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Student Guide to Help and Resources: One Stop Shop

Vice President for Student Life
Kansas State University
122 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-0102

800-432-8270 toll free
785-532-6237
vpsl@k-state.edu

Financial resources

Get answers about tuition costs, loans and more

The Office of Student Financial Assistance is a valuable resource for information about tuition. You can get answers to questions about scholarships and loans, as well as estimate the cost of your education, complete with a net price calculator. 

As a K-State student, you have your own financial assistance advisor. Advisors can answer any questions about financial aid. Contact your financial aid advisor to get connected.

Get answers about your student account and paying tuition

The Cashier's Office is responsible for the billing and collection of all tuition, fees and charges to student accounts. This office processes refunds to students. Students can view current and past bills, tax information and more through KSIS.

Cats' Cupboard:  The K-State Food Pantry

Cats' Cupboard is open to all K-State students, providing free non-perishable food, toiletry, and hygiene products and basic kitchen equipment.  Cats' Cupboard is located in 009 Fairchild, and is open, at various times Sunday-Friday.  The Cats' Cupboard may be reached at 785-532-0366 or via the following URL: https://www.k-state.edu/cats-cupboard.  For additional resources that promote student success please contact the Office of Student Life at 785-532-6432 or stulife@k-state.edu 

Get financial help and guidance

  • Powercat Financial is a free service that pairs you with student financial counselors who can help with budgeting, managing student loan decisions, saving, credit use, transitioning into work, reviewing job offers, managing debt and more.

Share information with parents or family members

Authorize parents and family members to pay bills and view tax and financial aid information with Designated Access.

Access financial applications and information

Access your financial assistance information anytime from KSIS, K-State's online student information system. Also use KSIS to accept financial assistance packages, and view your grades, admission records, course schedule and other personal information. You must verify your K-State eID and password before logging into KSIS for the first time.

Get financial assistance

Deadlines

November 1
Priority deadline for incoming freshmen to submit the K-State scholarship application.

February 1
Priority deadline for transfer and current students to submit the 
K-State scholarship application.

March 1
Priority deadline to apply for federal student aid.  Submit the FAFSA.