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The Counseling Center is designed to support students in their efforts to achieve maximum success in school, in the workforce, and in life. The Center offers academic, career and disabilities counseling. The staff of the Center will assist students to discover and develop ways to problem solve and take full advantages of opportunities. The Center offers services to help students choose a career, discuss appropriate classes, establish academic adjustments, improve grades, and overcome personal barriers to success. The staff of the Center plays a prominent role in individual evaluation, academic counseling, career counseling, disabilities counseling, and personal guidance.

Office Hours:

Mondays - Thursdays 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Academic/Career Counseling

  • Students who need academic or career counseling should contact:
  • Amy Laughter
    Academic Counselor
  • (706) 771-4068
  • email:
  • Building 1300 Room 240

Special Needs/Disability Counseling

  • Students with documented disabilities must register and request academic adjustments / services each quarter from:
  • Karissa Wright
    Special Needs Disability Counselor
  • (706) 771-4067
  • email:
  • Building 1300 Room 241

Special Populations Counseling

  • Students who may benefit from assistance with issues related to being a single parent or displaced homemaker, those who are pursuing a nontraditional field of study, or those who have limited English proficiency (LEP), may contact:
  • Sherry Givens
    Special Populations Coordinator
  • (706) 771-4070
  • email:
  • Building 1300 Room 244 / 245

Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or citizenship status, (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all educational programs and activities including admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other college-administered programs. It also encompasses the employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services. Augusta Technical College shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity.

  • For information on Title IX:

  • Title IX Coordinator,
    Shannon Patterson
  • (706) 771-4013 Building 100

  • For information on ADA/504:

  • ADA/504 Coordinator,
    Karissa D. Wright
  • (706) 771-4067 Counseling Center, Building 1300