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Welcome To Some of the Best Campus Living in the Nation! 

Once again our efforts have landed our housing and dining services in the top 20 nationwide! In the Princeton Review's "The Best 386 Colleges," K-State's campus food was ranked No. 13 and our residence halls No. 20. Thanks to all who completed the survey, and congrats to our phenomenal, hardworking staff! 

As always, we're committed to providing a positive experience that enhances your education and connects you to the university. As you can imagine, the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us to find new ways to provide this experience while safeguarding the health of our residents and staff. Like all campus communities this fall, we've had to make some changes to our policies and procedures to mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19, but our overall goal remains the same — to give you a great place to rest and refuel in order to do your best academically.

Visit our COVID-19 Updates page to learn more about the changes we've made, and as always, contact your student living or dining staff with any questions or needs you may have.

October 12 Update: Limited Dine-In To Begin Oct. 19, Additional Dining Services Updates

Housing and Dining Services, in consultation with the campus medical director and in consideration of CDC guidelines for eating establishments, is pleased to offer limited dine-in options in Kramer and Van Zile dining centers beginning Monday, Oct. 19. The dining centers have established seating areas that allow up to four students to sit at a table together, provided they follow a series of guidelines. All students must abide by these guidelines or it will be necessary to discontinue the dine-in option for all. 

Read more about this update and other changes to campus dining services.

Oct. 9 Update: Complete the Fall Break and Post-Break Survey

During the remote instruction period between fall and winter breaks (Nov. 29-Dec. 12), you'll have the option of residing in your residence hall space or staying at your permanent residence.

To help us determine the necessary level of staffing and services to provide, we're asking you to complete this short, three-question survey to indicate your current plans. Please complete the survey only once. The survey will close on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

In November, you will be asked to complete an official intention form and schedule your departure date if you will leave campus during fall break.

A few important details about the remote instruction period:

  • Students who stay during the remote instruction period (Nov. 29-Dec. 12) will have access to meals in a dining center. Location and hours of operation will be determined and published in the coming weeks.
  • Students who choose not to stay in the residence halls during the remote instruction period will be eligible for a pro-rated credit for those two weeks if they fully complete the departure process, which will be shared with students in November.
  • Students who plan to return for the spring semester do NOT have to move their belongings out of the room for the remote instruction period or the break periods. They need to take only what they will need while they're away from campus.

Thank you!

We thank you for your patience and understanding as we make the necessary adjustments to continue providing K-State students with the accommodations and services that make our communities such a great home away from home. And as always, we're here to help. If you have questions, contact us at housing@k-state.edu or 785-532-6453.