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Principal and Counselor Day

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Visit campus to learn more about the K-State student experience!

  • Receive an in depth look at academic colleges
  • Visit with different student life areas
  • Connect with your former students
  • Network with colleagues
Please check back in early fall for registration information.

 Schedule (subject to change)

8-8:30 a.m.

Registration outside of Cottonwood Room K-State Student Union second floor

Breakfast and browsing fair of student life and campus departments

8:30-9 a.m.

Welcome session in the Flint Hills Room, K-State Student Union second floor

9-9:30 a.m.

Campus Tour: Explore K-State's campus and learn about some campus history!

9:45-10:45 a.m.

Academic/Student Life session #1 (choose one)

College of Agriculture
Principles of Milling- An introduction to the grain and feed milling process. Participants will grind wheat using table top mills in Shellenberger Hall. Take home a 2# bag of flour milled by the Milling Science Club. 

College of Architecture, Planning and Design
Please visit the College of Architecture, Planning and Design (APDesign) to learn more about the design and planning professions. This session includes an information session and tour of Seaton Hall, including visiting design studios and talking to students.

College of Business
Join us as we explore the business trading lab to experience how K-State business students learn from the actual tools and technologies used in real-world trading. View a sale lab demonstration by marketing faculty/students with information about marketing and National Strategic Selling Institute (NSSI). Take a short tour of Calvin Hall with and learn more about our Professional  Advantage and Executive Mentor Program, new building plans, and more!

11 a.m.-noon

Academic/Student Life session #2 (choose one)

College of Engineering
Join us to learn about the Engineering Programs at K-State. Participants will be given a tour of the Engineering Complex, as well as a few of the spaces where engineering students learn every day. Additionally, participants will tour the Institute for Environmental Research, which is located right on campus! 

College of Arts and Sciences
During our time together, you will go on a walking tour that will give you a glimpse of all three areas of study in our college. The first stop will be the Geography-Geochemistry Lab to explore Quantitative & Natural Sciences. A state of the art Geochemistry teaching lab with modern and safe fume-hoods, workspaces for undergraduates and graduates and Ultra Pure Water systems designed to conduct reaction experiments with geological samples. The next stop will be Kirmser Hall and the School of Music, Theatre and Dance (Arts and Humanities). Kirmser Hall is a newly renovated space that functions equally well as a "smart" classroom, rehearsal facility and recital hall. Approximately 1000 students receive music instruction in this room every week. Our last stop will be the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism & Mass Communications in Kedzie Hall to explore our Social and Behavior Science side. For over a century, the K-State Collegian has been the student operated newspaper and the voice for the K-State student body. The newsroom is the central hub where students work to produce the daily newspaper.

College of Human Ecology
“In a world focused on things, we focus first on people. “ This simple statement is the foundation for the academic programs in the College of Human Ecology. Learn about the range of programs offered by the College of Human Ecology that prepare graduates to improve human health and well-being. 

12:15-1:15 p.m.

Luncheon and Guest Speaker: Flint Hills room, K-State Student Union

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Academic/Student Life session #3 (choose one)

School of Leadership Studies
Come to the Leadership Studies Building to learn more about the School of Leadership Studies. Several current students and student groups will highlight their experiences in Leadership Studies. Experiences will represent the minor and programs which serve over 2,500 students at K-State. Following the presentations, there will be time for a Q&A with the current students and a faculty representative.

College of Education
The College of Education will be holding a panel session made up of select faculty and staff to provide information regarding the college's academic programs. Visitors will also be given a tour of the newest classrooms in Bluemont Hall, featuring the latest technology used in education and learn about the latest awards and accomplishments of the college! 

Open Option Program (Arts and Sciences)
The Open Option program is a great place to start for students who are still unsure of what major they want to pursue. K-State has over 250 majors and our Open Option program can help students find the best fit for them. In this session, you will have the opportunity to meet representatives from Arts and Sciences as well as our Academic Career Information Center (ACIC). ACIC has utilized a peer-based model to provide help to K-State Students needing assistance with deciding on a major to choosing a career path. Find out more about the work of ACIC as well as Open Option and how both assist students in the career planning process. 

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Academic/Student Life session #4 (choose one)

College of Veterinary Medicine
Join us for a tour of Trotter Hall with our Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Admissions and Diversity! This tour is limited to ten participants. 

Pre Health Programs (Arts and Sciences)
A student panel composed of current Pre-Health Students at K-State will talk about their experience and will host a question and answer session. In addition to the panel, a Pre-health advisor will be present to answer questions.

Athletics"Adopted NCAA Legislation- What does it mean for you? With recent changes to NCAA legislation affecting initial eligibility standards for high school students, it is important that you understand how these changes affect your prospective student athletes' enrollment. More restrictive requirements are in place for the class of 2016, including the timing of core course completion and an increase in grade point average in order to be eligible for competition at the Division 1 Level. We invite you to join us to learn more during our session! 

4-5 p.m.

Send Off Reception at West Stadium Center- 5th Floor

Additional Information

You will receive a parking permit and confirmation with parking instructions by email after you register. 

If you wish to meet with your former students, please contact Jessica Arnold (email below) to learn how this process will work and to set up a location and time. You must contact Jessica by October 13 to schedule a time. Room locations are limited, so please be sure to reserve a room and time early.


E-mail Jessica Arnold
Contact the Office of Admissions
1-800-432-8270 or 785-532-6250

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919 Mid-Campus Drive
Manhattan, KS 66506-0102
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