Welcome to Your KSU Student Handbook
To the newest members of the KSU OWLS Family: Welcome to Kennesaw State University! For our continuing students, thank you for returning to another exciting year at your university! KSU strives to provide an intellectually and socially dynamic campus that offers a safe and supportive setting for all. Each of us plays a role in cultivating this environment, and this KSU Student Handbook describes the privileges and responsibilities of all students as members of the Kennesaw State community. It is important that you take time to familiarize yourself with the materials in this document. Thank you for choosing Kennesaw State University!
Disclaimers and Resources
This KSU Student Handbook is not a contract and should not be construed, considered or otherwise implied as a contract. It is designed for informational purposes only and the provisions are not contractually binding. The University has the discretion in making revisions to the KSU Student Handbook to remain current and consistent with our current practices or changes in local, state or federal law. Thus, the University retains the right to modify or discontinue any policies, programs or procedures described in this document unless doing so would conflict with the terms of some other express agreement.
The 2018-2019 KSU Student Handbook was last revised in August 2018. Material in the KSU Student Handbook is intended to be accurate at the time of posting. However, unintentional errors may exist and items included herein may have changed since posting.
Other important publications for approved rules and regulations, such as the Kennesaw State University Catalogs, are available at: http://handbooks.kennesaw.edu/.
Kennesaw State University nondiscrimination statement:
Kennesaw State University (KSU) is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community. Incidents of harassment and discrimination will be met with appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal, expulsion, or termination from KSU. Every member of the KSU community is expected to uphold this policy as a matter of mutual respect and fundamental fairness in human relations. All members of the faculty, staff, and student body are expected to ensure that nondiscriminatory practices are followed at the University.