Academic Catalog

Archived catalogs can be found on the Academic Catalog Archive webpage or a printed version is available to the public in the Chipola College Library Archives Room. 

2024-2025 Catalog


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A Level II baccalaureate degree granting institution and a comprehensive, public, state college supported by the State of Florida and Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, and Washington Counties.


Chipola College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and associate degrees.  Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.  Questions about the accreditation of Chipola College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (



The provisions of this publication are not to be construed as a contract between the student and Chipola College. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement when such action becomes necessary. The student is advised to work closely with an advisor to verify the appropriateness of the courses for which to register.

The student is expected to be familiar with all rules and regulations of the College and will be held responsible for the observance of all rules and regulations.


Notice of Equal Access/Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination

Chipola College does not discriminate against any persons, employees, students, applicants or others affiliated with the college with regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, veteran’s status, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or any other protected class under applicable federal and state laws, in any college program, activity or employment.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. ss1681) is an all-encompassing federal law that prohibits discrimination based on the sex of students, employees, and third parties when appropriate, of educational institutions, which receive federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment of students, which includes acts of sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX. Chipola College complies with all aspects of this and other federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination.

For information about compliance with Title IX or compliance regarding harassment or discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, contact: Wendy Pippen, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446, Building A, Room 183C, 850-718-2269,

This publication is available in alternative format upon request.

Table of Contents



Documented Performance
Accreditation & Affiliations
Vision, Mission & Goals


Equal Opportunity
Transfer Credit
Special Categories
Enrollment Policies
Financial Aid
Grading System
Standards of Academic Progress
Graduation Requirements
Student Records


Student Activities
Online Registration
MyChipola Portal
Career Resource Center
Academic Center of Excellence
Copyright Policies
Student Center, Cafeteria, & Bookstore
Services for Students
Accident, Illness, Medical Services & Health Insurance
Safety and Security
Contacts for Resolving Student Problems


Students Rights, Responsibilities & Code of Conduct


Baccalaureate Degree Programs
Associate Degree Programs
College Credit Certificate Programs
Workforce Development Certificate Programs
Applied Technology Diploma


Florida’s Statewide Course Numbering System
Directory of Courses by Prefixes
Course Descriptions


District Board of Trustees
Faculty, Administrators and Other Professionals
Non-Teaching Staff
Administrator and Faculty Emeriti


Catalog Archives

Printed versions are available to the public in the Chipola College Library Archives Room. 


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