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StrengthsQuest

Career and Employment Services
Kansas State University
100 Holtz Hall Building
Manhattan, KS 66506

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Frequently Asked Questions

I am a first semester freshman and have not taken my StrengthsFinder Assessment.  Who do I contact to get my free access code?  

You will find your StrengthsFinder access code in your iSIS account.  Navigate to self service, student success, StrengthsQuest to find your access code.  Once you find your access code, copy your code and register your code through the Strengthsquest website. 

I took StrengthsQuest and identified my top five strengths, but I am not involved in any of the campus organizations or classes on campus to learn more about my strengths. Where do I go?

You can contact the strengths advocates student organization and schedule a one-on-one coaching session to talk about your strengths in action.  strengthsquest@ksu.edu

Also, the Academic and Career Information Center (ACIC) will be happy to schedule an appointment with any student who wants more information about their top five strengths and is not connected to a strengths partner across campus.  Contact ACIC at 532.7494 or e-mail acic@k-state.edu

Why can't I access my StrengthsQuest theme report?

Check the pop-up settings on your computer to make sure you can access your theme report

Make sure to type in your user id correctly (example: if you used yourname@ksu.edu and are now trying to log in as yourname@k-state.edu your user id and password will not be recognized.

For support – contact Gallup. You can also call the help line at 1.888.211.4049

Who can I visit with on campus if I want to incorporate strengths development within my student organization or campus living learning community?

Contact the Strengths Advocates student organization – Our students offer strengths training sessions for student organizations and leadership teams.  strengthsquest@ksu.edu

I did not receive a free access code because I am not a first semester freshman. Where can I get an access code to take the assessment?

Go to Varney's bookstore or the union bookstore and purchase an access code for $12.50

I took the StrengthsQuest assessment my freshman year, but I believe my strengths have changed. Where can I go to take the assessment again?

Retakes of the assessment are discouraged as Gallup research has shown that your first take of the assessment is the most accurate. Because of this, your StrengthsFinder access code is only valid for a one-time use.

I am a strengths fanatic! How can I learn more about strengths?

Join the strengths advocates student organization

Register to attend a StrengthsQuest educator session. Cost to attend a day-long training is $50.00.

How long is my strengths access code valid? 

K-State students who receive a free access code have one semester to register their code and complete the assessment.  If you do not take the assessment during your first semester at K-State, you will have to purchase your own access code at Varney's or the bookstore in the Union.