Frequently Asked Questions

Check out answers to frequently asked questions listed below! 

    How do I contact BARTonline?

    Phone: (620) 786-7480


    Is an Online Course Self-Paced and Do I have to Go to Campus for Tests or Quizzes?

    Typically, there are no set dates and times of the week that you must meet with the instructor or access the course; however, the tests and quizzes are only opened up on certain dates due to keeping our high standards of excellence and academic integrity.  Our online tests and quizzes are completed online, but may require online proctoring.  You do not need to attend our Barton campus or any other location for your BARTonline courses. 

    How do I transfer my credits from Barton to another college?

    Please visit the Transcripts webpage to request your official transcripts.

    Transfer credits?

    For questions regarding transfer credits please visit Transferability or you can reach out to an academic advisor at

    Where do I find the deadlines for enrollment, drop and refund dates?

    To view enrollment, drop, and refund dates by session, check out the Academic Calendar

    If I drop my BARTonline course, will I receive a refund?

    Student who drop an online course during the first seven calendar days of a course will receive a 100% refund. To view BARTonline’s refund policy, please view the Tuition Refund Policy.

    What is BARTonline’s prerequisite policy?

    BARTonline is obligated to verify prerequisite eligibility for all courses requiring a prerequisite. Prerequisite documentation is required for ALL students, regardless of their degree-seeking status with Barton. For more information regarding the policy and prerequisite deadlines, please view the Prerequisite Policy page.

    Does my course require a prerequisite?

    To view which courses require a prerequisite, please view the prerequisite list.

    What are payment deadline dates and how do I pay for courses?

    Please visit the Payment, Refund and Attendance Policies for payment information.

    How can I find a syllabus?

    Visit Concourse syllabus management system to find a BARTonline syllabus. To search for a specific course quickly, use the +Advanced Search feature to filter to narrow down the course, semester, and instructor.

    How do I get my textbooks?

    To determine what textbooks are required for your courses and to purchase them, please visit the BARTonline Bookstore hosted by eCampus. 

    What is the tuition rate?

    BARTonline charges $150 per semester credit hour except for MLTC (Medical Lab Technician) eCourses. MTLC courses require additional fees. This rate is the same for all students, regardless if you are a Kansas resident or not. The only other expense is the cost of textbooks and/or materials, which varies by course. Please visit the Cost per Credit Hour page for more information on tuition rates. 

    What is the non-attendance policy?

    To view the non-attendance policy please visit Non-Activity/Non-Attendance Policy

    How do I use my Financial Aid at Barton Community College?

    If you have not yet submitted an application for Federal Financial aid, please do so at If you have already been awarded financial aid through Barton Community College, please email your questions to the Financial Aid office at  

    How can I contact an academic advisor?

    Academic advisors at Barton Community College are able to assist students in a variety of ways. To find out how they can help you, please visit the Academic Advising page or email

    Placement testing?

    To view information on the placement testing please visit the Placement Testing webpage.

    Does BARTonline offer tutoring?

    Barton Community College offers free online tutoring to BARTonline students through To inquire about a account, please email For information regarding tutoring services for our on-campus and military students, please visit the Tutoring Services webpage.

    What services does Student Services offer?

    Barton Community College’s Student Services department offers a variety of services to students to guide them through their college experience. Student Services can assist you with topics such as Admissions, Apply for Graduation, Disability Services and more. Visit the Student Services webpage page to find out how Barton can help you!

    About us – accreditation?

    Barton Community College is a regionally accredited college. For more information on Barton’s accreditation, please visit the Accreditation webpage.

    I am affiliated with the military - who can I contact for assistance with my military related questions?

    Barton Community College is proud to be a military friendly school and is happy assist you with questions regarding tuition assistance, Veteran’s Benefits, military evaluations, and more. Please visit the Military Options webpage for more information.

    Where do I find information as a high school student?

    Please visit Admissions Policy to view information on admissions for High School student. You can also visit the Excel in CTE Initiative (SB155) page to find information on courses available for High School Students.

    Technical Requirements for Utilizing Examity Virtual Proctoring
    • Desktop computer or laptop (tablets, Chromebook and cell phones do not meet the requirements). 
    • Internet speed must be at least 2 Mbps download and 2 Mbps upload. Hot spots are not recommended.  
    • A working built-in or external webcam and microphone. 
    • The pop-up blocker in your browser must be disabled for
    • If you have questions or concerns, you can email and arrange to do a system check with someone on Examity’s support team.
    How do I sign up for Office 365?

    For information on signing up for Office 365, please visit the Office 365 page and follow the steps under Barton Office 365 for Students.  

    Trouble logging into the MyBarton Portal

    If you having trouble logging into the MyBarton Portal please follow the steps below:

    Step 1: Please clear all time of your history and cache in the browser you are using. 

    Step 2: Then close the browser once finished.

    Step: 3 Reopen the browser and go to and click on MyBarton on the right.

    Step 4: Then click on MyBartonPortal

    Step 5: Input your student email and password

    If this does not work, please contact with the browser you are using and your student ID and date of birth for verification purposes. 

    Computer Specifications

    Operating Systems

    • Windows 7 and newer
    • Mac OSX 10.6 and newer
    • Linux - chromeOS

    Mobile Operating System Native App Support

    • Android apps require version 5.0 or later
    • iOS apps require version 11 or later.
    • All Android and iOS both support the two most recent versions
      of their respective operating systems.

    Computer Speed and Processor

    • Use a computer 5 years old or newer when possible
    • 1GB of RAM
    • 2GHz processor

    Internet Speed

    • Along with compatibility and web standards,
      Canvas has been carefully crafted to accommodate low bandwidth environments.
    • Minimum of 512kbps

    Screen Readers

    • Macintosh: VoiceOver (latest version for Safari)
    • PC: JAWS (latest version for Internet Explorer)
    • PC: NVDA (latest version for Firefox)
    • There is no screen reader support for Canvas in Chrome

    List of Currently Supported Browsers and Security Settings