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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 Jamease Roberts - 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 office in the Campus Activities Center, 109 Overman Student Center. 

Upcoming Events


'Gorilla Get Down' D.J. Dance / Free Pizza

GIYM and GAB

January 25

8:00 pm

Overman Student Center U-Club


Love Your Body Month

February 1 - February 28


DIY Stress Management / Self Care Kits

February 1 

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Overman Student Center Crossroads


Valentine's Day Flower Sale

February 14

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Yates Hall Lobby


Healthy Relationship Week

February 12 - February 18


Safe Spring Break Week

March 12 - March 18


Free Anonymous HIV Tests:

January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, 2017

Bryant Student Health Center

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!