Office of Student Resources (OSR)

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The Office of Student Resources staff is available for virtual appointments via WebEx or phone. Please email to schedule an appointment.

Mission Statement:

It is the mission of Office of Student Resources to provide student-centered, comprehensive programs, services and events, which promote equality, enhance the educational experience, foster success, and contribute to the economic self-sufficiency of students who are members of special populations.

Services Provided by the OSR

The Office of Student Resources serves Chattahoochee Tech’s Special Populations student groups. Services are available to meet the needs of qualifying students. Services include but are not limited to:

  • Textbook Lending Program: Textbooks are lent to students who face financial challenges. The Textbook Lending Program is designed to assist qualified students in obtaining some of the required textbooks that due to cost, may not otherwise be affordable to them. Available textbooks are lent to students for one semester on a “first come, first served” basis each term. Assistance with the purchase of eBook codes is not a part of the Textbook Lending program.
  • Institutional and External Resources: Lists and access to resources provided by Chattahoochee Tech, city and county agencies, state agencies and businesses to assist with factors that could prevent students from program completion.
  • Workshops and Trainings: Beneficial workshops that can cover an array of topics that students can take advantage of, including but not limited to: Life & Study Skills, Communication, Personal Branding, Leadership, Employability, Parenting Skills, Financial Management, and Networking.
  • Resource Fairs & Other Events: Providing opportunities for students to interact with many internal and external resources at one time.
  • Food Pantry: Assisting local students who suffer from hunger and food insecurity.

Special Populations Student Groups

  • Economically Disadvantaged: Students who are Pell Grant recipients or who are receiving federal assistance such as Food Stamps and/or Medicaid.
  • Students with Disabilities: Students with physical or mental impairment which could substantially limit one or more major life activities.
  • Out-of-Workforce Individual: Students who have worked without pay to care for a home and/or family and for that reason have diminished marketable skills and have been dependent on the income of another family member but is no longer supported by that income.
  • Limited English Proficiency: Students having another language other than English as their first or primary language.
  • Non-Traditional Program: Students enrolled in a program of study that lead to occupations or fields that have 25% or less of their gender employed within the occupation.
  • Single Parents: Students who have the primary or joint custody of a dependent child. May be divorced, widowed, legally separated, or never married.
  • Homeless Individuals: Students who do not have a primary residency.
  • Foster Care: Student who are in, or aged out of, the foster care system.
  • Active Duty: Students whose parents are on active duty in the armed forces.

OSR Special Populations Eligibility:

To be eligible for the services provided by the Office of Student Resources, students must:

Important Information and Links:

The following resource list includes social associations, service organizations, financial assistance, food pantries, childcare, job training, medical, legal, housing assistance, and other free or reduced-cost support service providers specific to your area. Essential resources can be found here. It is not presented as a comprehensive listing of every resource for every need, as inclusion into these directories is voluntary. These links are intended to serve as a starting point for those students and those needing assistance. – Find Community resources near you! Add a keyword, program name, or zip code and click search.

United Way of Greater Atlanta


The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Device Lending

OSR has the following items available for current students to borrow on a semester basis (first come, first served):

  • HP laptops
  • T-Mobile Wi-Fi hotspots

OSR-Only Items:

  • TI Calculators

* Must fill out our device lending policy when borrowing these items and follow the college’s computer use and internet guidelines

* Students who are eligible can also borrow laptops or T-Mobile Wi-Fi hotspots for two weeks out of the semester through Library Services


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