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What you need to know

Classwork begins: August 21st, 2017.

Tuition is due by:  August 28th, 2017 

GUS (Gorilla Users System) Student accounts, tuition and fee statements, transcripts, schedules, financial aid status, award letters, and enrollment records are all on GUS.   Login at

GUS Email – Your university email! You will receive important updates and notices.  If you need assistance forwarding your gus.pittstate email to another email account, contact Gorilla Geeks

How to obtain a GUS PIN:

  • From the PSU homepage click on Login and then GUS
  • From the GUS login page click on "forgot GUSPIN/password"
  • If you have any questions, please contact Registrar's at 620-235-4200
Financial aid and scholarship recipients: don't forget to verify your enrollment.

Gorilla Card – All new on-campus students receiving financial assistance must have a Gorilla Card prior to verifying enrollment.

Payment Methods – Pay by 08/28/2017 .

  • BY MAIL: Send your check to
    PSU Office of Cashiers and Student Accounts
    1701 South Broadway
    Pittsburg, KS 66762
    Credit card information cannot be processed through the mail
  • IN PERSON: Pay by cash or check on campus during normal business hours (8:30-3:30pm) at:PSU Office of Cashiers and Student Accounts, Room 112 Horace Mann.

  • ON-LINE: Pay by eCheck or by *Credit Card on GUS, Student Accounts, then click on View Statement/Make Payment

    *A 2.9% convenience fee by Informed Decisions Corporation will be applied to credit and debit card transactions only.

  • PAYMENT PLAN: Tuition payment plans are available online with a contract charge of $25 per semester. A new application through GUS is required every semester.

Financial Aid

  • To receive your financial aid or scholarships, you must verify your enrollment through GUS each semester.  

  • Students who plan to pay tuition by an outside loan, scholarship or sponsorship are asked to contact the Office of Cashiers and Student Accounts by 08/28/ 2017, to confirm their intent to pay.

  • Information on the NEW book voucher program can be found at


Rent or buy your books at the Gorilla Bookstore, located inside the Overman Student Center. Over 350 titles available to rent for Fall Semester 2017. Shop early for the best selection at the Official Campus Bookstore website.

Consumer information

For more information:

Registrar’s Office
103 Russ Hall
(620) 235-4200

Cashiers & Student Accounts
112 Horace Mann
(620) 235-4092

Financial Assistance
103 Horace Mann
(620) 235-4240

Gorilla Card
(620) 235-4600

Gorilla Bookstore
Main Floor, Student Center
(620) 235-4875

University Housing
209 Horace Mann
(620) 235-4245

Important Dates

  Fall 2017 Calendar

04/09  Early enrollment (04/09 to 04/14)

04/17  Transfer enrollment

04/18  Transfer enrollment

04/19  Open enrollment begins

08/21  Classwork begins 

08/28  Tuition and Fees must be paid by 3:30 p.m.

08/28  Last day for full tuition and fee refund

08/28  Last day to enroll or add classes without permission of instructor

08/29  On-line enrollment is no longer available

09/04  Labor Day Holiday

09/05  Final day to drop without "W"

09/06  The grade of "W" will be recorded  dropped courses

09/23  Family Day

09/28 Last day for one-half tuition and fee refund

09/30 Rumble in the Jungle

10/05  Fall Break ( 10-05 & 10-06)

10/14  Homecoming

10/16  D and F grades due

11/01  Grad finale 9:30-4:00

11/03  Deadline for Dec grads to apply for degree

11/05  Early Enrollment ( 11-5 to 11-10)

11/06  Final day to drop course unless withdrawing for term

11/11  Rumble in the Jungle

11/13  Transfer CARES (11-13 & 11-14)

11/21  Start of Thanksgiving break (11-21 to 11-27)

11/30  Last day to withdraw

12/11  Finals week through 12/15

12/15  IN grades processed for SU/SP courses

12/15  Commencement

12/18  Grades Due