Teaching resources

Drop policy

Link to Section F64 of the University Handbook.

Guidelines for Faculty Members Regarding Student Conduct

These guidelines are intended to supplement existing University policies and to suggest alternative methods of addressing student conduct in the classroom setting and in online courses or discussions.

Guidelines for Interpreting Term Final Examination Schedule (pdf)

Beginning in fall 2008, a sub-committee of CAPP along with a representative from the Registrar and Room Scheduling has met to refine the final examination schedule, to incorporate changes and adjustments that accumulated over time and to develop an accompanying document to further clarify and assist faculty, staff and administrators with interpreting the schedule.

Kansas State University Principles of Community

Kansas State University is committed to creating a positive environment for all students, faculty, and staff. Our collective mission is best accomplished when every member of the university community acknowledges and practices these Principles of Community.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Kansas State University's statement on nondiscrimination and compliance.

Confidential Student Information

Faculty and staff members play a key role in the integrity of student records. It is incumbent upon them to maintain, report and make available information included in student educational records in compliance with the requirements of FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended) and the Student Records Policy.

Information for Course Syllabi

Statements about accessibility, the honor code, and copyright information to include in course syllabi.

Final Exam Policy

Semester final examinations are scheduled by the Committee on Academic Policy and Procedures. Once the final examination time for a course is published on the web under "Course Schedules," it may be changed only with the concurrence of the university provost.

General Issues of Faculty and Unclassified Professional Evaluations

Personnel decisions concerning such things as annual merit salary, reappointment, tenure, and promotion are based on an annual evaluation. General issues related to annual merit salary increases for both faculty and unclassified professionals are in the University Handbook Sections C30.1-C48.3.

Information Technology Policies

Policies concerning e-mail, Internet and World Wide Web pages, information technology usage, copyright issues, software, security, resources, research data and records retention and disposition, and use and scheduling of technologically enhanced classrooms.

Employment Practices

It is Kansas State University policy to assure compliance with equal opportunity laws for qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam Era or disabled veteran. K-State also promotes the full realization of employment opportunity for minorities (African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian Americans) and women through a comprehensive Affirmative Action Plan.

Ombudspersons for Faculty and Unclassified Professionals

This brochure is published jointly by the Office of the Provost and the Faculty Senate.

Additional Policies and Related Forms

The Office of Academic Personnel provides policy information and forms.