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January Orientation and enrollment

January 17 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 21.

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 has closed. If you are a freshman or transfer student that has been admitted for Spring 2014 on the Manhattan campus, you will need to register on-site in the K-State Student Union on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.

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

If you plan to take a math course at K-State, you must complete the online exam before orientation.

Get more info about the exam

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.

Brief orientation

The program officially begins with an energetic welcome from Dr. Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and dean of students. Learn important information about K-State, including details about advising and course selection.

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. Your appointment time will be set after the 8:30 a.m. check-in.

Spring course assignments

Collect a printout of your schedule specifying courses, days, times, etc.

Tuition and fee payment

You will be billed electronically mid-January for your tuition and fees, athletic tickets, and parking permits (if ordered).

Get more information about payments

Other activities
  • Complete financial aid procedure.
  • Purchase your textbooks.
  • Explore off-campus housing options.
  • Complete your student health file.
  • Go on special on-campus housing tours.
  • Take a campus tour.

Part-time undergraduates

If you are taking 6 credit hours or less, you are not required to attend this program. You must contact your college dean's office to visit with an advisor prior to enrolling. You will not be able to enroll until you have contacted your advisor.

Arts and Sciences: 785-532-6900
Business Administration: 785-532-6180
Agriculture: 785-532-6147
Engineering: 785-532-5592
Education: 785-532-5524
Architecture, Planning, and Design: 785-532-5047
Human Ecology: 785-532-5500

Enrollment and fee payment instructions are included in the course schedule.

Check the course schedule


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).

Get parking details and driving instructions


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

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