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Kansas State University

Educational Resources

Libraries

BRANCH LIBRARIES: Architecture; Engineering; Math & Physics; Salina; Veterinary Medicine; KSU Salina

  • 1,775,141 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 12,247 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,680,639 microforms.
  • 6,856 Audio/Visual items.
  • 18,805 e-books.

Museums & Art

Beach Museum of Art; Colbert Hills Golf Course; K-State Student Union; KSU Gardens; McCain Auditorium

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 489 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 232 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 257 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 3,750 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, study skills, other

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 28% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 2% of housing units are Singles.
  • 64% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 13% of housing units are Triples.
  • 21% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 68 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 9% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 65% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Black History Month; International Week; Martin King Jr. Week; Open House; Ag Fest; Winter Dance; Spring Dance; Homecoming Week; Pant the Chant
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 418 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta; Alpha Epsilon Zet; Alpha Mu; Alpha Tau Alpha; Alpha Zeta; Beta Alpha Psi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Blue Key; Chi Espilon; Chimes; Eta Sigma Delta; Gamma Theta Upsilon; Golden Key; Kappa Omicron Nu; Mortar Board; Multicultural Student Honor Society; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Omega Chi Epsilon; Order of Omega; Phi Alpha Epsilon; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Lambda Upsilon; Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Chapter; Phi Upsilon Omicron; Sigma Delta Pi; Sigma Gamma Epsilon; Sigma lota Rho; Sugma Lambda Chi; Silver Key; Tau Alpha Chi; Tau Beta Sigma; Tau Sigma Delts
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Apostolic Campus Ministry; Apostolic Christian Youth Group; BSU Christian Challenge; Campus Ministries; Cats for Christ; Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship; Christian Educators; Christian Veterinary Fellowship; Ecumenical Campus Ministry; Hillel-Jewish Student Organization; Icthus Christian Fellowship; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Latter-Day Saints Student Organization; Luthern Campus Ministry; Mennonite Student Group; Muslim Student Association; The Navigators; Newman Club; Orthodox Christian Fellowship; Spirit and Truth Campus Ministries; United Methodist Campus Ministry; Victory Campus Ministries; World Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Ethnic Studies Student Association; Asian American Student Union; Black Student Union; Chinese Student and Scholars Association; Costa Rican Student Association; Hispanic American Leadership Organization; India Student Association; International Coordinating Council; Japanese Student Association; Korean Student Association; Native American Student Association; Paraguayan Student Association; Russian and CIS Student Association; Taiwanese Students Association; United Black Voices Gospel Choir; Veitnamese Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Queer Straight Alliance; American Red Cross Club, Cheer Club; Gamers Guide; Socialists; Student Friends of the Beach Museum of Art; Circle K International; Habitata for Humanity; Rotaract Club; UFM Community Learninf Center; Undergraduate Honor Council; Women's Center; Numerous Departmental Clubs, Greeak Organizations, Special Interest Groups, and Sports Clubs
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Kansas State Collegian (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City, Kansas (125), Manhattan, Kansas (5)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Topeka, Kansas (58)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Manhattan, Kansas (1)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 31% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,467
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 28 fraternities
  • 23 fraternity houses
  • 20% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 13 sororities
  • 13 sorority houses
  • 20% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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