Academics at Hutchinson Community College

Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs at Hutchinson Community College facilitates accessible, quality learning by overseeing the academic departments of the college. The major responsibilities of the Office of Academic Affairs are to provide students an avenue of appeal for academic matters and to assist academic departments in all areas including curricula development, appointing faculty and evaluatin instruction.

  • Academic Policies

    Academic Honors

    Students who excel scholastically are given recognition and appropriate awards. Students completing a minimum of six credit hours and earning an average of 3.5 but less than 4.0 in a semester are designated as members of the Vice President's Honor Roll.

    More Information in the HutchCC Catalog
  • Academic Probation

    Students are considered to be in good academic standing when their cumulative grade point average is a 2.00 or above. A student's academic standing is computed using accepted transfer and HutchCC attempted course work.

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  • Academic Dismissal

    Students who have been on academic probation will be dismissed the following semester unless they have earned a semester GPA of 2.00 or higher.

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  • Academic Expungement

    tudents who have shown academic progress by completing 12 hours with at least a 2.00 GPA at HutchCC or any other accredited institution may petition the Vice President of Academic Affairs to have the grades from courses in one semester taken three or more years ago removed from their transcript and replaced with grades of "W".

    More Information in the HutchCC Catalog
  • Academic Appeal

    Students who believe they have been treated unfairly with regard to grades on academic regulations such as academic honesty, academic probation and dismissal and reinstatement may request in writing a hearing before the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

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  • Emergency Withdrawal

    After the withdrawal period has ended, students must submit requests for emergency withdrawal in writing to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

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  • Final Examinations

    During the last week of the semester, classes will not meet at their regular time but at a time designated by the Office of Academic Affairs as published in the Final Exam Schedule.

    Final Exam Schedule
  • Overload

    In order to enroll in more than 18 credit hours during the fall or spring semester or more than 9 credit hours in the summer and interterm, students must petition the Vice President of Academic Affairs for permission.

    More Information in the HutchCC Catalog
  • Reinstatement after Academic Dismissal

    Students who will to be considered for reinstatement to Hutchinson Community College for the semester following their dismissal must submit their petition at least five business days (a business day is defined as a day that the college is open for business) prior to the start of the semester. Petition forms are available in the Office of Academic Affairs.

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Contact Details

Academic Affairs
gianakonm@hutchcc.edu
620-665-3507
1-888-GO-HUTCH ext. 3507

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