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Office of Assessment
Kansas State University
226 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506


(785) 532-5712
(785) 532-2120 fax
assessmt@ksu.edu 

Travel

Hotel Accommodations

Holiday Inn at the Campus

17th & Anderson Avenue
Located conveniently on the K-State Campus

Please make your reservation by October 12, 2013 and mention you are attending the Institute for Student Learning Assessment to receive the group rate.

Reservations: 785-539-7531 or Holiday Inn Website
Rate: $99.95 + tax
Cutoff Date: October 12, 2013
Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: Noon

Residents at the Holiday Inn receive complimentary parking and will be within walking distance of the Kansas State Student Union. Conference participants who walk to campus will not need to request a parking permit for the parking garage.

Directions to Manhattan campus

By car

From the east
  • Take I-70 West.
  • Turn right at exit 313 (K-177 North), and drive approximately 9 miles.
  • After you go over the Kansas River bridge, take the Fort Riley Boulevard exit. You will see the Town Center Mall in front of you.
  • Turn right at the stoplight onto Fort Riley Boulevard.
  • Turn right at the 17th Street stoplight.
  • Travel 11 blocks to the Anderson Avenue stoplight. You will see the campus in front of you.
  • To park in the garage, go straight through the intersection to the information booth near the K-State Student Union and parking garage.
  • To park in the West Stadium (D-1) lot, turn left on Anderson, then take the first right on Denison Avenue. The parking lot will be on the left immediately after St. Isidore's Catholic Student Center.
From the west
  • Take I-70 East.
  • Take exit 303 (K-18 North), and turn left onto K-18.
  • Drive about 10 minutes on K-18 (it changes into Fort Riley Boulevard on the edge of Manhattan).
  • Turn left at the 17th Street stoplight.Travel 11 blocks to the Anderson Avenue stoplight. You will see the campus in front of you.
  • To park in the garage, go straight through the intersection to the information booth near the K-State Student Union and parking garage.
  • To park in the West Stadium (D-1) lot, turn left on Anderson, then take the first right on Denison Avenue. The parking lot will be on the left immediately after St. Isidore's Catholic Student Center.
From the north
  • Take Highway 13 South to Highway 113.
  • Turn left on 113 (which turns into Seth Child Road), and travel south to Anderson Avenue.
  • Turn left on Anderson Avenue.
  • To park in the garage, turn left at the 17th Street stoplight, and continue to the information booth near the K-State Student Union and parking garage.
  • To park in the West Stadium (D-1) lot, turn left on Denison Avenue. The parking lot will be on the left immediately after St. Isidore's Catholic Student Center.
From the south
  • Take K-177 North to Manhattan.
  • After you go over the Kansas River bridge, take the Fort Riley Boulevard exit. You will see the Town Center Mall in front of you.
  • Turn right at the stoplight onto Fort Riley Boulevard.
  • Turn right at the 17th Street stoplight.
  • Travel 11 blocks to the Anderson Avenue stoplight. You will see the campus in front of you.
  • To park in the garage, go straight through the intersection to the information booth near the K-State Student Union and parking garage.
  • To park in the West Stadium (D-1) lot, turn left on Anderson, then take the first right on Denison Avenue. The parking lot will be on the left immediately after St. Isidore's Catholic Student Center.
From Fort Riley
  • Depart from Fort Riley on Heubner Road, and continue through the Ogden gate, where the road changes to Riley Street.
  • Continue straight on Riley Street, which changes to K-18.
  • Drive about 10 minutes on K-18 (it changes into Fort Riley Boulevard on the edge of Manhattan).
  • Turn left at the 17th Street stoplight. Travel 11 blocks to the Anderson Avenue stoplight. You will see the campus in front of you.
  • To park in the garage, go straight through the intersection to the information booth near the K-State Student Union and parking garage.
  • To park in the West Stadium (D-1) lot, turn left on Anderson, then take the first right on Denison Avenue. The parking lot will be on the left immediately after St. Isidore's Catholic Student Center.

By Plane

Fly into Kansas City International Airport

Buy a ticket to Manhattan from a commercial shuttle service or follow these driving instructions from KCI to K-State:

  • Take I-29 North, 3.5 miles.
  • Take I-435 South/West, 19 miles.
  • Take I-70 West.
  • Turn right at exit 313 (K-177 North), and proceed 8.5 miles.
  • After you go over the Kansas River bridge, take the Fort Riley Boulevard exit. You will see the Town Center Mall in front of you.
  • Turn right at the stoplight onto Fort Riley Boulevard.
  • Turn right at the 17th Street stoplight.
  • Travel 11 blocks to the Anderson Avenue stoplight. You will see the campus in front of you.
  • Go straight through the intersection to the information booth near the K-State Student Union and parking garage.
Fly into Manhattan Regional Airport

Take a cab to campus or follow these driving instructions:

  • Exit the airport parking lot onto K-18 (it changes into Fort Riley Boulevard).
  • Turn left at the 17th Street stoplight.
  • Travel 11 blocks to the Anderson Avenue stoplight. You will see the campus in front of you.
  • Go straight through the intersection to the information booth near the K-State Student Union and parking garage.

 

 

About K-State and Manhattan

Manhattan, Kansas was founded by accident in 1855 by passengers of the steamboat Hartford when it ran aground in the Kansas River. Today, about 50,000 people live in Manhattan, officially nicknamed “The Little Apple” in 1977. We are home to the Kansas State University Wildcats, The Flint Hills Discovery Center, AZA accredited Sunset Zoo, Tuttle Creek State Park, Konza Prairie, and neighbor to Fort Riley, home of the legendary 1st Infantry Division, “The Big Red One.” In 2011, Forbes Magazine rated Manhattan No. 1 for “Best Small Communities for a Business and Career.”

Anderson HallKansas State University is recognized by the Princeton Review as one of America’s best colleges, and U.S. News & World Report lists the university among the top 75 public universities in the U.S. K-State is implementing an aggressive plan to become a top 50 public research university by 2025. As the first land grant university under the Morrill Act, Kansas State University opened its doors in 1863 on the grounds of the old Bluemont Central College.