Reminder: Drop Dates for Spring 2020

If you wish to drop a class, you must complete the drop process via your Student Account in KSIS.

For Spring 2020 Regular Session courses, the following drop/refund dates apply:

  • February 10, 2020 – Last day for 100% refund for a regular session course
  • February 17, 2020 – Last day for 50% refund for a regular session course
  • February 25, 2020 – Last day to drop a regular session course without a W being recorded
  • March 30, 2020 – Last day to drop a regular session course

If you need to drop all of your classes after the semester begins, please contact the Graduate School to withdraw – Scott Schlender – scottsch@ksu.edu.

If you enroll in a class, you assume responsibility for paying tuition and fees for that class. You will NOT be automatically dropped from a class if you do not pay tuition and fees. You will NOT be automatically dropped from a class for lack of participation.

Academic and Student Success Advisor Position at Johns Hopkins University

As part of a broad initiative to support highly talented and motivated first-generation, limited-income (FLI) students, Johns Hopkins University has created a new Success Coaching Program within Academic Advising. Staff in the program have a hybrid role of academic advising and success coaching. As academic advisors, they assist students with course registration, academic strategies, selecting majors and minors, and developing post-graduation plans. They troubleshoot academic problems, monitor academic progress and academic standing, and advise on policies and procedures. As success coaches, they use an appreciative, strengths-based advising model in order to increase retention, completion, engagement, satisfaction, and social mobility among FLI students.

Academic Advisors/Success Coaches report to the Director of the Advising/Coaching program. The program itself is a partnership among Homewood Student Affairs and the offices of academic advising in our two undergraduate schools on the Homewood Campus. In this second phase of the program build-out, we intend to hire four advisors/coaches simultaneously. Two advisors/coaches will be embedded in the Academic Advising office in the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences; two advisors/coaches will be embedded in the Academic Advising office in the Whiting School of Engineering.

Review of applications begins February 17, 2020.

For more information visit: https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-Academic-and-Student-Success-Advisor-MD-21218/625210100/?from=email&refid=10396803400&utm_source=J2WEmail&source=2&eid=99600-202005271105-18705360500&locale=en_US&fbclid=IwAR3HtI1ZEAqKCrTU73XY1HjS7eruNiFr_3id_f2Ru6J0CHJC47F4M-vv8j8

Entry Level Academic Advisor Position at Purdue University

Purdue University is currently looking for an Academic Advisor for the Krannert School of Management. As an Academic Advisor in the Krannert School of Management, you will play an integral role in a dynamic team focused on student academic success. As an advisor, you will work to establish strong relationships with students and assist them in exploring their areas of study and navigating Purdue University. This position has a large impact on students’ matriculation and retention within Krannert.

REQUIRED:

  • Master’s Degree
  • One year of relevant work experience
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of required education and related work experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, students and parents
  • Basic skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

PREFERRED:

  • One year of academic advising or student services experience
  • Knowledge of academic advising.
  • Knowledge of programs and majors at Purdue University

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement: Defined Contribution Waiting Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

https://careers.purdue.edu/job/West-Lafayette-Academic-Advisor-IN-47906/624687700/

Drop Dates for Spring 2020

If you wish to drop a class, you must complete the drop process via your Student Account in KSIS.

For Spring 2020 Regular Session courses, the following drop/refund dates apply:

  • February 10, 2020 – Last day for 100% refund for a regular session course
  • February 17, 2020 – Last day for 50% refund for a regular session course
  • February 25, 2020 – Last day to drop a regular session course without a W being recorded
  • March 30, 2020 – Last day to drop a regular session course

If you enroll in a class, you assume responsibility for paying tuition and fees for that class. You will NOT be automatically dropped from a class if you do not pay tuition and fees. You will NOT be automatically dropped from a class for lack of participation.

If you need to drop all of your classes after the semester begins, please contact the Graduate School (Scott Schlender – scottsch@ksu.edu).

Procedures for Spring 2020 Graduation

The follow information is intended for students planning to complete the requirements for the Master in Science in Academic Advising in Spring 2020. Those not planning to complete requirements this Spring, should review this post to be familiar with the process.

1) Please e-mail Pam McGlynn (pmcglynn@ksu.edu) to let her know you are planning to complete degree requirements at the end of the Spring 2020 semester. She will use this list to distribute additional information to potential graduates and add students to the online course to submit the final project.

2) All candidates for master’s degrees must submit the graduation application via the student center in KSIS before the Final Exam form is processed. The graduation application will add students to the list of candidates for degree completion as well as update the degree/diploma name and mailing address. This is a graduation requirement by the Graduate School. 

In order to submit the graduation application you must log into KSIS and go to “Academics” in the “Student Center”. Open the “Other Academic” list box and click “Apply for Graduation” and then click go (>>) and complete the online application. Step by step instructions on applying for graduation are available in KSIS Help at the following link: http://www.k-state.edu/isis/help/students/stuGraduationApply.html

3) The Approval to Schedule Final Exam form is to be submitted to Pam McGlynn by February 3, 2020.  On this form, complete the following three items at the top center of the page: Name; K-State eID; and Student Number (WID, 9-digit number beginning with an 8). After completing this information, the file is to be e-mailed to Pam and she will complete the rest of the form. She will obtain the required signatures and forward it to the Graduate School.  

Word file: https://academicadvising.files.wordpress.com/2020/01/final-exam-form-spring-2020.doc

After the Approval to Schedule Final Exam form is processed by Graduate School staff, you will receive an e-mail with information about graduation and commencement.

4) The Academic Advising Final Project must be submitted on K-State Online-Canvas by March 9, 2020. A K-State Online course will be created for this purpose and students that notify Pam will be on the roster. The final project is the culminating activity for the graduate program and will be evaluated by your program committee. Please view the final project pages on the website for more information (https://academicadvising.wordpress.com/final-project/). The final project is expected to be a high quality, graduate document developed during the program. Please contact your advisor or Dr. Ken Hughey (khughey@ksu.edu) should you have questions about the academic advising final project.

Program of Study is to have been submitted and on file with the Graduate School. All Master’s students should have a Program of Study on file after the completion of nine credits. The Program of Study must be on file before the final exam form can be submitted to the Graduate School. If you have not completed this, please contact Pam as soon as possible.

It is required that students be enrolled during the semester in which they complete degree requirements, i.e. coursework and final project.

For graduation and commencement information from the Kansas State University Graduate School, go to the following url:http://www.k-state.edu/grad/students/graduation/. Spring Commencement Ceremony is Friday, May 15, 2020 at 1 pm.

Congratulations Fall 2019 Graduates

The following students earned their Master’s in Academic Advising from Kansas State University this Fall. Commencement ceremonies were held Friday, December 13 in Manhattan, Kansas. Congratulations to all on their accomplishments.

Diplomas will be mailed to all graduates. It will take 8-12 weeks from the official end of the semester (December 20) for diplomas to be received.

Cristen Alarie
Priscilla Arciniega
Elahé Bahadori
Darcy Barraclough
Andrew Bartsch
Jessica Boone
Travis Britz
Haylee Crouch
James Gilbert
Lisa Johnson
Christina Jones
Kasie Kidney
Collin Klein
Tara Knight
Katelyn Leviton
Rebecca McRae
Wesley Notestine
Samantha Ortega
Karlie Purdy
Juliet Quebatay
Allison Scully
Rebecca Schutt
Marissa Simplot
Sabrina Strong-Nasabal
Sadie Stutsman
Michele Tisdale
Rebecca Werthmann
Chelsea McClellan

 

 

Fall Commencement Day Activities

Time has whizzed by and the semester is quickly coming to an end. Congratulations on nearly completing your degree. The Graduate School Commencement Ceremony is Friday, December 13 at 1 pm in Manhattan, Kansas. There are a number of events planned for the day. 
Please let Pam McGlynn know if you plan to attend any of the following events. Note some of these will have separate invitations and require you to RSVP to the organization extending the invitation.
 
Friday, December 13, 2019
 
College of Education Graduate Brunch              10:30 a.m. to Noon
Manhattan Country Club
1531 N. 10th
Manhattan, Kansas

Reservations required. A formal invitation will follow from the College of Education. Free for graduates, $15 for guests. RSVP to Pam Monroe pmonroe@ksu.edu
 
Graduate School Commencement Ceremony           1 pm
Bramlage Coliseum

Bramlage Coliseum is located at the corner of Kimball Ave and College Ave. It is next to the Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. There is a large parking lot in front of the building. Public parking will be permitted in all general, student, faculty, and staff parking lots during commencement weekend. However, parking in any reserved space is still restricted to permit holders.
 
Master’s candidates participating in commencement exercises must wear a master’s cap, gown, hood and tassel. Master’s regalia differs from bachelor’s regalia and can be purchased through the K-State Campus Store or online at  http://www.cbgrad.comThe Academic Advising degree is a Master in Science in Academic Advising. Master of Science degree graduates wear a golden yellow hood.
 
For additional information please refer to Graduation and Commencement Information at http://www.k-state.edu/grad/students/graduation/
 
Global Campus Graduation Celebration      4 pm to 5:30 pm
Alumni Center
1720 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, Kansas
 
All students who have applied for Fall graduation are invited to an on-campus reception to celebrate graduation. Students’ families are also invited. The celebration will take place Friday, December 13, at 4 p.m. at the Alumni Center. A formal invitation will follow from Global Campus. RSVP to globalalumni@ksu.edu
Please note that if you do plan to come to Manhattan, it is important to make hotel reservations as early as possible. For more information to help plan your visit, please visit the K-State Admissions page on visiting Manhattan http://www.k-state.edu/admissions/visit/manhattan.html and the other websites below
 
Campus Map
 
Manhattan, KS Convention & Visitors Bureau
 
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
 
Restaurant Guides
 
Live Webcast
Live Webcast of the Commencement Ceremonies can be found at: http://www.k-state.edu/graduation/
 
Virtual Commencement
A virtual commencement ceremony Web site will be available for distance education degree candidates unable to attend their K-State commencement ceremony in person. The website includes a listing of students earning degrees through distance education, a place for family and friends to post congratulatory messages to their graduate, a commencement address, music and other commencement-related offerings. If you have any questions, please contact me.
 
Please let Pam McGlynn know if you have any questions.