College Catalog: Services and Activities
Accommodations for the Student With Special Needs
Coffeyville Community College will determine eligibility for appropriate reasonable academic accommodations or services in compliance with ADA and the 1973 Rehabilitation Act. Coffeyville Community College has modified its facilities to accommodate the disabled. Upon request, classes held at certain locations will be relocated to accommodate an individual whose disability might interfere with taking the course. Students who have special needs should notify the Director of Academic Advisement at the time of enrollment.
The Director of Academic Advising and Student Success Center will advise and provide support services to all students with mental or physical disabilities covered under the ADA or the 1973 Rehabilitation Act. Students requesting special assistance, academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids, either temporary or permanent, are required to submit documentation to the Director of Academic Advising and Student Success Center. This documentation must indicate that their disability substantially limits one or more of the major life activities, interferes with his or her performance in course work, prevents access to classes, enrollment or other college services.
Reasonable and appropriate support services could include, but are not limited to: tutors.
- Students should contact the Director of Academic Advising and Student Success Center and complete an Academic Accommodation Request. The request must be submitted for each semester that the student needs accommodations.
- Students are encouraged to contact the Director of Academic Advising and Student Success Center as early as possible because some accommodations may take weeks or even months to arrange.
- Students will need to provide comprehensive documentation of learning or physical disability which is complete and supports the request for accommodations.
- The documentation should be an age appropriate assessment conducted within the past three years by a trained and qualified professional that shows the student's current level of functioning and how the disability affects academic performance.
- If the documentation does not contain objective data regarding aptitude, achievement and information processing, the Academic Accommodation Committee may request a re-evaluation at the student's expense before consideration is given.
- All requests for accommodations and services will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- The Director of Academic Advising and Student Success Center will develop and Academic Adjustment Memo for each of the student's instructors outlining the accommodations.
- Students must self-identify each semester as a person with a disability by presenting a copy of the Academic Adjustment Memo to each instructor they want notified.
- Students can self-identify at any time during an academic course, but Coffeyville Community College has no responsibility to make accommodations retroactive.
- The instructor and student should sign and agree to the Academic Adjustment Memo and return the original copy to the Director of Academic Advising and Student Success Center.
- A student should report to the Director of Academic Advising and Student Success Center any difficulty they may be experiencing with the agreed upon accommodations.
Coffeyville Community College has an open door admissions policy. To apply, complete CCC's Application for Admission located on our website at www.coffeyville.edu or visit the Admissions Office located in the Student Union building.
The Advising Center is located in the Student Success Center in Weinberg Hall on the Coffeyville Community College Main Campus. This facility provides information and assists students in their academic decision-making process. Using the combination faculty and professional advisor model popular in universities and community colleges, the department is responsible for all advising activities, including the following:
- general education advisement.
- exploratory student advisement.
- transfer advisement.
- freshman orientation.
- advisor training.
- student/advisor designations.
The department also provides career information, program guides, transfer information and assistance. It is a place where students feel free to ask questions about everything from College activities and organizations to personal concerns.
CCC has won several national awards for its advising program and dedication to quality advisement. The department enhances CCC's excellent advising reputation; it is the core of the College - for students, faculty and the community.
The College Bookstore is one of several facilities at Coffeyville Community College. It is owned by the College and is provided to serve students, faculty, staff and the community.
The Bookstore is generally open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. It is open extended hours during rush periods, buy-back times, and special events. These times will be posted.
Deadlines for book refund, return and other Bookstore dates are listed in the College course schedule. Scholarship books must be returned to the Bookstore by the end of the current semester or charges will be applied to the student's account.
The College Bookstore strives to provide the College community with all academic requirements as well as gift items, imprinted apparel and school supplies.
Business and Community Programs
Coffeyville Community College is committed to providing quality training and educational programs to area business and industry.
Coordinated through the Vice President for Innovation and Business Initiatives, course offerings may include short- and long-term customized training, certification and licensure requirements, federal and state compliance, personal and professional development, as well as technology updates.
Children's Summer Theatre
This summer program for children is usually held in July when children ages 6-18 perform plays. Auditions are held at the end of June and are open to the entire Montgomery County area. Contact the Theatre Department for more information.
The Coffeyville Community College Foundation
Alumni and friends of CCC are strong contributors to the ENDOWMENT FUND which helps finance scholarships, grants and activities of the College. Each spring, the CCC Foundation stages an Endowment Auction to benefit CCC scholarship programs. For information on how tax-deductible gifts to the Endowment Fund help CCC, contact the Foundation Office.
The College computer labs are open and available for student drop-in use during posted day and evening hours. Availability may be limited during times a class is in session in the lab. Students should check with the computer lab supervisor to determine specific times the lab is available at each campus.
Computer labs are equipped with Internet access for student use. Students should contact the Director of Information Technology to arrange for an e-mail account.
Distance Learning/Online Education
Coffeyville Community College provides distance learning courses via the Internet to allow students maximum accessibility anytime, anywhere to complete an associate degree online. CCC’s Associate in Arts degree can be fully completed online. A complete online schedule is available each semester in the College Course Schedule. For more information contact the Director of Distance Learning.
High school students who want to get an early start on their college education may do so through concurrent enrollment, traditional classes, and online education. Interested students should contact their high school counselors or the CCC Registrar for more information.
Gold Card Scholarships may be awarded to Montgomery County and Cherokee County residents who are 55 years of age or older. The GOLD CARD entitles the holder to six (6) credit hours of instruction in Coffeyville Community College courses "tuition free" during a fiscal year. A 10 percent tuition discount is available on enrollment in technical classes at the Coffeyville and Columbus Technical Campuses. Any institutional or special class fees and/or books that accompany the course offerings must be paid by the student. Institutional fees and class fees vary by course. Fees are subject to change without notice. The Gold Card must be presented at the time of registration to receive the scholarship for tuition. The holder of the Gold Card is entitled to all rights and responsibilities of any student attending Coffeyville Community College. Applications are available in the Business Office.
A registered nurse is available in the Student Health Center during morning hours. Students are encouraged to see the nurse for routine questions. In the event additional medical attention is recommended, the College nurse can assist in making those arrangements.
Students enrolled at Coffeyville Community College experience an educational exchange of world cultures through an active and growing International Student program. CCC has a long and successful history of serving the needs of International students and has attracted students from around the world. These students work, live and study with students from every part of the United States as well as from within the local community.
To apply for admission, send the following items to the International Office:
- Completed Application for Admission.
- Transfer Student Application (if student has attended other post high schools in America).
- $100 I-20/admission fee, non-refundable (in U. S. dollars).
- $100 Residence Hall non-refundable deposit, for on-campus housing students (in U. S. dollars).
- The Dorm Contract.
- Official school transcripts in English, for high school and above.
- Copy of Passport.
- Statement of financial resources (Check the CCC international website for current costs.)
- Proof of American Health Insurance.
- TOEFL score of 450 (450 paper based test, 133 computer based test, and 45 for the internet based test).
International Student Admission Requirements
Upon arrival to campus, International students are required to complete a T.B. (Tuberculosis) test at their own expense. The school nurse will administer the test for $10.00. Prior to enrollment, students who have not taken the ACT or SAT are required to take the ACCUPLACER test. The results of this testing will help place the student in the correct level of college classes based on the scores. See ACCUPLACER scores on page 17.
The Russell H. Graham Library is the focal point for learning at the College and lifelong learning in the community. Named for the College's second president, the library supports the philosophy and curriculum of the College by providing materials in all subject fields taught. The collection presently includes 17,500 books, 73 current periodicals, 4 Internet workstations and a staff that is trained to assist in research and service. Online subscriptions to research databases may be accessed from the library web pages on campus at www.coffeyville.edu .
The facility is located at the heart of the College campus and offers an attractive study environment. The staff is trained to help students locate and use the resources of the library, and to provide inter-library loans when requested. The collection and services of the Graham Library are enriched by the proximity and cooperation of the Coffeyville Public Library across the street from the campus.
The library contains reference books, current periodicals, daily newspaper subscriptions, audiovisual materials and online resources including computer workstations. The library also houses the circulating book collection, the children’s book collection, the College archives, and study carrels. Books, arranged in Dewey decimal order, check out for 21 days. Failure to return library materials will result in a hold placed on the student's record that will block future enrollment or release of transcripts until the library obligation is met. If library material is lost, the cost of the item plus a $5 service charge will be assessed.
Parking for students is located adjacent to each campus. Students, faculty and staff on the main campus are required to register their vehicles in the Registrar's Office each year. Parking on the main campus is free, however increasing enrollment makes legal parking spaces difficult to find, so allow extra time. Persons who do not comply with campus parking rules and regulations will be issued a parking violation, charged a fine, and subject to the vehicle being towed at the owner’s expense. All fines are paid in the Business Office.
Offenses for which an individual will be ticketed and fined include:
- Handicap parking without legal vehicle identification.
- Parking in posted “No Parking” areas.
- Improper parking.
- Parking on grass or sidewalks.
- Parking in Loading/Service Zones.
- Restricting traffic flow.
- Parking in posted courtesy spaces.
- Fire Zones.
This department predominantly serves new students, providing tours to prospective students, information packets on request and enrollment services.
- student recruitment.
- campus tours.
- information packet mailings.
- on-campus recruiting activities.
Schedule of Classes
A yearly Course Schedule is published the prior Spring Semester of each new Fall term. Special courses and continuing education courses may be announced on a per-event basis.
Student Success Center
Coffeyville Community College provides free tutoring and instructional services in the respective Student Success Centers located on each campus. The primary goal of the Student Success Centers is to help students be successful in college by providing individualized instruction to strengthen academic and study skills; peer study groups led by a Student Success Center facilitator are also available for selected classes. The labs also allow students access to computers, software used in most college classes, the Internet and free printing for academic purposes only. The Student Success Center offers student disability accommodations, ACCUPLACER testing services, and provides testing and test preparation assistance.
The Student Success Center located on the main campus is staffed with a full-time director, two full-time assistants as well as part-time tutors who will assess a student’s academic skills to identify areas of needed improvement. They will work with students one-on-one, in group settings, and with tutorial software to best address a student’s needs.
Other services provided by the Student Success Center include learning style and career assessments.
The CCC Healthy Life Wellness program strives to help participants improve their health and well being. This program offers classes such as walking for fitness, CPR and lifetime fitness concepts allowing participants opportunities to create and maintain healthy lifestyles. The Fitness Center in Weinberg Hall is open to Faculty, staff and students to enhance their overall wellness. For more information about wellness classes, contact the Vice President of Academic Services.