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Freshman Year Tips:

  • Get to know your RA, your roommate and others in your residence hall.
  • Get Organized. Become an expert on course requirements and due dates.
  • Find the ideal place for you to study.
  • Go to class (and hand in your assignments on time).
  • Learn good stress management techniques and use them.
  • Meet with your professors.
  • Get to know your academic adviser.
  • Get involved on campus.
  • Make healthy choices if you choose to drink / party.
  • Make time for you.
  • Make connections with students in your classes.
  • Stay healthy - get plenty of sleep, exercise and eat regular nutritious snacks & meals.
  • Seek a balance in your academic, work, and social / partying life.
  • Learn to cope with homesickness.
  • Keep track of your money.
  • Be prepared to feel overwhelmed. Talk with other students. You're not alone.
  • Seek help at University Counseling when you need it.

 

Please contact Kelsey Lueck - Student Coordinator gorillasinyourmidst1@gmail.com or J.T. Knoll at 620-235-4062 or by email at jknoll@pittstate.edu for more information. Or stop by our temporary office - 209 2nd floor Hartman.

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Upcoming Events


Karaoke Nights, 8pm- 10pm, Overman Student Center U-Club

April 21st

May 5th


Alcohol Awareness Week:

October 11 - 17


HIV-AIDS Awareness Week:

November 16 - 21


Great Gorilla Smokeout:

November 19


Free Anonymous HIV Tests – Health Center:

April 21st

May 19th

Stressed Out?

Sressed Gorilla

Feeling Stressed? Test Anxiety? Log off in one of the five massage chairs in the Relaxation Room adjacent to the U-Club in Overman Student Center or try one of these useful Relaxation/Visualization Exercises!