This is some content.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Click to print pdf

Transfer Credit Acceptance

Policy Number: 1032

Disclaimer: Students need to be aware that while Hutchinson Community College will accept transfer credit as listed below, other institutions have differing policies. Therefore, students should check with any other institution they plan to attend for its specific policy. The granting of credit by HCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Transfer of Credit from Regionally Accredited Institutions

All transfer credit will be evaluated in the semester hour system. All credits earned with a grade of "F" or higher and deemed to be above remedial level will be transferred and calculated into the student's cumulative GPA at Hutchinson Community College.

Transfer credits will be accepted from colleges and universities that are accredited by a regional agency recognized by Hutchinson Community College. The following regional accrediting agencies are recognized by HCC: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA); The Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges (NASC); The Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association (HLC of NCA); New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE); New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Commission of Technical and Career Institutions (NEASC-CTIC); Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Commission on Colleges (SACS-CC); Western Association of Schools and Colleges/Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (WASC-Jr.); Western Association of Schools and Colleges/Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WASC-Sr.); Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCUU).

The granting of transfer credit by HCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Transfer of Credit from Non-accredited Institutions

Credits from post-secondary institutions not accredited by a regional accrediting association recognized by Hutchinson Community College may be accepted for evaluation and possible transfer of credit at the student's request.

The granting of this credit by HCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Transfer of Credit from Kansas Area Technical Schools, Technical Colleges and Merged Community Colleges/Area Vocational Schools

Students who have completed certificates at Kansas area technical schools, technical colleges and merged community colleges/area vocational schools may transfer the completed technical credits to HCC and pursue the completion of an Associate in Applied Science degree.

A maximum of 45 credit hours may transfer to HCC, using a ratio of 30 clock hours to 1 credit hour. Transfer credits will be placed on the student's HCC transcript after the completion of 12 credit hours with a minimum 2.0 grade point average at HCC.

In addition, students must meet the graduation and residency requirements for the degree they are pursuing with HCC.

This policy is consistent with the state-wide articulation agreement (K.S.A. 72-4483) between Kansas area vocational schools, area technical schools, technical colleges and community colleges dated September 1999.

The granting of transfer credit by HCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Awarding of Credit from Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy (USD308) and Newton- Brooks Trades Center (USD373)

Students who have completed credits in approved career and technical programs as secondary students at Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy (USD308) and Newton - Brooks Trades Center (USD373) may transfer the completed technical credits to HCC and pursue the completion of a certificate or degree.

The granting of transfer credit by HCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Acceptance of Credit for Military Service

Students may earn college credit for education experiences in the armed services. Credit is awarded based on the recommendations in the American Council on Education Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services and approval by the department chairperson where credit is requested. Students must submit appropriate military records to the Financial Aid Office.

The granting of this credit by HCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Acceptance of Credit from Seminars and Certificates of Achievement

Credit from seminars and certificates of completion will be evaluated only upon the student's request and only if the student is a degree-seeking student and majoring in the field to which the request pertains. If the requirements listed above are met, and if credit is awarded, the credit will be applied to the student's transcript after the start of the student's first semester of coursework at HCC.

The granting of this credit by HCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

1300 North Plum, Hutchinson, KS 67501
1-888-GO-HUTCH or (620) 665-3500
info@hutchcc.edu