Catalog 2011-2012


North Central Texas College Student Handbook

Important Notice

References in brackets and/or parentheses—such as [FFDAD (Local)]—are to the official North Central Texas College Board of Regents Policy Manual. This manual can be accessed through the NCTC website at

Students should consult this manual for additional information regarding policies relating to students, conduct and rights and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity

With respect to the admission and education of students; with respect to the availability of student loans, grants, scholarships and job opportunities; with respect to the employment and promotion of teaching and nonteaching personnel; and with respect to the student and faculty activities conducted on the premises owned or occupied by the College, it is the policy of North Central Texas College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. With regard to both students and staff, North Central Texas College will take positive actions to ensure that all persons are given an opportunity to share in the educational, employment and business activities of the College.

The NCTC Student Handbook reflects policies aligned with all students, whether enrolled in credit or non-credit courses.

Campus Security Statistics

The United States Department of Education Office of Post-Secondary Education Campus Security Statistics website provides a direct link to reported criminal offenses for over 6,000 colleges and universities throughout the United States. North Central Texas College complies with the 1998 amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965 by reporting campus and local community crime data for the Cooke, Denton, and Montague county campuses through this website. The information contained in this website is updated each year during the months of October and November and is available for review by the public at any time. Visit the Campus Security Statistics website at for information regarding campus and local community crime statistics for all North Central Texas College campuses. Contact a Senior Campus Director, Room 101, 1525 West California Street, Gainesville, Texas, 76240, for additional information regarding campus and local community crime statistics.

Registered Sex Offenders

Information concerning registered sex offenders attending North Central Texas College can be found by going to our web site:

Title IX Coordinator

The College President has appointed the Vice-President of Student Services to coordinate compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended. The Vice-President’s address is: North Central Texas College, 1525 W. California St., Gainesville, TX 76240. The Vice-President may be reached via telephone at (940)668-4241. For further information, refer to board policy FLDA (Exhibit).

Published by the Office of the Vice-President of Student Services