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ACADEMIC SERVICES


Academic Advising

Current and prospective students each have an academic advisor, chosen based on their major or undecided status. Students can see who their advisor is by looking in DragonZone. Advisors help students plan their academic and vocational future by clarifying assessment results, enrollment restrictions, course selection, degree options, and transfer information. Some RLRC faculty members provide such academic advising services for GED referrals and students in learning communities or developmental education classes.

 

Retention Program
HCC's retention program in RLRC monitors students' attendance in selected classes, helps students with time management and scheduling, and refers students to tutoring and other support services.

 

Proctoring

A proctor is a person who oversees an exam to ensure it's taken by the correct person and completed without cheating.  Many online courses at HCC require at least one test or essay to be taken with a proctor's supervision.  On the main campus, students may take their proctored exams through RLRC.

Note that RLRC only proctors HutchCC exams, except for the online courses IS103, IS104, & IS105, which must be proctored elsewhere due to software limitations.  For non-HCC exams., including ACTs, inquire in the Parker Student Union Testing Center (620) 665-3363.  GED testing is available in the Learning Center, in the basement of Lockman Hall, (620) 694-2480.  

Before you arrange proctoring,

  1. Check the proctoring information in your online course for specifics.  You may be asked to complete a proctoring quiz.
  2. Contact your proctoring center to make an appointment for your proctored exam.  If that center is RLRC, contact us via rlrcproctor@hutchcc.edu or (620) 728-8125 (email preferred).  Let the proctor know your full name, phone number, instructor, the name of the online course and the exam, as well as the date and time when you’d like to take it.  Note that we offer proctoring during the following times:

                 Mon. & Wed. 6 and 7 pm

                 Tues. & Thurs. 1, 2, & 3 pm

  1. Then, when you go to your appointment, bring a photo ID—your student ID or driver’s license—as well as your DragonZone username and password.  Check in with the proctor, and you'll be directed to an area where you may take the exam.

 

Not from the area?

See the Newton and McPherson pages for information about proctoring at our outreach campuses.  Alternately, use HutchCC's list of verified proctors in Kansas, get another proctor approved, or speak with your instructor. Once you have located and contacted a proctor, take the proctor quiz in your course so your instructor can accept or decline the proctor and send them information about the exam.  Note that Firefox is the preferred and recommended browser.  If your proctoring site doesn't have Firefox installed, you may have technical problems with your tests.  Make sure your proctor and proctoring site are aware of this requirement.

 

Learning Communities

At certain times, we've offered a program called Succeed and Achieve--a learning community that combines two or three academic courses into a single college class, held in RLRC, to explore a class theme.  These classes of ten or fifteen credits are a great way to meet AA-degree and transfer requirements.  They also provide an introduction to all aspects of college life with built-in support and study help.  Students learn about HCC’s support services, as well as transfer information and career opportunities.  Thus, students in this program are less likely to drop out of college and more likely to build lasting relationships with peers and instructors.   This program is not being offered in Fall 2017.


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