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Educational Supportive Services

Educational Supportive Services
Kansas State University
103 Holton Hall
1101 Mid-Campus Dr. North
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-5642
Fax: 785-532-6457

What specific FREE services does ESS provide?

  • Tutoring— ESS provides one-on-one tutoring in all major subjects to eligible students.  Sessions are scheduled with trained peer and specialist tutors. A Writing Specialist is available to proofread papers—by appointment only.
  • One-on-One Counseling Service—  ESS Counselors have an opportunity to work one-on-one with each student. Unlike traditional counseling programs, ESS professionals get to know each student and are committed to their success.
  • Academic Seminars—ESS students can attend seminars in the following areas: Time Management, Test Taking, Test Anxiety, Balancing Work and School, Critical Thinking, and many more.  These services supplement the student’s college advising.
  • Financial and Economic Literacy Seminars— ESS students have access to workshops offered during the semester by PowerCat Financial  Services  designed to improve financial and economic literacy
  • Graduate School Prep Workshops assistance—ESS students planning to attend graduate school can attend workshops on the GRE , MCAT, and VCAT  as well as applying to  Grad School and finding funding sources.


Supplemental Grant Aid

Each spring semester, freshman and sophomore  ESS students that meet specific requirements,  are eligible for a supplemental Pell Grant or Supplemental Grant Aid.  Students can receive a minimum of $600.00  if they qualify.