New Student Enrollment Checklist
As a New Student at Butler:
- I will attend Butler after I graduate from high school (or earn my GED).
- I may have taken college classes while in high school.
- I am not an international student.
If you are a New Student, follow the steps below to enroll:
Step 1: Apply for Admission
Complete the Application for Admission . You will receive an acceptance letter in the mail with directions to register and reset your Pipeline User Name and Password. You will need to register and reset your account within 90 days. Log in to Pipeline to access your Butler email and use it for all Butler communication.
Step 2: Complete the Scholarship Application form
24 hours after setting up your Pipeline account, you can use your pipeline login and complete the Scholarship Application Form .
(Optional) Step 3: Complete the Housing Application
If you intend to live in the residence halls at Butler of El Dorado, don't forget to submit your Housing Application . Additional, make sure you submit the application fee and required immunizations. Apply early! Placement is sent via Butler email on June 1.
Step 5: Submit your official transcripts
Submit your final/official high school transcript, GED, other college transcript(s) and/or military credit sent to:
Butler Community College
901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042
Electronic Transcripts should be emailed using a secure electronic exchange from your high school, college, or other educational institution to firstname.lastname@example.org. Transcripts emailed from the student are not considered official and will be used for advising purposes only.
The College requires an official transcript be sent from each institution for prior coursework to be used toward a degree program. In addition, certain students (VA, athletes, and select Financial Aid recipients) are required to provide all official transcripts to the Registrar's Office. All official transcripts on file will be used in the determination of Financial Aid eligibility.
(Optional) Step 6: Compete a Career Assessment
If you are undecided about your college major, complete the 60 question Career Assessment in Career Coach at butlercc.emsicc.com and bring your results when you meet with an Academic Advisor.
(Conditional) Step 7: Compete Placement Testing
Complete Placement Testing on campus if you have not taken the ACT, have ACT scores that are more than three years old, or have ACT scores less than an 18 in English, 15 in Reading, or 21 in math. Please bring $15 and an official picture ID for placement testing. Allow 2.5 hours to complete all three sections of the placement test.
Placement Testing Study Guides are available at butlercc.edu.
Students seeking accommodations on placement testing and in the classroom must provide documentation to the Office of Disability Services PRIOR to testing. Failure to provide documentation of a disability may not constitute a reason to retest. For more information, please call the Office of Disability Services at 316.322.3321.
Step 8: Enroll with an Academic Advisor
Whether you are taking a class online or on one of our campuses, we recommend you enroll with an Academic Advisor at one of our campus locations .
Please bring a copy of your ACT test scores and previous college transcripts when you come to enroll with an Academic Advisor.
If you are a first-time, full-time student we highly recommend you meet with an Academic Advisor in person for your first enrollment. You must enroll in OR 102 Student Connect Orientation. After enrollment, you can also log in to Pipeline to enroll online, add/drop classes, make payments, check your grades, etc.
Step 9: Set Up Payment
Payment can be made through your Student Payment Center in Pipeline, in person, or over the phone. For detailed information on viewing your bill, making a payment, and setting up a payment plan, visit our Billing & Payment Information page or contact our Accounts Receivable Office at 316.322.3181
Submit payment for your classes or set up a payment plan at Accounts Receivable or via the Student Payment Center in Pipeline under the Student Quick Clicks dropdown by the due date to avoid any late fees.
Step 9: Get Your Student Identification
Students are issued a photo identification card for each academic year. Students should carry their student id card at all times. The card admits them to all college activities and is used to identify those who have contracted for meals at the cafeteria. An I.D. is required to make purchases utilizing financial aid and to purchase computer software at the Butler Bookstores, or to utilize college computer labs. Cards are available as soon as students have registered for classes, and can be acquired at multiple locations:
El Dorado: Registrar’s Office. Hubbard Center.
Andover: Copy Center, 6000 building.
Wichita: Butler Service Center.
If you live in the residence halls, you can obtain a Parking Permit at the East Dorm front office.
Step 10: Get Your Textbooks
Each course you are enrolled in has a code. This code is located on your course schedule (i.e. College Algebra is MA 135) To obtain your textbooks for your classes, visit the Butler Bookstore website and use the course code in the Textbook Lookup tool.