Operations Updates

Department Operational Updates

  • Upated Thursday, March 27, 2020 1:00 p.m.

Per the Governor’s Executive Order, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will be physically closed to all customers, and to face-to-face credit, non-credit, and adult education instruction.

Beginning March 18, 2020, we will be open ELECTRONICALLY through the rest of Spring Semester. Effective March 23rd, academic and adult education classes will resume via distance education methods only.

Please see the specific area below for any changes or additional options in services.

Academic Advising

Email: arc@wiregrass.edu

ARC advisors are available to meet virtually with students, or by phone. See https://www.wiregrass.edu/academic-support-services/advisement-and-retention for more information on the Virtual ARC Office. Schedule your virtual appointment in myNavigate.

Admissions

Email: admissions@wiregrass.edu
 

Adult Education

Email: kelly.peacock@wiregrass.edu
All new student orientations have been postponed. All GED & ESL classes have moved online. Current students should email their instructor if they need access to the online platforms.

Bookstore

Email: bookstore@wiregrass.edu

Notice: The Summer Semester booklist will be available on Monday, April 27.

All campus bookstores will be closed until April 1st.

Career Services

Email: career services@wiregrass.edu
 

Distance Education (Online/Blackboard)

Email: online@wiregrass.edu

Participate in Live Chat via Blackboard website: http://wiregrass.blackboard.com by completing the Blackboard Help module. Users do NOT have to login to Blackboard to access the Blackboard Help module. If a person is not available via Live Chat, the question/request will become a help desk ticket and a response will be sent within 24 hours.

Call 229-245-2462 or 229-245-6554 and if no one answers leave a detailed message with a return number.

Distance Education personnel are also available to meet virtually with students. Email or call to set up an appointment for a virtual session.

Economic Development

Email: economicdevelopment@wiregrass.edu

Financial Aid

Email: financialaid@wiregrass.edu
Designated staff are available to talk with you by calling 229-333-2107, Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 5:30 pm; and Friday, 8 am - 3 pm. You may email financialaid@wiregrass.edu. Designated staff are monitoring e-mails.

Human Resources

Email: humanresources@wiregrass.edu

Library

Email: library@wiregrass.edu
Follow this link to find free WI-FI (and other info) at libraries across the state: https://georgialibraries.org/library-everywhere/

Registrar

Email: registrar@wiregrass.edu

In an effort to provide greater support to students who are struggling with the transition to online/distance education and the affects of COVID19 in their personal lives, we are moving the official withdrawal deadline for Spring Full Term and Spring Express Term Classes to Monday, April 27th.

Any students in those terms who has NOT taken their final can submit a request for withdrawal and receive a W.

Any student who has taken the final for the course if given early would not be eligible for a W and would receive the grade earned.

Students who do not submit for withdrawal are subject to the procedure for course abandonment. Instructors will still be submitting those for withdrawal.

Student Life

Email: studentactivities@wiregrass.edu

Testing

Emal: testing@wiregrass.edu
The testing labs will be closed until April 1st.

Tutoring Lab

Email: tutoring@wiregrass.edu

Wiregrass tutors are available to meet virtually with students, or by phone. See https://www.wiregrass.edu/mycampus/tutoring for more information on the Virtual Tutor Labs. Students can also access tutor.com 24/7 through one of their Blackboard courses.