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ACTC Consumer Information and Student Right-to-Know: Home

Information distributed at the beginning of the Fall 2023 semester.

ACTC uses four primary sources to share important information: The KCTCS Catalog, KCTCS email, text messaging, and our ACTC website. Information such as grading, refund policies, academic calendars, the student code of conduct, student rights, and responsibilities – just to mention a few – are explained throughout these documents.  Please take some time and review the sources linked below; you will be held accountable to some of the information presented. Please remember, your experience is important to us! If you have a concern, feel free to share with any employee. They will do their best to resolve your concern or connect you with someone who can. 

Our website can be found at The catalog can be found on our website at

In compliance with certain federal and state requirements, Ashland Community and Technical College is providing information on consumer and safety information to students.


Student Information

Code of student Conduct

FERPA: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, as amended, is a federal law that protects the privacy and confidentiality of personally identifiable information contained within student education records. For information on privacy, the release of student records, procedures for reviewing educational records and requesting amendment of records, and to view ACTC’s policy regarding disclosures to school officials with a legitimate educational interest in the educational records.

Right to Know

Discrimination Prevention

Student Life - Title IX

Student Life - Security


Assessment and Placement

Enrollment Policies

Withdrawl Policy

Transfer of Credit

Articulation Agreements with other colleges


ACTC is a tobacco-free campus. No tobacco usage or vaping on any campus, unless in your vehicle. This is not high school, please do not smoke in the bathrooms.

The U.S Department of Education requires colleges to implement a drug prevention and awareness program for their students and employees. All drug and alcohol abuse policies, prevention and referrals can be obtained by accessing the link.

ACTC Drug-Free Policy

ACTC does not have a campus-wide vaccination policy.  Specific programs such as Nursing may maintain vaccination requirements for their students. 

ACTC Immunization/Vaccination Policies

Federal Law requires ACTC to publish yearly crime reports and crime logs and make them available to students and the community. Students, please stay alert and tune into your surroundings.

ACTC Office of Security

ACTC Security Reports and Incident Logs

Information about a judicial hearing will be made available to the alleged victim by the campus Title IX Coordinator. 

It is the policy of ACTC to maintain an environment for students that is free of discrimination, sexual harassment, and all forms of sexual intimidation and exploitation.

ACTC Sexual Harrassment Policy


Academic Calendars

Academic Programs: ACTC provides education and training that prepares you to succeed in a constantly changing world.

ACTC Disability Services: ACTC is committed to making reasonable accommodations for our students who have disabilities, as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For more information on the Office of Disability Services please visit link below or contact Heather Shelton by phone at 606-326-2051 or by email at Her office is located at the College Drive Campus in room 220.

Student Achievement Disclosure Information: Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) is obligated to publish information about its goals and outcomes for student achievement.

Accreditation assures that the college meets standards of quality and excellence set by a government approved independent organization.


Financial Aid Programs:  Information about financial aid, federal work study, federal and state grants, student loans, loan counseling and more.

Return of Title IV Funds:  When a student withdraws from classes the college must determine the amount of the financial aid funds the student earned. Unearned funds must be returned to the Title IV Programs

Cost of Attendance:  Net calculator assists in determining the total cost of attendance at ACTC.


Textbooks are generally NOT available from ACTC Library. Information on textbooks is available from our campus bookstore and online.

ACTC Bookstore

Copyright infringement is the act of exercising, without permission or legal authority, one or more of the exclusive rights granted to the copyright owner under section 106 of the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the United States Code). For details, see Title 17, United States Code, Sections 504, 505. Willful copyright infringement can also result in criminal penalties, including imprisonment of up to five years and fines of up to $250,000 per offense. Please review for additional information regarding the KCTCS policy. 

Privacy Policy

Voter registration information for the tri-state area.

The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (H.R. 4137) mandates colleges and universities provide students and other interested parties with a significant amount of institutional information needed to make informed decisions on postsecondary education. We want to make the information you need easy to find. You can see most of this in the in the KCTCS catalog, but some of the more important things are listed here. If you have any questions about academic policies, student requirements or program information, let us know - we'll be happy to help!