The mission of the Mountainland Applied Technology College is to provide market-driven career and technical education to both secondary and adult students, which meets the demand by Mountainland Region employers for technically skilled workers.
This is accomplished through competency-based education and training programs, which may be long-term, short-term, apprenticeship, or custom designed for individual employer
needs. Many of the programs are offered in an open-entry, open-exit format, providing flexibility for students and employers.
Students are assisted in acquiring the basic skills necessary to succeed in these technical training programs. MATC prepares students to enter, re-enter, upgrade, or advance in the
workplace, which contributes to economic development, and improves the quality of life for Mountainland Region citizens.
GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Under the guidance of the Mountainland Applied Technology College (MATC) Board of Directors, and the Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) Board of Trustees, the goals are to provide:
- Short-term Career and Technical training of post-secondary students in the Mountainland Region.
- Technical training for secondary students in Alpine, Provo, Nebo, Wasatch, Park City, North Summit and South Summit School Districts.
- Customized employee training for businesses in the Mountainland Region.
MATC designs its program and service offerings based on the analysis of information it receives through various partnerships. The goals of MATC partnerships are the following:
- Identify labor market needs.
- Share market information with the identified partners.
- Provide assessment/testing and advisement for potential Mountainland students.
- Offer career guidance and remediation as identified through assessment.
- Deliver Short-Term job training programs
- Provide placement assistance for students to meet personal and industry needs.
Mountainland Applied Technology College (MATC), is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.
Contact COE at:
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, Georgia 30350
1 800 917-2081 ext. 21 or at council.org
Mountainland Applied Technology College campuses provide current equipment and technology in modern, clean, and comfortable environments that promote a progressive learning experience for all students and provide resources necessary for students to complete their coursework.
The safety and well-being of students, faculty, and staff are the highest priority at MATC campuses. MATC would like to remind you that although the MATC has a low crime rate, thefts do occur. Please do not leave valuables unattended at anytime while on campus. Some of the items stolen most often are: books, laptops, ipods, cell phones, purses etc.
In an emergency situation please contact the local authorities, by dialing 911 from a nearby phone. Please remember to stay calm and provide clear and accurate information to local dispatch.
In a non-emergency situation, but still a security risk, please contact one of the following individuals at your campus:
- American Fork Campus Coordinator; Scott Burton (801 492-2924)
- Orem Campus: Campus Coordinator; Blake Hendry (801 863-7531)
- Spanish Fork Campus: Campus Coordinator; Jen Dain (801 492-2950)
- Thanksgiving Point Campus: Administrative Vice President; Kirt Michaelis (801 753-4128)
The Utah Valley University Police Department (UVUPD) is charged with protecting the safety and property of the Wasatch campus. UVUPD encourages the prompt and accurate reporting of crimes to their security office by victims, witnesses or any other persons having knowledge that a crime has been committed on the campus. UVUPD/Parking / Dispatch office is located on the North West Corner of the UVU Campus grounds at 936 South 400 West Orem, Utah 84058, and is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and can be reached by calling 801 863-8188, or in an emergency call 5555 from any on-campus phone.
Campus Emergency Plan
- In case of an emergency, avoid panic, remain calm, use common sense, and render assistance.
- Evacuate buildings immediately upon request by authorities, upon an audible alarm, or when remaining becomes life threatening.
- Know the location of at least two emergency exits in the area you are situated.
- Keep a flashlight handy if you are in an area without natural lighting.
- Instructors must keep a current class roll available in case it should become necessary to account for students possibly trapped in the building or classroom.
- The appointed Campus Coordinator is the assigned and designated building marshal during emergencies.
- Do not use the campus phones for reasons other than emergency purposes.
- Do not use the elevator during an emergency and do not attempt to exit stalled elevators.
- Do not jeopardize your life or the lives of others to save personal or college property.
- Do not cross police barriers without authorization.
Grounds and Building Safety
MATC’s American Fork, Orem, Spanish Fork, and Thanksgiving Point campuses are observed on a daily basis by instructors and administrators. An on-site employee has been assigned the specific responsibility as a security assistance monitor for the facility. To report any hazards on campus please contact the following individuals at your campus:
- American Fork Campus Coordinator; Scott Burton (801 753-4253)
- Orem Campus: Campus Coordinator; Blake Hendry (801 753-4218)
- Spanish Fork Campus: Campus Coordinator; Jen Dain (801 753-4115)
- Thanksgiving Point Campus: Administrative Vice President; Kirt Michaelis (801 753-4128)
In an emergency situation please contact the local authorities, by dialing 911 from a nearby phone. Please remember to stay calm and provide clear and accurate information to local dispatch. Campuses are monitored by a 24-hour monitoring system.
UVU’s Facilities Planning/Plant Operations Department maintains MATC’s Wasatch Campus buildings and grounds with a concern for safety and security. These facilities are inspected regularly. The department responds 24 hours a day to reports of potential safety and security hazards such as broken windows and locks, and makes prompt
repairs to any other safety challenges when needed. Students as well as employees are encouraged to report all hazards to the UVU Facilities Department at: 801.863.8322, or by dialing 5555 from any campus phone.
- No food or drink is permitted in classrooms or computer labs.
- Only registered students are permitted in classrooms or labs.
- Children may not be left unattended in the buildings.
- Students at Orem, American Fork, Spanish Fork, and Thanksgiving Point campuses may
park only in designated parking and must have a valid parking pass.
The following MATC administrative offices are located at the Thanksgiving Point Campus:
- Office of the President
- Instructional Programs
- Financial Operations
- Human Resources
The following MATC administrative offices are located in the Thanksgiving Point Campus building on the first floor in the Student Services area:
- Financial Aid
- Career Guidance
The following MATC administrative personnel are located on the first floor of the Thanksgiving Point Campus:
- Technology (room 116)
- Bookstore (room 113)
Student Services Offices
The Student Services Department provides information access for courses and programs, and is the records center for MATC students. Services provided at MATC Student Services include admission, registration, transfers, payment of tuition and fees, program information, financial aid, career guidance and placement counseling, testing and assessment, and transcript and record storage. MATC’s Student Services offices are located on the Orem, Spanish Fork, and Thanksgiving Point campuses.
Student Services hours are 8:00 AM—5:00 PM Monday through Friday.
You may also contact Student Services by phone:
801 753-MATC (6282), by fax: 801 753-4101,
or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Orem, Spanish Fork, and Thanksgiving Point campuses have bookstores that serve the general needs of MATC students with regard to the purchasing of textbooks and supplies that are required for MATC programs. The bookstores also sell general school supplies, treats, and promotional merchandise.
MATC’s Thanksgiving Point Campus has a cafeteria that is connected to the Culinary Arts program. Instructors and students in the Culinary Arts program provide lunch to the general public at a reasonable price. The menu includes standard lunch items, a salad bar, and occasionally “special of the day.” The cafeteria is generally open Monday through Friday from 10:30am – 1:30pm, and evenings from 5:30pm – 6:30pm.
Lab facilities at MATC campuses offer hands-on experiences for students in MATC programs. They include complete, modern labs for Dental Assisting, Nurse Assisting, Automotive Technology, Information Technology, Cosmetology, Composite Technology, and Welding.
STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
Mountainland Applied Technology College does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law in the administration of
its educational policies, admission, financial assistance, employment, educational programs, or activities.
Inquiries concerning Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504 may be referred to the main Student Services Office location, Mountainland Applied Technology College, 2301 West Ashton Blvd. Lehi, UT 84043, Phone 801 753-4100;
or to the Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80294, Phone 303 866-1040
The following statement appears on all appropriate MATC documents:
Mountainland Applied Technology College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disabilities.
Mountainland Applied Technology College no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad.
CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS POLICY
MATC adheres to the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act.
Upon presentation of appropriate identification, and under circumstances which preclude alteration or mutilation of records, a student will be able to inspect all records relating to him / herself which are not considered by MATC to be private records of MATC personnel. A student is entitled to an explanation of any recorded data and may initiate action leading
to a hearing if necessary, to correct or expunge information he or she considers inaccurate or misleading.
Faculty and administrative officers who have a legitimate need to use student records will be allowed access to such records without prior permission from the student. A request from an educational institution to which the student has applied for admission, or from an institution or agency from which the student is seeking financial assistance, will be granted with the student’s permission. Records will be furnished to college accrediting bodies and government officials without permission of the student.
FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT
Mountainland Applied Technology College’s policy regarding the confidentiality of student
records is in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). It is institutional policy to maintain as confidential all personally identifiable information in education records except those considered to be “directory information.” Directory information is defined as that information which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy. Designated directory information at MATC includes: student name, program of study, dates of attendance, certificates, degrees and awards received, enrollment status, and photographs for school use only. Students have the right to request that directory information not be disclosed to third parties and may do so by submitting their request in writing to the Student Services Office . Directory information will be withheld indefinitely until the request to withhold disclosure is revoked in writing and submitted to the Student Services Office. The non-disclosure of directory information will call for MATC not to release any directory information; thus, any future requests for such information from non-institutional persons or organizations will be refused. The institution will honor your request to withhold directory information but cannot assume responsibility to contact you for subsequent permission to release this information. Regardless of the effect upon you, MATC assumes no liability as a result of honoring your instructions that such information be withheld.
Upon request, the College also discloses education records without consent to officials of another school in which a student seeks or intends to enroll.
FERPA also affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. These rights are:
(1) The right to inspect and review the student’s education records within 45 days of the day MATC receives a request for access.
Students should submit to Student Services, written requests that identify the record(s) they wish to inspect. The form to request access to inspect and review academic records can be obtained from the Student Services Office. Following receipt of the written request, Student Services will make arrangements for access and notify the student of the time and place where the records may be inspected.
(2) The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records that the student believes is inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the student’s privacy rights.
Students may ask MATC to amend a record that they believe is inaccurate or misleading. They should write to the MATC official responsible for the record, clearly identifying the part of the record they want changed and specifying why it is inaccurate or misleading. If MATC decides not to amend the record as requested by the student, MATC will notify the student of the decision and advise the student of the right to a hearing regarding the request for amendment.
Additional information about the hearing procedures will be provided to the student along with notification of the right to a hearing.
(3) The right to consent to disclosure of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.
FERPA permits disclosure without consent to school officials with legitimate educational
interests. A school official is defined as a person employed by MATC in an administrative,
supervisory, academic, or support staff position, a person or company with whom the institution has contracted for a service or operations function (such as an attorney, auditor, or collection agent); a person serving on the Board of Directors; or a student serving on an official committee, such as a disciplinary or grievance committee, or assisting another school official in performing his or her tasks. A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official needs to review an education record in order to fulfill his or her professional responsibility.
MATC may also disclose personally identifiable information from a student’s education records without the student’s consent if the disclosure is to parents of “dependent” children as defined by the Internal Revenue Code, Section 152; or to officials of another school in which a student seeks or intends to enroll.
Furthermore, MATC is required by law (the Solomon Amendment) to provide the name and address of all students to any legitimate military recruiter who makes such a request in writing to the Student Services Office . This applies even if a student has submitted a request to withhold directory information.
FERPA regulations detail other exceptions that allow disclosure without a student’s consent.
(4) The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by MATC to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
The name and address of the Office that administers FERPA is:
Family Policy Compliance Office
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-4605
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provide comprehensive civil rights and protections for persons with disabilities. MATC may not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, educational process, or treatment of students with disabilities.
Students must voluntarily disclose that they have a disability, request accommodation, and provide documentation of their disability. For more information, contact the MATC Guidance Counselor, at 801 753-4109.
UTAH EYE SAFETY LAW
In 1965, the Utah State Legislature passed a law requiring every student, teacher, and visitor in any public or private school to wear industrial quality eye protection devices while participating in or observing the following: industrial educational activities involving hot or molten metals; operation of machinery or equipment that may throw particles of foreign matter into the eyes; heating, treating, tempering, or high firing of industrial materials; and
chemistry projects, when using caustic, explosive, or hot chemicals, liquids or solids. MATC students are required to adhere to that law.
CONSENT TO RELEASE OF PHOTOGRAPHS & MEDIA INFORMATION
Photographs, quotes, and other types of media information may be taken of persons in classrooms, labs, or on the MATC Campus grounds. These forms of media may be used for public relations and MATC publications without the expressed consent of the individuals photographed.
Student parking is available at all MATC facilities. At the Orem, American Fork, Spanish Fork, and Thanksgiving Point campuses there are designated parking areas for students. Students may only park in these designated areas and must have a parking pass displayed from the rear mirror. Passes may be purchased in the bookstore on the first day of classes.
For more information contact the Bookstore Manager at 801 753-4114.
GENERAL CONTACT INFORMATION
Regular Business Hours are M – F, 8am – 5pm
Main Phone Line: 801 753-MATC (6282)
• Thanksgiving Point Campus ext. 1
• Spanish Fork Campus ext. 2
• Orem Campus ext. 3
Fax 801 753-4201 / Orem Campus
Fax 801 753-4101 / Thanksgiving Point Campus
Fax 801 753-4119 / Spanish Fork Campus
MATC CAMPUS LOCATIONS
MATC AMERICAN FORK CAMPUS
766 East Bamberger Drive, American Fork, Utah, 84003
Directions to American Fork Campus
• From 1-15 take the American Fork 500 East exit and go north.
• Proceed north on 500 East for approximately 2 miles to State
Street (traffic light).
• Turn right at State Street (East) and go to 700 East (next light).
• Turn on 700 East and cross the railroad tracks.
• Turn right at Bamberger Drive (second right)
• Automotive and Diesel classes are held in the North building.
MATC OREM CAMPUS
1410 West Business Park Dr. Orem, Utah, 84058
Directions to Orem Campus
• From 1-15 take exit 269 University Parkway and turn west.
• Go through the light west at Geneva Road
• The building is located 1 block down, on the right side of the road.
SPANISH FORK CAMPUS
1200 South Del Monte Rd. Spanish Fork, Utah 84660
Directions to Spanish Fork Campus
• From 1-15 take- EXIT 257- toward Spanish Fork.
• Turn south onto North Main Street / UT-156. Continue to
follow North Main Street for about 2 miles
• Turn West onto Arrowhead Trail (UT-164 West)
• Then turn right onto South Del Monte Road continue for .5 miles
• End at 1200 Del Monte Rd
THANKSGIVING POINT MAIN CAMPUS
2301 West Ashton Blvd. Lehi, Utah 84032
Directions to Thanksgiving Point Campus
• From I-15 take exit 284 (Highland Alpine Exit)
• Turn West onto UT-92 W (Clubhouse Drive)
• Take the 2nd Left onto Ashton Blvd.
• Travel Southbound for about 1 mile
• MATC Thanksgiving Point will be on the right hand side
3111 North College Way, Heber, Utah, 84032
Directions to Wasatch/UVU Campus from Orem/Provo
• From Orem/Provo, go northeast on US-189 (Provo Canyon)
for 21.5 miles.
• Turn left on Heber’s Main Street/US 40 and go north towards
Park City for 4 miles.
• Turn right at the entrance to UVU Wasatch Campus.
Directions to Wasatch/UVU Campus from Salt Lake City
• From Salt Lake, go east on 1-80 (Parley’s Canyon) for 18.5
miles (beginning at the 1-215 junction).
• Merge onto US-40/exit 148.
• Go south towards Heber for 14 miles.
• Turn left at entrance to UVU Wasatch Campus.
MATC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
As directed by law, Mountainland Applied Technology College has an established group of Board of Directors to provide regional oversight of college operations. MATC’s Campus President serves as the chief executive officer to the Board of Directors. Information on the MATC Board of Directors can be found on MATC’s website: www.mlatc.edu
Any student who is at least 16 years old, states a technical objective, and can benefit from training is eligible to enroll in a program. A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) is not an entrance requirement for most programs, however, all applicants must have graduated from high school or completed the GED requirements for Federal Financial Aid. Additional requirements may be necessary for admission into a specific program.
For more information contact Student Services at 801 753-MATC (6282).
To be admitted to one of the programs at MATC a student must do the following:
- Adults must complete the basic reading and math test, if required for the program. Contact the Testing Center at 801-753-4110. Testing takes approximately one to two hours and no appointment is needed. A math review is available at mlatc.edu/student-services/testing.
- Complete a registration form for admission.
- Pay tuition and fees.
Students receiving state or private financial assistance will need to provide evidence of sponsorship at the time of registration. For information regarding the requirements of students who are receiving federal financial assistance please refer to page 19 of this catalog.
Transfer of Coursework
A student transferring from another UCAT regional campus or another campus of Higher Education must meet the admission requirements of the MATC program. Students who transfer and request recognition of outside coursework must provide official transcripts and any other records and/or reports for evaluation. Transfer of acquired competencies and skills will occur after review by and/or demonstration to MATC program instructor(s).
A student is required to declare a program and certificate at the time of application to MATC. Registration is determined by space availability. Enrollment application may take place at the Orem, Spanish Fork, or Thanksgiving Point campuses of MATC or by phone at 801 753-6282
Open Entry/Open Exit Program Registration
Open entry / open exit programs are mainly designed for adult students. These programs do not run on a traditional start / stop date schedule. Students may enroll on the 1st or 3rd Monday of any month through out the year, when seats are available. The course allows students to work at their own pace and determine their own progress rate within the course. Currently, MATC offers Open Entry / Open Exit programs in Business Technology, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing / Coding, Medical Office Administration, Cosmetology, Information Technology, Welding, and Composites Technology, CDL.
Our Cosmetology program has 4 start dates throughout the year.
Open Entry/Open Exit Program Registration (checklist)
Students need to make sure they have completed the following OE/OE Checklist:
- Select Training Program and complete all pre-requisites & testing requirements for the Training Program.
- Meet with Career Counselor, 801.753.4109, to discuss the program and MATC policy and procedure applicable for selected training. Making a scheduled appointment is recommended; however, walk-ins are welcome from 8:00am – 4:00pm. Walk-ins are not guaranteed and students may have to wait or reschedule.
- Students may be required to meet with the instructor of the program to discuss details of the course, progression, expectations. Schedule availability and to obtain a signed training agreement form. Please call: 801.753.6282 for instructor office hours and contact information.
- Apply for Financial Aid (if applicable). Instructions for application are available at any of the three Student Services locations. After receiving FAFSA pin number, contact Trina Gardner 801.753.4105 or Lisa Hawker 801.753.4107, to make an appointment for completing required paperwork.
- Register for desired program at MATC Student Services.
Please bring all the following documents:
- Permission to enroll form, from testing center
- Training agreement from instructor (if required by program)
- Financial Aid documents (if applicable)
- Vouchers or Sponsorship Information (if applicable)
- Purchase parking pass, books and required class materials at the campus bookstore.
Arrangement for payment of tuition and fees for all programs must be completed at the time of registration. Students may choose to pay by check, cash, and/or credit card.
Financial Aid counseling is available. Call 801.753.4107 to make an appointment. See more information regarding Financial Aid on page 19.
Tuition and Fees
Adults pay tuition and fees. High school students pay fees only. A high school student will begin paying tuition as soon as his/her high school class graduates.
Tuition is based on $1.70 per enrolled hour as established by the Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) Board of Trustees. Fees are established by the MATC Board of Directors and are sufficient for the materials and/or lab usage for the program.
Some programs require students to purchase additional equipment and/or class supplies.
Textbooks for all programs are available for purchase in the MATC Bookstore. See more information about the Bookstore on page 7.
Additional fees include:
• Application Fee: $40 (Non-Refundable)
• Re-Enrollment Fee: $20
• Schedule Change Fee: $5
• Program Fee: (Program Specific)
• Transcript fee: $5 each
• Technology Fee: $20
• Refund Processing Fee: $5
• Certificate Reprinting Fee: $5
• Redeposit Fee: $20
• Duplicate Flagging Card Fee: $5
• Administrative Fee: $.01 – .99 (used by staff for rounding purposes)
Application Fee (adults only)
An MATC application fee of $40 is required at the time of initial registration into any program. If the student leaves the program then wishes to return within one year, a $20 re-enrollment fee will be charged. If the student returns after one year, the application fee of $40 will be required again to re-enroll.
Textbooks and Materials
Most programs require the purchase of textbooks and/or instructional packets. Both are available in the MATC Bookstores on the Orem, Spanish Fork, and Thanksgiving Point campuses.
Some programs require the student to purchase other materials or equipment. Most of these items may be found in MATC Bookstores. Lists of these required items can be obtained in
MATC Bookstore, however it is recommended that the student attends the first day of class to receive additional information from the instructor.
Students receive an orientation the first day of each program by their instructor. The instructor will welcome students to the MATC and check the class roll for accuracy. MATC’s Student Disclosure will be reviewed. This includes policies of attendance, progress, participation, and behavior. Students will be given the program syllabus. The instructor will explain the program details outlined in the syllabus. Students will be taken on a brief
tour of the campus and to the Bookstore where they may purchase a parking pass and request a picture ID card.
Program or Course Transfer
Students may transfer from one section of a program to another on a space available basis. Students may also transfer from one MATC Campus to another while maintaining
their enrollment, if approved by both instructors. A $5 fee will be assessed for each transfer.
WITHDRAWAL AND REFUND POLICY
Mountainland Applied Technology College (MATC) issues tuition and fee refunds on courses, based on circumstances related to each specific course, in an effort to maintain a level of equity for all students.
1.1 Defined-Entry, Defined-Exit Certificate Programs (Lock-Step)
Refunds of tuition for certificate course and programs that operate with a fixed beginning
and ending date, and for which a flat tuition rate is charged in advance will be made as
follows after a student officially withdraws: 100% within the first three days of instruction,
and 0% thereafter, any unused tuition will be refunded within 45 days of the
start date. Fees are not refundable after the third day of instruction.
*Classes affected: (Apprenticeship, Automotive Technology, CDL, Culinary Arts I & II,
Dental Assistant, Diesel Mechanics, Sp Fork Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician,
1.2 Open-Entry, Open-Exit Programs (OE/OE)
Students enrolling in open-entry, open-exit programs pay tuition for the number of hours
they enroll in. In the event of early withdrawal any unused tuition at the time of official
withdrawal will be refunded. Fees are not refundable after the third day of instruction.
If a student is enrolled beyond their anniversary date in the program, they will be assessed
the program fee on their anniversary date.
*Classes affected: (Business Technology, Composite Technology, Cosmetology, Information
Technology, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administration, Medical Billing/Coding,
Nail Technology, Welding Technology) Note: Cosmetology/Barbering has defined
enrollment dates but will be refunded as open-entry/open-exit.
1.3 Short-Term Programs/Courses
Refunds of tuition for programs/courses 51-150 hours (does not apply to specific courses
which are parts of longer-term certificate programs) will be made as follows after the
student officially withdraws: 100% prior to the first day of instruction; 50% within the first
three days of instruction, and 0% thereafter. Fees are not refundable after the third day of
*Classes affected: (Auto Fundamentals stand alone courses only, EMT, Nurse Assistant,
single Business Technology evening courses (Word, Excel, keyboarding, etc.)
Tuition and fees are not refundable after the first day of instruction for any programs/
courses 50 hours or less.
*Classes affected: (CPR, Vehicle Emissions, First Aid, Flagging, Phlebotomy, Vehicle Safety,
Nurse Assistant Refresher/Test Prep)
615.2 Courses or Programs Canceled by the Institution
If a course/program is canceled by the institution before the first day of instruction, 100% of paid tuition and fees will be refunded to the student.
615.3 Official Withdrawal
A student is officially withdrawn when:
a. the student submits a “Course Withdrawal” form signed by the program/course
instructor to the MATC Student Services office. Effective date of the withdrawal is the day
the withdrawal form is submitted to Student Services; or
b. the student is absent from class for 10 consecutive days. Effective date of the withdrawal
is the first day of class, if the student never attended, or the 11th consecutive absence if the
10-day period began after the first day of class; or
c. the student is dismissed under disciplinary or academic performance policies. Effective
date of the withdrawal is the last day of attendance.
Appeals for refunds may be made by the student, and exceptions may be granted on a case-by-case basis, by the MATC Appeals Committee. The Appeals Committee membership is as follows: Vice Presidents, Program Director(s), Guidance Counselor(s), and the Student Services Director.
615.5 Refund Processing
A $5 refund processing fee will be applied to all refunds unless the course is canceled by the institution. The $40 application fee is not refundable. Refunds will be issued within 45 days.
CAREER GUIDANCE AND PLACEMENT COUNSELING
Counseling / Advisory Services
A licensed Career Guidance and Placement Counselor is available to students and college applicants who are interested in career exploration and career decision-making. Occupational interests, transferable skills, and other factors that contribute to developing informed training and employment goals can be reviewed with the counselor. A student may also review progress and program issues and make modifications as needed during the training process. To inquire about career guidance and counseling services, please call 801 753-4109, or visit a student services location.
Employment Placement Service
Every effort is made to assist students in securing meaningful, related employment at the conclusion of their training. Primary responsibility for placement rests with the individual student, with first line assistance from the instructor and program director of each full-time program.
MATC Placement endeavors to provide a match between job openings in local industries and skills developed by students in training. Students may locate new job openings on the job board at each campus, or on our website at www.mlatc.edu. For additional help with externships and/or job placement, contact: 801 753-4109, or 801 753-6282.
STUDENT IDENTIFICATION CARDS
MATC provides an identification card to each student. These cards are necessary for any programs requiring externships or clinicals.
Student ID cards are also valid for library privileges at Utah Academic Library Consortium (UALC) libraries including full access to library services at UVU, full access to the State’s
on-line library system (www.pioneer-library.org), and access to any state college or university library, as well as BYU and Westminster.
Name Badge photos will be taken in the Bookstore anytime during business hours.
Replacement ID Cards are $5.
Mountainland Applied Technology College participates in the following financial programs:
• Federal Pell Grant
• Federal Student Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
• Veteran Educational Benefits
• State and/or Private Party funding
• Other Scholarship Programs
Students must be enrolled before any formal offer of financial assistance can be made. Inquiries about Financial Aid may be directed to 801-753-4100.
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INFORMATION
High School Student Programs
High school students who are 16 years and older may enroll in MATC programs tuition-free.
A high school student will begin paying tuition as soon as his/her high school class reaches their graduation date. Information regarding current program offerings for high school students is available in Student Services at the Orem, Spanish Fork, and Thanksgiving Point campuses, or at the local high school counseling office.
This includes charter schools that are state funded.
High School Student Program Enrollment
Prior to being enrolled into a course or program at MATC, students receive counseling at their local high school to ensure that the student is in the appropriate course or program, has the aptitude to succeed, and understands program requirements.
MATC instructors recommend grades for any high school-sponsored students enrolled in their program. A High school student’s actual grade in an MATC program is determined by the High School. MATC does not offer or recommend credit. Both grades and credits are determined by the policies and procedures of each individual school district.
TRANSCRIPTS & RECORDS
All student academic records are retained, secured, and disposed of in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations. All student record information is maintained on MATC’s Student Information System at the main campus. MATC maintains complete records for each student, including previous education, attendance, progress, tuition and fees, demographics, training outcome, competencies obtained, and certificates awarded.
Student transcripts are available upon written request by the student. A transcript request form can be obtained in the Student Services office. Student records may only be released
to the student or his /her designee as directed by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). Official transcripts will be released to students who are current with
their financial obligation. A form of ID must be provided at time of request.
There is a fee of $5 for each transcript requested. Normal processing time for transcript preparation is approximately five to ten days.
TESTING AND ASSESSMENT
The Testing Center offers tests for students and community members. Reading and Math tests are given on a walk-in basis at no cost, for placement in MATC programs. Reviews for the math test are available online at:
Career tests are offered to assist in choosing a course of study and a career. Proctoring service for tests from other colleges is offered. The Test Center is an Authorized Prometric Test Center and a Pearson VUE test site. This enables IT candidates to take a certification test to qualify for high tech IT jobs.
Certification tests for Nurse Assistant, EMT, Gas Technician, and NATE are offered at the MATC Testing Center.
Accuplacer Math Test for the Apprenticeship programs are given on a walk-in basis.
Certified Nursing Assistant Test has a walk-in basis for the written exam. A voucher and ID are needed. The skills exam is scheduled by appointment only.
EMT written exams at the testing center are scheduled through the state EMT office.
RMGA or gas technician test is given by appointment only.
Nate Test for apprenticeship students is purchased through the bookstore and is scheduled on-line or through the MATC Testing Center.
Proctored Test for other schools and colleges can be given at the Testing Center. There is a $10 proctoring fee.
Career Tests are offered to assist in choosing a course of study and career.
MATC Thanksgiving Point Testing Center: 801 753-4110
Test Center hours are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
8:00 AM – 7 PM
MATC Spanish Fork Testing: 801 753-4115
Reading & Math test by appointment only
BASIC SKILLS PROGRAMS
Mountainland Regional Learning Center (MRLC) MRLC is an academic skill remediation center where students acquire and/or improve reading, math and English skills. Students are pre-assessed using the TABE (Tests of Adult Basic Education) to identify which areas of understanding need to be addressed. A lab counselor uses the assessment score and the student’s goals to create an SEOP (Student Educational Outcome Plan). The SEOP may call for basic skill remediation, MATC program preparation, GED (General Educational Development) preparation, and/or Adult High School completion, as well as Math and English 1010 preparation. Using the SEOP as a guide the student can access computer-
based learning curriculum, teacher-assisted individual units, or direct instruction classes to achieve their goal. The lab also supports adult ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages)
American Fork Campus
759 E Pacific Dr. American Fork, UT 84003
Phone: 801 610-9605
Open: Monday / Wednesday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, and Friday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
748 North 1340 West
Tuesday / Thursday 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
The Mountainland Applied Technical College (MATC) provides and maintains learning resources required by students at all locations. The majority of learning resources are located in the classrooms of the respective programs, including a variety of current and relevant educational materials, such as reference books; periodicals and manuals of business, professional, technical, and industrial nature; audio-visual materials and equipment; as well as internet access.
In addition, computer labs are conveniently located at each MATC campus. Wireless internet access is also available. These labs have internet access, allowing students to use Utah State Virtual Library databases, encyclopedias, and periodical indexes. The MATC actively seeks to ensure that students have access to resources that are current, safe, and adequate to meet their program needs.
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE (CTEAA)
CTEAA helps at-risk Career and Technology Education (CTE) students become better prepared for employment. To qualify for the program, students must meet the following criteria:
- Be enrolled in a CTE class at their high school; and
- Be identified as academically disadvantaged.
The program provides flexible entry and exit which enables students to be referred throughout the year. Participants receive individualized instruction on a regular basis in math, English, and reading. Students are referred from CTE classes for short-term help with a specific theory or assignment. Students may also receive assistance clarifying career goals, developing employability skills (job search information, completing application forms, preparing for interviews, communication skills, etc.) and ways of improving self-esteem and human relations skills.
For more information contact the CTEAA program at: 801 753-4164
or go online at: cantkeepitstraight.org
Each student is responsible for conforming to local, state, and federal laws and for behaving in a manner consistent with the best interest of the College and of the student body. The rights and responsibilities of MATC students are listed below. The realization of both rights and responsibilities, through the efforts of all MATC employees and students, promotes the
mission of Mountainland Applied Technology College.
1. Learning Environment Rights
a. Students have a right to support and assistance from MATC in maintaining a climate
conducive to thinking and learning.
b. Instruction should reflect consideration for the dignity of students and their rights as
c. Students are entitled to academic freedom and autonomy in their intellectual pursuits
d. Students have a right to be treated with courtesy and respect.
2. Business Procedure Rights
a. Students have the right to be reasonably informed about the full cost of tuition, lab fees,
etc., and about available financial aid programs, attendance obligations, procedures, loan
repayment schedules, consequences of non-payment, etc.
b. Students have the right of reasonable access to and the use of MATC services and
programs such as securing financial aid, counseling, academic advisement, career
planning and placement, etc.
3. Classroom Rights
a. Students are free to take reasonable exception to the data, processes, or views
offered in programs. At the same time, students are responsible for meeting standards of
competence performance established for each program.
b. Students have a right to reasonable notice of the general content of the program, what will
be required of them, and the criteria upon which their performance will be evaluated.
c. Students have a right to have their performance evaluated promptly, conscientiously,
without prejudice or favoritism, and consistently with the criteria stated at the beginning
of the program.
d. Students have the right as well as the responsibility to participate in procedures for
evaluating the teaching effectiveness of faculty.
4. Right to Freedom of Expression
a. Students have a right to examine and communicate ideas by any courteous and lawful
b. Students will not be subject to academic or behavioral sanctions because of their
constitutionally protected exercise of freedom of association, assembly, expression and
5. Right to Freedom from Sexual Harassment
MATC’s sexual harassment policy and definition is located on page 25.
6. Right to Freedom from Discrimination
MATC policy prohibits discrimination, harassment or prejudicial treatment of a student
because of his/her race, color, religion,national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or
status as an individual with a disability, or as a disabled veteran.
7. Right to Privacy and to Inspect Public Records
a. Students have a right to protection against unauthorized disclosures of confidential
information contained in their student records.
b. Students have a right to examine and challenge information contained in their student
records. For additional information see page 8.
8. Right to Accommodation for Individuals with Disabilities
9. Right to Due Process
a. Students have a right to due process in any proceeding involving the possibility of
substantial sanctions. This includes a right to be heard, a right to decision and review by
impartial persons or bodies, and a right to adequate notice.
10. Right to be secure in their persons, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures.
MATC students are responsible to regulate their own conduct and respect the rights of others. Rules, policies, and regulations of the faculty and administration are to be respected. The conduct of a student attending MATC should be in compliance with what will be expected in the workplace. Violation of conduct standards include, but are not limited to the
1. Theft or knowingly possessing stolen property, equipment, materials, services, or data;
2. Disruptive behavior;
3. Possession or use of firearms, explosives, or other dangerous substances;
4. Vandalism or threats of actual damage to property or physical harm to others;
5. Possession, sale, transfer, or use of illegal drugs or alcohol;
6. Smoking in unauthorized locations on campus in violation of state law, MATC, or public
7. Appearance under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs;
8. Harassment or abuse against members of a particular race, ethnic, religious, or cultural
group including sexual harassment;
9. Disorderly, lewd, indecent, defamatory, or obscene conduct or expression including
possession of, use of an MATC computer to search for or view, or the distribution of
pornography on any MATC campus;
10. Reckless or intentional use of invasive software such as viruses and WORMS destructive
to hardware, software, or data files;
11. Initiating or causing to be initiated any intentionally false report or warning;
12. Leaving children unattended on MATC property or allowing them to create a
disruption on MATC property;
13. Any form of academic dishonesty—or cheating;
14. Failing to meet contractual obligations with MATC;
15. Knowingly violating terms of any disciplinary sanction;
16. Intentionally furnishing false information, including false identification;
17. Forging, altering, misusing, or mutilating MATC documents, records, identification,
educational materials, or other MATC property;
18. Influencing or attempting to influence the academic or any administrative process
through explicit or implied bribery, threats, sexual behavior, etc.;
19. Unauthorized entry upon or use of MATC facilities, equipment, materials, data,
properties, or services;
20. Violating parking regulations or other misuse of a vehicle which violates the law or
21. Refusing to respond to reasonable requests and directions from MATC or local government officials while in the performance of their duties.
DRUG & ALCOHOL FREE ENVIRONMENT
MATC shall provide for a safe and productive work and educational environment that is free from the effects of possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol. Drug and alcohol abuse prevention information is disseminated to all employees. It is available to current and prospective students through the counseling office.
MATC SMOKING POLICY
Smoking is not permitted in any indoor area of all MATC campuses or within 25 feet of any MATC building.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY
MATC will not tolerate sexual harassment. Violations of this policy by administrators, faculty, staff, and students will be regarded as unprofessional and uncivil conduct, and violators may be subject to appropriate disciplinary action ranging from written or verbal reprimand to dismissal.
For purposes of this policy, sexual harassment is defined as including but not limited to unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, repeated derogatory sexist remarks,
and other verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature directed toward an employee or student. Sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to, the following:
• Making unwelcome (verbal/written) (e.g., suggestive or obscene letters, notes,
invitations), sexually demeaning comments; sexually explicit statements, questions, slurs,
jokes, anecdotes, or epithets;
• Making unwelcome physical (e.g., sexual assault, touching, impeding or blocking
movement), and / or visual (e.g., leering, gestures, display of sexually suggestive objects or
pictures, cartoons, or posters) advances with sexual overtones;
• Expressions of sexual interest after being informed that the interest is unwelcome;
• Reprisals, threats of reprisal, or implied threats of reprisal following a negative response
to sexual advances or following a sexual harassment complaint.
Students must maintain satisfactory progress toward the successful completion of their stated technical goal by monthly progress at a rate that will allow the student to complete the program in no more than 1.5 times the total hours of the program.
1. The instructor and student are encouraged to engage in a constructive problem solving
discussion to resolve any conduct or program issues. The instructor has the responsibility
to advise the student that further issues may lead to disciplinary action. The student may
be referred to an MATC counselor for further discussion and may be placed on probation
as a result of this conference. Terms of probation are determined by the Program Director
in accordance with MATC and department policy.
2. Problems occurring while a student is under probationary status may result in
termination. If the Program Director determines a need, an additional conference will be
scheduled during the probationary period.
3. Instructors can recommend probation or suspension and may physically remove any
student who is a clear and present danger to himself / herself or others. This action must
be documented fully and immediately. Any student who believes actions taken are unfair
or otherwise prejudicial may appeal under the grievance procedures stated below
Student Attendance Procedure
Attendance is very important in all MATC programs, due to the hands-on nature of the training received. It is very difficult to make up missed training. As a result, 90% attendance is required in all MATC programs. However, due to state licensure requirements, some programs have stricter attendance rules that must be met in order to receive the license. This will be explained by the instructors of those programs. It is the responsibility of the students to notify the instructor, as soon as possible, as to upcoming absences or emergencies that
may arise causing them to miss class.
The following rules apply:
1. Once a student has accumulated five absences, the instructor will meet with the student
and fill out a Student Counseling Record. (These are total absences, not consecutive.) A
copy of the completed form will be sent to the MATC Guidance Counselor. The guidance
counselor will then begin tracking the student’s attendance.
2. If a student’s attendance drops to 90% they will meet with the MATC Guidance Counselor
and be placed on probation. The guidance counselor may allow attendance to drop to
80% in cases of verified excuse. Verified excused absences are those with documentation
from medical doctors, court officials, military orders, or school administrators (High
school counselors, vice principals, or principal). Any subsequent absence will result in
3. Cosmetology students will also fall under this same procedure once they have depleted
their 160 hours of paid leave time.
4. Ten Day Rule: As per the Utah State rule, if a student has accumulated ten absences in a
row, they must be dropped from their program at the MATC.
Student Progression Procedure
High school students must maintain a “C” grade. Any high school student receiving less than a “C” in any quarter will be placed on probation by the instructor. A counseling form
will be filled out by the instructor and a copy sent to the MATC Guidance Counselor. These students must attain a “C” or better for the following quarter. At the end of any quarter, a
high school student receiving an “F” grade will be dismissed and returned to their local high school.
Adult students must maintain progress at a rate of 70% (“C” grade) or better for any quarter. Failing to do so will result in the student being placed on probation by the instructor. A counseling form will be filled out by the instructor and a copy sent to the MATC Guidance Counselor. These students must raise their progress to the 70% progress rate by the end of the following quarter or be dropped from the program. All students in Open Entry/Open Exit programs must complete their program within 150% of the time allowed or they will be dismissed.
Student Re-enrollment Procedure
Students dismissed from the MATC, regardless of the reason, will be allowed to re-enroll under the following conditions:
1. There is “space available” at the time of their request for re-enrollment.
2. A full payment of fees and tuition is made at the time of enrollment.
3. There has been a period of 90 days minimum from their dismissal date.
4. However, students dismissed due to any of the following violations will not be allowed to
re-enroll at the MATC:
• Physical harm or the threat of physical harm to others.
• Theft of school or personal property.
• Harassment of a physical nature.
• Using, possessing, trafficking or being under the influence of controlled, illegal or
potentially harmful substances on site.
• Accessing pornography or any inappropriate usage of college computers.
• Serious violations of program or campus rules not listed above.
Student Appeal Procedure
If a student desires to appeal any of the above procedures they may do so by a written appeal to the Vice President of Administrative Services. The appeal will be heard by the Appeals Committee and a decision made. If the student does not agree with the committee’s decision, they have the right to a final appeal in writing to the President of the MATC.
Instructors can recommend probation or dismissal, and may physically remove any student who is a clear and present danger to himself/herself or others. This action must be documented fully and immediately. Any student who believes actions taken are unfair or otherwise prejudicial may appeal under the grievance procedures stated below.
608.1 APPEALS AND GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES
In the course of technical training at MATC, the student shall have the opportunity to contest any action, grading, or evaluation made by the administration, faculty, or staff of
MATC in an appeal/grievance hearing, if so desired.
An appeal/grievance is a claim or charge of injustice or discrimination based upon an
event or condition that affects the welfare or condition of an individual student or group
2.1 Appeal/Grievance Criteria
a. The grievance must be filed in writing within ninety (90) days of the occurrence of the
circumstance upon which it is based.
b. The letter must specifically identify the policy, procedure, or status violated,
misinterpreted, or inequitably applied.
c. The letter must furnish sufficient background concerning the alleged violation,
misinterpretation, or inequitable applications to identify persons, actions, and/or
omissions that lead to the allegation.
608.3 Procedures / Responsibilities
When a student or parent believes there is cause for grievance, he/she may discuss the grievance with the person(s) involved (including: instructor, student, Student Services staff, etc.) in an effort to resolve the grievance mutually and informally.
When attempts to resolve the grievance informally are unsuccessful, or the grievant still does not feel justified; he/she must submit a written, dated, and signed grievance within (90) days of the occurrence to the Vice-President of Administrative Services. The student will need to submit the written grievance document to the Appeals Committee for consideration.
Please submit appeal to the MATC Appeals Committee:
Att: Kirt Michaelis, Vice President of Administrative Services
2301 West Ashton Blvd. Lehi, UT 84043
a.- The Vice President of Administrative Services will present the complaint and request for a hearing to the Appeals Committee.
b.- The Appeals Committee will consist of the Vice Presidents, Program Director(s), Guidance Counselor(s), and the Student Services Director. All committee members assume voting rights.
c.- The committee will review the complaint, investigate the allegations, review evidence and develop the committee’s recommendations.
d.- In cases where the Vice President of Administrative Services does not agree with the committee’s recommendation, he/she will provide the Campus President with a copy of the committee’s recommendation. The Campus President will then make a decision and notify the student in writing of the decision.
e.- Further appeal outside the MATC should be directed to the office of the Utah College of Applied Technology.
Appeals from that point can be made to the MATC Board of Directors, Attention: MATC Board Chair, 2301 West Ashton Blvd., Lehi, UT 84043, and final appeals may be sent to the UCAT president, 4501 South 2700 West, Building #3 P.O. Box 147900, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-7900.
Appeals are received by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) by mail at: 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Alanta, Georgia 30350, by phone: 1-800-917-2081 ext. 21 or at council.org
PROGRAM COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS
MATC’s certification based training is completed by program/course hours and skill competency requirements. Program completion requirements, including length of time required to obtain certificate of completion, will vary per program/course. These requirements can be found on the MATC website: www.mlatc.edu, or by contacting a MATC Student Service location.
The following certificates are offered by the MATC Additional industry certifications may be offered during MATC programs or courses. Please talk to instructors regarding specific Certifications.
RECOGNITION OF TRAINING
Individuals demonstrating skill competency(ies) specified for completion of a single course or portion of a training program may receive documentation showing skills learned. These are offered in the following programs: Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, Business Technology, Culinary Arts, Information Technology, Welding and Composites.
CERTIFICATION OF PROFICIENCY (COP)
Campus Certificates of Proficiency validate that a set of competencies or a number of courses designed to prepare a student for employment or provide skill upgrade have been completed. Students gaining these certificates earn a set of competencies or take a number of courses designed to prepare them for employment or provide a skill upgrade.
CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION (COC)
Certificates of Completion are awarded by Mountainland Applied Technology College for programs that are at a level just less than a associate degree, but generally comprised of 900 clock hours or more. Students are awarded a certificate of completion when all required courses and competencies listed on the Occupational Training Outline are completed.
MATC honors students who have completed their programs at a Recognition Ceremony. These Ceremonies are conducted in January, May, and August. For more information as to dates and times please contact Student Services at: 801 753-MATC (6282)