Active Initiatives

Academic Success and Student Affairs is working within our reporting units and collaborating across the university on initiatives that support students' success at K-State and beyond.


Action Plan for a More Inclusive K-State

Recent national events bring into clear focus how much work needs to be done to address racial and social injustice issues at our university and within our communities. Developing meaningful, measurable action plans with concrete steps will propel us forward together.

Community of Connection

The Community of Connection Project is a searchable database of opportunities across the university that are intentionally intended for students from historically underrepresented groups.

Culture of Respect Collective

K-State has joined a group of 21 colleges and universities from across North America for the sixth cohort of NASPA's Culture of Respect Collective program. The Collective is an ambitious two-year program dedicated to helping end campus sexual violence that guides cohort institutes through a rigorous process of self-assessment and targeted organizations change.

Financial Futures

Finances is one of the top stressors for college students. Financial Futures is a comprehensive university-wide effort aimed at addressing the needs of K-State students and promoting financial well-being.

Graduate Assistantships

Departments and offices across the university seek qualified graduate assistants in a variety of student affairs positions. View open positions on the Coordinated Graduate Assistantships webpage.

Health Promoting University

K-State adopted the Okanagan Charter in November 2023, formally committing to becoming a Health Promoting University (HPU). As an HPU, K-State prioritizes the physical, mental, and emotional health of those on our campuses, as well as those in the broader university community.

JED Campus

To help us create a healthier and safer university, we've partnered with the JED Foundation, which operates the JED Campus Initiative to assess current university programs and look for ways to enhance a school's mental health and suicide prevention systems, programs, and policies.

K-State Student Success Playbook (pdf)

Prepared by the National Institute for Student Success, the playbook outlines priorities for standardizing advising protocols and technology to deliver proactive, consistent and data-informed advising across the university, and aligning K-State's advising model with national best practices.

K-State TRHT Campus Center

The Action Plan for a More Inclusive K-State called on the university to implement at Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) framework. The K-State TRHT Campus Center's goals are: tell Kansas State University inclusive history; healing and relationship building; and enhance community well-being.

TELUS Health Student Support

TELUS Health Student Support offers 24/7 support via chat and phone as well as counseling for students located around the country and the world. Counselors are masters-level clinicians with a minimum of five years experience.

  • Chat-based services are available in English, French, Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese (simplified Chinese text)
  • Counseling is available in up to 60 different languages