At South College, we put our students and their needs first. That’s why we have many student services that help make your time at school a better experience. Check out these South College Student Services frequently asked questions to learn more about the opportunities and services we offer our students.
What student services does South College offer?
We care about all of our students and make the best efforts to offer opportunities that will have a positive effect on their time spent with us. Our wide array of services help in giving our students a positive learning experience. Students can learn more about the following services on our website:
- Student Organizations
- DisabilityHealth Services
- Campus Security
What is South College’s orientation like?
The college provides an orientation program to acquaint new students with academic life and college services. All new students and those reentering students who have not been enrolled during the previous twelve (12) months are required to complete the orientation. During this orientation, students are directed to the South College Student Handbook, as well as information regarding alcohol and drug abuse counseling. Students are provide direction for South College e-mail and portal accounts.
Does South College have dormitories?
There are no dormitory facilities at South College. Students who are not within commuting distance must secure their own residence. Resources are available from the Department of Student Services.
How do I register for Disability Services?
Before registering for Disability Services, a student should notify the Dean of Student Services (Main Campus & Parkside Learning Site) or the Dean of Academic and Student Services (Asheville Learning Site & Nashville Learning Site) of their specific limitations. The student will then be asked to complete a Registration Form for Disability Services. Medical documentation from a healthcare provider will also be required. Please refer to the Disability Services Policy published in the South College Catalog and the Student Handbook for complete information.
How do I form a Student Organization?
Students interested in organizing and developing new clubs or organizations are encouraged to meet with the Student Activities Coordinator to discuss the group’s goals. Each student organization must be registered with and approved by the Dean of Student Services and must have a faculty advisor. In addition, all groups must develop and operate with a set of bylaws and hold elections. Assistance will be given in obtaining an advisor if needed.
Is the price of books and supplies included in tuition?
The price of books and supplies is not currently included in tuition. However, students are not required to purchase books from the college bookstore. Some textbooks are reusable and can be purchased from other students if desired. A current list of textbooks in use at the college is available from the Office Manager. For more information on our bookstore please visit the South College Bookstore information page.
If you have any questions regarding South College Student Services, please call us at (865) 251-1800 or visit our Student Services webpage.