Online Learning

Administration
Online courses and policies are administered by the Office of the Provost (706.880.8236).

Admission and Registration 
For information and questions concerning admission and then registration, visit http://www.lagrange.edu/admission.

Advising
All advising begins with the office of the registrar.  After admission, you may be assigned a faculty advisor in a field of interest.

Bookstore

To purchase textbooks for classes, visit the LaGrange College bookstore.

Course and program descriptions
A full list and description of courses and programs taught at LaGrange College can be found in the LaGrange College catalogs

Examination arrangements

Course syllabi are binding contracts between LaGrange College, course instructors, and students.  Consequently, examinations will be administered in the way prescribed by the course syllabi.  Any alternate arrangements must be made with the course instructor.

Procedures for grievances and complaints about courses and programs;
LaGrange College encourages students to address complaints relating to College policies with personnel within the office or department that the complaint originated. Senior administration will be involved, as needed, to resolve the complaint at the institutional level. LaGrange College's Student Grievance Procedures are available in the Student Handbook.

Complaints that are not successfully resolved by following the above grievance procedures can be forwarded to our accrediting agency, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on   College (SACS). Guidelines and procedures on filing a complaint with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges are available at  http://www.lagrange.edu/about/index.html or the Georgia Office of the Inspector General at http://oig.georgia.gov .
(This information is available at http://www.lagrange.edu/resources/pdf/ConsumerInformation.pdf )

Financial Aid
Information about financial aid at LaGrange College can be found at http://www.lagrange.edu/admission/finaid/.

Library
The Lewis Library, a 2009 addition to the campus, is a LEED Silver certified facility with impressive physical and electronic resources.  Information and help are available on the library website.

Other student services such as counseling, orientation, remedial service.
Students are offered many services at LaGrange College.  A few include:

Complaint Resolution Process  
To submit a complaint against LaGrange College, we first ask that you read the guidelines.  After reviewing the complaint policy, submit your complaint using the form.

State Authorization
The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) acknowledges the following:

"In the fall of 2010, the U.S. Department of Education announced PROGRAM INTEGRITY RULES, requiring all institutions of higher education participating in Title IV programs to be able to document compliance with state laws in all states where they offer distance or correspondence education."

Since the staff and faculty of LaGrange College have the goal of encouraging moral courage in their students, it seems only reasonable that the college be held to the same standard.  Consequently, we seek to honor the authority of states.

Electronic CampusLaGrange College has been approved for the offering of online courses in the following states:   Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. LaGrange College engages in the Southern Regional Education Board's Electronic Campus and thus enjoys authorization to offer online courses in the aforementioned states

Any state not listed has authorization policies that are actively being investigated.  LaGrange College has intent to file in these states.

Help
If, after browsing our website, you have unanswered questions, feel free to call the college operator at 706.880.8000.  The individual you reach will be friendly, knowledgeable, and able to direct your query to the appropriate person or department.