UPDATES OF PROGRESS WITH STATE PROPOSAL
August 10, 2012
The Alumni Office received good news from Friends University alumnus and Sedgwick County employee, Gregg Gann, G'04/M'06, that the license plates are now available for pick-up in all the tag offices located in Sedgwick County!
July 11, 2012
The Alumni Office received the following update from the Division of Vehicles regarding the status of the license plates for Sedgwick County: "When the original order for plates was placed enough plates weren't initially ordered so a supplemental order was made specifically for Sedgwick county." As of this post, the state is waiting on an update from the manufacturer as to when those plates should be received by the Sedgwick County tag offices. As soon as we hear back from them, we will let you know. Thanks for your patience and stay tuned!
July 3, 2012
Anyone who pre-purchased a plate was mailed a letter from the Alumni Office with more information as to how to pick up their plate as well as the "Friends University License Plate Certification" form for each vehicle that was pre-registered with our office.
June 25, 2012
The Alumni Office learned that the plates are in the process of being distributed by the Division of Vehicles to all 105 Kansas county tag offices. They should be available for pick-up immediately after the Fourth of July holiday by anyone who pre-purchased a plate. More information will be mailed to all pre-purchasees by the Alumni Office.
April 2, 2012
Production of the license plates has finished! Per the vendor, the plates are in the process of being routed back to the state for distribution.
Mar. 12, 2012
Production of the license plates has begun!
Aug. 17, 2011
The Alumni Office learned that production of the Friends University plates would most likely start after the "go live" date for the state database conversion project. The plates are anticipated to be available for distribution by late March / early April 2012.
July 20, 2011
the Alumni Office learned that there has been a change in leadership as a new Director of Vehicles has been hired. This means that the state database conversion project has been pushed back to a "go live" date of Jan. 1, 2012.
Feb. 18, 2011
The Kansas Director of Vehicles contacted the Alumni Office to confirm that state budget monies had been secured to produce the Friends University Kansas license plates! The plates are expected to go into production by late summer and should be available to pick up from all Kansas county tag offices by late fall 2011.
Jan. 4, 2011
The Alumni Office spoke with the Kansas Director of Vehicles, and they confirmed they had all the paperwork needed to move forward with creating a Friends University plate. Their next task is to request additional monies from the state budget to produce the plates.
July 26, 2010
The following documents were submitted to the Kansas Division of Vehicles to formally request the creation of a Friends University Kansas license plate:
June 7, 2010
We have learned that our next step is to submit a formal proposal for review and approval by the Kansas Legislature. To assist us with preparing the required paperwork, the Alumni Office has been in correspondence with the state Office of the Revisor of Statutes. Additionally, we are reaching out to several state representatives in the Wichita area to ask for their assistance with moving this bill along when the legislative session resumes later this year. (Note: as of the date of this posting, legislation is on summer break.)
March 15, 2010
The Friends University Alumni Office is in the process of verifying the next steps with the State Department of Revenue for the Friends University license plate.
OVERVIEW OF PLATE PROGRAM
Friends University is excited to offer Kansas residents the opportunity to purchase a University license plate.
For more information, please contact the Alumni Office at 316-295-5900; 1-800-794-6945, ext. 5900; or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Can I get my Friends University license plate in the mail?
No. You must exchange your current license plate for the Friends University license plate in person at your county tag office. Each plate carries a vehicle identifier, allowing the state to track and identify your vehicle in their system.
Can I renew my Friends University license plate via mail?
Yes. You may renew via U.S. mail or in person at your county tag office. There is an annual renewal fee of $30 that will go towards one of the following Friends University scholarship funds:
Do I have to wait for my current license plate renewal before I can get my Friends University license plate?
No. You can obtain your plate at any time.
What other costs are involved with the purchase of a Friends University license plate?
Please note that current fees, payable at the time of registration, will include a one-time specialty plate fee of $40.00, plus a one-time reflectorized plate fee of $0.50; annual regular registration fee, including a $5.00 county transaction fee; property taxes; and sales tax, if applicable.
Can I personalize my Friends University license plate or order a handicap version?
No. Plate numbers are produced consecutively and issued randomly. The Division of Vehicles does not allow personalization of educational license plates, honor requests for specific plate numbers or issue handicap versions.
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