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Office of the Registrar

Office of the Registrar
118 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506–0118

785-532-6254

ksutrans@ksu.edu

Office Hours:

Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (CST)

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INSTITUTION NAME AND LOCATIONS

Main Campus
919 Mid-Campus Drive North, 118 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6254      registrar@ksu.edu

Kansas State Polytechnic Campus
2310 Centennial Rd
Salina, KS 67401

Kansas State Olathe Campus
22201 W. Innovation Dr.
Olathe, KS 66061    

ACCREDITATION

Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and by NCATE. Accreditation covers all courses and programs offered at all campuses of Kansas State University. In addition, various schools within the University hold accreditation from their professional accrediting associations.

UNIT OF CREDIT

K-State operates on a semester calendar. Each semester is an academic term and the unit of credit is the semester hour.

GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA)

The GPA is a measure of scholastic performance. A GPA is obtained by dividing the number of grade points by the hours of work attempted.

SYMBOLS AND TERMINOLOGY

  • $ = work in progress
  • ATT = Attempted
  • GRD = Grade
  • Academic Program = Academic College
  • Academic Plan = Major/Minor/Certificate
  • Academic Sub-Plan = Concentration within a plan
  • Term = Semester

Transfer Credit

Transfer work that is accepted is listed on the transcript as transfer credits, showing the name of the institution, attendance dates and the number of hours accepted. Transfer work is not included in K-State GPA calculations.

SCHOLASTIC HONORS (Effective Fall 2006)

Bachelor’s degree candidates who have completed a minimum of 60 hours at Kansas State University and with at least 50 hours in graded courses in residence are considered for graduation with scholastic honors as follows:

  • Summa cum laude: 3.950–4.000 K-State grade point average.
  • Magna cum laude: 3.850–3.949 K-State grade point average.
  • Cum laude: 3.750–3.849 K-State grade point average.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree candidates are eligible to receive these honors based on courses completed in the professional program.

SEMESTER SCHOLASTIC HONORS (Effective Spring 2009)

Students with at least 12 graded hours whose semester grade point average for a given semester is 3.75 or above will be awarded semester scholastic honors. Graduate School students are ineligible for these honors.

 

 GRADES AFFECTING GPA

GradeDescriptionGrade Point
AExcellent work4
BGood work3
CFair work2
DPoor work1
FFailure0
IXIncomplete0
NXNot reported0
XFHonor code violation0
WFWithdrawn failing0

 GRADES NOT AFFECTING GPA

GradeDescriptionGrade Point
EPExam PassN/A
IIncompleteN/A
IHIncomplete HoldN/A
NHNon-reported HoldN/A
Pgrades of B, C, or D in course taken A/Pass/FN/A
CRcredit in courses for which no letter grade is givenN/A
NCno credit in courses for which no letter grade is givenN/A
NRNo grade reportedN/A
WWithdrawnN/A
WPWithdrawn passingN/A
WDWithdrawnN/A

 

COURSE LEVELS

000–099: No credit toward degree requirements.

100–299: Lower division undergraduate, designated as freshman–sophomore courses.

300–499: Upper division undergraduate, designated as junior–senior courses.

500–699: Upper division undergraduate, primarily for juniors and seniors, also eligible for graduate credit.

700–799: Graduate and upper division, primarily for graduate level.

800–899: Graduate and professional courses beyond the undergraduate level.

900–999: Graduate level, primarily for doctoral students.

 

ISSUING OF ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS

Kansas State University official academic transcripts are produced and issued by the Office of the Registrar, main campus and Kansas State Polytechnic Campus.

 

FOR FULL DISCLOSURE OF ACADEMIC POLICIES PLEASE REFER TO:

http://www.k-state.edu/registrar/students/academicpolicy/

NOTICE: PUBLIC LAW 93-568 PROHIBITS ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT BY ANYONE OTHER THAN THE RECIPIENT, UNLESS SPECIFIC WRITTEN PERMISSION FOR FURTHER DISSEMINATION IS RECEIVED FROM THE STUDENT WHO IS IDENTIFIED HEREIN.