Student Affairs is involved with all phases of the higher education experience. The process begins with outreach, recruitment and admissions, then follows through the entire academic and campus life experience.
The Career Development Center at Wichita State University is the go-to resource for anyone looking to build a bright future after college! From help discovering and landing a dream career to virtually limitless cooperative education and internship opportunities, the Career Development Center offers a wide range of career resources focused on success beyond the classroom. We support students and alumni with career ready resources, skills assessments and career counseling. In addition, the Career Development Center serves employers, connecting them with a deep pool of Shocker talent.
Wichita State University's Office of Disability Services provides individuals with learning, mental or physical disabilities an equal opportunity to attain their academic and personal goals to the fullest of their abilities.
Housing & Residence Life (HRL) at WSU currently houses around 1300 students and is on track to house 1400+ in 2019-2020. Through our core values of engagement, inclusion, collaboration, excellence, and integrity, we aim to provide every resident with a meaningful living experience where they feel safe, supported, and can thrive as a student. HRL provides excellent service through full and part-time professional, custodial, maintenance, and student staff. We aim to support the Student Affairs division’s vision of connecting every student through intentional interactions, engaging experiences, and various leadership opportunities. HRL currently operates two residence halls, with a third scheduled to come online in summer 2019.
The Rhatigan Student Center is the social hub of student life at Wichita State University. Located in the heart of the main campus, the center's dynamic slate of events and services keep the WSU community humming. Whether you're looking for a place to study, a place to hang out with friends, a place to eat, a place to shop, or a place to relax - the RSC is the place to be. We are committed to providing an environment where students and student employees are encouraged to grow professionally and personally, to develop and offer new ideas and solutions, to share information, and to be given opportunities for responsibility and empowerment.
Student Involvement is committed to students and the WSU Community by intentionally creating co-curricular experiences through student engagement and development, resulting in a vibrant campus culture that enhances their journey as a Shocker. Student Involvement is responsible for the coordination of programs and services that engage WSU students in co-curricular programs designed to enhance their overall learning experience. Student Involvement supports over 260 student organizations, 22 fraternity/sorority chapters, the Student Activities Council, the Student Government Association, Cadman Art Gallery, coordinates service-learning, sponsors civic engagement opportunities, organizes Campus Traditions and provides leadership development programs.
This position will work with the Office of Student Success, housed in Academic Affairs, to increase the scope of existing financial literacy resources and services to students. The successful candidate will work on marketing and outreach campaigns, create a collection of online financial literacy resources, work to help increase the financial wellness among at-risk students, and coach students in areas such as creating a financial plan to pay for college, establishing credit, building spending plans and various other financial concerns of students. The graduate assistant will work 20 hours per week and report to the Director of Student Success.