Thank you for your interest in bringing your Kindergarten through 5th grade students to visit Wichita State! While we’re unable to provide a guided campus tour for this age group, we offer a self-guided tour and other resources to make your visit to WSU a great experience.

Planning your visit

Decide what you would like to do and see while on campus! There are a variety of on-camups opportunities for your students to experience. Here are a few suggestions:

Give your students a self-guided campus tour. We’ve created a self-guided tour route for K-5 students that should take about 30-45 minutes for you to complete.

Visit Ablah Library. To arrange a tour, contact Angela Paul at 316-978-5084 or angela.paul@wichita.edu.

Check out the Heskett Recreation Center. To arrange a tour or activity, contact John Lee at 316-978-5290 or john.lee@wichita.edu.

Tour the Human Performance Lab. To arrange a visit, contact Stacy Johnson at 316-978-3340 or stacy.johnson@wichita.edu.

Bowl and eat at Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes. To make a reservation, contact Rich Renollet at 316-978-3479 or rich.renollet@wichita.edu.

Visit the Ulrich Museum of Art. To arrange a tour, contact Jana Durfee at 316-978-7116 or jana.durfee@wichita.edu.

Lunch

Groups have the option to pay to eat lunch on campus during their visit. Your options include:

  • Shocker Hall Dining: Our all-you-can-eat dining facility on campus. Please contact WSU Dining Services at 316-978-3477 to arrange lunch tickets if your group wishes to eat in Shocker Hall.
  • Rhatigan Student Center: Includes Chick-fil-A, Freddy’s Frozen Custard, Panda Express, Pizza Hut, Starbucks and Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes.
View campus dining options

Parking on campus

Visitor parking is available in any green / yellow lot, and there is an hourly charge to park in the parking garage.

Bus parking is available south of Charles Koch Arena and at Eck Stadium.

View our campus parking map

Downloadable Resources

For your convenience, we've provided PDF downloads for printable coloring sheets and bookmarks, along with the PDF download of the Self-Guided Tour brochure. Printed materials are also available on request.

Self-Guided Tour Brochure (PDF) Printable coloring sheet download (PDF) Printable bookmark download (PDF)