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Student Services for Distance Learning

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Services for Distance Learning Students

HGTC wants to ensure students enrolled in Distance Learning Programs have all the resources needed to succeed. Here are the resources available to students online.

Student Support

Online Services

Academic Policies/Procedures

HGTC Policies and Procedures are available to all online.


Virtual advising offered through DLP enrollment advisor, email distancelearning@hgtc.edu Degree Works is available online through your myHGTC account.


Visit the HGTC Bookstore online for your textbook and course supplies.

Counseling Services

Counseling services are available to all students.

D2L Student Resources

If you are new to online learning, please visit TECH Central. You will find various resources to help you navigate the College’s online learning management system of D2L online.

DL Student Resource Guidebook

DLi Student Orientation Video

Disability Services

At Horry-Georgetown Technical College your success is our highest goal. Visit the Disability service page to learn how HGTC provides students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from programs and services offered at HGTC.


Online library resources such as live chat with librarian, twitter/FB, online databases and catalog systems are available to students.

Career Services

Online career resources are available to students to include online workshops, resume builder, and job board.


HGTC Orientation is available online. Please visit the NAVIGATE orientation site for more information on the HGTC College orientation. For online course Orientation, log into myHGTC and under the "Registration Tools" card, you will find the Distance Learning Orientation Course.

Public Safety

HGTC is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for students, employees, and visitors to Campus.  Click here for Campus and Public Safety contact and information.

View the Public Safety Emergency Manual.

Student Introduction to SAFE Training Video.

SSTC – Tutoring

Virtual tutoring with SSTC staff and online tutoring services are available in areas such as Writing, Math, Accounting, Biology, Nursing, Science, Business and more! Contact the SSTC for more information: sstc@hgtc.edu.

Student Complaint Procedure

All students have a right to file a complaint concerning their education at HGTC. Students enrolled in the DLP may use the online complaint process.

Student Engagement

To learn more about what is happening at HGTC beyond the classroom please visit our Student Engagement site.

Student Information Center: TECH Central - Student Technology Training 

Live Chat access available during normal business hours.  Access Live Chat and video tutorials on the myHGTC portal.

Technical Support 

Live Chat Access through TECH Central; Live Chat is only available during normal business hours.

You may also call the Helpdesk at 843-349-TECH (8324) for technical support.

Testing Center

Proctor testing is available at the testing centers on all three HGTC campuses, in addition, students can go to other technical colleges in the state as well.  In some classes, testing may occur through D2L online. Check course Instructional Packets for specifics on testing procedures for each course.