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Kansas State University

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)
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Human Resources Newsletter

November 9, 2012

Topics included in this issue:

Veteran's Day - Monday, November 12

The university is open on Veteran's Day and classes are in session. However, it is a recognized holiday for employees who earn vacation leave. Nine month instructional employees (faculty) do not earn vacation leave; therefore, it is not a recognized holiday for these employees. Veteran's Day Time and Leave Scenarios: (pdf)

Graduate Student Appointment Workshop - Reminder

Two identical Graduate Student Appointment Workshops are being conducted on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in the K-State Student Union, Room 209. The morning session will be conducted from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The afternoon session will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Some of the topics to be covered will be policy changes, tuition benefits, tuition waivers and health insurance for graduate students, as well as graduate student employment guidelines.

Registration may be done by one of the following methods:

  • HRIS Self Enrollment -
  • E-mail Please include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title as well as course number (WHR095) and indicate either session 3 or 4.

If you have questions please contact Frieda Beat, Division of Human Resources, or Shannon Fox, Graduate School

HRIS Pay Check Distribution History

To simplify pay check/payroll funding review for pay periods ending 12/29/07 through 12/12/09, department personnel specialists have access to the Pay Check Distribution History page which includes a download icon for transferring data to Microsoft Excel.


HRIS/Employee Self Service Upgrade

HRIS/Employee Self Service will be upgraded and unavailable Saturday, November 17, 2012, 6:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. The upgrade will be transparent to most users and will not have any effect on navigation or page display.


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