The mission of Colby Community College’s web sites is to make information and services available to Colby’s prospective students, current students, alumni, faculty, staff, administration and surrounding communities. The use of the information on the Colby Community College web sites or the use of the computer and network facilities owned by Colby Community College is based in good faith that you will use Colby Community College’s web sites for the purpose intended.
The information on Colby Community College’s web site does not constitute a contract. Colby Community College has made every effort to determine that information on our web sites are accurate at the time of posting. However, the College reserves the right to change, modify or alter without notice all fees, charges, tuition, expenses and costs of any kind, policy and procedure changes, and the College reserves the right to add or delete, without notice, any course offering or information listed in Colby Community College’s web sites.
The views and opinions expressed by students, faculty and staff on editorial pages does not necessarily reflect the views of Colby Community College. CCC is not responsible for contents on links to non-Colby Community College web sites.
Colby Community College is coordinated by the Kansas Board of Regents and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission . While still fully accredited, effective June 25, 2015, the HLC changed the status to accredited on probation. The most recent comprehensive site visit was October 3-5, 2016.
Transfer institutions continue to accept CCC credit hours as they have in the past. Questions regarding accreditation and course transfer may be directed to the Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800.621.7440.
The Higher Learning Commission
230 S. LaSalle Street Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
In addition, many of the special programs are accredited by their respective professional associations.
Colby Community College provides equality of opportunity to its applicants for admission, enrolled students, graduates, and employees. The College does not discriminate with respect to hiring, continuation of employment, promotion, tenure, other employment practices, application for admission or career services and placement on the basis of race, color, gender, age, disability, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation or religion. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, contact the Vice President of Students Affairs, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Colby Community College, 1255 S. Range Ave., Colby, KS 67701 785.460.5490.
(updated July 21, 2016)
In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) students have certain rights concerning their educational records, including the right to inspect and review their educational records, the right to request amendment of educational records they believe to be inaccurate or misleading, the right to have some control over the disclosure of information derived from their educational records, and the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education.
Colby Community College is committed to protecting the rights of students, informing the CCC community about FERPA, and ensuring that the College handles educational records and directory information in a secure manner consistent with Federal regulations. Colby Community College has adopted a policy statement to maintain compliance with the FERPA, to insure the rights of students are protected, and to give guidance to faculty and staff as to the appropriate procedure when handling student records. These guidelines are available in the Registrar’s Office.
Eligible students who believe that Colby Community College is not complying with the requirements of the FERPA may file complaints in writing to:
Family Policy and Regulations Office
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington D.C. 20202-4605
Read more information on FERPA at CCC.