January Orientation and enrollment
January 16 in the K-State Student Union
You are invited to orientation and enrollment for new students. This is your last opportunity to select courses for the spring semester.
Classes begin January 20.
Plan to join us for this special day on the K-State campus. You will learn more about K-State, meet with an academic advisor, and be guided through the class selection process.
Activities start promptly at 8:30 a.m. in the K-State Student Union. The program may take until 5 p.m., so plan accordingly.
Before you come
Step 1: Register for the event
Online registration is closed. If you are a freshman or transfer student admitted for Spring 2015, you will need to register on-site in the K-State Student Union at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, January 16.
Step 2: Set up your eID
Before you can enroll in your courses, you must have an eID (electronic ID). This comprehensive computer ID will provide access to all your K-State electronic resources, including e-mail.
Step 3: Complete your admissions file
Have your college or high school send us your most recent transcript to complete your file. Not sure if your file is complete? Contact our office at 1-800-432-8270 (toll free) or 785-532-6250.
Step 4: Take the online math placement exam
All new freshman must complete the math placement exam prior to orientation and enrollment. Transfer students who plan to take a math course during their time at K-State must complete the online exam prior to orientation and enrollment.
The day's activities
Check-in at 8:30 a.m.
Pick up the necessary enrollment materials and instructions. Have your ID picture taken. Be sure to bring a photo ID to pick up your new Wildcat ID card. You must arrive at 8:30 a.m. to take part in the day's activities.
The program officially begins with a welcome from Dr. Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and dean of students. Important information about K-State, advising and required information for your success will be shared.
College information sessions
Get an overview of your academic college and assignment of advisors.
Appointments with advisors
Meet with your advisor to review previous academic records and select courses for the spring. Once you meet with your advisor, your course schedule will be available online.
Spring course availability
Check online for courses that you might be interested in taking
Tuition and fee payment
You will be billed electronically on the first day of classes for your tuition and fees, athletic tickets, and parking permits (if ordered) and will be due in early February.
- Complete financial aid procedure.
- Purchase your textbooks.
- Explore housing options.
- Complete your student health file.
- Take a campus tour.
If you are taking 6 credit hours or fewer, you are not required to attend this program. Please contact the Office of Admissions to be approved for advising. Then contact your college dean's office to make an advising appointment.
Arts and Sciences: 785-532-6900
Business Administration: 785-532-6180
Architecture, Planning, and Design: 785-532-5047
Human Ecology: 785-532-5500
The postcard you receive in the mail will serve as your parking permit. Bring the permit with you, and place it on the dashboard of your vehicle when you arrive.
You may park in the parking garage south of the K-State Student Union. The preferred entrance is on 17 Street north of Anderson Avenue. A parking attendant will direct you. The permit also allows you to park in designated areas (lots W, O, T, or Z).
Orientation and enrollment: 1-800-432-8270 (toll free) or 785-532-6250
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
Office of Admissions
Kansas State University
119 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-0102
1-800-432-8270 (toll free)