Current Students Coronavirus (COVID‑19)
Information and Resources

    • No. There are no reported cases of COVID-19 at KSU.
    • Yes, all KSU classes moved online on March 18 and will remain online for the remainder of the spring semester.
    • Yes. Registration for Summer and Fall 2020 courses is open, please check the time-ticket assigned to you.
    • Yes. Per the announcement with the new directive from the University System of Georgia, Sports and Recreation facilities will remain closed for the remainder of the spring semester.
    • Yes, the Carmichael Student Center on the Kennesaw Campus and the Joe Mack Wilson Student Center on the Marietta Campus will be open, but with limited services. Mail and package delivery and vending options will be available in the centers, but the game rooms will be closed. Check in with the appropriate centers for the hours of operations.
    • Yes. Please contact CARE at 470-578-5260 for details.
    • Yes, for service and availability call them at 470-578-6600 (Kennesaw), 470-487-7391 (Marietta), 470-578-4378 (KSU Place Clubhouse).
    • Yes, please call for service at 470-578-2666 (Kennesaw) or 470-578-7361 (Marietta).
    • Yes, please call for service at 470-578-6367.
    • No, all student meetings and events are cancelled for the remainder of the semester.
    • Yes, all University-sponsored student travel has been cancelled until further notice.
    • Yes, please contact your academic advisor for assistance.
    • Yes. 
    • Yes, but the vehicle will need to be removed before the end of the semester.
    • KSU is following guidance from the University System of Georgia and will postpone commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 5 – 6, 2020. We will be rescheduling the 2020 graduation ceremonies for a later date when we are confident of the safety and well-being for our graduates and their guests. Our graduates will still earn their degrees effective May 2020. We are simply postponing our celebration.
    • At this time, your financial aid will not be negatively impacted. However, if you need additional information, please contact the Student Financial Aid office by phone 770-423-6074 or email finaid@kennesaw.edu.
    • We are always open to discussing changes in student circumstances and needs they may have. Students should contact the Office of Student Financial Aid, to discuss any material changes to their individual or family financial status, by phone 770-423-6074 or email finaid@kennesaw.edu.
    • The U.S. Department of Education has advised universities that currently eligible Federal Work Study students can be compensated for their regular work hours through the instructional continuity period. In some cases, there may also be options for current work assignments to be completed remotely.
    • Due to the unexpected school closings, we will work with students to receive supporting documents past the Document Received Deadline. If you need extra time, please email a request to ksuadmit@kennesaw.edu.
    • Yes. Per guidance received by students on March 16th, all students will need to move out of the residence halls. Instructions and a schedule has goe out to each student from Housing and Residence Life.
    • Before you leave campus, make sure you complete the following checklist:

      • Check Your Thermostat: We recommend keeping your heat set so 68° while you are away to conserve energy.
      • Clean Out Your Fridge: Throw away expired food and drinks before leaving.
      • Take Out Your Trash: Drop your trash in your nearest dumpster/compactor before you leave.
      • Leave the Washing Machine Lid Open: Make sure your washer is empty, and you leave the lid up. This prevents mold from growing while you are away.
      • Lock Your Bedroom Door: Lock your personal bedroom door before you leave and take any valuable belongings with you.
      • Contact IT services, service@kennesaw.edu, if you are interested in accessing a computer lab.
    • Our immediate focus has been on protecting the health of our students, faculty, staff, and KSU neighbors and continuing the delivery of teaching, research, and clinical care. We will turn to evaluate charges for housing, dining, and other student services as soon as we can. At this time, it is difficult to know how long the current situation will continue, but we do intend to make decisions as soon as possible to share with you.
    • Students who are currently on campus can pick up to-go meals at the Stingers and Commons between 9:00am and 7:00pm, Monday through Friday. Weekend hours will be 10:30am to 7:00pm.
    • CARE Services is providing bags of food to students in need. You can pick it up at the Housing Office between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
    • Contact Talon One at 470-578-8663 (T-ONE) between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or email talonone@kennesaw.edu, and a professional staff member will follow up. After hours, you can contact the RA on duty.
    • The work order system will operate as usual through the Housing Portal; however, call 470-578-8663 (T-ONE) for any urgent maintenance issues (e.g., water intrusion) during normal business hours and the RA on duty after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends. Essential personnel will be available to assist as needed.
    • Wellstar KSU Student Health Clinics are open and operating under regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for students by appointment. All students should call ahead to make an appointment versus walking in during this time. For the health and safety of patients and team members and following CDC guidelines, no visitors will be allowed in our clinics at this time – patients only.

      A Student Health Services on-call provider is available for non-emergency phone triage after hours through the clinic phone number at 470-578-6644. Patients who have traveled from regions with widespread community spread of COVID-19, have symptoms related to COVID-19 to include cough and fever or have a known direct contact exposure to a positively diagnosed COVID-19 patient are asked to call the clinic before walking in for appointments.
    • The Big Owl Bus shopping routes will operate on a limited schedule on the weekends through March 28th. All other routes are currently suspended.
    • Residential students will be able to pick up mail at Talon Express in the Kennesaw Student Center between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Marietta Campus residential mail will be distributed through the mail lockers on the second floor of the Marietta Student Center.
    • Student employees are eligible to telework where appropriate.  Managers may also allow student employees to utilize a flexible work arrangement that allows for social distancing at the on-campus location. With the exception of students who are part of the Federal Work Study program, student employees who are unable to work will not be paid. 

      Students who are part of the Federal Work Study program will continue to be paid even if they are not able to work. This flexibility applies to enrolled students who earned federal work study wages prior to KSU moving to remote instruction.  It will remain in effect as long as remote instruction remains in place. 

     

 

Important Update

The WCHHS Advising Center is currently meeting with students virtually using Microsoft Teams. Monday - Friday 8 am to 4 pm. You can schedule an appointment by clicking the link below to log into Navigate. Please log in
using your Net ID (not your full email address) and the same password that you use to log into Owl Express. Once you have
scheduled your appointment, you will receive instructions on how to download and use Teams. You can also reach us by
email at wellstaradvising@kennesaw.edu. Please include your name and KSU ID number, and we will be happy to assist you.


We look forward to meeting with you soon!

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The Wellstar College Advising Center serves Kennesaw State University undergraduate students who are pursuing or considering a major or minor in the Wellstar College. 

The Center is dedicated to helping Wellstar College students develop and succeed academically. We are committed to creating a positive environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, and diversity is recognized and valued. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The Wellstar College Advising Center only serves current KSU students 
  • Academic Advising is a student-centered, collaborative process with the purpose of helping students process and achieve their academic goals. 

  • Students are not assigned specific advisors. All advisors in the Center have knowledge about the various Wellstar College programs. When you schedule an appointment, all available advisors with expertise in your program and with your advising issue will be displayed.

  • Although advising is not compulsory after the first year, we strongly encourage you to see an advisor. We can provide information you may not be able to garner on your own, saving you time and frustration.
    • Fulfilling general education requirements
    • Reviewing degree requirements
    • Creating academic plans
    • Readmission to major
    • Connecting with campus resources
    • Determining alternate academic options
  • Scheduled individual appointments at appointments.kennesaw.edu

    • 30 minutes
    • Scheduled at least 24 hours in advance with a specific advisor
    • Flexible in nature and can include multiple topics

    Scheduled group advising, if needed

    Walk-in advising

    • 10 – 15 minutes (best suited for quick questions and requests)
    • No appointment needed
    • Walk-in hours 8:00 AM–12:00 PM on Fridays
    • Email: wellstaradvising@kennesaw.edu

    *for quick questions utilize LiveChat or Virtual Advisor 

    • Write questions in advance and bring them with you
    • Bring something to take notes
    • Show up early or on time
  • Walk-in advising is a 10-minute advising session on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Services available during walk-in advising: questions or information on the current or upcoming semester, questions on prerequisite courses, and providing students with resources for growth and autonomy in the registration process. 

    Services NOT available during walk-in advising: long-term planning, schedule building, academic success planning, Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), and major exploration appointments.

 

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