COVID-19

Study abroad program reflects on challenges, looks to rebound from pandemic shutdowns

The education abroad program at Kansas State came to a halt in March 2020. Since then, there has been a careful planning process to ensure the safe return of international learning.

Students excited for in-person experiences, campus communities

Students share what they are most excited for this semester as classes and activities return to in-person format.

Mask mandate returns to all K-State campuses

Following the CDC's recommendation that vaccinated individuals resume mask-wearing in public indoor spaces, K-State announced that all campuses will require face masks starting Aug. 3.

K-State meets nationwide ‘COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge’

Less than seven weeks from the start of the fall semester, Kansas State reached a 72 percent COVID-19 vaccination rate for at least one dose, eclipsing the national goal of 70 percent.

Masks now optional on all K-State campuses, at university events

Effective immediately, masks and social distancing are no longer required for students, faculty, staff or visitors.

Students welcome summer, travel after challenging year

With many travel restrictions and other COVID-19 precautions starting to expire, students are taking advantage of a semi-ordinary summer.

As students prepare for finals, stress, graduation uncertainty accompany them

Steven Parker, freshman in supply chain management, does not know what a typical finals week looks like on campus, and he's not alone. Most freshmen, along with many transfer students, haven't experienced in-person finals since starting at K-State.

Kansas State students, faculty anticipate reopened campus for 2021 fall semester

As K-State moves through phases of the university reopening plan, students and faculty voice their pandemic struggles and what they look forward to in the fall.

Online, canceled internships pose challenge for students needing credit

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many students' plans last summer by forcing employers to cancel, postpone or move student internships and jobs.
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