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Office of Admissions
Kansas State University
119 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-0102

800-432-8270 toll free
785-532-6250

785-532-6393 fax
k-state@k-state.edu

Transfer Student Orientation and enrollment

Registration

Online registration will open in July. If you are a transfer student admitted for fall 2014 and did not attend orientation and enrollment in April or June you will be invited to attend the orientation and enrollment in August in the K-State Student Union at 8 a.m. on Thursday, August 21.

Don't miss orientation and enrollment for admitted transfer students. This is your last opportunity to select your fall courses.

Not only will you learn more about K-State, you'll also meet with an academic advisor and go through the class selection process. You can even take care of essentials like buying textbooks and athletic tickets.

Activities start promptly at 8 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

This event is free.

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.

Register and select your eID

Step 3: Take the online math placement exam

If you plan to take a math course during your time at K-State, you must complete our online exams before attending orientation.

Take the test

Step 4: Take the IPEDS ethnicity survey

Before enrolling for the fall 2014 semester, each student is required to complete the Federal IPEDS ethnicity survey.

The day's activities

Formal check-in at 8 a.m.

Pick up enrollment materials and instructions. Have your ID picture taken. Be sure to bring a photo ID to pick up your new Wildcat ID card.

Brief orientation

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

Fall course assignments

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

Tuition payment

You'll be billed by e-mail in September for your tuition and fees, books, and athletic tickets.

Get more information about payments

Other activities
  • Complete financial aid procedure.
  • Complete your student health file.
  • Order your athletic tickets.
  • Attend special on-campus housing tours.
  • Drop by information sessions for pre-law students.
  • Take a campus tour.
  • Receive a guided library tour.

Part-time undergraduates

If you are taking 6 credit hours or less, you are not required to attend this program, but you must contact your college dean’s office to visit with an advisor before enrolling.

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 and 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, and design: 785-532-5047
Human ecology: 785-532-5500

Enrollment and fee payment instructions are included in the course schedule, available on the web.

Check the course schedule

Parking

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

Questions?

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

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