Compliance and Terms of Use

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is committed to providing students, their families and the campus community full disclosure of all consumer information as required by state and federal laws and regulations. The laws are intended to satisfy the students’ right to know and provide the opportunity for students to make fully informed choices regarding the institution they choose to attend. In accordance with federal regulations set forth by The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, below is a summary of consumer information that must be disclosed. Each topic listed gives a brief description of the information that must be disclosed and explains how it may be obtained. If you need assistance obtaining information listed or you would like a paper copy, contact Student Services.

Consumer and disclosure information relating to current degrees and programs offered by the College, accreditation information, credit transfer policies, and lists of faculty and administrative personnel can be accessed in the NLTCC Student Handbook/Catalog or you can call the Student Services at 318-371-3035.

The NLTCC web site pages are checked using W3C validation. W3C follows the Web Content Guidelines as noted in the Americans with Disabilities Act. We strive to make the NLTCC website experience as accessible as possible to all individuals. However, due to the large variety and amount of content on our site, and ever changing world of technology, there may be portions that are not accessibility compliant. If you find any aspect of our website for which this is the case, please contact our webmaster nwltcadmin@nwltc.edu and we will strive to correct the issue wherever possible.

To learn more about how to access ADA services, see the Disability Services section.  Students are encouraged to visit the Student Services office on each campus or call 318-371-3035.

The provisions of the Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College Region Website do not constitute a contract between the Louisiana Technical College System and the student; but, rather reflect the general nature and conditions concerning the educational services of the campus in effect at this time. Any tuition, charges, or costs required by a program are subject to change at any time without notice. All courses, programs, and activities described in the website are subject to academic regulations, and degree requirements are subject to revision during the effective period of this website to reflect changes in Board policies, occupational and licensure requirements, and other changes related to the quality of the program. The faculty listed in the website is the regular, full-time faculty of this region and subject to change. Other faculty may be appointed, depending on the instructional needs of the region. Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College hereby expressly disclaims any warranty or representation that any course or program completed by a student will enable the student to successfully complete or pass any specific examinations for any course, degree, or occupational license.

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College seeks to provide a safe, healthy, pleasant environment for its faculty, staff, and students. To this end, the use of smoke-producing tobacco products and the advertising, sale, free distribution, and discarding of such tobacco products shall be prohibited in all indoor and outdoor facilities and in all state-owned vehicles. The policy extends to faculty, staff, students, vendors, guests, and visitors. The Smoke-Free Campus Policy is available here or in the NLTCC Student Handbook/Catalog.

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College (Northwest LTC) is committed to maintaining a safe learning and working environment for all students, faculty and staff that is fair, humane, and responsible an environment that supports career and educational advancement on the basis of job and academic performance. Sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking or any other type of harassment subverts the mission of Northwest LTC and offends the integrity of our college. In accordance with the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SAVE Act) and 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, the College is actively working to increase transparency about the scope of sexual violence on campus, guarantee survivors enhanced rights, and provide College‐wide prevention educational programming. View the policy for more details.

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, qualified disability, marital status, veteran’s status, or sexual orientation in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of its operations. Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

Title VI, Coordinator for Section 504 and ADA
Name/Title: Alena Harris, Student Services
Office address: 2010 North Market St., Shreveport, LA 71107
Phone number: 318-676-7811
Email: alenaharris@nwltc.edu
Days/hours available: Monday – Friday — 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Title IX Coordinator Equity/Compliance Coordinator
Name/Title: Cindy Maggio, Director of Enrollment
Office address: 9500 Industrial Drive, Minden LA 71055
Phone number: 318-371-3035
Email: cindymaggio@nwltc.edu
Days/hours available: Monday – Friday — 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College (Northwest LTC) seeks to maintain a workplace that fosters respect and promotes a harmonious and productive working relationship. Northwest LTC prohibits discrimination and/or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including identity and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and/or any other basis protected by federal or state law by any person, student, applicant, vendor or contractor. Northwest LTC also prohibits retaliation against any individual who reports discrimination or harassment, or who participates in an investigation into discrimination or harassment. View the policy for more details.

Under 34 CFR 668.43(a)(10), an institution must include information regarding institutional policies and sanctions related to the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material in the list of institutional information provided upon request to prospective and enrolled students. Summary of Civil and Criminal Penalties for Violation of Federal Copyright Laws. 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). These rights include the right to reproduce or distribute a copyrighted work. In the file-sharing context, downloading or uploading substantial parts of a copyrighted work without authority constitutes an infringement. Penalties for copyright infringement include civil and criminal penalties. In general, anyone found liable for civil copyright infringement may be ordered to pay either actual damages or “statutory” damages affixed at not less than $750 and not more than $30,000 per work infringed. For “willful” infringement, a court may award up to $150,000 per work infringed. A court can, in its discretion, also assess costs and attorneys’ fees. 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. For more information, please see the website of the  U.S. Copyright Office.