"Getting Started in Grad" Virtual Session Series
(organized by the Graduate School)
All session times are U.S. Central Time.
All sessions will be recorded, and recordings will be accessible from this page. You are encouraged to attend the live sessions if possible.
Enrollment, Billing, and Making Payments
June 7, 1:30 - 2:30pm, CST
This session will guide you through the process of enrolling in classes and will provide an overview of tuition and fees billing and payment processes. This session is highly recommended if you are brand new to K-State.
Preparing for Your Assistantship
June 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm, CST
If you be employed in an assistantship (graduate assistant, graduate teaching assistant, or graduate research assistant), we strongly encourage you to attend this session for guidance on a successful start to this role. We will also cover information on payroll and other benefits.
Making Your Move to the U.S.
June 16, 9:00 - 10:00am, CST
(repeat on June 21, 9:00 - 10:00am, CST)
Are you coming to the K-State from outside the U.S.? Join us for this session with current international graduate students who will share their tips on how to prepare for this major move and make it as smooth as possible.
A Session for Non-Manhattan Campus Students
June 20, 7:00 - 8:00pm, CST
No matter which K-State campus you are affiliated with (Manhattan, Olathe, Salina, or Global), you are part of the K-State graduate student community. If you are an online student or are studying at the Olathe or Salina campuses, join us for this session to learn how the Graduate School and staff at your campus are here to support your graduate experience.
International Student Orientation
(organized by International Student and Scholar Services)
Time and location coming soon!
Hosted by International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), all new international students are required to attend an in-person orientation session on August 14. Additional workshops, a resource fair, and other activities will be held throughout the week to address needs of new international students and support a successful start to your K-State experience!
Orientation for Graduate Students with Teaching Responsibilities
(organized by the Teaching and Learning Center)
August 17, 8:00am - 12:00pm
Location to be determined
Graduate students who are beginning a GTA appointment or other role that involves teaching responsibilities are encouraged to attend this session, which will address GTA expectations presented by Dr. Don Saucier, Faculty Associate Director of the TLC, and support for GTAs from the Teaching and Learning Center.
This session is being hosted by the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC). Please direct questions to Noah Renken (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ashley Schiffer (email@example.com), GTAs for the Teaching and Learning Center.
Week of Welcome
(organized by the Center for Student Involvement)
As the semester begins, all students are invited to join in a week full of opportunities, events, and resource exploration to ensure all-around success at K-State.
More information about these activities coming soon!