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Updated February 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Upload files

When uploading files from within an activity, for example, if you are a student submitting an Assignment, or an instructor adding resources using the Activity chooser, you can drag and drop files directly into the Files area. (This avoids the need to use the Moodle File picker when uploading a file.) Step 1.  Click on the File Explorer and move the ...

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Updated February 22nd, 2021 by Ron Coller

Quiz, Test, or Exam Help

Your instructor can deliver quizzes in Moodle using a variety of question types, including multiple choice, true-false, short answer, numeric questions and more. Quizzes may be configured in very different ways, so don’t expect to always see the same thing when you take a quiz. For example, you may see quiz results as soon as you finish all the ques...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Username Lookup (K-ID)

1. Click on the Bruin Portal Login from www.kellogg.edu. 2. On the Sign In page, click on Lookup KCC username. 3.  Enter your First Name, Last Name, and Email Address. Finally click on Submit.   Please note:  If you have not updated your contact information inside the Bruin Portal, an email will not be delivered.  Contact The Help Desk at (269) 965-...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Sync Outlook to Android

Sync your Outlook email to an Android Device SYNC – By setting up your KCC email on your mobile device you are stating that you understand this technology exists and that the information on your phone could be lost if you or the KCC I.S. Department were to initiate a remote device wipe. If you do not want the KCC I.S. Department to have this ability...

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Updated September 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Time Entry Hourly Benefitted Employees on Summary Timecards

Log into the Bruin Por tal, click on Employee and finally on Time entry  You should see a line for each week or payroll period.  Click on the right pointing arrow to open the weeks' timecard Click Apply to have the timecard fill in with your regular hours To make changes, click the Additional Time: button Choose the appropriate Earn Type from the dr...

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Updated September 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Time Entry for Hourly Employee Detailed Timecard

Log into the Bruin Por tal, click on Employee and finally on Time entry.  You should see a line for each week or payroll period.  Click on the right pointing arrow to open the weeks' timecard For the starting time, click in the top box under the appropriate date Click on the time you began working making sure to indicate AM or PM.  On the next line,...

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Updated September 21st, 2021 by Ron Coller

Classroom Support

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Updated February 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Access my Course

Instructors will use Moodle in various ways, some use it for 100% online courses while other use it for supplemental materials for the face to face courses. Login to the  Bruin Portal,  and click on the Moodle link. Click on the  course you want to enter. NOTE:  If the course list is blank, your instructor has not made your course available to you. ...

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Updated February 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Discussion Forum Help

The forum activity allows students and teachers to exchange ideas by posting comments as part of a ‘thread’. Files such as images and media maybe included in forum posts. The teacher can choose to rate forum posts and it is also possible to give students permission to rate each others’ posts.  Step 1.  Locate the link to the forum on the course page...

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Updated September 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Class Schedules

Search from a wide variety of classes offered at Kellogg Community College. If you would like to Search and Register for a course please login to the Bruin Portal. Help is available here: help.kellogg.ed/en-US/search-for-sections Step 1 From www.kellogg.edu webpage, click on Class Schedules at the top of the page. Step 2 There are a couple different...

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Updated September 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Sign up for Direct Deposit

This direct deposit information is for the Business office and Financial Aid This is not FACTS or Payroll Direct Deposit. This system (e-Checks) will allow Kellogg Community College to remit refunds or reimbursements to you electronically instead of receiving a paper check. Entering valid bank information on this site will enable you to receive an e...

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Updated February 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Gradebook

Student will have real-time access to their gradebook for those instructors that use the Moodle Grades. Please talk to your instructor to find out if they utilize this feature in Moodle.  Step 1.  To view your grades you will need locate  Grades  on the left. User Report View:  is an in-depth look at your gradebook for a course. Please be aware grad...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Outlook Email

All currently enrolled students or financial aid applicants will have an email account assigned. All KCC students are responsible for checking their email regularly and should be prepared to as part of student/college interaction. Microsoft Outlook Help https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook Email Compose or Reply Send, Save, Print Digital Sign...

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Updated September 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Search and Register

Searching sections to add your course plan. Step 1: Open an internet browser (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari) and go to www.kellogg.edu. Login to the Bruin Portal using your K-ID and Universal Password. Step 2: From the Bruin Portal home screen, there are two ways to search for sections. One, click on Search for Classes from the web part on the right...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Acceptable Use Policy

Acceptable Use Policy 1. Purpose Kellogg Community College (KCC) owns and operates a variety of computer systems (hardware, software and networks), which are provided for the use of Kellogg Community College students, faculty, staff and community users in support of the programs of the College and are to be used for education, research, academic dev...

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Updated March 10th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Registration FAQ

Registration FAQ Q:  Where can I register? A: Registration is available online via  Bruin Portal , or in person at the Battle Creek campus, Grahl Center (Coldwater), Fehsenfeld Center (Hastings), Eastern Academic Center (Albion), or at the RMTC (Battle Creek). If you have questions about registration, please call 269-965-5522.  Q: Where can I get in...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Office 365

What is Microsoft 365 for business? With Microsoft 365 for business, connect employees to the people, information, and content they need to do their best work, from any device. Depending on your subscription plan, the benefits of your Microsoft 365 for business subscription may include: The latest versions of Office apps like Word, Excel, and PowerP...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Teams

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration app that helps your team stay organized and have conversations—all in one place. Here's a quick look at the left hand side of Teams. Teams - Find channels to belong to or create your own. Inside channels you can hold on-the-spot meetings, have conversations, and share files. Meetings - See everything you’ve got lin...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Sync Outlook to iPhone

Sync your email to a iPhone or iPad SYNC – By setting up your KCC email on your mobile device you are stating that you understand this technology exists and that the information on your phone could be lost if you or the KCC I.S. Department were to initiate a remote device wipe. If you do not want the KCC I.S. Department to have this ability, do not ...

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Updated February 22nd, 2021 by Ron Coller

Office 365 and Moodle connection

Step 1.  Locate the  Microsoft Block  and click on the link  Connect to Office 365  Step 2.  Click on the  Office 365 connection settings  Step 3.  Click on  Link your Moodle account to an Office 365 account  Step 4.  Enter your KCC  Email Address ( your k-id@kellogg.edu) and click Next at the bottom of the screen.  Step 5.  You will need to use the...

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Updated February 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Breadcrumbs

In web design the breadcrumb trail is a navigation aid used in user interfaces. It gives users a way to keep track of their location within programs or documents. Breadcrumbs typically appear horizontally across the top of a web page, usually below title bars or headers. They provide links back to each previous page the user navigated through to get...

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Updated September 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Quickmail

Sending Email  Quickmail is an add-on to Moodle that allows a user to send email to anyone in the course. The email is composed and sent through Moodle, but received in the user's KCC Outlook Email.  To access Quickmail, click on the Gear Icon toward the top right of the screen. Then select Quickmail.   Select users and click Add. Attachments can be...

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Updated September 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Time Entry Approval Proxy

You now have the option to assign an approver to approve timecards on your behalf when absent or unable to access the timecards.  This will need to be activated just before you leave an turned off immediately upon your return. The system does not assign a beginning and ending date automatically.  Because the timecard approval is the responsibility o...

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Updated March 8th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Drop/Withdraw from Classes

Step 1: Click here  to go to Academics >  Student Planning  (the registration system). Log in using your student identification number (k-ID) and your universal password.  Step 2:  Select a course from  Academics, Student Planning, Plan & Schedule , click on the  Drop / Withdraw  button. A pop-up window will open. Select the course(s) that yo...

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Updated March 11th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Application Help

Applying to KCC is the first step of your educational journey. We have a wide selection of programs to meet your needs and put you on the pathway to an amazing career. Password Issues? Please call the IRT HelpDesk (269)965-4148 If you need assistance at any point, contact our Admissions Office at 269-965-4153 or adm@kellogg.edu Step 1: New students ...

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Updated September 20th, 2021 by Ron Coller

AirMedia - Apple Devices

You must be connected to KCC-OPEN WIFI App Store Crestron AirMedia download link:  https://apps.apple.com/us/app/crestron-airmedia/id685412055 Begin by touching the Power On button on the Crestron Touch Panel and select AirMedia * Please note the Shutdown timer in the lower right corner, tap it to reset it back to 1 hour 50 minutes.  On your Apple d...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Wifi Access

You must be a current employee or registered student taking classes, to be able to use the wireless. KCC provides secure wireless Internet access for student and employee use at several locations on main campus and regional centers.  Step 1.  Connect your device to  KCC-Open Click on your Network icon Select KCC-Open Select the box to Connect automa...

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Updated February 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Moodle Messaging

The Moodle  Messaging  system is internal to Moodle therefore all messages are sent and received within Moodle. Think of it as Moodle instant messaging. Sending Messages  One drawback to using the Moodle messaging system is the inability to handle attachments and the inconsistency in getting the messages delivered to the course participants. This is...

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Updated February 11th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Active Account / Recover Password

Click on Recover Password or Activate Account.  Enter your Username (K-ID) and click Submit.  Check your external email (ex. gmail, live, yahoo, aol...) that KCC has on file for the Password recovery information If you do not have an External email on file you will get this error message. You will need to call the HelpDesk (269)965-4148. Click on Re...

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Updated April 16th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Payment Plan

All Students must sign up for a Payment Plan or pay in full.  If you have any pending Financial Aid, your account may show $0.00. You will still need to sign up for a Payment Plan after registering for classes every semester, even if you have Financial Aid.  Need Help? Have a Question?  Contact the KCC Business Office at (269) 965-4140 or busoffice@...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

OneDrive

OneDrive  connects you to your personal and shared files in Microsoft 365, enhancing collaboration capabilities within Microsoft 365 apps. With OneDrive  on the web, desktop, or mobile, you can access all your personal files plus the files shared with you from other people or teams, including files from Microsoft Teams and SharePoint. Overview: Sign...

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Updated September 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Time Entry Approval

Log into the Bruin Por tal, click on Employee and finally on Time Approval. You should see a line for each employee as well as the status of their timecard. Please note that two pay periods - last and current - may appear so ensure you choose the correct pay period for review and approval. Submitted: The employee has completed, saved, and submitted ...

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Updated September 22nd, 2021 by Ron Coller

Enrollment Verification

Enrollment verifications show the number of credit hours a student is enrolled for a current semester. Our verifications show all semesters a student has ever enrolled at KCC; the dates of the semester(s), and whether they are full time, half time, etc. Students might need an enrollment verification for: Students need to verify that they are in at l...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Stream

Office.com Stream tab – Using your mouse, hover over Create and from the drop down menu select Upload video. Office.com Stream tab – Drag and drop the file to upload. Or open your File Explorer and locate the video file. Using your mouse left click and hold to drag it to the upload space on Stream. Or click the Up Arrow on the webpage and browse out...

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Updated February 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

How to take a Quiz

Your instructor can deliver quizzes in Moodle using a variety of question types, including multiple choice, true-false, short answer, numeric questions and more. Quizzes may be configured in very different ways, so don’t expect to always see the same thing when you take a quiz. For example, you may see quiz results as soon as you finish all the ques...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Wireless Printing

You are now able to print from your laptop to specific Lab Printers at the various campuses by logging into the Print Manager Plus with your k-ID and portal password. Campus Printer Web Address Main Campus – Battle Creek  LRCCOMA http://bcwebprint.kellogg.edu Eastern Academic Center – Albion  EAC103A   http://eacwebprint.kellogg.edu Fehsenfeld Cente...

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Updated September 21st, 2021 by Ron Coller

AirMedia - Android

KCC AirMedia allows you to project from your personal devices such as phones, tablets or laptops to the projector. From your device connect to KCC‐OPEN wifi Select AirMedia on the CRESTRON Touch Panel Open up a browser on your device and enter the http:// url link from the Projector screen (lower left corner) Once the App is installed you will skip ...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Starfish Support for Students

Starfish is a proactive tool used to facilitate communication with your success network on campus. You can use Starfish to electronically do things like “Raise your hand” or schedule an appointment with your Academic Advisor.  The goal is to keep you connected to a team of faculty and staff dedicated to your success here at Kellogg Community College...

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Updated September 15th, 2021 by Ron Coller

Time Entry Students & Hourly Adjuncts

Log into the Bruin Portal , click on Employee and finally on Time entry. You should see a line for each week or the payroll period *If you are employed in more than one position, you will see all of your positions listed to the right *After click the arrow, each position will be listed separately To enter your hours, click on the down pointing arrow...

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Updated April 22nd, 2021 by Ron Coller

Tax Information Consent

Want your tax information faster?  Sign up for Electronic delivery of your Tax forms. Please be aware if you receive your tax information electronically you will not receive them in them in the mail.  1. Click on the Bruin Portal Login from www.kellogg.edu. 2. Select Tax information. 3. Select the 1098 Information tab at the top of the page. Click i...

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Updated July 14th, 2021 by Ron Coller

KCC Alert Notification Sign-Up

KCC Alert Notifications is a  FREE  notification system that allows Kellogg Community College to send time-sensitive messages to the mobile phones, email and/or pagers of their subscribers. In the event of a campus safety, weather and other emergency situation, subscribers will be notified immediately wherever they are located.  Click here to sign u...

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