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April orientation and enrollment
for transfer students

April 20 or 21, 2020, in the K-State Student Union

You are invited to orientation and enrollment for admitted transfer students. This is your first opportunity to select summer and fall courses.

Plan to join us for this special day on the K-State campus. You will learn more about K-State, meet with an academic advisor, and be guided through the class selection process.

Space and advising appointments are limited. To ensure that you and all attendees have a positive experience, we strongly encourage you to register online by April 17. If one day fills, plan to attend the alternative day.

Registration opens March 2020

April 20 
April 21 

Before you arrive

Step 1: Register for the event

A nonrefundable $15 registration fee is required.

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. Click here to set up your eID.

Step 3: Complete your admissions file

Have your college send us your most recent transcript to complete your file. Not sure if your file is complete? Contact our office at 785-532-6250.

Step 4: Take the online math placement exam

If you plan to take a math course during their time at K-State must complete the online exam prior to orientation and enrollment.

Get more info about the exam

Step 5: Complete your student health requirements online. 

All new freshman and transfer students are required to submit vaccination records for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR).  All students living in the residence halls are required to provide documentation for meningitis vaccine or sign a waiver.  To find out more about K-State’s vaccination requirements, visit Lafene Health Center’s homepage. Follow the instructions to access our secure patient portal and upload a picture of your immunizations. Contact Lafene Health Center 785-532-6544 if you have questions.

When to arrive

Check-in begins promplty at 8:30 a.m. in the K-State Student Union. Allow time for parking, so plan accordingly. The day's activities will take until 5 p.m.

The day's activities

Check-in at 8:30 a.m.

Pick up the necessary enrollment materials and instructions. Have your ID picture taken. Be sure to bring a photo ID to pick up your new Wildcat ID card. You must arrive at 8:30 a.m. to take part in the day's activities.

Brief orientation

The program officially begins with a welcome from Dr. Thomas Lane, vice president for student life and dean of students. Important information about K-State, advising and required information for your success 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 for the fall. Once you meet with your advisor, your course schedule will be available online. 

Fall course availability

Check online for courses that you might interest you. 

Fall Course Schedule

Tuition and fee payment

If registering for Summer classes, you will be billed electronically in May for your tuition and fees, athletic tickets, and parking permits (if ordered). Fees will be due in early June. If you are registering for Fall classes, you will be billed electronically in July for your tuition and fees, athletic tickets and parking permits (if ordered), which will be due in August. 

Get more information about payments

Other activities

  • Complete financial aid procedure.
  • Purchase your textbooks.
  • Explore housing options.
  • Complete your student health file.
  • Take a campus tour.

Part-time undergraduates

If you are taking six credit hours or fewer, you are not required to attend this program. Please contact the Office of Admissions to be approved for advising. Then contact your college dean's office to make an advising appointment. 

Arts and Sciences: 785-532-6900
Business Administration: 785-532-6180
Agriculture: 785-532-6147
Engineering: 785-532-5592
Education: 785-532-5524
Architecture, Planning, and Design: 785-532-5047
Human Ecology: 785-532-5500


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 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).

Get parking details and driving instructions

Can't make April orientation and enrollment?

All transfer students must attend an orientation and enrollment program, but if you can't come to Manhattan in April, you can take part in a similar program on June 5, June 20 or August 22. Watch your mail for a reminder later this spring. Orientation and enrollment is required to enroll at K-State the first time.

Get details about transfer orientation and enrollment in June.

Get details about transfer orientation and enrollment in August. 


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

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