FERPA Annual Notice

Annually, Sterling College informs students of their rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the regulations put out by the Department of Education. Together, FERPA and FERPA regulations provide that:

Veterans Benefits

Veterans Benefits

The Veterans School Certifying Official, Rebecka Vessey, will assist you with the following:

  • Advising regarding application for educational benefits and change of training or location.
  • Enrollment certifications
  • Evaluation of prior training 

Rebecka Vessey:
Location: Kelsey, Registrar’s Office
Phone: 620-278-4280

Directed or Independent Study

What is the difference between a directed and independent study, and how do I register for one?

Directed study provides students access to material structured by a faculty member — that is, a Sterling College catalog course that is not currently offered or that is in conflict with another required course. This request must be approved by the vice president of academic affairs prior to enrollment in the course.

Pre-nursing program:

Students interested in nursing will find that science courses offered at Sterling will meet all of the pre-requisites for admission into most Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) programs. Sterling College students that have completed the pre-nursing program at Sterling College have been successfully accepted into nursing programs at a variety of institutions including Tarleton State University, New Mexico State University, and the University of Saint Mary.  The pre-nursing curriculum can typically be completed in 2 years at Sterling College in preparation for admission into a B.S.N.

Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series

The biology department features spring and fall seminars on topics of interest to students and faculty.  The seminar speakers have included Sterling College alumni, medical doctors, and research biologist.  The seminar series provides students at Sterling an opportunity to directly interact with leading experts in science professions.  Some of our recent seminars have included: