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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 Sarah Lueck - Student Coordinator gorillasinyourmidst1@gmail.com or Taylor Panczer at 620-235-4062 or by email at tpanczer@pittstate.edu for more information. Or stop by our office in the Campus Activities Center, 109 Overman Student Center. 

April GAB Events:

Thursdays with "U"

Slam Poet, Oompa will be performing in the Overman Student Center Uclub on Thursday, April 5th at 7pm.

BANANARAMA - Stadium Concert

GAB presents BANANARAMA a live music festival that will take place on Thursday, April 26th at 7pm in Carnie Smith Stadium. With bands, Cover Drive and Half the Animal. There will also be various attractions, including a rock wall. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, April 25th and will also be available at the door. The event is FREE to students with PSU ID, $3 for PSU faculty, and $5 for the community.

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!