ASP (Alcohol and Sexual Assault Prevention) Hold on KSIS Accounts

Many students may see an ASP (Alcohol and Sexual Assault Prevention) hold on their KSIS accounts. This is a University wide requirement and if students do not do the online course they will not be able to enroll for the next semester.

All students enrolled at K-State must complete the Alcohol and Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP) program in order to enroll for a new semester.

ASAP can be found in KSIS by clicking on ‘Navigator’ in the NavBar, then clicking ‘Self Service’ then ‘Student Success’

For questions please call health promotions at 785-532-5271.

Global Campus Scholarship Deadline is November 1

K-State Global Campus is proud to offer scholarships specifically for distance students earning their undergraduate or graduate degree online. Students only need to submit the K-State Global Campus Scholarship Application one time per award period, as the information provided on the application will be used to determine the scholarship(s) for which students are eligible. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of three (3) credit hours in the award term. Deadline for Spring and Summer scholarships is November 1, 2017. For more information visit: http://global.k-state.edu/students/scholarships/

K-State Breakfast at NACADA Conference

K-State Academic Advising faculty and Global Campus staff will be available at the continental breakfast on Friday, October 13, 7:15 – 8:30, in Hall 1 of the Convention Center. There will be signs marking a group of tables. Please stop by and visit with us.

There will also be an evening reception at the conference on Thursday, October 12, 5:30-7 at the Media Lounge at the Holiday Inn.

Please join us for these events.

Five Advisor Positions Available at Savannah State University

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Academic Success Advisor. This position provides academic advisement and academic support to students admitted to the University under Access to Success program. Coordinates and monitors academic activities in the Access to Success unit; monitors students’ academic progress. Coordinates and conducts education sessions with students, staff, and stakeholders. Confirms student full-time enrollment; monitors study hall; provides referrals to campus entities for student academic support. Identifies and monitors issues affecting student retention; meets with students and develops academic plans. Supports the Access to Success office with reports, staff training, and program monitoring; meets with the Director to discuss student needs and performance. May be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description.

Master’s degree preferred but not required. Minimum of a Bachelors in Counseling, Education, Psychology or Special Education given priority. Prior experience working with college students in advisement or providing academic support will be considered in lieu of required Bachelor’s degree in specific area. Experience with Banner, EABCampus and PAWS is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills; willingness to work with students who are at-risk and collaborate with various campus entities. Ability to perform in high pressure, fast-paced environments; must be able to work flexible hours (nights and weekends); annual training is required. Background and/or credit check may be required.

All training will be provided. The pay is set at $42,000 full benefits.

For more information please visit the website:  https://jobs.savannahstate.edu/postings/1767

 

 

2017 NACADA Annual Conference October 11-14, 2017, St. Louis, Missouri

NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising will hold it’s annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri, October 11-14, 2017. For more information about the conference, please visit: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Events/Annual-Conference.aspx

The Kansas State University Academic Advising Graduate Program reception will be Thursday, October 12, 5:30-7 pm at the Media Lounge in the Holiday Inn. 

Course Drop Deadlines for Fall 2017

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

  • September 11, 2017 – Last day for 100% refund for a regular session course
  • September 18, 2017 – Last day for 50% refund for a regular session course
  • September 25, 2017 – Last day to drop a regular session course without a W being recorded
  • October 27, 2017 – Last day to drop a regular session course

If you are dropping your last (only) class, you will need to contact the Graduate School to withdraw for the semester. Scott Schlender <scottsch@ksu.edu> is the contact in the Graduate School.

Reminder: Textbooks Should be Purchased Before Semester Starts

Students should obtain the required textbooks for their courses before the start of each semester. The required textbooks can be found on the Course Schedule: http://courses.k-state.edu/ 

Academic Advising courses can be found by clicking on the term one is registering for (Fall, Spring, Summer), then the College of Education, and then Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs. Courses are listed in numerical order.

To find the required textbook(s) click on the book icon.

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A new screen will open up listing the required textbook(s).

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Students can also access textbook and related course materials from links provided in KSIS and the K-State Course Schedule. Information provided includes the name of the book, author, ISBN number, and associated costs.

To find Textbook Information in KSIS or K-State Course Schedule please visit the following website:

http://www.k-state.edu/isis/help/students/stuFindBookInfo.html


NACADA Discounts

Some required textbooks and materials are available from NACADA. A NACADA Student Membership is $20. Members receive discounts on NACADA publications. The membership application form and a list of membership benefits are available at http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Member-Services/Become-a-Member.aspx

Contact Bev Martin at bmartin@ksu.edu if you have questions regarding student memberships to NACADA.

NACADA member-produced publications utilized in the Graduate Certificate and Master’s Degree Programs in Academic Advising are (subject to change):

  • Academic Advising: A Comprehensive Handbook, Volume 2  – ISBN 9780470371701  (EDCEP 835)
  • Academic Advising Administration: Essential Knowledge and Skills for the 21st Century (M22) – ISBN 9781935140221 (EDCEP 837)
  • Advising Students with Disabilities: NACADA Monograph (M19) – ISBN No. 9781935140191  (EDSP 853)
  • Career Advising: An Academic Advisor’s Guide  – ISBN 9780787983673 (EDCEP 863)
  • The Handbook Of Career Advising (P10) – ISBN 9780470373682 (EDCEP 863)

The link for the NACADA Bookstore is https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Store.aspx?category=1

If you are having trouble figuring out the textbook, please contact Pam McGlynn (pmcglynn@ksu.edu) or the course instructor.