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Rich Text Format (RTF) forms may be used by any word processor (Word, Works, WordPerfect, etc.) and do not require special software.

Form directions and/or additional information are provided in the Instructions or Information Column or within the form.

Technical Support for Forms:
Kathy Kugle (785) 532-1885
or email


Division of Human Resources
Kansas State University
103 Edwards Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-4801
785-532-6095 (fax)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CST)
Contact HR

Request for Certified Names PER-5 Instructions

  • Complete all of the requested information on the Request for Certified Names PER-5.
  • Authorized department personnel sign the block Department Head's Signature. If the department head digital signature on that computer has not been set up before, take the steps below to set up the signatures.
  • Signing the document requires that the form is saved. Use position number for the file name.
  • Note the location and attach the form by email to and copy (CC) the department head.
    • Include the following documents as attachment to that email
      • Initial Screening of Candidates (AA-28)
      • Interview questions

Steps to Setup Digital Signature in PDFs

  1. Select signature block
    signature block
  2. Add Digital ID shows up the first time you sign
    Choose "A new digital ID I want to create now"
    choose new digital ID
  3. Choose "New PKCS#13 digital ID file"
    choose new PKCS#13 digital ID
  4. Enter identity information
    enter name, organization unit, 
organization, and email
  5. Choose password and confirm
    choose password and confirm
  6. Enter password and select sign
    enter password and select Sign
  7. Signature prompts to save the document. Choose location and name. For the PER-5, use position number.
    choose file name and location
  8. Digital signature displays after save.
    signature displays