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Hutchinson Community College Bridge to Undergraduate Degree Program


HCC/ESU Bridges to Undergraduate Degree Program Guide

Start at HCC

Follow these steps and earning your undergraduate degree is just a few semesters away!

During your First Semester at HCC:

  • Explore all of the Undergraduate Degree Program opportunities ESU has to offer!
  • We want to know all about you, fill-out the HCC/ESU Bridges to Undergraduate Degree Information Request Form.
  • Set-up an appointment with HCC Program Contact, Linda Seabaugh.
  • Declare your intent to participate in the HCC/ESU Bridges to Undergraduate Degree Program by filling out the REQUIRED HCC/ESU Bridges to Undergraduate Degree Transcript Release Form. (Form will need to be requested and submitted to Linda Seabaugh at HCC).
  • Meet with ESU Advisors on their visit to HCC. Online students will arrange to meet with their advisor virtually.
  • Contact the ESU Admissions Office to schedule a time to visit the ESU Campus.

Already attending HCC, and want to join the program? We'd be honored to have you as a Hornet, please meet with Linda Seabaugh individually to determine where you are at in your program and to create your individualized program of study.

Second Semester at HCC:

  • Apply to Emporia State University during the first four weeks of the semester. Click Yes to "Hutchinson Comm. College Bridge to Undergraduate Degree Program"
  • Watch your email and mailbox for information on your admission to ESU and BUZZ In log-in ID.
  • Set-up a time to meet HCC Program Contact, Linda Seabaugh to update your status in the program.
  • Meet with ESU Advisors at HCC to enroll in your first ESU course. Online students will arrange enrollment virtually.
  • Enroll in HCC courses and one ESU Course for upcoming semester.
  • Prior to the end of the semester, individuals seeking Financial Aid should contact the HCC Financial Aid office to fill-out Consortium Agreement paperwork for the upcoming semester.
  • Follow ESU Tuition Payment Schedule and pay your ESU tuition online through BUZZ In.
  • Order textbook for ESU course online through Memorial Union Bookstore.

Third Semester at HCC (First semester enrolled in 1 course at ESU):

  • Visit the ESU Campus and attend the ESU sponsored HCC/ESU Bridges to Undergraduate Degree Social/Athletic Event (Fall/Spring Semesters Only).
  • Set-up a time to meet HCC Program Contact, Linda Seabaugh to update your status in the program
  • Meet with ESU Advisors at HCC to enroll in your ESU course. Online students will arrange enrollment virtually.
  • Enroll in HCC courses and one ESU Course for upcoming semester.
  • Prior to the end of the semester, individuals seeking Financial Aid should contact the HCC Financial Aid office to fill-out Consortium Agreement paperwork for the upcoming semester.
  • Follow ESU Tuition Payment Schedule and pay your ESU tuition online through BUZZ In.
  • Order textbook for ESU course online through Memorial Union Bookstore.

Fourth Semester at HCC (Second semester enrolled in 1 course at ESU):

!!First Full Semester at Emporia State University!!