 5 in Roswell on Sept. 17; the Heritage Festival in Sandy Springs on Sept. 19 and 20; and the Fall Family Festival and Touch a Truck in Johns Creek on Oct. 10.
Two one-hour sessions to provide a general overview and provide a checklist for admissions, registration and financial aid needs have also been scheduled. Representatives of the college will be at the North Fulton Service Center on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Another opportunity to attend an information session will be Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Alpharetta City Hall.
Additionally, Gwinnett Technical College will be offering three full-service quick admit events. Representatives from recruitment, retention, admissions, advisors, financial aid and various other departments will be on hand to answer questions and move applicants through the process from application to registration. Prospective students will be able to sit for 30-minute info sessions, apply and pay online, sit for Compass testing, register and apply for financial aid. These events are scheduled to be held at Reinhardt College’s North Fulton Center 4100 Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta on Friday, Nov. 13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Gwinnett Technical College offers more than 150 degree, diploma and certificate program options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information about the college, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
September 15, 2015