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June Orientation and Enrollment

Registration for June 2018 orientation and enrollment is currently closed.

Mark your calendar for June 2018

New freshmen
  • June 7, 8, 9
  • June 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
  • June 19, 20, 22
Orientation and Wildcat Warm-up
  • June 8-10
  • June 15-17
  • June 22-24
Transfer students
  • June 6, 21

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 785-532-6250.

Register for orientation and enrollment
Register for your eID

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. 

Take the math placement exam

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.

Vaccination Requirements

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. 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

Freshmen
An official test score from ACT or SAT and an official final high school transcript verifying graduation.

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.

Transfer students
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.

Email

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 2018 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.

Part-time undergraduates

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 and Sciences: 785-532-6900
Business Administration: 785-532-6180
Agriculture: 785-532-6157
Engineering: 785-532-5592
Education: 785-532-5524
Architecture, Planning, & Design: 785-532-5047
Human Ecology: 785-532-5500

Enrollment and fee payment instructions are included in the One Stop Shop and on KSIS.

Review Courses

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 Center for Student Involvement 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:

Twitter: @kstatepfa
Facebook: www.facebook.com/kstatepfa

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. 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). 

Enter the address 1700 Anderson Ave., Manhattan, KS 66506, if you're using a GPS.

Get directions

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 in to 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.

Purchase Textbooks

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. 

Rescheduling

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

Questions

Orientation and enrollment: 785-532-1521
Financial assistance: 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 8th, 15th, or 22nd 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 2018 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.

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 aid award letter if you applied for federal financial assistance by completing your FAFSA by December 1.

If you have not yet received your awarded letter, contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance at (785)532-6420 to check on the status of your financial aid application.

 

If using a GPS device, please enter the following address for the most accurate directions to campus: 

Kansas State University
705 N. 17th St.
Manhattan, KS 66506

 

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