Training

iSIS instructor-led training is available to K-State faculty, academic advisors, and staff at no charge, but registration is required.  Here you'll find information on the standard training offerings and how to register.  If you don't find training that meets your needs, use the iSIS Training Request form to request training on specific topic(s).

Before training can occur, you must first be authorized for access in the areas to be covered in the sessions.  If you do not already have this access, see the Getting Started page for details.

Need help? Contact the Training Coordinator: Fred Darkow at fdarkow@ksu.edu or (785) 532-3138.


Instructor Led Classes

Below is the list of standard iSIS training sessions.  Unless otherwise noted, all sessions will be in Fairchild 9.

Advising in iSIS (WS0011)

Target audience: Academic Advisors

This course shows academic advisors how to utilize the new KSU Advisor Center to advise students.  It also provides an overview of definitions, changes, and policies.  Sign up for class times below in HRIS.

SessionDayDateTime
179 (Manhattan)*MondayFeb 2
10 AM -11:30 AM 
180 (Manhattan)*TuesdayFeb 3
2 PM - 3:30 PM
182 (Manhattan)MondayFeb 9
10:30 AM - 12 PM
183 (Manhattan)TuesdayFeb 10
1:30 PM - 3 PM
184 (Manhattan)ThursdayFeb 12
10:30 AM - 12 PM
185 (Manhattan)FridayFeb 13
1:30 PM - 3 PM
181 (Salina)FridayFeb 27
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
* These sessions reserved for Advisor Forum members
 Additional classes will be scheduled if necessary.
Class Scheduler New (WS0019)

Target audience:  New Class Schedulers, dean's office, and academic department staff

This course covers understanding the course and class structure and data elements, assigning instructors, managing enrollment limits, assigning consent, and other topics needed to prepare a list of classes to be offered for a given term.

SessionDayDateTime
29MondayFeb 23
 10:30 AM - 12 PM
30TuesdayFeb 24
 1:30 PM - 3 PM
 Additional classes will be scheduled if necessary.
Class Scheduler Refresher (WS0009)

Target audience: Class schedulers, dean's office, academic department staff

This course is designed for those who have had previous class scheduling experience.  It covers class schedule items often configured incorrectly, and new developments that arise in the class scheduling process.

SessionDayDateTime
54Monday
March 2
10:30 AM - 12 PM
55TuesdayMarch 3
1:30 PM - 3 PM
 Additional classes will be scheduled if necessary.
Dean's Office Staff (WS0015)

Target audience: Dean's office staff

This course covers granting permission, enrolling students into classes, accessing student information through the Student Services Center, changing a student's academic plan (major, etc.), and accessing DARS reports.

SessionDayDateTime
Please contact the Training Coordinator.
Grading in iSIS (WS0029)

Target audience: Faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants.  All sessions are in Fairchild 9.

This course provides an overview of the iSIS Faculty Center and how to submit midterm and final grades.

SessionDayDateTime
114 TuesdayApril 28
 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
115 WednesdayApril 29
 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 Additional classes will be scheduled if necessary.
Master Extract Reporting in iSIS (WS0032)

Target audience: Dean's office, academic department staff

This course provides an overview of data available in the iSIS master extract and how to run the master extract for your department/unit. 

SessionDayDateTime
12MondayFeb 16
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
13Tuesday

March 10

11 AM - 12 PM
14TuesdayApril 71:30 PM - 2:30 PM
15MondayApril 2710:30 AM - 11:30 PM
 Additional classes will be scheduled if necessary.
Processing Minors in iSIS (WS0031)

Target audience: Dean's office, academic and administrative department staff

This course covers how to view and approve student requests to graduate with a Minor.

SessionDayDateTime
 14 Tuesday April 14
 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 Additional classes will be scheduled if necessary.
Student Records for Academic Department Staff (WS0016)

Target audience: Dean's office, academic department staff

This course covers accessing student information from the Student Services Center, granting permission for students to enroll in courses, reviewing class information (rosters, enrollments, etc.), assigning academic advisors to a student, accessing DARS reports, and adding approved courses to an instructor.

SessionDayDateTime
Please contact the Training Coordinator.
Student Records for Administrative Department Office Staff (WS0020)

Target audience: Administrative department staff

This course covers how to find information about a student and how to place and release holds (service indicators) on a student's record.

SessionDayDateTime
Please contact the Training Coordinator.

How to register for a class

  1. Sign in to HRIS at www.as.ksu.edu/HRIS.
  2. Click Employee Self Service.
  3. Click Learning and Development.
  4. Click KSU Training Enrollment.
  5. Click the View Available Sessions link for the desired course or Search by Course Name.
  6. If the iSIS Training course you want is not listed, use the Search by Course Name option. (This will bring up a list of possible iSIS courses).
  7. Click View Available Sessions beside the desired course.
  8. Click the Session number for the desired session (see the list of iSIS Sessions above).
  9. Verify the Date and Time in the Session Detail, then click Continue.
  10. Feel free to enter any comments (NOTE: These comments will be sent to you, your supervisor, your department personnel specialist, and Employee Relations and Training).
  11. Click Submit.
  12. Click OK to close the confirmation screen.
  13. Sign out of HRIS.

To verify your registration at any time:

  1. Sign in to HRIS at www.as.ksu.edu/HRIS.
  2. Click Employee Self Service.
  3. Click Learning and Development.
  4. Click Training Summary. NOTE: This will display enrolled sessions as well as completed sessions.