Music Symposium Schedule Special Features Location Registration

The registration fee for the symposium is $165. The fee includes morning and afternoon refreshments, one lunch, the Tuesday evening picnic dinner, the Wednesday evening banquet, and symposium materials.

Online Form:
This link will bring you to the login page. Once someone either logs in or creates their account, they will automatically be brought to the Music Symposium registration.

Mail/Fax Form:
It looks very similar to the online form. However, when you go to continue, the final page has you printing the form instead of submitting it.

Mail the completed registration form to:

Music Symposium
Division of Continuing Education
Kansas State University
141 College Court Building
Manhattan, KS 66506-6015

Payment is required by the sympoisum date, but it does not need to accompany your registration form. Before providing the registration form to your school's or department's Business Office for processing, please fax a copy of your registration form to Conference Registration at 785-532-2422. Please provide the actual copy of the Agency Purchase Order (APO) as soon as it is available. K-State's Federal Employer ID number (FEIN) is 48-0771751.

In addition, those taking the symposium for credit need to pay as follows:

Class number is 11471. (Class number is the new terminology for reference number.)

1 Graduate Credit, Resident: $321
1 Graduate Credit, Non-Resident: $671.35
2 Graduate Credit, Resident: $620.25
2 Graduate Credit, Non-Resident: $1,320.95
3 Graduate Credit, Resident: $919.50
3 Graduate Credit, Non-Resident: $1,970.55

Paying the credit fee entitles you access to all K-State facilities including the Recreation Complex, the Natatorium pools, Lafene Health Services, use of the Library, and more.

To enroll for the optional credit for MUSIC 811. begin at  This page will direct you to the appropriate semester for which you are enrolling. 

  •  Type the class number ( #11471) and click on the “Search” button.
  • Click on the class title.
  • Verify  that this is the correct course and add the class to your Interest List.
  • Answer the mandatory “Getting Started” questions.
  • Complete the appropriate application degree-seeking or non-degree-seeking form (if you are not a current student).
  • Once you are notified that you have been admitted, you can create your K-State electronic identifier (eID), and enroll for the course through iSIS (K-State’s student information system).  Instructions follow:
  • Obtain an electronic identifier (eID) that will allow you to log in to K-State systems. Browse to and click on the "Register now!" link.
  • You will need to verify your affiliation to K-State as a student with your WID, birth date, gender, and last name.
  • Log on to iSIS at using your newly created eID and password.

  • Click on the "Student Center" link.
  • In your Student Center, click on "Add a Class" in the left-hand Enrollment column.
  • Select the correct term, and click "Continue."
  • Enter the "Class Number" from your Class Interest List and click "enter."
  • Confirm class and finish enrolling. A green check mark will signify a successful enrollment.

The K-State Cashier's Office will provide an electronic bill (eBill) on the 15th of each month.  (Tuition statements are no longer being provided in a paper version).  You will have access to your monthly statement online through an e-mail notification to your K-State e-mail address, as well as an option in the iSIS system under the "Student Account" link.  You will be able to make payments online.  eBilling begins for each semester as follows:  Fall - July 15th, Spring - December 15th, Summer - May 15th.   

Please use one of the following methods to pay your tuition and fees.

1. Cash - Do not send cash in the mail.  Please make cash payments in the K-State Cashier's Office at 212 Anderson Hall.

2. Check - Mail check payments to:  K-State Cashier's Office, 212 Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506

3. ACH Payment (e-check) - Make an online check payment at

4. Credit Card (SMARTPAY) - SMARTPAY accepts American Express, Discover or MasterCard (not VISA).  To use this service, please call 1-866-546-0415 or go online  There is a nominal fee for this service.

The Music Symposium is offered by the Kansas State University Department of Music and is available for one, two, or three graduate credits. One hour of credit can be earned by attending all morning and afternoon sessions; two hours of credit can be earned by attending all morning, afternoon, and evening sessions of the symposium. Those wishing to earn an additional hour of credit must also write a paper or develop a project on some facet of the symposium, which will be due on or before July 14. The symposium can also be taken as a non-credit activity by just paying the symposium registration fee.

Refund/Cancellation Information
If you must cancel your registration, do so as soon as possible. Substitutions are encouraged. A full refund, minus a $10.00 administrative fee, will be made if cancellation is received by the Division of Continuing Education by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 2, 2009. After that date, due to guarantees we must give, refunds are not available. Refunds cannot be given in amounts less than $5.00. Registrants who do not cancel their registration through Conference Registration are responsible for the total symposium registration fee even if they do not attend the symposium and have not paid the registration fee.

The Division of Continuing Education may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the Division of Continuing Education will refund registration fees, but cannot be held responsible for other costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Notice of Non-discrimination
Kansas State University is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or other nonmerit reasons, in admissions, educational programs or activities and employment (including employment of disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam Era), as required by applicable laws and regulations. Responsibility for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, has been delegated to Clyde Howard, Director of Affirmative Action, Kansas State University, 214 Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-0124, (Phone) 785-532-6220; (TTY) 785-532-4807.

Special Assistance
A participant in a conference or non-credit program with a disability who needs accommodations or has special dietary requirements should indicate services needed at the time of registration. If you have further questions please contact Heide Burke at 785-532-2549 or Early notification is requested to ensure that accommodations can be provided in a timely manner.

The K-State Music Symposium planning committee and Kansas State University accept no responsibility for accidents, losses, thefts, damages, delays, or any changes in the symposium program resulting from unforeseen events.

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