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Spring Break 2015

If your contract doesn't include continuous housing for spring break, please note that the residence halls and the Living Community at Jardine close at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 14. They will reopen at 1 p.m. March 22.  

The residence halls will remain open Easter weekend. 

Please note the following changes in the dining centers' hours.
  • Van Zile Dining Center will close after lunch (1 p.m.) on Friday, March 13.
  • Kramer Dining Center will close after lunch (10:30 a.m to 1:45 p.m.) on Friday, March 13.
  • Derby Dining Center will close after dinner (4:45 to 6:45 p.m.) on Friday, March 13.
  • All three dining centers will reopen at breakfast on Monday, March 23.


Plan Ahead for Severe Weather   

Do you know what to do when severe weather strikes?

In recognition of the recent National Severe Weather Preparedness Day, please take a few moments to review your building's procedures for taking cover during severe storms and tornadoes now, so you won't be caught off guard when they develop.

Here are some links containing general safety tips: 

It's National Nutrition Month 

March is National Nutrition Month, and spring break is nearly here! We have some tips to help get you looking and feeling your best. Dining Services' Nutrition Now video series will show you how to combat the dreaded "freshman 15" and develop good habits for a healthy future.

 


Contractor Selected for Construction of New Residence Hall, Dining Facility

Kansas State University and the Department of Housing and Dining Services have accepted a construction bid for the university's newest residence hall and dining center. 

Crossland Construction Co. Inc. of Columbus, Kansas, will begin construction this month as general contractor of the $60 million Wefald Hall. Subcontractors are Gold Mechanical, Springfield, Missouri, for the mechanical and pluming construction; P1 Group Inc., Lawrence, for the electrical; and Johnson Lancaster, Clearwater, Florida, for the food service equipment. Read more.

 


The Fall 2015 Contract is Available

If you are new to the on-campus housing community and have completed an application to live in one of our on-campus residences, the contract is now available for you to complete. Here are the next steps to officially preference your space.

  • Access the contract. You will need your K-State eID and password.
  • Indicate your preferences and submit the $400 payment. (It is refundable until June 1.)
  • Watch for the email confirmation notifying you that your contract is complete.

Assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are determined by the day your completed contract and payment are received. You can make changes to your hall, room type and roommate preferences online until June 1, 2015.

Now is a good time to consider turning your living experience into a living-learning experience. Residential CAT Communities provide an added opportunity for first-year students to connect with others who share their academic interests by placing them in the same residence hall. Read more.

Should you have questions, contact us at 785-532-6453 or 
housing@k-state.edu.

Current residents: The RSVP reservation process for the 2015-2016 academic year concluded March 1. If you wish to live on campus again next year but missed the opportunity to secure a space, please contact Housing and Dining Services to review available options.

 

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