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Purchase student parking permits

As students arrive at K-State, they need to purchase a permit to park their vehicles on campus.  To purchase a parking permit for K-State lots, everyone must use the Parking Services web site.

For step by step directions on purchasing a permit, go to the article Purchase a Parking Permit.  Permits available include these parking options:

  • Visitor
  • Motorcycle
  • Garage
  • Dorm
  • Campus lots

Shuttle buses are also available.  For additional questions, visit the Parking Services web page, http://www.k-state.edu/parking/, or contact K-State Parking Services at (785) 532-7275 or parking@ksu.edu.

KSIS Training sessions for spring 2017 available

KSIS training dates and times are now available for spring 2017.  Instructor-led training is available for faculty, academic advisors, and staff at no charge. However, registration through HRIS is required. See Using HRIS to register for classes.

Training for staff and faculty include the following topics:

  • Advising in KSIS
  • Class Scheduler
  • Deans Office Staff
  • Grading in KSIS
  • Master Extract Reporting
  • Processing Minors in KSIS
  • Student Records for Academic Department Staff
  • Student Records for Administrative Department Office Staff

For more information about each topic and the dates and times for training, visit the KSIS Training web page. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Fred Darkow, KSIS Training Coordinator, at fdarkow@ksu.edu or 785-532-3138.

Training dates now available for Advising in KSIS

Training dates for Advising in KSIS are available for sign-up in HRIS. Sessions focus on the KSU Advisor Center functions. Full-time advisors and faculty advisors are encouraged to attend. Registration through HRIS is required. See Using HRIS to register for classes.

The following Advising in KSIS sessions are in 306 Calvin Hall on the Manhattan campus.  The available times are:

  • Mon., Jan. 30, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
  • Tues., Feb 7, 10:30 a.m. – noon.
  • Wed., Feb. 15, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Fri., Feb. 24, 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Topics covered during the sessions include, but are not limited to:

  • Advisee information pages
  • Running and viewing a DARS audit
  • Removing advising flags
  • Viewing program/plan history
  • Viewing test scores

For more information on current advising processes, visit k‑state.edu/ksis/help/advisors.  Additional KSIS training classes are posted at k‑state.edu/ksis/training.

If the available training sessions do not meet your schedule, please contact Fred Darkow, at fdarkow@ksu.edu or 785-532-3138, for further training options.

KSIS Class Scheduler training available for spring 2016

KSIS Class Scheduler training is now available. Sessions are designed for employees new to the Class Scheduler process as well as refreshers for employees who have previously updated class schedules.

Topics include:

  • Printing the Class Schedule report
  • Updating room locations
  • Updating instructors
  • Updating the section status
  • Other course related details

All sessions are held in Fairchild 9.  The dates and times for the Class Scheduler sessions are:

New Class Scheduler

  • Tuesday, March 1, 10:30 a.m.-noon
  • Friday, March 4, 1:30-3 p.m.

Class Scheduler Refresher

  • Monday, March 7, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 10, 10:30 a.m.-noon

Registration through HRIS is required. See Using HRIS to register for classes. If the current dates and times do not match your schedule, contact Fred Darkow at 532-3138 or fdarkow@ksu.edu for more options.

Did you miss the Jan. 27 Tech Tips Live! about Zoom?

The first Tech Tips Live! session was Jan. 27 and delivered via Zoom webconferencing by Shelley Troyer, Information Technology Assistance Center. There were 43 participants in the session. This session covered Zoom topics that you might not be familiar with, such as co-hosting, breakout sessions, and running a webinar.

All Tech Tip Live! sessions are recorded and on the Tech Tips Live! website. A schedule of upcoming sessions is also on the website.

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Having trouble finding that email?

Microsoft recently rolled out a new feature that allows you to pin a message or messages to the top of your inbox. Keep those important messages from getting buried by using the pin feature.

Select an email and then click the Pin button to keep it at the top of your inbox.

If you have any questions, contact the IT Help Desk, helpdesk@k-state.edu, 785-532-7722.


Need to learn about Master Extract Reporting in KSIS?

Training sessions are now available for the fall for Master Extract Reporting in KSIS. You must have permissions set up for Master Extract Reporting in KSIS before you can take this class.

All sessions are scheduled in 9 Fairchild Hall:

  • 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 18
  • 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6
  • 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 24

Registration through HRIS is required. See Using HRIS to register for classes.

If the offered sessions do not fit your schedule, please contact the KSIS training coordinator, Fred Darkow, at fdarkow@k-state.edu to request additional classes. Attendees will be notified if a session is canceled and will be asked to register for an alternative training session.

KSIS training for fall 2015 now available

KSIS Training dates and times are now available for fall 2015.  Instructor-led training is available for faculty, academic advisors, and staff at no charge. However registration is required.

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iSIS training sessions for spring 2014 now posted

iSIS training sessions for spring 2014 are now posted at www.k-state.edu/isis/training. Staff members can now plan which classes they want to attend and then sign up for them in HRIS.

Class sessions offered include:

  • Advising in iSIS
  • Grading in iSIS
  • Class Scheduler New
  • Class Scheduler Refresher
  • Master Extract Reporting in iSIS

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