K-State is known for its family atmosphere, and we want to be sure to continue that view for generations. That is why K-State offers services to Non-Traditional students. There are services for students as well as day care for children. There are also counseling services available for students and their families. We want to be sure everyone is supported while at K-State and have the best experience possible. Although there are only a few services noted in this section, please be aware that the others services referenced throughout the HD site are available to all students.
Academic Assistance Center
1948 Jardine Dr. L-9
The K-State Child Development Center is a non-profit organization designed to support the K-State community by providing quality care and learning experiences for young children of faculty, staff, students and alumni. The center also provides a place for K-State students to work, do course-work observations, practicums and internships. The Center currently offers four different developmentally designed programs to meet the needs of the five different age groups of the children we serve, from 1 year to 12 years of age. They also offer reduced fees for low-income faculty/staff/alumni, transportation to and from all schools, full-day care, flexible care, and drop-in care. They have different enrollment options, educational and recreational field trips, and resources for parents.
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
K-State Family Center
The K-State Family Center provides individual, couple, family and group therapy. Marriage and family therapy faculty, doctoral and master’s students staff the center. The Family Center provides a range of services including: Relationship counseling, Family therapy, Play therapy, Child and adolescent therapy, Divorce and separation adjustment, Counseling for single-parent families, Counseling for blended families, Therapy for those dealing with grief and loss, Trauma therapy, Individual therapy for those dealing with life transitions, chronic illness, anxiety and depression, Parent education programming and parent counseling, and Mediation.Hide Description
Non-traditional Student Services
101 Holton Hall
Are you 25 years or older, married, a parent, ,a veteran or returning to school after 3 or more years? If so, Non-traditional Student Services is available to assist your needs and to help you connect to the campus and community. They offer a variety of information including: child care services, scholarships, tutoring, peer networking, housing, and more.Hide Description
Hoeflin Stone House
The Stone House and playground provide space for two groups of children - toddlers, ranging in age from 18 months to 3 years, and preschoolers, aged 3 to 5 years. Children who are eligible by age to enter kindergarten are not eligible for the program. The toddler group accommodates 12 children, and 18 children are enrolled in the preschool program. The center is available only for full-day enrollments, five days a week. The hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and the center is open for most of the year, with the exception of University holidays - three weeks in August and two weeks at the end of December.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:
Veterinary Medical Counseling Services
213 Trotter Hall
Counseling Services in the College of Veterinary Medicine offers a convenient location for busy veterinary medical students to discuss individual, couple, or family concerns. Common challenges addressed are depression, anxiety, relationship distress, transitional stress, grief and loss, school/life balance, study skills, and time management. All services are free to participants and there are no restrictions on the number of possible sessions. Please note eligibility for services is limited to veterinary medical students.Hide Description
K-State Research and Extension
K-State Research and Extension is dedicated to strong, healthy communities, family and youth through integrated research, analysis and education. They provide a variety of online resources about health and nutrition, home, family and youth, environment, and more.