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Faculty Resources

How can I get a copy of the book?

If you are a faculty member at any K-State campus and plan to incorporate the book into a fall class, please complete our book request form. You will be asked to supply the following information: 

  • Your name
  • Campus address and email
  • Who you will use the book with and how you might use the book


The K-State First Guide to College Student Success Textbook

The K-State First Guide to College Student Success is a resource to help students successfully navigate through their first year at Kansas State University. Instructors are encouraged to use the textbook in their K-State First classes, and it is also offered as a direct resource for students. The information included within allows students the chance to explore the general history and traditions of Kansas State University, how to foster positive relationships, maintain personal health, and offers academic and social resources.

Chapter 1: History and Traditions  
Chapter 2: College Student Etiquette  
Chapter 3: College Student Success