Student Handbook

Student Handbook


2021 – 2022
Student Handbook/Catalog


Main Campus
127 Industrial Drive
Ripley, TN 38063
Phone (731)635-3368
Fax (731) 635-4674

Bells Campus
6514 Highway 412 South
Bells, TN 38006
Phone (731)345-3300
Fax (731)345-3303

Published August 2021

Youlanda Jones, President

This Student Handbook/Catalog presents the course offerings and academic requirements in effect at the time of publication but provides no guarantee that offerings will not be changed or rescinded. The course offerings and requirements of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley are continually under examination and review. The College reserves the right to make changes in course offerings, curricula, academic policies, and other rules and regulations affecting students and which will become effective whenever determined proper by the Institution. Reasonable notice will be given to students regarding any changes in the Student Handbook/Catalog. All updates and/or corrections will be posted in the online version of the Student Handbook/Catalog, which will supersede previous written copies. Changes will govern current, former, and prospective students. This Student Handbook/Catalog is not intended to state contractual terms and does not constitute a contract between the student and the Institution.

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A copy of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley’s Annual Security Report is available. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in 2 certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain a copy of this report on the Safety and Security website at