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OFFICE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Student Resources

Office of Student SuccessThe Office of Student Success is here to help address the academic and social needs students have throughout their college careers. Our office is committed to promoting the university’s retention and graduation goals by creating and coordinating campus-wide initiatives that facilitate student success.

Academic Advising: There are six different colleges associated with enrollment.  Depending on what degree chose by the student is dependent upon what college they are sent to for academic advising.

Supplemental Instruction: Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an international program developed to assist students with learning material in traditionally difficult classes. It is a series of weekly review sessions for students taking certain courses. SI sessions are led by a student who has previously succeeded in the course and focus on collaborative and active learning. Research has proven that students who participate in SI earn about half a letter grade better than those who do not.

Study Skills Workshops: Student Success offers different workshops to teach students important skills. A few workshops they offer include: time management, note taking, textbook reading, test taking, learning styles and finals preparation.

Success Tips: Student Success offers different workshops to teach students important skills. A few workshops they offer include: time management, note taking, textbook reading, test taking, learning styles and finals preparation.

Find a Tutor (Student Success): Looking for a tutor in a specific subject? Click the link to access Student Success’ resource list for tutors.

GEEKS (Great Expectations: Engineering Kansas Scholars): Great Expectations Engineering Kansas Scholars or GEEKS is a free tutoring program available to any engineering student. Tutoring is available for math, science, and basic engineering classes. Group and individual sessions are offered throughout the academic year.

Student Involvement: Student Involvement is committed to providing opportunities for students to engage in co-curricular and extracurricular experiences to enhance their collegiate experience while at Wichita State.

Student Activities Council: SAC is one of the largest student-run organizations at Wichita State University and brings a variety of events and programs to campus each year. SAC also serves as a resource and provides support for other event-planning organizations on campus.

Student Organizations: Students can find a link to orgsync where they can search for many different organizations that they are interested in and that Wichita State offers.

Global Learning Center: The GLC provides opportunities for students to learn about people and cultures of the world.

Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: WHCC aims to add value to the Hispanic community through the provision of mutually beneficial communication between the Hispanic and general business communities.

Kansas African American Museum: TKAAM is more than just a building that houses historical artifacts and exhibits; it is a museum dedicated to bridging the gap of understanding between cultures.

Kansas Urban League: The Kansas Urban League empowers communities through education, workforce development, and economic development.

NAACP: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People fights for social justice for all people through activism and community involvement.

Visioneering Wichita: Visioneering Wichita allows citizens to work together towards a brighter future. Goals of VW include providing citizen input for future development and facilitating communication.

World Trade Council of Wichita: Promotes international trade & investment in Greater Wichita and South Central Kansas.