Admitted Freshman Checklist
The checklist and links below will help you stay on task. Don't forget you can also get reminders if you download the K-State mobile app, too!
Financial aid for new students
Student financial assistance has many resources to give you confidence as you complete the FAFSA. The FAFSA is available Oct. 1. Our priority FAFSA deadline is Dec. 1.
The residence hall interest form opens in mid-September and the contract opens in early December. Use our housing portal to manage all your room, roommate and meal planning. You will be given details on room/experience selection during the spring semester.
K-State Scholarship Network
The K-State Scholarship Network, KSN, is a platform for you to share more details about yourself, your academic interests and your involvement. Once you are admitted, you can create a KSN profile, which may match you to additional scholarship opportunities. The deadline to create and submit your KSN profile and application is Feb. 15.
Once submitted, you'll receive a confirmation email via your official K-State email address.
Credit for prior learning
K-State values your prior learning experiences and offers several options to assess your college-level learning. Use our online tool as a guide to transfer equivalencies, and military and test credit.
New student orientation
Registration for Orientation and Enrollment opens each year in late February/early March. Select from several June dates or opt for our August date. And consider the extended Wildcat Warm-up experience, an exclusive opportunity for new freshmen to get a head start.
Academic file completion
Send your final official high school transcripts to the Office of Admissions. If you took college classes or advanced placement exams, send those transcripts and scores as well. If you did not provide official ACT or SAT scores to verify self-reported scores, you will be asked to request scores from the testing agency.
Onboard with student health
Log in to your myLafene+ patient portal to upload your insurance card and the required immunizations. State and university policy require all students to complete the Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire and submit proof of two Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccines. If you are living in on-campus housing, you are required to also submit proof of one Meningococcal ACWY booster vaccine.
New freshmen who enroll in June can access their tuition bill in KSIS in mid-July. Bills generated in July are due by 3 p.m. on the first day of class in August (Fall semester). Any pending financial aid is listed as a courtesy but will not be officially credited to your account immediately. Pending financial aid will be credited to your tuition account by the due date on the bill, in accordance with regulations, and may change if you change enrolled credit hours.
Additional tools and resources
Your eID, which was provided to you in your admission packet, provides access to many of K-State's systems, including K-State webmail. (Your eID precedes "@k-state.edu" to create your official university email address.)
Keep your password safe, never share your password via email and know that no one at K-State will ever ask you for your eID password. Connect with the iTAC Help Desk with questions.