Foreword

Vermont Tech is part of the Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) that includes Castleton University, Northern Vermont University, and the Community College of Vermont. The college offers collegiate-level programs in agriculture; business; engineering technologies; applied technologies; health professions; and renewable energy.

Mission Statement

We provide career-focused technical and professional education in a caring community which prepares students for immediate workplace success and continued learning.

Institutional Values

Vermont Tech emphasizes the core values of dedication, integrity, and responsibility as a foundation for learning, career preparation, and citizenship. The college is dedicated to its tradition of helping students reach their full potential by developing their academic and scholarly proficiency; critical thinking and communication skills; civic responsibility; and global awareness.

The faculty, staff, administration, and students at Vermont Tech are committed to forming a stimulating, compassionate, and supportive learning community which fosters the personal and professional growth of all members.

Vermont Tech values its role in supporting the Vermont economy and meeting the needs of businesses by preparing highly qualified graduates in various occupations, as well as by providing businesses with opportunities for continuing education for their employees.

Academic Recognition

By authority conferred by the Vermont legislature, the Trustees of the VSCS have authorized Vermont Tech to grant the degrees of associate of applied science, associate of science, associate of engineering, bachelor of science, and master of science with a major in the program pursued.

The Vermont Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) at Vermont Tech has Independent School Approval for grade 12 from the Vermont State Board of Education.
Vermont Tech is an institutional member of the New England Commission of Higher Education, the Vermont Higher Education Council, and the American Society for Engineering Education.

Accreditation

Vermont Tech is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

The following programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org: Architectural & Building Engineering Technology; Architectural Engineering Technology; Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology; Computer Engineering Technology;

Electrical Engineering Technology; Electromechanical Engineering Technology; Mechanical Engineering Technology.

The Automotive Technology program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) (ASE), 101 Blue Seal Dr, SE, Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175.

The Dental Hygiene associate degree program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, 211 East Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, (312) 440-4653.

The Nursing programs, including the PN and RN re-entry programs, are approved by the Vermont State Board of Nursing, Office of Professional Regulation, 89 Main St, 3rd Floor, Montpelier, VT 05620-3402.

All Nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission of Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peach Tree Rd, NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326.

The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Rd, Bedford, TX 76021-4244, 817-283-2835. http://www.coarc.com.

The Veterinary Technology program is accredited as a program for educating veterinary technicians by the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1931 North Meacham Rd, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173.

Facilities

Randolph Center Campus
Williston Campus
Telepresence
Bennington Campus
Brattleboro Campus
Johnson/Morrisville Site
Keene/Monadnock Clinical Site (classes are taken in Brattleboro)
Littleton/Lancaster Clinical Site (classes are taken in Lyndon)
Lyndon Site

Middlebury Site
Newport Site
St. Albans Site
White River Junction Site

Notice of College Regulations

The information contained in this catalog is current at the time of publication and subject to change at any time. The regulations included in this catalog and other official college statements are binding on all students. The college reserves the right to change any of the regulations or curriculum at any time. Students have had sufficient notice of all official regulations when such are contained in official publications or posted on the college’s website: www.vtc.edu.

Non-Discrimination & Equal Opportunity Statement

Every member of Vermont Tech should work to ensure non-discriminatory processes and practices with faculty, staff, and students. Qualified students are recruited for, admitted to, and participate in all college programs without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability. Vermont Tech provides reasonable accommodations to create equal opportunities for students with documented disabilities.

Faculty, administrators, and staff are employed without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job requirements. Vermont Tech makes reasonable accommodations to the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee.

Additionally, the Vermont State Colleges (VSC) engage in affirmative efforts to recruit, admit, and support students and to recruit, employ, and support employees in order to achieve the diversity which advances the educational mission.

The VSC complies with state and federal laws related to equal opportunity and non-discrimination. Any questions or complaints about potential or perceived discrimination in violation of any state or federal law should be directed to: the Vermont Tech Ombudsperson, the VSC Office of the Chancellor, the Vermont Office of the Attorney General, or the federal Equal Opportunity Employment Commission.

If auxiliary aid or service is needed to apply for admission or employment, please contact Vermont Tech’s Learning Skills Specialist at (802) 728-1396. For questions related to Title IX, please contact the Title IX coordinator via mail at PO Box 500, Randolph Center, Vermont 05061.