Spring 2020 Enrollment Dates

Spring semester begins January 21, 2020. Enrollment is October 28, 2019 – January 21, 2020. Enroll early for best selection of courses. 

Course Offerings for Spring 2020
EDCEP 816 Research Methods
EDCEP 829 Learning Principles
EDCEP 835 Foundations of Academic Advising
EDCEP 838 Student Development Theory
EDCEP 839 Assessment of Academic Advising* – Completion of EDCEP 816 Required
EDCEP 851 Multicultural Aspects of Academic Advising
EDCEP 854 College Student Athlete
EDCEP 863 Trends in Career Development
EDSP 853 College Students with Special Needs

The Course Schedule is available on the K-State web site at http://courses.k-state.edu/. This schedule provides a listing of all classes offered during the semester, a description of enrollment procedures, an academic calendar, and other useful information.

The Course Schedule will provide the class number, which is needed to enroll in the course through KSIS. Academic Advising courses can be found by clicking on the term one is registering for, then the College of Education, and then Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs. Courses are listed in numerical order.

Ph.D. in Leadership in Academic Advising

We’re officially accepting applications until Dec. 1 for the first cohort of the Ph.D. in Leadership in Academic Advising, which begins summer 2020.

The leadership in academic advising doctoral program prepares professionals for roles in leadership, research and teaching focused on academic advising in higher education. The courses emphasize the need to recognize the contributions of diversity, theory, practice and research to professional advising.

This program is offered as a specialization within the counseling and student development doctoral program and requires a minimum of 90 credit hours post-baccalaureate.

You will complete the program as a cohort and will take the doctoral courses in a planned sequence of six credit hours per semester (fall, spring and summer). All courses will be offered using K-State Online (Canvas), our course management system. Some synchronous class and cohort sessions will be required via Zoom, our interactive video system. A one-week, on-campus session will be required during each of the first three summers of the program.

A recorded informational session can be found here. Join us for a live informational Zoom session at 1 p.m. CDT on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.

Applications for the program are now being accepted, with a due date of Dec. 1, 2019.


K-State Events at NACADA Annual Conference

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The 2019 NACADA Annual Conference will be in Louisville, KY  October 20-23, 2019.

K-State Graduate Reception
Monday, October 21, 2019, 5:30-7:30 pm.
Location: The Spire at Hyatt Regency Louisville, 320 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, top floor.
K-State Breakfast Gathering
Tables will be reserved at the continental breakfast on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 for students to meet with faculty. There will be some signs at the tables. The breakfast is from 7:30 to 8:15.


Conference sessions will be held at two venues – the Kentucky International Convention Center and the Marriott Louisville Downtown. Each venue is connected via a covered and secure walkway. For more information regarding the NACADA Conference please visit: https://nacada.ksu.edu/Events/Annual-Conference.aspx

Graduation Application Deadlines

Reminder to all students planning to graduate Fall 2019. Pam McGlynn should have been notified of your intent to graduate by September 4, 2019. There are forms and procedures that must be followed.

Final Projects are due October 8, 2019 and must be submitted in the Canvas course. You will only be put in the Canvas course if you notified Pam.

Please read the following post for more information: https://kstateacademicadvisinggraduateprogram.org/2019/08/20/procedures-for-fall-2019-graduation/

Contact Pam McGlynn with any questions. 

Course Drop Deadlines

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

For Fall 2019 Regular Session courses, the following drop/refund dates apply:

  • September 16, 2019 – Last day for 100% refund for a regular session course
  • September 23, 2019 – Last day for 50% refund for a regular session course
  • September 30, 2019 – Last day to drop a regular session course without a W being recorded
  • November 1, 2019 – 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 Fall 2019 Graduation

The follow information is intended for students planning to complete the requirements for the Master in Science in Academic Advising in Fall 2019. Those not planning to complete requirements this Fall, 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 Fall 2019 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 September 4, 2019. A Word file is attached. 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. This form is required for the final project that serves as the final exam for the degree. Final-exam-form-Fall 2019 

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 October 8, 2019. 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/. Fall Commencement Ceremony is Friday, December 13, 2019 at 1 pm.

Fall 2019 Enrollment Still Open

There is still time to enroll in Fall courses.

Course Offerings for Fall 2019
EDCEP 812 History and Philosophy of Higher Education
EDCEP 816 Research Methods
EDCEP 829 Learning Principles
EDCEP 835 Foundations of Academic Advising
EDCEP 836 Interpersonal Relations for Academic Advising
EDCEP 838 Student Development Theory
EDCEP 851 Multicultural Aspects of Academic Advising
EDCEP 854 College Student Athlete
EDCEP 863 Trends in Career Development

Fall enrollment is March 25, 2019 to August 26, 2019.

For more information please visit the Courses page of the website: https://kstateacademicadvisinggraduateprogram.org/courses/