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After Admission
Campus Life – Explore. Discover. Participate.

Officially a Pittsburg State Gorilla

Being admitted to Pittsburg State is a big accomplishment, and it also means a whole new world of opportunity is before you.

As a student at Pitt State, you have multiple opportunities:

  • work on campus
  • be involved in campus organizations
  • utilize the university’s first-class facilities
  • have a lot of fun along the way.

Here are a few things you should know about as you begin this exciting adventure here at Pitt State!

Enroll at Pittsburg State

At Pitt State, we care about your success and want your transition to be a smooth one. Checking out the "To Do" List for Admitted Students will help get you started.

On-Campus Employment

On-campus employment is a great option for many students looking for part-time employment. Here are just a few of the many benefits of working on campus:

  • Flexible hours that will often work around your class schedule
  • Diverse experiences you may not be offered elsewhere
  • Responsibilities and skills that will look great on your resume
  • Most jobs on-campus have a "regular" work day of 8am to 4:30pm
  • Networking with professionals that prove beneficial after graduation

To be eligible for on-campus employment, an undergraduate student must be enrolled in at least six hours per semester. Graduate students must be enrolled in at least three hours per semester to work on campus.

Visit Career Services page

Overman Student Center

The Jack H. Overman Student Center offers students, faculty, alumni and guests with facilities, programs and services that meet the needs of daily life on campus. Whether it’s for a meeting, to eat, shop or relax, the Overman Student Center has you covered:

  • Barnes and Noble University Bookstore
  • Gorilla Crossing dining
  • University Club
  • Gorilla Card Office
  • Student Government Association
  • Office of Student Prevention and Wellness

These are just a few of the many features inside the Overman Student Center. Be sure to check it out for yourself to find out even more!

Visit Overman Student Center page

Clubs and Organizations

At Pittsburg State, you can discover a wide array of extracurricular activities designed to round out your education. There are countless ways to get involved, meet new people, and enjoy life on a beautiful college campus.

Visit Clubs and Organizations page

Student Government Association

Want to have your voice heard when it comes to important decisions involving the campus and students, join SGA! Students in SGA get the chance to lobby in Topeka for legislation that affects PSU, reimburse student organizations to help stretch their dollars through an allocations process, decide how student fees should be spent, and are constantly working for a better Pittsburg State University.

Visit Student Government page

Gorilla Activities Board

The Gorilla Activities Board plans entertainment and programming each year for Pittsburg State University students. The GAB selects events from national conventions and only bring to campus the best of the best. The GAB budget is funded by student fees.

Recreation and Intramurals

The Department of Campus Recreation contributes to the PSU experience by providing comprehensive recreation programs and facilities which foster self-discovery, learning, responsibility, engagement, sportsmanship and an appreciation for personal wellness.

Visit Recreation and Intramurals page

Greek Life

Want to be involved in a fraternity or sorority? Pitt State has you covered! There are three sororities and six fraternities at PSU. The sororities are: Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Sigma Alpha and Sigma Sigma Sigma. The fraternities are: Lambda Chi Alpha, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Sigma Kappa, Sigma Chi, Sigma Phi Epsilon and Sigma Tau Gamma.

Visit Greek Life page

Student Recreation Center

The Student Recreation Center (Rec Center) is for the fitness, wellness and recreational needs of Pittsburg State University students. Located southeast of main campus, the Rec Center offers a variety of fitness and recreation opportunities ranging from basketball courts to a weight-lifting room.  Other facilities on campus also include an indoor swimming pool and track.

Admission to this state of the art facility and it's equipment is FREE to Pitt State students.

Visit Student Recreation Center page

Career Services

Career Services

Find a job on Pitt State campus!