Student Guide


Welcome

Welcome to Davis Technical College and thank you for selecting us for your technical education. Our technical training programs provide you an opportunity to learn new skills and become more competitive in the job market in a comparatively short period of time. Our competency-based learning environment encourages you by applying your related skills and knowledge to your training program.

Our website provides quick access to information to help you understand how our training programs work, what services and activities are available, what your rights and responsibilities are, and other useful information. This guide will assist you in quickly locating what you need to know.

General Information about the Davis Tech

You can find quite a bit of information about the College throughout our website. A few specific items of interest include:

Frequently Asked Questions

Our most frequently asked questions (FAQ) can be found here.

Information You Need to Have

Information about Safety and Security, Student Health, and Drug and Alcohol use can be found on the Consumer Information page.

The full Student Code of Conduct (including information on consequences) can be found here. Students who receive disciplinary sanctions have the right to appeal through the College grievance process which can be found here.

Listed below you’ll find a summary of the most important campus regulations.

  • Any smoking on campus must be done in the designated smoking areas or inside your vehicle.
  • Smoking by minors and the supplying of tobacco products to minors by adults are prohibited by law.
  • No parking in the Cosmetology Salon customer parking in the West parking lot. All other parking areas are available for public use, with no requirement of passes or stickers.
  • No use, sale, distribution, or possession of alcohol, drugs, or any other controlled substance.
  • No weapons or firearms are allowed on campus.
  • No lewd public behavior or sexual behavior on campus.
  • No skateboarding, roller skating, or rollerblading on campus. Bicycles may be used on road areas but must be walked on sidewalks and locked to a bike rack.
  • Young children may not be on campus unsupervised. Young children are not allowed in labs or classrooms. Children are also not allowed to wait outside the assessment center while their parent is completing admissions testing. Please make arrangements for your children to be cared for off campus while you are in your training program.
  • No one is allowed in a lab area or classroom unless they are registered as a Davis Tech student or is otherwise authorized to be there.
  • The campus resources such as the library, the commons areas, or the smoking area are for the use of those registered as a Davis Tech student, a participant in a campus sponsored program, or those actively and officially pursuing enrollment.
  • Adult students are asked to be aware that a number of our students are high school students and to behave appropriately.
  • The Davis Tech has zero tolerance for any language or behavior that creates or contributes to harassment or discrimination. This includes sexual harassment and any discrimination based on race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or any other protected status.

Student Consumer Complaints

Students who have complaints against the college relating to fraud, false advertising, or other deceptive practices can file a complaint with the Utah Division of Consumer Protection, 160 East 300 East, 2nd Floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, Telephone No. 801-530-6601, Toll Free in Utah at 1-800-721-SAFE or online at www.dcp.utah.gov/complaints/index.html. In addition, students involved with distance and correspondence education can file a complaint with their state’s enforcement authority.

Students who have complaints relating to issues that are covered by the Student Code of Conduct should follow the college’s process for filing a grievance. The Student Code of Conduct is found here, and the Student Grievance Policy and Procedures are found here.

Students who have complaints relating to the college’s quality of education or other issues appropriate for its accrediting body to consider, can file a complaint with the Council on Occupational Education at http://www.council.org/.

Copies of documents describing the college/university’s accreditation and state approval are available for review upon request.