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Training

KSIS 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 KSIS 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 KSIS training sessions.  Unless otherwise noted, all sessions will be in Fairchild 9.

Advising in KSIS (WS0011)

Target audience: Academic Advisors

This course demonstrates the new advising notes functionality in the KSU Advisor Center.  It also covers guidelines and best practices to create and manage advising notes at K-State.

SessionDayDateTime
191 (Manhattan)TuesdaySept 1510:30 AM - 12 PM
192 (Manhattan)WednesdaySept 23
1 PM - 2:30 PM
193 (Manhattan)
MondaySept 28
10:30 AM - 12 PM
194 (Manhattan)TuesdayOct 6
3 PM - 4:30 PM
* 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
31FridaySept 11
 10:30 AM - 12 PM
32TuesdaySept 8
 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
56Monday
Sept 14
10:30 AM - 12 PM
57TuesdaySept 15
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 KSIS (WS0029)

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

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

SessionDayDateTime
116 TuesdayDec 1
 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
117 WednesdayDec 2
 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
 Additional classes will be scheduled if necessary.
Master Extract Reporting in KSIS (WS0032)

Target audience: Dean's office, academic department staff

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

SessionDayDateTime
17FridaySept 18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
18Tuesday

Oct 6

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
19TuesdayNov 3
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
20TuesdayNov 241:30 PM - 2:30 PM
 Additional classes will be scheduled if necessary.
Processing Minors in KSIS (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
 15 TuesdayNov 10
11 AM - 12 PM
 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 with your eID and password.
  2. In the left menu, click Employee Self Service.
  3. Click the arrow next to Learning and Development.
  4. Click KSU Training Enrollment.

    Click Employee Self Service, Learning and Development and KSU Training Enrollment

  5. Scroll down the course listings to find the desired course.  If the course is not listed, use the Search by Course Name tool.
  6. Click View Available Sessions next to the desired course.
  7. Click the Session number for the desired session.
  8. Verify the Course Start Date and Start Time of the training session and click Continue.
  9. Enter comments as needed and click Submit
    NOTE: Comments are sent to you, your supervisor, your department personnel specialist, and Employee Relations and Training.

  10. Click OK to close the confirmation screen.
  11. Sign out of HRIS.

To verify session registration:

  1. Sign in to HRIS at www.as.ksu.edu/HRIS with your eID and password.
  2. In the left menu, click the arrow next to Employee Self Service.
  3. Click the arrow next to Learning and Development.
  4. Click Training Summary.
    NOTE: This will display enrolled sessions as well as completed sessions.