Campus Welcome Sign

Beneficial Information

Barton Community College serves a diverse community of employees. As people gather from various locations throughout Southwest Kansas and beyond, the College has many events for colleagues to come together, share ideas, enjoy the diverse culture, have fun, and relax.


- Fall Break
Foundation Benefit Auction (Great Bend Area)
Adjunct Faculty Meeting


- Student & Employee Holiday Reception (Great Bend Campus)
- Employee Christmas Gathering (Fort Riley Campus)


- Commencement
Foundation Clay Shoot (Camp Aldrich - Claflin, Kansas.)


- Cinco de Mayo (Great Bend Campus)
Wounded Warrior Golf Scramble (Fort Riley Campus)

College Forums – College Forums are meetings scheduled and lead by the President to update employees on college happenings; ranging from awards to funds, technology to government. It is an open table meeting with time for questions and concerns to be shared.

College Activities

The College has many activities spread throughout the year and throughout various College Divisions.

Athletic Games 
Music Department Events 
Shafer Art Gallery 
Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel 
Jack Kilby Science Day 
Student Life 
Camp Aldrich Conference Center 

Training and Development

Professional Development

As a learning institution, the College is committed to supporting employees with professional development. Professional development encourages college employees to progress their professional and personal skills to achieve excellence in their job performance. Employees are expected to take initiative in promoting their own growth by identifying and participating in professional development and enrichment activities.

Faculty Council

Faculty Council members work with the Vice President of Instruction and the Administration to represent Faculty and have an active voice on matters that effect the Faculty.

Mandatory Online Training

At the College’s discretion, mandatory training may be required for its new and existing employees (including student employees) as a condition of their employment. The training may focus on employee or institutional-related issues which may include, but shall not be limited to, Bloodborne Pathogens, Substance Abuse and the Drug Free Workplace, Cyber Security, Advisement and Title IX. Participation is required for all mandatory employee training, at the recommendation of their supervisor(s) or the College and is to be completed within a specified amount of time depending on hire date and position. The College will provide employees with work release time, allowing them to participate in the mandatory training during their normal work schedule.

General Information

Please note, if you are calling from a college phone, only dialing the last three digits is necessary.

About our Campuses

Bookstore (Barton County Campus) - (620) 792-9229 - Barton Campus store for supplies, textbooks, Barton brand wear.

Cafeteria (Great Bend Campus) - Want to know what’s to eat in the Union?

Campus Events 

Campus Maps - Don’t get lost on the campus, here is a collection of maps to help you out.

Campus Safety (Barton County Campus) - Emergency - (9)911, Non-Emergency - (620) 792-9217

Child Development Center (Great Bend Campus)  (620) 792-9360 - Need childcare at the Great Bend Campus?

Cougar Tech Support - (620) 786-1100 - Computer problems? Contact those in our IT Department

Counseling - (620) 792-9295 - In need of someone to talk to? Barton Counseling is free to Barton students, staff & faculty.

Directories - Locate other people employed at Barton

Human Resources - (620) 792-9237 - Benefits, Employment Resources, Forms, Job Openings, New Employee Resources, Training and Development, ID Card & Name Tag

Institutional Teams - See what sort of committees the College has.

Learning Resource Center (Great Bend Campus) - (620) 792-9362 - We have a lot of library information located here.

Nurse (Great Bend Campus) - (620) 792-9233 - Not feeling well? Basic services are free to all students and employees of the college.

Policies & Procedures - Visit the College’s policies and procedures


Workman’s Comp - (620) 792-9283 - If you have an injury on the job, contact Human Resources.