There is no better way to experience life at Barclay College than by visiting campus. That is why we would like to invite you to our fall preview event, Discover BC, November 2nd and 3rd. Come and stay in the dorms, visit classes, tour campus, and catch a glimpse of what Barclay College is all about!

At Barclay College we are committed to providing you a Christ-centered education that will prepare you vocationally and spiritually to follow God’s calling on your life. All dorm students automatically receive our FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP to help them attend a private Christian College and graduate with little to no debt.

This FREE event is open to all high school and transfer students and their parents. We will gladly provide meals at no charge to everyone that comes.

A schedule of the event and more details can be found below. You can register for Discover BC right here. Please join us for this special event November 2nd and 3rd. We look forward to seeing you on campus soon!

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Discover BC 2017
Fall Preview Event

Thursday, November 2nd

7:00-9:00pm Registration

9:00pm Event Orientation

Friday, November 3rd

8:00am Breakfast

8:45am Campus Tour, Financial Aid/Admissions

10:00am Class Options

11:00am Class Options

12:00pm Lunch

1:30pm Faculty Meet and Greet

5:30pm Dinner

7:00pm BC Men’s Basketball vs. Grace University

Housing: Students will be assigned to dorm rooms for Thursday evening. If needed, housing can be provided Friday night as well (no charge). Limited housing options are available for parents. Please contact the Admissions Department for more details.

Meals: All meals on Friday are offered at no cost.

Contact Information:


The Red Cross Blood Drive has been cancelled.

Barclay College is teaming up with the American Red Cross on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 to sponsor a life-saving blood drive from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM in Hockett Auditorium. Due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, many blood drives were canceled so the need is greater than before.

Walk-in donors are welcome,  but it would be best if you scheduled an appointment. You can sign-up online at, or simply respond to this email with what time you would like to donate. Scheduling an appointment will help to expedite your donation process.  You can schedule your appointment for a 15 minute block between 10am and 3pm.

Hello friends, we have sold 187 seats for the Ross-Ellis Center that is on track to be completed by the 2018 Spring semester. There are 393 chairs still available if you would like to buy a chair and have it engraved.

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Friday, May 5

  • 4:00-5:00 p.m. – Graduation Rehearsal (for all undergraduates and for any graduate students who are able to attend – in Hockett Auditorium)
  • 5:45-6:45 p.m. – Dinner on your own (in the Barclay College cafeteria, the Bear’s Den, or wherever you would like to eat)
  • 7:00 p.m. – Welcome Back Dinner for celebrating classes (Haviland Friends Church)
  • 7:00 p.m. – Graduate School Reception – for all MA graduates and spouses (no children, please).  (Location: Origins – A Divine Coffeehouse).  We have reserved the whole coffeehouse for a special time of fellowship, sharing together, and celebration!  Several of the top Capstone Projects will be presented.           All beverages and desserts are complimentary.
  • 9:00 p.m. – Class Parties – A party for each celebrating class held in private homes.

Saturday, May 6

  • 8:00 a.m. – Steve Teter Memorial Golf Tournament registration (8:30 a.m. shotgun start) – To sign-up or for more information contact Larry Lewis at
  • 10:30 a.m. – Brunch (College Cafeteria).  For those graduate students and families who are interested (and not playing in the golf tournament), we will try to sit at tables together toward the back of the room.
  • 12 noon – 2:00 p.m. – Open house at the Ross-Ellis Center for Arts and Ministry (now under construction).
  • 1:00 p.m. – Symphony of Choirs.  This alumni choir concert will be at Haviland Friends Church.
  • 6:00 p.m. – Alumni Banquet (Hockett Auditorium).  New graduates are part of the Alumni Association of Barclay College. Your ticket is paid for and you are allowed to purchase two tickets for two guests to attend the banquet. Tickets are $20.00 ea.  A dessert reception to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of BC will be held afterward in the Cafeteria.  Contact Ryan Haase at ASAP if you are not yet pre-registered!!

Sunday, May 7 Graduation!!

  • 10:00 a.m. – All undergraduates meet in the Broadhurst Student Center with their regalia to prepare for the processional to Hockett Auditorium.  All graduate students meet in Jackson Hall.
  • 10:30 a.m. – Baccalaureate Service
  • 12:00 noon – Lunch on your own. The college cafeteria is a great place to eat and very reasonably priced.
  • 2:30 p.m. – Again, undergraduates meet in the Broadhurst Student Center with their regalia to prepare for the processional to Hockett Auditorium. All graduate students meet in Jackson Hall.  Graduate students will have a photo taken at this time.
  • 3:00 p.m. – Commencement
  • 5:00 p.m. – Reception for all graduates in the college cafeteria.  Please head DIRECTLY to that building after the Commencement ceremony.  Your family and friends should meet you there.

March 4, 9:30 a.m. Student Center

Saturday, March 4, 2017

9:30-10:30 a.m. (brunch to follow)

Student Center – Gathering Room

Theme: All Are One in Christ Jesus: The Social Justice Actions of Early Quakers as an Example to Contemporary American Evangelicalism

Presenter: Derek Brown, PhD

Responder: Aaron Stokes, MA in Quaker Studies, student

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7:00 p.m.

Broadhurst Student Center
Barclay College, Haviland, KS
Featured Speaker: Derek Brown, Ph.D.

Theme: “A Friendly Ecclesiology: An Exploration of Pastoral Theology in American Quakerism.”

Dr. Brown will present a paper based on the research for his recent doctoral dissertation, followed by a brief Q/A time and a reception.

A member of the faculty since 2012, Dr. Brown holds several positions of leadership at Barclay College.  He is the current Chaplain, the Chair of Pastoral Ministry, and the Graduate School Director of Pastoral Ministries and Transformational Leadership.  He has earned a B.A. from Barclay College, a M.A.R. from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Johnson University.

Sponsored by the Academic Services of Barclay College, the BC Colloquium is offered once each in the Fall and the Spring semesters to promote research and scholarship among the faculty along with the sharing of academic insights to enhance the learning environment for the entire Barclay College community.

COST: This event is free and open to the public.


Contact the Barclay College Welcome Center at 620-862-5252
or send an email to

An “academic meeting at which specialists deliver addresses on a topic or on related topics and then answer questions relating to them”; from the Latin, colloqui, “to converse.” (Merriam-Webster 2016)


Everyone is invited to the eighth annual Campus of Light celebration on November 28 at 7:00 pm in Barclay Park near Phillips Hall. During the campus lighting event, music will be performed by the Haviland community. In interlude, a firework flare will shimmer above each building symbolizing the light of Christ.

But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them. For we do not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves your bondservants for Jesus’ sake. For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

— 2 Corinthians 4:3-6

“Recently, Barclay College received a blessing in the form of reaching the goal to meet the Mabee Challenge Grant to construct the Ross-Ellis Center for Arts and Ministry. This milestone will create a facility that will change the college, the community, and the surrounding area. It will be a synergy center for ministry both internally and externally as Barclay College strives to fulfill its mission and calling. To that end I am inviting everyone to An Evening of Thanksgiving and Worship to collectively celebrate God’s goodness to Barclay College for those who would like to attend. We pray this evening will be an appropriate prelude to our holiday season and a remarkable 2017.” — President Royce Frazier