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Office of the Registrar

Office of the Registrar
118 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506–0114

785-532-6254

ksutranscript@ksu.edu

Office Hours:

Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (CST)

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Effective: January 1, 2022

INSTITUTION NAME AND LOCATIONS

Kansas State University
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
118 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6254
registrar@ksu.edu
 
Kansas State University Salina Aerospace & Technology Campus
2310 Centennial Rd
Salina, KS 67401
 
Kansas State University Olathe Campus
22201 W. Innovation Dr.
Olathe, KS 66061    
FICE/OPEID: 001928

ACCREDITATION

https://www.k-state.edu/assessment/aboutus/accreditation/ 

Kansas State University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1916. The university participates through the Open Pathway reaffirmation of accreditation process. Accreditation covers all courses and programs offered at all campuses of Kansas State University. In addition, various schools within the University hold accreditation from their professional accrediting associations.

UNIT OF CREDIT

K-State operates on a semester calendar. Each semester is an academic term and the unit of credit is the semester hour.

GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA)

The GPA is a measure of scholastic performance. A GPA is obtained by dividing the number of grade points by the hours of work attempted.

Academic Fresh Start and Academic Forgiveness GPA Policies:

University Handook, F104: https://www.k-state.edu/provost/universityhb/fhsecf.html#F104 

SYMBOLS AND TERMINOLOGY

  • Blank = work in progress
  • Academic Program = Academic College
  • Academic Plan = Major/Minor/Certificate
  • Academic Sub-Plan = Concentration within a plan
  • Term = Semester

Transfer Credit

Transfer work that is accepted is listed on the transcript showing the name of the institution, transfer credits, and the number of hours accepted. Transfer work is not included in Earned Hours or in the K-State GPA calculations.

SCHOLASTIC HONORS

University Handbook F110: https://www.k-state.edu/provost/universityhb/fhsecf.html#F110 

Bachelor’s degree candidates who have completed a minimum of 60 hours at Kansas State University and with at least 50 hours in graded courses in residence are considered for graduation with scholastic honors as follows:

  • Summa cum laude: 3.950–4.000 K-State grade point average.
  • Magna cum laude: 3.850–3.949 K-State grade point average.
  • Cum laude: 3.750–3.849 K-State grade point average.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree candidates are eligible to receive these honors based on courses completed in the professional program.

SEMESTER SCHOLASTIC HONORS

University Handbook F110: https://www.k-state.edu/provost/universityhb/fhsecf.html#F110 

  • Students with at least 12 graded hours whose semester grade point average for a given semester is 3.75 or above will be awarded semester honors.
  • Graduate School and Veterinary Medicine students are ineligible for semester honors.

Grading System: Grades and Grade Points

University Handbook, F80: https://www.k-state.edu/provost/universityhb/fhsecf.html#F80 

GradeDescriptionGrade Point
AExcellent Work4.00
BGood Work3.00
CFair Work2.00
DPoor Work1.00
FFailure0.00
XFHonor Code Violation0.00
   
CR

Credit in courses for which no letter grade is given

(non-graded courses)

N/A
EP

Exam Pass of standardized national exams

N/A
I

Incomplete

N/A
IH

Incomplete Hold

N/A
NC

No credit in courses for which no letter grade is given

(non-graded courses)

N/A
NH

Non-reported Hold

N/A
NR

No Grade Reported

N/A
P

Grades of B, C, or D in courses taken A/Pass/F courses

N/A
W

Withdrawn

N/A

COURSE LEVELS

000-099: No credit toward degree requirements 
100-299: 
Lower division undergraduate, designated as freshman-sophomore courses 
300-499:Upper division undergraduate, designated as junior-senior courses 
500-699:

Upper division undergraduate, primarily for juniors and seniors, with enrollment of less than,

50% of master's students, also eligible for gradaute credit.

700-799:

Graduate and upper division, primarily for graduate level. 

For master's students primarily; with enrollment of less than 50% undergraduate students.

800-899:

Graduate master’s and professional course beyond the undergraduate level 

900-999:

Graduate level, primarily for doctoral students 

ISSUING OF ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS

Kansas State University official academic transcripts are produced and issued by the Office of the Registrar from the Kansas State University Campus and the Kansas State University Salina Aerospace & Technology Campus.

 

FOR FULL DISCLOSURE OF ACADEMIC POLICIES PLEASE REFER TO:

https://www.k-state.edu/registrar/students/academicpolicy/ or

https://www.k-state.edu/provost/universityhb/ 

NOTICE: 

In accordance with USC 438(6)(4)(8)(The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974) you are hereby notified that this information provided upon the condition that you, your agents or employees, will not permit any other party access to this record without consent of the student. {20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99}

ALTERATION OR FORGERY OF THIS DOCUMENT MAY BE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE.