If you want some new study tips or think that you might want a tutor, these resources are for you!
There are many different services available on campus to help you get the grades you want and the support you may need. You can access the "Academic Tips” brochure brought to you by K-State HD or check out the different services below if you want to find tutoring, learn more about other majors, or are having problems in a class. While you may be able to find what you need through the links and searching online, there are also people you can talk to in order to learn more about how you can succeed academically on campus.
General study tips:
Academic Assistance Center
Find resources on the K-State Academic Advising website to help you prepare before meeting with your advisor.
Academic Assistance Center
101 Holton Hall
Having a hard time transitioning into college-level academics? Need help with homework? The Academic Assistance Center (AAC) provides programs for students who are having difficulty transitioning into school academically and may need more structure and support. Free tutoring is provided for a variety of introductory courses. They also administer entrance and professional exams. Another program offered through AAC is the Academic Transition program which provides social, emotional, and academic support to underrepresented students during their first year or when they are at-risk academically.Hide Description
Academic and Career Information Center
14 Holton Hall
Trying to decide on a major? Unsure which career choice is the best for you? At ACIC, students are able to meet with someone to ask questions, or take a free career assessment. Students may also enroll in Academic and Career Decisions (EDCEP120) to explore majors, define values and interests, and explore careers. Print resources are also available for career information, salary information, employment profiles, K-State curriculum guides, and graduate school materials.Hide Description
The Academic Resource Centers in Derby and Kramer Dining Centers offer a number of services to help you succeed including free tutoring, computer labs, study space, printing and copying. Check out their website for more information! There is also a Student Leadership Center in Derby that provides students living in the residence halls with opportunities to develop their leadership skills.Hide Description
Having a hard time adjusting on campus? Problems dealing with stress, family, relationships, alcohol, eating disorders, or other issues? Counseling services provides short-term, focused counseling in the areas of: decision-making, crisis intervention, solution, adjustment, and matters of personal concern. They also assist in identifying and referring additional resources on campus and in the community. Check out their website resource page for self-help tips. Also, the Alcohol and Other Drug Education office supports access to personal assessment on alcohol and other drug use.Hide Description
Departmental Help Groups
Biology – Ackert Hall, see specific course syllabus
Chemistry – Chemistry/Biology Bldg, room 212
Economics – Durland Hall, room 1069
Mathematics – Burt Hall, room 204; Cardwell Hall, rooms 120, 122, 129, 130, 131; Leasure Hall, room 201
Physics – Cardwell Hall, room 224
Statistics – Dickens Hall, room 04Hide Description
Disability Support Services
202 Holton Hall
The Disability Support Services office provides a wide range of accommodations and services to students with documented disabilities. Services and accommodations are individually designed to address the specific needs of the student.
Examples of accommodations are:
DSS also offers a shuttle van for students with temporary injuries as well as those with permanent physical disabilities to aid them in getting to their classes.Hide Description
Educational Support Services
201 Holton Hall
Educational Supportive Services is a federally funded TRIO Program. Their goal is to help first-generation, low-income and disabled Kansas State University students earn their undergraduate degrees. They provide services to help students improve class performance and find the necessary resources (academic, financial, career, etc.) on campus and in the community so that they graduate achieve their life goals. All services are free to program participants.Hide Description
Librarians and staff at the six K-State Libraries are always happy to point you in the right direction, whether you’re looking for the stacks or researching an esoteric topic. Walk up to any of our Help Desks, or contact us via phone, email, chat, or text using the Ask a Librarian link on our home page. Increase your research effectiveness by coming in for a class or a tour. In Hale Library, pull a Collaboration Station to your favorite spot and see how much easier group work becomes when you have a giant screen. Or, for more solitary scholarly pursuits, hit the first floor quiet zone or find a secluded nook. When you need a break, grab a coffee or snack from the Bookend Café, a book from our Leisure Reading collection, and settle on a comfy couch.
For those days when you just can’t make it to campus, access to electronic journals, databases, ebooks, tutorials, subject guides, and expert help is available from the Libraries’ website at www.lib.k-state.edu.
K-State Honor & Integrity System
The Honors & Integrity System operates with the belief that college students are still developing in integrity - the ability to make wise choices in dilemmas. Students who are reported and found in violation are given educational sanctions in hopes of helping those students become better citizens in their professions. If you have doubts about your academic behavior (for example, handing in the same work for two different classes), please clarify with your professor or contact the Honor & Integrity office. Check out their website for more tips on how to avoid violations, plagiarism, and more.Hide Description
McNair Scholarship Office
201 Holton Hall
The McNair Scholars Program is a comprehensive program structured to prepare undergraduates for successful careers as graduate students, professors, and professional researchers. This preparation is offered in the form of classes, colloquia, advising, tutoring, faculty mentoring, and the completion of a Summer Research Internship. A McNair Scholar is an American citizen or permanent resident. A K-State McNair Scholar must be currently enrolled at Kansas State University as a sophomore or above. Additionally, McNair Scholars are from socio-economic groups which are under-represented in graduate programs and college faculties across the country.Hide Description
118 Anderson Hall
The Registrar's Office is the official source of student academic information.
Their services include:
For questions about policies, procedures, deadlines, and more check out their website.Hide Description
Office of Student Life
102 Holton Hall
The Office of Student Life is where students, parents, faculty, and staff can turn for help and guidance with student concerns. Our mission is to enhance the K-State student experience and promote student success in the classroom and in life.
The Office of Student Life:
101B Holton Hall
Testing Programs and Services is offered through the Academic Assistance Center. They offer entrance and professional exams often required for entrance into undergraduate, graduate, or professional programs. They also offer students a variety of credit-by-examination opportunities through which a student may earn academic credit in specific courses.Hide Description
The Writing Center
The Writing Center is a comfortable space to talk about writing with a friendly student tutor. Writing Center tutors work one-on-one with students at any stage of the writing process, whether you are brainstorming, revising, or just want someone to look at your draft. Focused on a writer’s concerns, Writing Center tutors are happy to talk with students of any academic background. Located in the English Department/Counseling Services Building, Room 122D, the Writing Center is open Monday through Friday. Undergraduate students may sign up for a free 30 minute session or enroll in ENGL 030 for weekly consultations.Hide Description
Pawnee Mental Health Services
2001 Claflin Rd
If you're feeling stressed or distressed, having problems with alcohol or other drugs, depression, anxiety, family or marital difficulties, or a variety of other concerns, you could benefit from the help of a mental health professional. If you have trouble just getting through the day, or if an emotional problem or substance abuse is interfering with your job or relationships, you should seek help. If you feel you are in crisis right now, Pawnee therapists are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.Hide Description