Academic support

From academic advising to assistance with course work, Kansas State University supports your success as a student and beyond.

Exploring majors

Not sure what to study? Thinking about changing your major? Begin the career exploration process at the Academic and Career Information Center. Take a free career assessment, explore academic majors, choose career options, or enroll in a career decisions class. Professional career counseling as well as a Career and Life Planning class are offered by Career Development Services.

Every fall semester, the Academic Majors Fair offers information about majors, minors and secondary majors. Academic Advising can help you establish academic and career goals.

In the classroom

The Tutoring Center offers tutoring services in a variety of courses. Tutoring services are covered under tuition and do not cost any additional fees. Programs within K-State First and University Experience and the PILOTS Program are geared toward helping freshman students. 

Educational Supportive Services provides services to help eligible students improve class performance and find the necessary academic, financial, and career resources on campus and in the community.

Domestic multicultural students can get connected with resources on campus through the Academic Transition Program, which is designed to provide the academic and emotional support needed to be successful in college.

International students are encouraged to check out International Student and Scholar Services, which provides assistance through advising, orientation information and more. The English Language Program assists non-native English speakers with language proficiency, orientation to American culture and facilitating the transition to degree programs.  

Academic support services

Research help

K-State Libraries is here to help on your next assignment or research project. The library offers research tools and other services.

Stop by the help desk in Hale Library or electronically ask a librarian your research questions.

Get your footing

Taking simple steps to take care of yourself can give you a boost in both your academic and personal lives. K-State Counseling Services offers tips on managing your time, nixing exam anxiety and relieving stress

You can also pick up helpful study tips and learn ways to improve your concentration — skills that are useful in college and beyond. 

Professional development

Three career-related services provide guidance during all stages of your career development process. The McNair Scholars Program helps eligible students prepare for graduate education.

Career guidance

Peer career assistance – Explore major and career options and gather information with help from peer career specialists.  Find out more about the Academic and Career Information Center.

Career Advising/Coaching – Develop skills for your job search and future career with help from experienced career advisors. Prepare a resume, polish your interview skills, and plan for a job or internship. Find out more about Career and Employment Services.

  • Resume/Cover Letter Prep
  • Interviewing and job search skills
  • Find out about career fairs
  • Search for a part-time job, internship, or full time position

Professional Counselors – Consult with a professional career counselor who can help you define your options and clarify your interests.  Learn more about the Career Development Services available through Counseling Services. Career counselors can assist with tough decisions and help establish your career identity in several ways:

Make an appointment with Career Development Services