K-State is dedicated to providing equal opportunity and access for every student. Whether you have a physical or learning disability and/or attention deficit disorders, there are services available to get you the support you need to help you succeed. You must have a documented disability and be registered with Disability Support Services (DSS) in order to utilize their services and receive accommodations at K-State. Check out the services below for more information.
If you interested in connecting with other students who are dealing with similar challenges, there are also a couple of student groups in which you can get involved. You can also find those on the DSS website.
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
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
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Office
As the City’s ADA coordinator, Larry Hackney ensures that the City’s programs, facilities, and services are compliant with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. He provides informational and technical support to businesses, individuals, and other entities external to the City government. He works closely with disability advocacy groups, helps to solve problems, and looks into disability related complaints.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