Freshman orientation and enrollment
August 21 in the K-State Student Union
Note: If you are a freshman student admitted for fall 2015 and did not attend orientation and enrollment in June you will be invited to attend the orientation and enrollment in August, in the K-State Student Union at 8 a.m. on Friday, August 21.
Don't miss orientation and enrollment for new freshmen students. This is your last opportunity to select your fall courses.
Not only will you learn more about K-State, you'll also meet with an academic advisor and go through the class selection process. You can even take care of essentials like buying textbooks and athletic tickets.
Activities start promptly at 8 a.m. in the K-State Student Union. The program may take until 5 p.m., so plan accordingly.
Check your status
Orientation and enrollment is only for students who have been admitted to K-State. Get in touch with the Office of Admissions if you have questions about your admission status.
Call 1-800-432-8270 (toll free) or 785-532-6250.
Or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before you come
Step 1: Register for the event
This event is free.
Step 2: Set up your eID
Before you can enroll in your courses, you must have an eID (electronic ID). This comprehensive computer ID will provide access to all your K-State electronic resources, including e-mail.
Step 3: Take the online math placement exam
Once you have secured your eID, you can take K-State's math placement exam. Completion of the exam is required before attending orientation.
The day's activities
Formal check-in at 8 a.m.
Pick up enrollment materials and instructions. Have your ID picture taken. Be sure to bring a photo ID to pick up your new Wildcat ID card.
Learn about college survival procedures in this enthusiastic and informative welcome.
College information sessions
Get an overview of your academic college and assignment of advisors.
Appointments with advisors
Meet with your advisor to review previous academic records and select courses.
Fall course assignments
Collect a printout of your schedule specifying courses, days, times, etc.
Tuition and fee payment
You'll be billed by e-mail in September for your tuition and fees, books, and athletic tickets.
- Complete financial aid procedure.
- Complete your student health file.
- Order your athletic tickets.
- Attend special on-campus housing tours.
- Drop by information sessions for pre-law students.
- Take a campus tour.
- Receive a guided library tour.
If you are taking 6 credit hours or less, you are not required to attend this program, but you must contact your college dean's office to visit with an advisor before enrolling.
Contact the Office of Admissions to confirm your part-time status and initiate the advising process. They will then give you a contact for your dean's office to visit with an advisor and sign up for classes.
You will not be able to enroll until you have contacted your advisor.
Enrollment and fee payment instructions are included in the course schedule.
The postcard you receive in the mail will serve as your parking permit. Bring the permit with you and place it on the dashboard of your vehicle when you arrive.
You may park in the parking garage south of the K-State Student Union. The preferred entrance is on 17th Street north of Anderson Avenue. A parking attendant will direct you. The permit also allows you to park in designated areas (lots W, O, T, or Z).
Orientation and enrollment: 1-800-432-8270 (toll free) or 785-532-6250
Financial assistance: 1-877-817-2287 (toll free) or 785-532-6420
Housing: 1-888-568-5027 (toll free) or 785-532-6453
Tuition payment: 785-532-6317