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Hutch CC Dual Credit


1. Application: Complete the online application for admission as soon as possible by clicking HERE. If you have taken classes with Hutch CC before, you do not need to complete the application again. All students must have a signed HS permission form for each semester, verifying eligibility for college credit.

2. Course Options: Course options available for open enrollment are listed below. If you are interested in taking additional Hutch CC courses, click HERE to access the full schedule of Hutch CC courses.

3. Assessments: Students must have a qualifying ACT or Hutch CC assessment score for all courses: *Please contact Laura Bretz, Hutch CC Associate Director of Outreach at or (316) 283-7000 to make testing arrangements.* ACCUPLACER Placement practice information

4. Enrollment: If there are no changes from pre-enrollment, you will be enrolled as soon as assessment scores are verified. High school students cannot enroll themselves online; enrollment will be done by Hutch CC office once placement scores are verified.

5. Confirming Your Intent: Upon enrollment, please confirm your intent through Dragon Zone by clicking HERE.

6. Tuition Payment Options: 

View your bill on your DragonZone under the ‘Finances’ tab.  A delay in payment could result in late fees being assessed to your account.

  1. Go to the Hutchinson Community College - Newton Center, 203 E Broadway.
  2.  Access your DragonZone account, clink on Finance Tab/My Account, print your statement, and mail it to the address on the statement.
  3. Access your account and pay online using a checking or savings account.
  4. Go to the Hutchinson Community College Business office, 1300 N. Plum, Hutchinson.

7. Books: Students taking in person classes at HCC or blended classes at NHS qualify for free text books. For online classes textbook information can be viewed via your DragonZone account.  Textbooks may be purchased at the Newton Center or online through your DragonZone account.  Once you have confirmed your intent, click 'Textbooks' under the 'Academics' tab. Add the textbooks you need to your cart. You can choose to have them shipped to your house or pick them up at the Newton Center. Please allow 24-48 hours to process. An updated status on your order will be available in your DragonZone account.

*For more information contact: Laura Bretz or Jennifer Hanes - Newton Coordinator at or (316) 283-700.



Parents and guardians, would you like access to your student's bill? Set up your Guardian Account with DragonZone.

  • From DragonZone log in page, click 'Account Help'
  • Select Guardian Wizard
  • Complete steps to creating Guardian account. You will need an email address and contact information during creation process.
  • The student will then log in to their DragonZone and accept the request.


Courses Entrance Requirements NHS Credit HCC Credit Hours

College Algebra

ACT Math - 21 or higher or

Accuplacer Next Gen Math - 263 or higher or

HS cumulative GPA 3.5+ 

.5 Math Credit

3 Hours College Credit


no placement score needed

.5 Social Studies Credit

3 Hours College Credit

English Comp I

ACT English - 20 or higher or

Asset Next Gen Writing - 255 or higher or
HS cumulative GPA 3.0+

.5 English Credit

3 Hours College Credit

English Comp II

Student must pass Comp I 
with a C or better.

.5 English Credit

3 Hours College Credit

Public Speaking

no placement score needed

.5 Communications Credit

3 Hours College Credit

Fitness for Life

no placement score needed

.5 Elective Credit

3 Hours College Credit


no placement score needed

.5 Social Studies Credit

3 Hours College Credit

These courses do NOT fall under Excel in CTE! Students are responsible for paying tuition and books. ($91/hour - $273/course) for the 2019-2020 school year. Online courses include a $17/per credit hour fee. All costs are subject to change without notice.

ACCUPLACER Practice Information


TB Tests: Before the start of clinicals, you will need to have a TB skin test with negative results.

First Day of Class: Please bring your and a photo ID (ie driver's license)