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.


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


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


- Professional Conference Days
- 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 monthly 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 
Silver Cougar Club 
Barton Office Professionals 
Student Life 
Camp Aldrich Conference Center 

Training and Development

Professional Development & Enrichment

Employees are the principal strengths of Barton Community College. They merit professional development support that promotes individual growth, retention, and the desire and ability to join with the institution to meet the challenging and changing needs of partners, students, constituents and communities. Learn more about opportunities for Professional Development at Barton.

Stay up to date through the Professional Development Committee (PDC) minutes, this site will represent the Great Bend PDC, as Ft. Riley has been assigned one for their location. If you would like information from the Ft. Riley PDC, please contact Abby Werth.

This site will also assist you with free online training courses from Word to Excel to Access at the GCFLearn Free site as well as some quick training courses on Customer Service to Assessment Training through Starlink. We also have lists of TED lectures that are interesting and inspiring. Barton encourages personal enrichment.

Faculty Council

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

Mandatory Online Training

The training may focus on employee or institutional-related issues which may include, but shall not be limited to, computer training, quality customer service, and other compliance training, etc. as deemed appropriate by the Institution.

Position Codes 10-70, excluding position code 40, as new employees at Barton Community College, are required to take Online Training. The mandatory online training courses include: Anti-Harassment, Employment Discrimination, Disabilities 101, FERPA, Student Discipline, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Drug-Free Environment. To get you into the stream of the mandatory training courses, you will be contacted by Human Resources when it is time to get started on your training. Renewal of these courses is required every three years.

General Information

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

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

Bookstore (Fort Riley Campus) - Need books for courses at Ft. Riley?

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

Campus Calendars (Great Bend Campus) - Campus calendars that will cover academics, athletics, and much more – don’t miss out on our multitude of 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?

Compliance Officer  - (620) 792-2701

Computer Help Desk - (620) 786-9100 - 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

Events Calendar (Fort Riley Campus) - Need to located dates and times for Ft. Riley?

General Information (Fort Riley Campus)

General Information (Fort Leavenworth Campus)

Human Resources - (620) 792-9222 - Benefits, Employment Resources, Forms, Job Openings, New Employee Resources, Training and Development, ID Card & Name Tag - (620) 792-9221

Institutional Committees - 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.

Library (Fort Riley Campus) - Library's for the Ft. Riley area.

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


  • Interrobang – student newspaper of the College. Find one near your office.
  • Intercom  – a monthly source of information of what is happening on campus for students.
  • Prairie Ink Magazine – Barton’s new literary magazine.

Veterans Administration - General information, applicable to students at all campuses.

Workman’s Comp - (620) 792-9313 - If you have an injury on the job, contact Human Resources.