Student Right to Know

Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act

The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act (Public Law 101-542), signed into law in November 1990 by the U.S. Department of Education, applies to institutions of higher education participating in federal financial assistance programs. Under this act, current and prospective students must be informed of completion or graduation rates of students seeking certificates, diplomas or degrees. The act also requires reporting of security policies and crime statistics to students, employees, and the U.S. Department of Education. Horry-Georgetown Technical College, in compliance with Student Right to Know, provides current information on these topics at

In addition, HGTC’s Annual Security Report is filed in October each year and includes statistics for the previous calendar year. The crime statistics may be accessed at The Annual Security Report may be viewed on HGTC’s website on the Right to Know page at A print copy of the Annual Security Report is available upon request to the Office of Student Affairs on the Conway Campus.