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EnrollmentStudents enroll themselves via Tiger Tracks. If you have questions or concerns about enrolling, you may contact the English Department or the Registrar's Office. You must be either a current student or admitted to the graduate program to access enrollment through Tiger Tracks. Please also complete and mail the Declaration of Intent to Enroll form (to be posted when the schedule is finalized) to assist the English Department in tracking your program of study.
Late ArrivalOccasionally, participants whose school systems do not end before summer session begins are not able to be on campus for the first three or four days of classes. You will only be able to take three classes if you must arrive late. Since four-week classes that begin June 2 cannot be enrolled in late, the July classes will be the only courses available to you.
BooksWe have made arrangements for you to order your books from the University Bookstore, Memorial Union, FHSU. You will need to specify the books. Books are listed on the course syllabi (links posted below) or you can download a combined list of required books here. The University Bookstore will send the books COD. Some of these books have not yet arrived and may not be available until late February or early March.
Kansas residents pay $200.67 per graduate credit hour. Tuition for fifteen credit hours will be $3010.05.Contiguous State (CO, MO, NE, or OK) residents pay $284.37 per graduate credit hour. Tuition for fifteen credit hours will be $4265.55.Out-of-state residents pay $510.02 per graduate credit hour. Tuition for fifteen credit hours will be $7650.30.
Housing ArrangementsA few on-campus apartments are available (apply as soon as possible; these go quickly). These apartments are equipped with a stove, refrigerator, microwave, washer, and dryer. The apartments are not equipped with television sets. Students are responsible for bedding, cookware, and utensils. A limited number of kitchen utensils may be checked out from the English Department on a first-come, first-served basis. When you apply, please specify if you will be here for one month or both, and specify which month if it will just be one. For housing information and application forms, please contact David Bollig, Occupancy Specialist, FHSU, at (785) 628-4245 or email@example.com. You may also apply through Tiger Tracks.
Application FeeA $35.00 non-refundable application fee is required on degree-seeking applications received. No action will be taken on your application/enrollment until this fee is paid. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the Fort Hays State University Graduate School and included with your application.
Financial AidTeaching assistantships, graduate fellowships, or outright grants are not available in this program. However, some scholarships are available to Summer MA graduate students; more information and application forms can be found on the English Department's Scholarships page. Also, if need and eligibility can be demonstrated, you may qualify for a Stafford loan. Anyone interested in applying should write or call Mr. Craig Karlin, Director, Student Financial Assistance, FHSU (785) 628-4494.
CoursesIf you are in the two-year program, you will enroll in five of these courses for credit this summer (four courses for those in the three-year program); unless otherwise stipulated in the syllabi, papers and written projects are not due until the end of fall semester. You will receive an Incomplete in all courses unless you choose to finish the written work during the summer in one or two of them. Courses are scheduled for Monday through Friday; however, classes do not meet on Friday, since that day is used for conferences and research. The following is a tentative schedule; we are waiting to finalize the schedule for our visiting German faculty member. The website will be updated as soon as we have a final schedule, and full course syllabi will be posted at that time. In the meantime, you may download this complete list of course descriptions and reading lists for the five courses offered by the English Department's faculty.
First Four-Week Session: June 2-June 27
Second Four-Week Session: June 30-July 25
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