June orientation and enrollment
Mark your calendar for June 2017
- June 8, 9, 10
- June 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
- June 20, 21, 23
Orientation and Wildcat Warm-up
- June 9-11
- June 16-18
- June 23-25
- June 7, 22
Before orientation and enrollment
Nervous about coming to college? Wondering what it will be like? Ready to choose your classes? Want to hit the ground running?
Respond to your orientation invitation
After you've been admitted, you'll receive information about orientation and enrollment in early March.
If you don't receive orientation information, call K-State's Office of Admissions at 1-800-432-8270 (toll free) or 785-532-6250.
Register for orientation and enrollment
You must have your eID before you can come to campus to enroll. Register and learn more about your eID at the K-State eProfile page.
All new K-State students are required to take the online math placement exam before attending orientation and enrollment. You will need your eID and password to log in to the website.
All new and transfer students are required to submit vaccination records for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR). All students living in the residence halls are required to provide documentation for meningitis vaccine or sign a waiver. To find out more about K-State’s vaccination requirements, visit Lafene Health Center’s homepage. Follow the instructions to access our secure patient portal and upload a picture of your immunizations. Contact Lafene Health Center 785-532-6544 if you have questions.
Complete your admissions file
For freshmen: An official test score from ACT or SAT and an official final high school transcript verifying graduation.
For all students: Official college transcript(s) for all courses attempted.
All items are requested before you attend orientation and enrollment and are required by July 1 with the exception of summer college work in progress.
If you are a transfer student who is under the age of 21 and with fewer than 24 hours of college credit, please have your high school send an official transcript. In addition, please request to have ACT or SAT send your scores to the Office of Admissions.
Have questions? Contact the Office of Admissions at (785)532-6250.
Check your email to find required tasks to complete before orientation and enrollment and updates before you attend.
Submit your vaccination records
Students who are enrolling in their first semester at K-State for fall 2017 are required to submit their measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination records. Log on to My Lafene Portal to upload your vaccine documentation.
All students who are living in the residence halls are required to have the vaccination for meningitis or sign a waiver. This can be uploaded on your My Lafene Portal as well.
If you are enrolling in six credit hours or fewer, you are not required to attend this program, but you still must speak with an advisor before you can enroll. Contact the Office of Admissions to confirm your part-time status and initiate the advising process. Then contact your dean's office to visit with an advisor and sign up for classes.
Arts & Sciences: 785-532-6900
Business Administration: 785-532-6180
Architecture, Planning, & Design: 785-532-5047
Human Ecology: 785-532-5500
Check the Fall course catalog for courses that are offered and that interest you. We recommend reviewing this prior to meeting with you academic advisor and to have an idea of what classes you would like to take. Feel free to bring your list of these courses with you to your appointment.
Take a look at involvement opportunities
Review involvement opportunities and student organizations prior to becoming a student. K-State has more than 475 student organizations, which are listed on the Office of Student Activities and Services website.
During orientation and enrollment
What you'll do
You'll get your official schedule when you get here, but here's a sample of what your day will be like.
• Arrive at the Ground floor of the K-State Student Union at 8 a.m.
• Get your ID picture taken.
• Check in for a time to meet with your advisor.
• Talk with students in your specific college.
• Meet with an academic advisor.
• Enroll in classes.
• Order athletic tickets and textbooks.
What your family members will do
College is a joint effort between students, families and the university. Special sessions for family members or partners will answer their questions and offer tips on making those big university adjustments. Just let us know on your registration form who’s coming. Be sure to stop by the Parents and Family Association (PFA) booth, located near the K-Booth, during the afternoon browsing fair. The PFA exists to support, assist and help all parents, partners, and family members of students at the university. Be sure to connect with PFA for updates before, during and after orientation and enrollment:
Driving and parking
Bring the parking pass mailed with your confirmation, and place it on your dash.
We advise you to park in the parking garage south of the K-State Student Union. The only entrance open this summer is located on 17th Street, north of Anderson Avenue. A parking attendant will direct you. The permit will also allow you to park in designated parking areas (lots marked W, O, T, or Z). Several pedestrian walkways are also impacted by construction, so please allow additional time for parking and walking to the K-State Student Union.
Enter the address 1700 Anderson Ave., Manhattan, KS 66506, if you're using a GPS.
What to bring
Academic Records - You may be asked to provide ACT scores, high school courses and grads and any college credits.
Financial Aid Information - Bring your award letter and any material you’ve received in the mail. We’ll be glad to answer any questions.
Comfortable shoes - for walking and touring.
Casual clothing - dress for summer heat and cool buildings.
Your cell phone - to enter phone numbers of the new connects you make during the day.
Photo ID - You will need it to pick up with K-State Student ID.
After orientation and enrollment
Complete the online alcohol and sexual assault prevention program (ASAP program) and post-orientation and enrollment reflection survey. To complete the ASAP training, please log into your KSIS account.
To complete the post-orientation and enrollment reflection survey, please refer back to your email for the link. The link is emailed out after you attend orientation and enrollment.
Textbooks can be purchased through our Campus Bookstore in the K-State Student Union. Located on the ground floor of the K-State Student Union.
If you are unable to attend your scheduled orientation session or Wildcat Warm-up date, please call 785-532-1521 as soon as possible to reschedule for the next available date.
Can't make it to June Orientation and Enrollment
Orientation and enrollment: 1-800-432-8270 (toll free) or 785-532-1521
Financial assistance: 1-877-817-2287 (toll free) or 785-532-6420
Housing: 1-888-568-5027 (toll free) or 785-532-6453
Tuition payment: 785-532-6317
We'll take the worry away and ease your mind at orientation and enrollment. We've planned a day with activities and presentations to get you ready and prepare you for a successful transition to K-State. We are excited to have you join us! Welcome to K-State!
Frequently Asked Questions
I am registered for Wildcat Warm-up. How/when do I check into the program, if I am attending orientation and enrollment on the same day?
Students who are registered to attend orientation and enrollment on June 9th, 16th, or 23rd and the corresponding Wildcat Warm-up date, will attend orientation and enrollment in the morning and afternoon. Once they have met with their academic advisor and enrolled in their fall 2017 courses, they will go to the check in location for Wildcat Warm-up. The Wildcat Warm-up program officially begins at 5:00 p.m. on the Friday of the program.
All orientation and enrollment dates will last approximately from 8-5 p.m.
What if I can't make a June session?
It is best if you can enroll during June orientation and enrollment. If you want to be involved in the marching band or participate in sorority recruitment, it is strongly recommended you come in June. If you are unable to attend a June session, please register for the appropriate session in August (August 17 for transfer students and August 18 for new freshmen). Additional information will be sent out later. New students who can’t enroll in June or August should contact the Office of Admissions at 785-532-6250 or toll free at 1-800-432-8270.
Do I attend if I'm going to Kansas State Polytechnic Campus?
Kansas State Polytechnic Campus has a separate orientation and enrollment program on the Polytechnic Campus. Watch your mail for information about the dates and time, or call 1-800-248-5782 (toll free) or 785-826-2640.
What if I am planning to only take classes online?
Contact Global Campus at 1-800-622-2578 (toll free) or 785-532-5575.
What if I don't have a financial aid award letter?
You should have received a financial air award letter if you applied for federal financial assistance by completing your FAFSA by March 1.
If you have not yet received your awarded letter, contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance at (785)532-6420 or toll free at 1-877-817-2287 to check on the status of your financial aid application.
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