August orientation and enrollment
for transfer students
August 20, 2020 in the K-State Student Union
Registration opens March 2020
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.
Before you come
Step 1: Register for the event
This program 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
If you plan to take a math course during your time at K-State, you must complete our online exam 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.
The program officially begins with an energetic welcome from Dr. Thomas Lane, vice president for student life/dean of students. Important information about K-State, including details about course selection, will be shared.
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.
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 and bring a copy of your immunization records.
- Order your athletic tickets.
- Attend special on-campus housing tours.
- Drop by information sessions for pre-law students.
- Take a campus tour.
If you are taking six credit hours or fewer, 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.
Enrollment and fee payment instructions are included in the course schedule, available on the web.
The postcard you receive in the mail will serve as your parking permit. Bring the permit with you and place it on the dash of your vehicle when you arrive.
You may park in the parking garage south of the K-State Student Union. The 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: 785-532-1521
Financial assistance: 785-532-6420
Housing: 1-888-568-5027 (toll free) or 785-532-6453
Tuition payment: 785-532-6317