Bridgerland Technical College
The Utah System of Technical Colleges (UTech) recognizes its obligation to its students, faculty, staff, and friends to maintain the highest ethical standards in its operations. To help meet this goal, UTech has established this confidential reporting mechanism, the UTech Ethics Hotline. Via the Hotline, you can alert us to activities that may involve criminal, unethical, or otherwise inappropriate behavior in violation of UTech policies or the public's trust.
We encourage your appropriate use of the Hotline. The UTech Ethics Hotline is hosted by a private contractor, EthicsPoint. EthicsPoint will not divulge the identity of a hotline reporter without the reporter's consent. Access the UTech Ethics Hotline.
Consumer Information Disclosures
Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
Regulatory Citations: HEA Section 485; HEOA (Public Law 110-315); 20 USC 1092; 34 CFR 668.41-49; Family Education Rights to Privacy Act of 1974
The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), and as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), includes many disclosures and reporting requirements. These requirements are intended to assist enrolled and prospective students, their families, and current and prospective employees in accessing information about postsecondary education. At the direction of the US Department of Education, an institution must make available through appropriate publications, mailings or electronic media, information about its academic programs, retention and graduation rates, financial aid, campus security, drug and alcohol abuse prevention, and other defined declarations. Bridgerland Technical College has dedicated the following space to provide the required Consumer Information disclosures and reports.
The school will annually provide a Notice directly to all enrolled students describing the availability of the required consumer information and will provide a paper copy of this information upon request.
Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information
Wendy Carter, Vice President for Instruction, at (435) 750-3222 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean Dunn, Chief Compliance Officer, at (435) 750-3204 or email@example.com
Student Financial Aid Information
Various types of financial aid are available to assist students in paying for costs associated with their enrollment at Bridgerland Technical College. Students receiving financial aid may be required to adhere to standards of satisfactory academic progress and attendance which are outlined according to source of funding and at time of awarding.
The college offers the Federal Pell Grant which is awarded to students who display financial need and who have not earned a bachelor’s, graduate, or professional degree. The Pell Grant is available to assist students in covering the costs associated with education and is awarded to all eligible students enrolled in approved certificate programs. Application for the Pell Grant is available using various methods including the online application located at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Complete information regarding the Pell Grant --the application and how to apply, deadlines, eligibility requirements, disbursement methods, and criteria for continued eligibility-- may be found here: https://www.btech.edu/students/financial-aid/pell-grant.
The Veterans Administration offers educational support for Veterans and other eligible persons attending Bridgerland Technical College. Information regarding benefits, approved programs, and maintaining eligibility for benefits may be found online at https://www.btech.edu/students/financial-aid/va-benefits. Veterans and other eligible persons may contact the Veterans Administration directly with any questions about his or her individual eligibility or payments, and to apply for benefits. The Veterans Administration may be reached by calling 1 (888) GIBILL1 or online at http://benefits.va.gov/gibill/.
Other sources of federal, state, and community aid may be available, as well as tips for managing your money, and the college’s statement regarding loan participation. Check out our General Info section at https://btech.edu/students/financial-aid/. Paper copies of this information may be available upon request.
Contact the colleges Financial Aid Office for more information about the Pell Grant, benefits for veterans, and other sources of aid.
A general scholarship application for graduating high school seniors and adult students is used to align applicants with donor scholarship funds. Monies may be available for tuition, fees, books, or personal expenses. External scholarships may also be available. Application forms and procedures, eligibility requirements, deadlines to apply, varying qualifications, and criteria for selection and award amounts are posted online at https://www.btech.edu/scholarships. Terms for maintaining eligibility and how disbursements are made may vary according to each fund source and be explained upon awarding. Paper applications for most scholarships are also available.
For more information about scholarships contact the colleges Scholarship Office.
Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provide comprehensive civil rights and protections for persons with disabilities. “No otherwise qualified person with a disability in the United States . . . shall, solely on the basis of disability, be denied access to, or the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity provided by any institution receiving federal financial assistance.” A “qualified student” is defined as a student . . . “who meets the academic and technical standards required to admission or participation in the education program or activity.” (Source - Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - Section 504)
Bridgerland Technical College may not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, educational process, or treatment of students with disabilities. Students must voluntarily disclose that they have a disability (self-identify), request an accommodation, and provide documentation of their disability.
For more information regarding this matter, contact the Vice President for Student Services, at (435) 753-6780, or link to the schools ADA policy via the Americans with Disabilities Act page https://btech.edu/
Price of Attendance
The College makes available to prospective and enrolled students information about the price of attendance, or in other words the costs associated with enrollment. Costs include tuition and fees, books, tools, supplies, and any additional charges for a course or program in which a student is enrolled or expresses an interest. Bridgerland Technical College maintains the web-page ‘Tuition, Fees, Costs & Refunds’ (btech.edu/students/tuition) which outlines current tuition rates and fee schedules and links students to all costs by educational (certificate seeking) program and continuing education (short-term) course.
Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Title IV Financial Aid
Bridgerland Technical College’s policy is to treat all students in a fair and equitable manner in assessing tuition, fees, and other charges, and in returning (repayment) unearned tuition, fees, and other charges to students in a timely manner.
Tuition, fees, and other charges are generated at the time of registration for course(s) and are the responsibility of the student. Because students may register for new courses at any time, Title IV Aid, if applicable, is disbursed directly to the student rather than being credited to the student accounts receivable account. The student is responsible to pay Bridgerland Technical College for total actual charges, net of scholarships and other credits through whatever means or sources of income available to the student, including but not limited to personal resources, Title IV aid, or other sources.
Prior to officially withdrawing from Bridgerland Technical College, students who are considering “withdrawal” from their program and Title IV eligible courses should consult with Bridgerland Technical College’s Registrar’s Office and Bridgerland Technical College’s Financial Aid Office to learn the financial consequences associated with “withdrawal.” Official notice of withdrawal must be communicated by the student to the Registrar’s Office.
Title IV funds are earned based on the amount of time the student was scheduled to be in attendance. A determination of the earned and unearned portions of Title IV aid as of the date the student ceased attendance will be calculated by the Financial Office at the time of official withdrawal.
Upon official withdrawal by the student, any amount owed by the College to the student will be refunded (repayment) to the student in accordance with Bridgerland Technical College’s charges and refund policy. Any additional amounts owed to Bridgerland Technical College by the student will be due and payable immediately.
More information regarding charges and refunds available on the Tuition, Fees, Costs & Refunds page of our Student Guide: https://btech.edu/students/tuition/
Students receiving Federal Student Aid (Title IV/Pell Grant) may be subject to rules outlined in policy 732 Withdrawal and the Return of Title IV Funds.
Academic Program (Educational Program, Instructional Facilities, and Faculty)
Student Transfers, Articulation & Other Agreements
Students may transfer from program to program at the college, or from another institution to the college and receive recognition in their new program for comparable prior learning. Students may petition for a transfer by providing transcripts or by demonstrating competency, and having an appropriate evaluation completed. The college participates in articulation and other agreements which allows students to have training completed at the College be accepted by another institution. See our Student Guide - Student Transfers, Articulation & Other Agreements for specific information.
Copyright Infringement Policies & Sanctions
Students, faculty, and staff are required to comply with all local, state, federal, and international copyright laws, and with College policies regarding the use of copyright-protected materials. Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material may result in disciplinary action and/or be subject to civil and criminal liabilities.
Copyright is defined here: btech.edu/students/copyright. This page links directly to the school’s policies on copyright, including disciplinary actions taken against students and others who engage in illegal downloading or unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials using the school’s information technology system, and a summary of the penalties for violation of federal copyright laws.
School and Program Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure
Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
Schools must notify every student upon enrollment information with penalties associated with drug-related offenses. The Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended (HEA) suspends aid eligibility for students who have been convicted under federal or state law of the sale or possession of drugs, if the offense occurred during a period of enrollment for which the student was receiving federal student aid (such as grants, loans or work-study).
When submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) a student is asked: Have you been convicted for the possession or sale of illegal drugs for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid (such as grants, loans or work-study)?
- Students will answer “No” if they have never received federal student aid (FSA) or have never had a drug offense that occurred while receiving federal student aid.
- Students will answer “Yes” if they have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while receiving federal student aid. The student should complete and submit the application and Federal Student Aid, an Office of the Department of Education, will mail the student a worksheet that will help the student determine if the conviction affects eligibility for aid. This worksheet may also be available from the Bridgerland Technical College Financial Aid Office.
- Students who are unsure of how to answer the question should call 1-800-433-3243.
Students with a qualifying drug conviction will receive a “C” code and comment code on his or her Student Aid Report (SAR) and Institutional Student Aid Report (ISIR) that is sent to the school.
Penalties, the period of ineligibility for FSA funds, for such convictions is as follows:
A student who is convicted of both possessing and selling illegal drugs, and the periods of ineligibility are different, the student will be ineligible for the longer period. The Bridgerland Technical College Financial Aid Office will provide a student who becomes ineligible for FSA funds due to a drug conviction a clear and conspicuous written notice of the loss of eligibility and methods whereby he or she can become eligible again. This notice will be provided on a case by case basis. A student may regain eligibility the day after the period of ineligibility ends or when he or she successfully completes a qualified drug rehab program that includes passing two unannounced drug tests given by such a program. Further drug convictions will make the student ineligible again. Students denied eligibility for an indefinite period can regain eligibility after completing any of the following 3 options:
- Successfully completing a rehabilitation program (as described below, which includes passing two unannounced drug tests from such a program;
- Having the conviction reversed, set aside, or removed from the student’s record so that fewer than two convictions for sale or three convictions for possession remain on the record; or
- Successfully completing two unannounced drug tests that are part of a rehab program (the student does not need to complete the rest of the program).
In such cases, the nature and dates of the remaining convictions will determine when the student regains eligibility. It is the student’s responsibility to certify to the school that he or she has successfully completed the rehabilitation program. Once a student regains eligibility the school may award Pell Grant funds for the current Payment Period in which the student is enrolled. A qualified drug rehab program must include at least two unannounced drug tests and satisfy at least one of the following requirements:
- Be qualified to receive funds directly or indirectly from a federal, state, or local government program.
- Be qualified to receive payment directly or indirectly from a federally or state-licensed insurance company.
- Be administered or recognized by a federal, state, or local government agency or court.
- Be administered or recognized by a federally or state-licensed hospital, health clinic, or medical doctor.
It is the student’s responsibility to provide documentation to the Bridgerland Technical College Financial Aid Office that the student has regained eligibility by completing the above requirements. It is also the student’s responsibility to provide documentation that confirms that the qualified drug rehabilitation program meets the standards outlined. Bridgerland Technical College will advise a student of these requirements when counseling a student who may need to enter such a program. Any question regarding student certifications for completing such programs, or the qualification of the drug rehabilitation program, must be resolved before eligibility for FSA funds will be reinstated.
|Possession of illegal drugs||Sale of illegal drugs|
|1st offense||1 year from date of conviction||2 years from date of conviction|
|2nd offense||2 years from date of conviction||Indefinite period|
|3 + offenses||Indefinite period||Indefinite period|
Consumer Information on College Navigator Website
Student Body Diversity
Net Price Calculator
The Net Price Calculator is intended to provide estimated net price information (defined as estimated cost of attendance — including tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and other related expenses — minus estimated grant and scholarship aid) to current and prospective students and their families based on what similar students paid in a previous year.
The estimate provided using this calculator does not represent a final determination, or actual award, of financial assistance, or a final net price; it is an estimate based on the cost of attendance and financial aid provided to students in a previous year. Cost of attendance and financial aid availability change year to year. The estimates shall not be binding on the Secretary of Education, the institution of higher education, or the State.
Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be eligible for, and receive, an actual financial aid award that includes Federal grant, loan, or work-study assistance. For more information on applying for Federal student aid, go to http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
Textbook Information, Information for Students, Information for College Bookstores
Disbursement for Books and Supplies
Students may receive the Federal Pell Grant for enrollment at Bridgerland Technical College in eligible certificate programs. The Pell Grant is disbursed in multiple installments throughout the year to eligible students. Each student will have an individual Pell payment schedule based on his or her enrollment and eligibility. Students may use Pell funds for the purpose of covering expenses related to education. Related expenses may include: tuition and fees; required books, tools, supplies; housing; personal expenses; transportation; childcare.
Pell Grant recipients are given the option to “pay as you go” or, arrange a Payment Plan which allows students to defer payment for tuition and fees at Registration; and other educationally related charges, such as required books and supplies at the Bridgerland Technical College Bookstore, in which the student has voluntarily authorized charges and payments to be processed by Bridgerland Technical College. The Payment Plan allows students to charge tuition, fees and other educationally related charges to the student’s accounts receivable subsidiary account.
Pell Grant installments are disbursed directly to the student in the form of a paper check. Bridgerland Technical College works with Pell Grant recipients in meeting their Payment Plan obligations by allowing students to pay account balances by the due date following receipt of Pell funds. Bridgerland Technical College reserves the right to use Pell funds to pay for outstanding tuition and fee charges prior to releasing funds to students; and to pay for other educationally related charges in which the student has voluntarily authorized charges and payments to be processed by Bridgerland Technical College. Once all eligible Pell funds for the academic year have been released to the student, the authorization to allow charges for other educationally related charges will be terminated.
The Federal Student Aid/Pell Grant Authorization for Other Educationally Related Charges form is available at the Bridgerland Technical College Financial Aid Office during the student's Pell Grant Awarding Interview. The authorization may be modified or cancelled at any time thereafter.
Voter Registration Forms
Bridgerland Technical College is committed to encouraging students to vote and assisting them with the opportunity to vote. Download a State of Utah Voter Registration Form here http://elections.utah.gov/Media/Default/Forms/Utah%20Voter%20Registration%20Form.pdf.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
It is the policy of Bridgerland Technical College to maintain a drug and alcohol free workplace. Bridgerland Technical College shall provide for a safe and productive work and educational environment that is free from the effects of possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol. Bridgerland Technical College employees and students are prohibited from possessing, using or distributing any illicit drugs or alcohol, controlled substances, and/or abusing any psycho-toxic chemical/substance (any chemical/substance capable of causing a condition of intoxication, inebriation, excitement, stupefaction, or the dulling of the brain or nervous system) on premises or at any school activity. It is mandatory that all students and employees abide by this policy. Student and employee violations/sanctions will result in disciplinary action, which may include dismissal from the college, denial of Federal/State student loan/grant money, and criminal penalties pursued through State, Federal, or local law enforcement agencies. For detailed information on the effects of various types of alcohol and drugs on health and wellness, please refer to the following web site: NIDA. Drug and alcohol counseling, treatment, and rehabilitation programs are available at, but not limited to, the following location: Bear River District Health Department, http://www.brhd.org. Click here to view the BTECH Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program. Access the Colleges Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace (300.313) and Drug and Alcohol (600.640) policies here. Paper copies are available at the Student Services Office.
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Security Report (Including Crime Statistics, Timely Warnings and Emergency Notification, Crime Log, and Emergency response and Evacuation Procedures) and Programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking policy
In accordance with the federal guidelines, a campus security and safety report is provided to all students and employees no later than October 1. The Campus Security and Safety Report is also available here. Bridgerland Technical College contracts with the City of Logan’s Police Department to provide security. Crime statistics are reported by a member of Logan’s Police Department assigned to Bridgerland Technical College. Access the Crime Statistics Report here. A notice of the availability of these reports is also made available by October 1, to prospective students and employees. A paper copy of these reports may be requested through the Financial Aid or Student Services Offices.
The College also provides training each year to students and faculty in an effort to eliminate dating and domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Bridgerland Technical College policies 300.339 (Student rights and responsibilities) and 600.609 (Sexual harassment) outline acceptable behavior towards students, faculty, and staff.
Institutional disciplinary action in cases of alleged dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, Information for Crime Victims about Disciplinary Proceedings
Bridgerland Technical College (BTECH) is committed to the creation and maintenance of an environment free from acts of sexual misconduct and to foster an environment of respect for the dignity of all members of the community. All forms of sexual harassment, including sexual misconduct and sexual assault interfere with this mission. The College will follow the procedures outlined in Policies 600.612, Sexual Misconduct, and 600.608, Student Grievance, when any accusation is reported.
Privacy of Student Records - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Student records are subject to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, a federal law with the purpose of providing and ensuring that: (1) students will have access to inspect and review their educational records, and (2) protects the rights of a student to privacy by limiting access to the educational record without express written consent. FERPA prohibits Bridgerland Technical College from releasing certain personally identifiable information from a student’s record to a third party (e.g. parent, spouse, etc.) without the student’s explicit consent.
Additionally, FERPA affords students certain rights with respect to their educational records. These rights include: (1) the right to inspect and review information contained in their educational records; (2) the right to request to amend their educational records; (3) the right to consent to disclosure, with certain exceptions specified in the Act, of personally identifiable information from educational records; and (4) the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the College to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
Find the complete policy here: https://btech.edu/students/confidentiality-of-records-ferpa/
Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members
On April 27, 2012, the White House issued Executive Order 13607, which created the Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members. These principles apply to all post-secondary schools that receive funding from federal military and veterans educational benefits programs. They strengthen consumer protections for students who receive these benefits and provide access to information to help them make informed choices about their college education.
The best and most valuable information for our veterans and other eligible persons is available in consumer friendly, easy to understand documents and format on our college's VA Education Benefits web page https://btech.edu/students/financial-aid/va-benefits/. The VA Certifying Official in the colleges Financial Aid Office serves as the point-of-contact for service members, veterans, and family members seeking information about available academic and financial advising, student support services, and to answer any questions about using education benefits at Bridgerland Technical College.
The College commits to providing the opportunities to pursue a high-quality education and gain the skills and training needed to fill the jobs of tomorrow. The College commits to making these principles available to all students. The following information is provided to fulfill key requirements of this order:
(1) A standardized cost form: The College Financing Plan, formerly known as the Shopping Sheet, is an easy to use consumer tool that the College provides to make students aware of their financial cost to attend school. This form may be found here https://btech.edu/students/financial-aid/va-benefits/ and here https://btech.edu/students/financial-aid/pell-grants/
(2) Federal aid information: See the Consumer Information item on this page entitledStudent Financial Aid Information.
(3) Aggressive and fraudulent recruiting; Misrepresentation; Incentive compensation: The College does not use aggressive and fraudulent recruiting practices, or misrepresentation techniques, and does not provide incentive payment or compensation plans related to recruitment of students or financial aid awards.
(4) State authorization: Utah Code §53B-2a-101-114 comprises legislation specific to the governance and operation of the college.
(5) Accreditation: See the Consumer Information item on this page entitled School and Program Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure
(6) Readmission: Provisions are provided in the Veteran or Eligible Student Enrollment Addendum found here https://btech.edu/students/financial-aid/va-benefits/
(7) Refunds: See the Consumer Information item on this page entitled Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal and Return to Title IV Financial Aid
(8) Individual education plans: The College provides meaningful information about the quality of the education offered including requirements necessary to graduate, the expected timeline of completion, and expected outcomes. Information about each program is found here: https://btech.edu/programs/.
Safeguarding Customer Information
The information security program includes:
- A designated employee to coordinate the information security program.
- Risk assessments that help to identify potential risk factors that could result in the unauthorized disclosure, misuse, alteration, destruction, or other compromise of such information. These assessments include consideration of risks in the following areas:
- Employee training and management
- Information systems, including network and software design, as well as information processing, storage, transmission, and disposal
- Detecting, preventing, and responding to attacks, intrusions, or other systems failures
- Testing and monitoring to control the risks identified through risk assessments.
- Evaluations and adjustments to the information security program when testing and monitoring spotlight needed improvements.
- Oversight of service providers to ensure these providers are maintaining appropriate safeguards.
Bridgerland Technical College requires the highest level of integrity used in all advertising, marketing, and promotional materials. This ensures the College does not misrepresent the nature of its educational programs, financial charges, and employability of its graduates. Bridgerland Technical College policy 500.511 (Advertising) establishes procedures for College advertising, marketing, and promotional materials. The occupational advisory committee reviews each educational program annually ensuring Bridgerland's information is accurate.
- Completion/Graduation and Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid, (Including Disaggregated Completion/Graduation Rates), (Student Right-to-Know-Act)
- Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act)
- Security Report - Missing Person Notification Policy
- Fire Safety Report
- Fire Log
- State Grant Assistance
- Student Loan Information Published by the U.S. Department of Education
- National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
- Entrance Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers
- Exit Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers
- Private Education Loan Disclosures (Including Self-Certification Form)
- Self-Certification Form
- Code of Conduct for Education Loans
- Preferred Lender Lists
- Preferred Lender Arrangements
- Private Education Loans
- Annual Report on Preferred Lender Arrangements
These disclosures are also not applicable to the college, for the reasons indicated:
- Required Written Arrangements Disclosures.
- All certificate requirements are provided in their entirety through courses provided by Bridgerland Technical College; therefore, no required written arrangements are necessary.
- Types of Graduate and Professional Education in Which the School's Graduates Enroll
- The College does not offer 4-year degree programs. Consequently, there is no information to report regarding graduate and professional education.
- Accountability for Programs that Prepare Teachers
- Furthermore, the College does not offer any programs that prepare teachers for initial state certification or licensure. As a result, there is no information to report regarding performance, passing rates, or programs for teachers.
A Little About Bridgerland Technical College
The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.
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Logan Campus - Main
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Brigham City Branch Campus
In-Person Hours Brigham City Branch Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Logan Campus - Main (Office)
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321
Toll Free: 866-701-1100