Current Students

Essential Course Tools

Completing course work in an online setting can be different from taking a face-to-face class. View these essential course tools for excelling in a distance education course or program at K-State.

Getting started
View our checklist of tips and to-do items as you begin learning at a distance.

Email and eID
Create your K-State eID, forward your email, and keep your contact information current and secure.

Technology in your course
Learn how courses are delivered, computer requirements, technology support, security and Netiquette.

Textbooks
Identify the textbook ISBN# for your course, where to purchase your books and textbook buyback.

Testing and exams
Find out how exams are administered, proctor information and testing center locations and suggestions.

University policies and procedures
View details about tuition payment, course drop/refund, changing course status, special assistance, incompletes, course cancellations, K-State Honor and Integrity System, copyright policy, severe weather policy and more.

Grades and transcripts
See where to find your grades and how to request a transcript.

Financial aid and scholarships
Find financial assistance specifically geared toward distance students.

Honors and opportunities
See what university organizations or clubs you can join, or awards you quality for as a distance education or non-traditional student.