Returning to K-State checklist

Before returning to a K-State campus, every student needs to take steps to help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.


ChecklistPractice self-monitoring and prevention strategies for 10 days before you return to a K-State campus.

Avoid participating in activities that can put you at higher risk for COVID-19, including attending large social or mass gatherings and being in crowded places. If you have access to COVID-19 testing, we recommend you get a test toward the end of this 10-day period with enough time to know the results before you travel.

If you are in Kansas, check to find a COVID-19 testing location and schedule a free test, or contact your county health department or health care provider about testing.


ChecklistIsolate or quarantine when traveling from high-risk areas.

Students traveling from high-risk areas must self-quarantine for 10 days without symptoms. Following quarantine, students must meet specific conditions before returning to in-person university programs or activities.

Learn more about isolation and quarantine guidance.


ChecklistSubmit medical clearances through myLafene+.

(New students only)

New students are required to submit the following records before arriving on campus. All health requirements can be completed through the myLafene+ Patient Portal. More information is available on the Lafene Health Center website.

  • Immunization record: MMR and Meningococcal Vaccine (MCV4 — Housing students only) required before arrival.
  • Insurance information form.
  • Treatment agreement.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) screening questionnaire.


ChecklistComplete face covering training.

The updated, mandatory training includes information on transmission of COVID-19, risk mitigation and the Every Wildcat A Wellcat pledge. Students will log in using their eIDs to verify that the training has been completed.


ChecklistMonitor your health and do not return if you are experiencing symptoms.

You should not come to campus if you are sick, have a temperature over 100.4 degrees F, or have other illness symptoms of COVID-19. Symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills.
  • Cough.
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
  • Fatigue.
  • Muscle or body aches.
  • Headache.
  • New loss of taste or smell.
  • Sore throat.
  • Congestion or runny nose.
  • Nausea or vomiting.
  • Diarrhea.

(For the most up-to-date symptom list, check the CDC website.)