If you are looking to meet new people, learn more about K-State, or just need a resume builder, there are plenty of ways to get involved. There are many major-specific clubs to get involved in, as well as organizations that encompass all of student life. You can get involved by studying abroad, joining Greek life, or volunteering around the Manhattan community. If these sound like things you are interested in, check out these resources. Also, the Office of Student Activities and Services has a complete list of registered student organizations, from the Sky Diving Club to the Student Government Association. You can find exactly what you are interested in and if you don’t find something that you want, you can help create it. No matter what, there are ways to get involved.
Diversity & Multicultural Programs
224 Anderson Hall
Diversity and multicultural programs are overseen by the Office of Diversity & Dual Career Development. They provide a network of support for multicultural students, foster leadership development, and generate campus programs that affirm cultural heritage. There are twenty-three multicultural student organizations that provide numerous observances, dances, step shows, and more.Hide Description
The K-State fraternity and sorority community is dedicated to the personal and professional development of members through a wide range of activities and experiences. We are committed to promoting life-long involvement in individual organizations as well as our collective community to positively impact the lives of both undergraduate and alumni members while building and maintaining a fraternity and sorority community worthy enough to serve the university and the people of Manhattan.Hide Description
HandsOn Kansas State
103 Leadership Studies
HandsOn Kansas State is a program of Kansas State University’s School of Leadership Studies and builds capacity for dynamic campus and community volunteer efforts. As an action center affiliate with the HandsOn Network, HandsOn Kansas State:
Housing and Dining Services
104 Pittman Building
Housing & Dining Services offers number of different living environment, nutritious food, and interpersonal opportunities available for you. They also oversee the Academic Resource Centers. Check out their website for more information on what is available!Hide Description
Office of International Programs
304 Fairchild Hall
The mission of the Office of International Programs (OIP) is to lead the internationalization of K-State by supporting and collaborating with faculty, students, and scholars.
The OIP oversees the following units: Study Abroad, the English Language Program, the International Student Center, and International Recruiting for K-State. OIP also organizes a variety of international events such as International Education Week (occurs in Fall), International Week (occurs in Spring), International Buddies Program, International Educator Award, and much more. Please check out their website to learn more about what's happening with International Programs.
The Friends of International Programs at K-State is a group of interested individuals dedicated to supporting the activities of OIP by fundraising for public and individual groups. The Friends organization connects K-State alumni, faculty, staff, students and community members in order to create a global community committed to excellence in all international endeavors to improve international understanding. Student Memberships are available; please visit www.k-state.edu/oip/friends for more information.Hide Description
International Student Center
The staff members in International Student and Scholar Services provide vital services for K-State’s international students, scholars, and their families. K-State has over 2,000 international students and scholars from over 100 countries. This includes advice on U.S. immigration regulations, support during their stay in the U.S., and cultural programs. The staff assists them with visa and passport issues, work authorization, entry and exit documentation, certification of status forms, housing, programming and personal concerns. Programs include: Orientations for students, scholars, and dependents, Coffee Hour, Basic Language Training, and International Speaker's Bureau.Hide Description
Academic Assistance Center
Recreational Services administers the intramural/recreational sports, fitness programs, sports clubs, and the K-State Challenge Course for the campus at the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex and the Ahearn Natatorium (swimming pools). Along with their group fitness programs, they offer personal trainers and nutrition services. Sports medicine services are also available. If you would like a presentation or workshop, Wildcat personal trainers are available throughout the semester.Hide Description
102 Holton Hall
On-campus religious organizations and worshiping congregations in the Manhattan area welcome members of the K-State community to a rich variety of services and programs. The coordinator of religious activities can provide information about faith issues and pastoral care and connect students to campus ministers who represent a wide variety of faith traditions.Hide Description
Academic Assistance Center
a. The purpose of the Office of Student Activities and Services is to complement the academic programs of study at K-State and to enhance the overall educational experience of students through exposure to and participation in social, cultural, recreational, and governance programs. With over 450 student organizations, students can learn about student organizations already registered or start a new organization in OSAS. OSAS also has resources for students and organization advisors for applying for SGA funding and planning events.Hide Description
Study Abroad Program
304 Fairchild Hall
The Study Abroad Office at Kansas State University coordinates education abroad opportunities, prepares students for valuable international experiences, supports faculty & staff in developing education abroad efforts, and maintains partnerships in the campus community and abroad to ensure high quality programs.
The Study Abroad Office, in Fairchild 304, is the first stop for students interested in studying in another country. K-State offers a variety of academic experiences that prepare students for success in an increasingly diverse world. Programs range from short term group programs to individual semester and year long experiences in six continents. Many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid. For more information, visit http://www.k-state.edu/studyabroad/, become our friend on Facebook: "Wildcats Abroad" or follow us on Twitter: "KSUStudyAbroad"Hide Description
Union Prgram Council
3rd Floor, K-State Student Union
Union Program Council (UPC) provides entertainment to K-State's community and an opportunity for students to gain leadership skills. UPC students determine the movies you see on weekends, select the comedians that make you laugh, choose the art exhibited in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery, decide which controversial issues speakers address, expose you to different cultures with our multicultural programming, and organize our substance-free After Hours every Friday night during school.