Monthly On-Campus Update

Autumn is Here!
It's the middle of the fall semester, and we hope things are going well. We want you to feel secure academical ly,  socially, financially and every other -ally. If you're struggling in any way, it's not too late to turn it around. You have access to free tutoring, writing assistance, counseling and tons of other resources that can help you make this semester a success. Check out the Student Guide to Help and Resources: One Stop Shop for more info.
Lafene Health Center has seasonal flu vaccinations available to students, faculty and staff. The Walk-In Flu Clinic will run from Sept. 25 to Dec. 1. Walk in anytime
from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. or 1 - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. No appointment
necessary. Please bring your student or staff  ID and insurance information.
The cost is $22 for students and $25 for non-students
Homecoming Festivities
The K-State Alumni Association and Student Homecoming Committee invite Kansas State University students, alumni, faculty, staff, families and friends to join them for events and activities during K-State's 2017 Homecoming week Oct. 15-21. This year's Homecoming theme is Purple Pride Worldwide.
Students or student organizations interested in being involved in additional Homecoming week activities should contact the Alumni Association programs department at 785-532-5056.

All Homecoming events are open to the public. View additional details and the week's schedule.
Become a Resident Assistant
Are you ready to make your mark at K-State? The Department of Housing and Dining Services is currently seeking resident assistants for the 2018-2019 academic year. Resident assistants are student peer leaders who share responsibility for building community and fostering rel ationships within the residence halls and on-campus apartment communities at K-State.
If you think you'd like to apply, you must attend one of the below information sessions.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 24; Putnam Lobby; 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 26; Kramer Tallgrass; 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 1; Frith Community Center; 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 2; Derby 134; 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7; Kramer Tallgrass; 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 9; Derby 134; 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 13; Union 227; 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 28; Derby 134; 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 20; Tallgrass; 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 5; Leadership Studies 126; 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 7; Kramer Tallgrass; 7 p.m.
If you have questions, please contact Amber Byrley. 
Housing and Dining Services Ambassadors Needed
See your front desk for an application. Questions? Contact Britt Montgomery. Apps are due Oct. 2 at 5 p.m.

Upcoming UPC Events: Union Renovation Celebration

Check out the Union Program Council and all of their upcoming events!

  • Paint the U! Stop in the Union during homecoming week and check out student organizations' Worldwide Purple Pride. Also watch for the hashtags to vote for your favorite board.
  • Renovation celebration Oct. 9 - 13!
    • Oct. 9 Free Bowling: 3-8 p.m.; Wabash Cannon Bowl
    • Oct. 10 Taste of the Union: 2-4 p.m.; Union Courtyard; free food samples and giveaways!
    • Oct. 11 Lunchtime Lounge with FREE Call Hall ice cream: noon-1 p.m.; Union Courtyard
    • Oct. 12 Union Carnival: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Union Courtyard; fun games, prizes and giveaways!
    • Oct. 13 Dedication Event: 1 p.m.; Union Courtyard; Balloon drop with 2,017 prizes including $250 for textbooks, iPad, Beats headphones
    • Oct. 14 Family Day: 9 a.m.-noon; Building tours, first floor concourse.

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Residence Life
Upcoming Events for Residents 
See your RA for more info on these events. 
Fresh Check Day
Come check out an approachable atmosphere where you can engage in dialogue about mental health. Learn about mental health resources and programs on campus, in the community and nationwide. There will be free food, interactive booths, entertainment, exciting prizes and giveaways. Hope to see you in the Waters Quad Oct. 11 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Tower of Terror!
It's almost time for everyone's favorite HDS event: The Tower of Terror! If you can make it through several floors' worth of fright, our hats are off to you. All residents are welcome to this fun, free event at Jardine Apartments. Mark your calendars for Oct. 27, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Dining Services

All Soul's Dinner, October 31

Double, double, toil and trouble,  
Fires burn and caldrons bubble. 
Calling all witches,
goblins and ghosts:
K-State Dining will be your host 
for a supper to soothe all souls.

Drop in, if you dare, for a hallow 
of a time!

Roasted Bat Stew
(Down Home Chicken and Onions)
Monster Mash
(Southern Style Sweet Potato Casserole)
Pan Fried Slaughtered Swine
(Country Pork Chop)
Goblin Greens
(Southern Style Collard Greens)
Brain Bake
(Macaroni and Cheese with Crumb Topping
Stewed Slime Pods
(Creole Okra) 
Eyes of Frankenstein
(Pumpkin and Corn Fritters)
Dirt of the Devil
(Kansas Dirt)

Cultivate You: Better World, Better You
The Cultivate You program will highlight three principles: wellness, community and sustainability. We want you to become active as the director of your own personal wellness. Now is the time to create good habits and a lifestyle that will cultivate a healthy you for a lifetime.

October's Topic: Hydration
Thirst is a warning light on your dashboard telling you that your body needs more fluid to perform its everyday functions. We discuss ways to increase your intake of this essential liquid and avoid dehydration. Read more.

From now until Oct, 8, you can order from the  
mouth-watering Oktoberfest menu at JP's Sports Grill.

Looking For a Job at K-State? 

Are you planning ahead for fall and need a job? Our dining centers and retail operations are currently accepting applications and schedules for the fall semester.

Dining Services offers competitive wages and flexible hours that work with your class schedule. Visit our employment page to learn more and apply.
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