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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. 

November Events

Click here for a full list of our events for the semester


Dear World Live at Pitt State

Dear World is a storytelling event that will take place on Tuesday, November 7th at 7pm in the Ballroom. There will also be a live photo shoot for any student to partake in on November 7th from 11:30am - 1:30pm in the Overman Student Center Crossroads. For more information and details about this event click here. For more questions about this event you can call the GAB office at 620-235-4801 or email our Issues and Ideas Chair at sgriffin@gus.pittstate.edu


Harry Potter Movie Marathon

GAB will be showing all 8 of the Harry Potter movies starting on Monday, November 13th and ending on Thursday, November 16th. The movies will play in order each day from 4:30-9:30. For a full list of Movie showings and times/locations click here. For more information about movie showings you can call the GAB office at 620-235-4801 or email us at gab@pittstate.edu

Fantastic Beasts {Movie Premiere}

On Friday, November 17th at 7pm in the Overman Student Center Ballroom GAB will be premiering Fantastic Beasts.

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Fantastic Beasts {Movie Showings}

Starting On Saturday, November 18th Fantastic Beasts will be playing in the Uclub basement movie theater of the Overman Student Center. Times are 12pm, 3pm, and 7pm everyday until November 20th.

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!