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Title: Advisor Training for Orientation


1
Advisor Training for Orientation Enrollment
  • April 30, 2009

http//www.k-state.edu/nss/oetraining.htm
2
Welcome Introductions
  • Emily Lehning, Assistant Vice President for
    Student Life and Director of New Student
    Services. lehning_at_k-state.edu, 2-6237
  • Tamara Bauer, Associate Coordinator for New
    Student Services. tamara_at_k-state.edu, 2-6237
  • Denise Poindexter, Assistant Coordinator for New
    Student Services. denisep_at_k-state.edu, 2-7091

3
June 2009 Orientation Enrollment
More information about Orientation and Enrollment
can be found athttp//consider.k-state.edu/orien
tation/index.htm
4
Wildcat Warm-up Pancake Feed with faculty staff
  • Calling all faculty staff - please join
    students attending Wildcat Warm-up for a pancake
    breakfast feed!
  • Sunday, June 14, 900-1000 a.m.
  • Sunday, June 21, 900-1000 a.m.
  • Bosco Student Plaza
  • Free pancake breakfast will be provided!
  • Lauren Bauman (lebauman_at_k-state.edu) Eliot
    Hardin (ebh6389_at_k-state.edu), student
    coordinators
  • Information about Wildcat Warm-up
  • http//www.k-state.edu/nss/wildcatwarmup/

5
Course listing
  • Fall 2009 23 courses
  • Courses EDLST 212, ENGL 251 (2 sec.'s), ENGL 270
    (2 sec.'s), ENGL 287, ENTOM 301, FSHS 110, GEOG
    100, GEOL 125, MC 110, MUSIC 250, POLSC 110,
    SOCIO 211, WOMST 105
  • Honors courses AGEC 121, ENGL 210, ENGL 297,
    HIST 297, MLANG 297, PHILO 297
  • Salina courses AMETH 160, COT 299

6
FYS course characteristics
  • 22 or fewer students
  • Freshman only
  • Common SLOs
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Community building
  • Interactive, co-curricular events

7
For June August
  • www.k-state.edu/fys for latest course information
    brochure
  • Please recommend FYS courses to your freshman
    advisees
  • Enroll students in one FYS only
  • Call Emily (785-477-5093) with unique
    circumstances

8
GPS Guide to Personal Success
  • Freshman mentoring program emulated after George
    Washington Universitys program
  • Faculty/staff are paired up with a freshman
    student from First Year Seminar Program
  • This mentor does not take the place of an
    academic advisor, but provides an additional
    resource for student securing their transition to
    college
  • Sarah Tedford, HD Coordinator,
  • gps_at_k-state.edu

9
Math Placement
  • History
  • Why?
  • Who?
  • When?
  • FAQs

10
Math Placement
  • History In previous years, the math placement
    exam was administered as a pencil/paper exam.
    Students, identified by the Academic Assistance
    Center, were pulled from important sessions
    during Orientation and Enrollment to take the
    paper-based exam.
  • Why Not only will having a computerized exam
    allow students to participate fully in the OE
    program, but the exam scores will be populated in
    iSIS in a timely manner. This allows the advisor
    and student the chance to view the scores during
    the advising session to determine the appropriate
    level math course.
  • Who We are requiring all incoming K-State
    students to take the math placement exam. This
    exam was designed specifically to test the
    preparedness for K-State math courses, and
    although the student may have prior experience,
    this internally designed exam will help to place
    the student in the most appropriate K-State math
    course.
  • When We are requesting all incoming K-State
    students to take the exam prior to attending
    Orientation and Enrollment. We have communicated
    this information on all correspondence we are
    sending to students who register for OE. We
    will send a reminder to students who have not
    taken the exam 5 days before the registered date.
    We will also phone call students between the 5
    days and day before the registered date as a
    friendly reminder as well. Students who are not
    able or do not take the exam before OE, will
    take the exam prior to the advising appointment.
    At the 1045am College Advising session, each
    college will advise the students who have not
    taken the exam where to go. Students who still
    need to complete the exam will need to do so
    prior to meeting with their academic advisor in
    the afternoon.
  • Scoring The possible scores on the exam range
    from 10 50 points. Performance on the exam is
    reported as a recommendation for the student and
    academic advisor to use during course selection
    along with ACT/SAT score, transcripts, etc.
    Students should feel comfortable discussing their
    academic strengths and challenges with their
    academic advisor. There is no penalty for a low
    score on the MPE and the score does not appear on
    your academic transcript. Students will not know
    their MPE score prior to meeting with their
    advisor. The key below is only provided to
    advisors.

ALGEBRA EXAM lt15 Math Review15-20 Intermediate
Algebra21-39 College Algebra40-50 General
Calculus or Trigonometry
CALCULUS EXAM 9-20 Trigonometry21-39 Calculus
1 40-50 Calculus 2
11
Student Services CenterHow Advisors See the Data
12
Athletic Tickets
  • Can purchase tickets on iSIS - can only choose
    ONE option
  • ICAT Combo (ICAT football and season basketball
    tickets for 330) OR
  • GA Combo (GA football and basketball tickets for
    245)
  • Students can go online at http//kstatesports.com/
    studenttickets to look at stadium seating chart
    and see extra benefits of ICAT ticket holders
  • One ticket per student can be purchased married
    students can purchase a non-student ticket after
    August 1st when providing proof of marriage
  • All tickets will be emailed to the K-State email
    account (hotmail and gmail have blocked - must
    use zimbra/webmail)
  • All athletic tickets are sold in combo packages
    no individual basis for football or mens
    basketball. Contact the ticket office at
    1.800.211.CATS for a special circumstance (Dec.
    graduation, study abroad, etc.)

13
eID / Zimbra / Webmail
  • eID staff will be available to help students
  • 745am-1230pm in Union Station
  • 1245pm-500pm in 214 Hale Library
  • Call 532-0803 with questions
  • Zimbra/Webmail
  • On May 29, 2009 Webmail will migrate to Zimbra
  • New students in Fall 2009 will only know Zimbra
    as K-States email client
  • A new eID/password will not be needed to access
    Zimbra
  • Training sessions over Zimbra are available
  • For more information and a schedule of training
    sessions, please visit http//www.k-state.edu/inf
    otech/e-mail/zimbra/

14
Language Placement Exams
  • Offered for Spanish, French German
  • 1100am 400pm in 01 Eisenhower
  • Not necessary to make an appointment

15
Meningitis Vaccinations
  • Meningitis vaccination is required for all
    students who live in the residence halls or
    Jardine Apartments, or a waiver must be signed
  • Meningitis shots will be available on the 1st
    floor of the Union for 115 or at Lafene Health
    Center
  • They will not be offered in the Union on June 16
    for Transfer Orientation Enrollment
  • More information http//www.k-state.edu/lafene/m
    eningitis.htm

16
Parking Permits for Students
  • Students may purchase parking permits online
    through iSIS. Parking permit costs are added to
    their tuition bill.
  • If students will live in the residence halls they
    will sign up for a parking permit after they
    receive their housing assignment, which will
    happen after July 1. The permit will be waiting
    for the student in the lobby of their residence
    hall after move-in day.
  • If a student will live off campus they will pick
    up their parking permit in Edwards Hall in
    August.

17
Textbooks
  • To find textbooks required for each course at
    K-State students may go to www.shopvarneys.com
  • Students will enter their course number and
    receive a list of the ISBN numbers for the
    textbooks required for their course
  • Students can pre-order their textbooks during
    Orientation Enrollment by stopping by the
    bookstore in the Union

18
Orientation Enrollment
  • Students will receive information in draw-string
    cinch bags
  • Parents will receive information in a
    canvas/recycled tote bag
  • Student t-shirt design

19
1st Annual K-State Military and Veterans Campus
Visit Day
  • Morning of Friday, July 10 or July 17
  • This even targets soldiers, veterans, and their
    families in the community interested in on-campus
    and distance education programs offered by
    K-State
  • Academic information sessions will tentatively be
    held at 1030 a.m. for all in attendance
  • Denise Poindexter will be in touch with academic
    departments to schedule visits

20
THANK YOU!
  • We value and appreciate the time you spend to
    help make Orientation Enrollment special for
    new K-State students. We recognize that some
    students attending the program are still
    undecided about their final college choice and
    the experience they have will help make that
    difference. Thank you in advance and please feel
    free to contact Tamara Bauer with any questions
    about June Orientation Enrollment.
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