2022-23 Student Handbook and Wellness Guide

Field Trips

Any activity which normally involves off-campus travel for one or more students enrolled in the college or Adult Education program is a field trip. Independent study, internships, class meetings, and off campus work on an individual project are not considered Field Trips. Field trips can be an important component of a student’s educational experience and the use of such out of classroom experiences Augusta Technical College is encouraged when appropriate. College-sponsored field trips shall be education-related and conducted with a focus on the safety of students and staff, fiscal responsibility and academic responsibility.


1. Students participating in field trips are required to sign “Assumption of Risk, Agreement to Abide by Code of Conduct, Release of Liability, and Limited Medical Authorization”; if the student is under the age of 18, the form must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. This form is available in the Office of Student Activities.

2. Augusta Technical College provides reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities to enable them to participate in field trips. Questions regarding accommodations may be addressed to the college’s Section 504 Coordinator.

3. Students are subject to all policies and procedures, including the Student Code of Conduct.