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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

See Coronavirus Disease 2019 Updates for more information.

Remember to check k-state.edu/COVID-19 for updates and answers to frequently asked questions.

Our physical office in Holtz Hall will close from December 14, 2020-January 25th, 2021. Holtz Hall will re-open on January 25, 2021. This closure is in an effort to protect the health and safety of our staff and students, as well as to realize utility savings during the student break, when our offices typically see reduced student traffic. All services will be available virtually during the building closure except during the scheduled University holidays December 24, 2020-January 3, 2021.

Congratulations First-Gen Graduates!

Join us live on Monday, Nov. 23 at 2:30 p.m. CST  

Our First-gen cats share their wisdom for parents and families at the 92nd Annual Virtual Family Day!

K-State's First-gen faculty and staff's messages to our first-gen cats.

Join us for First-gen Friyays!

Click here to find faces of your favorite first-gen faculty and staff.

The Front Line of Success

The Office of First-generation Students supports students whose neither parent or guardian completed a four-year college degree by connecting them to campus resources, coordinating efforts across the university to serve them and fostering a first-generation community.


Financial Aid:

  • FAFSA information: Follow this link to go to K-State's Office of Student Financial Assistance webpage. There you will find videos from the Federal Student Aid YouTube page that cover how to fill out the FAFSA to what to do next. Check out all the important information about the FAFSA on this webpage.
  • Scholarship and financial aid process: Follow this link to see a step-by-step guide on how to obtain aid, and keep the important dates in mind



Instructions to fill out the FAFSA in Spanish, instrucciones para llenar el formulario de FAFSA en español: