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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2004-2006
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    Academic Advising
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    Student Financial Assistance
    Services for Students
    dAcademic Assistance Center
    dAcademic and Career Information Center
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    dAlcohol and Other Drug Education Service
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    dNew Student Services
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    Academic Assistance Center

    Judith Lynch, Director
    101 Holton Hall

    The Academic Assistance Center provides a comprehensive and coordinated system for the identification, diagnosis, advisement, counseling, and referral of students to the various academic support services available at K-State. In addition, the AAC provides direct academic support through programs which include:

    Tutorial assistance
    Free tutoring is available in a variety of introductory courses through the EOF tutoring program. Students desiring assistance on a regular basis are assigned to small groups that meet weekly with a peer tutor who assists them with course content and learning strategies. Walk-in tutoring sessions are also available on evenings and weekends.

    The University Experience
    The AAC offers the course EDCEP 111 The University Experience to new students for 1-3 hours of credit. This course provides any new student with a general orientation to K-State and university life. Topics covered include study skills, effective use of campus resources, academic planning, career decision making, and university policies and procedures.

    Math assistance
    The AAC provides a math review class for students desiring basic review of pre-algebra mathematics before actually enrolling in a formal mathematics course. Assistance with Intermediate or College Algebra is available to students enrolling in The University Experience as a part of that course. Students who are unsure of which math course to enroll in may take a 45-minute math placement exam. This assessment is available on a walk-in basis in the AAC.

    PILOTS program
    PILOTS is a cooperative, year-long program meant to provide structure and encourage academic discipline and critical reasoning for qualifying entering freshmen. Students enjoy smaller classes, a computer Reading/Writing Lab, a clustering of support courses, and free tutoring. Classes are geared to a diversity of learning styles.

    Credit by examination
    K-State offers students a variety of quiz-out programs through which a student may earn academic credit in specific courses. The AAC is the campus service agency for the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) and the DANTES Program. The center will also provide consultation and conduct utility studies for academic departments interested in implementing a credit-by-examination program. Information and registration for the CLEP and DANTES programs are available from the AAC.

    Entrance and professional examinations
    The AAC administers the following examinations, which are often required to enter selected undergraduate, graduate, or professional programs. Contact the AAC to obtain further information concerning these and other examinations.

    American College Test (ACT)
    Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
    Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
    Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
    Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
    Optometry Admission Testing Program (OATP)
    Praxis Series (PLT, PPST)
    Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
    Test of Spoken English (TSE)

    Topics within Services for Students:
    dAcademic Assistance Center dEducational Supportive Services dOff-Campus Housing
    dAcademic and Career Information Center dGreek Affairs dOffice of Student Life
    dAdult Student Services dHousing and Dining Services dRecreational Services
    dAlcohol and Other Drug Education Service dInternational Student Center dReligious Affairs
    dCareer and Employment Services dK-State Student Union dStudent Activities and Services
    dCooperative Houses dLafene Health Center dStudent Government
    dCounseling Services dMulticultural Programs and Services dUpward Bound and Other Youth Programs
    dDisability Support Services dNew Student Services dWomen's Center
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    Kansas State University
    August 19, 2005