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What you need to know

Classwork begins: January 17,2017

Tuition is due by: January 24,2017

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 01/24/2017 .

  • 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 01/24/ 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 Spring 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

  Spring 2017 Calendar

01/16   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Holiday

01/17  Classwork begins

01/24  fees must be paid by 3:30 p.m.

01/24  Last day for a full refund

01/24  Last day to add new classes without instructor permission

01/24  Last day for  enrollment on-line

01/25  On-line enrollment is no longer available

01/30  Final day for dropping course without grade report

01/31  The grade of W will be recorded for dropped courses

02/15  Last day to apply for Fall 2017 Professional Education Semester

02/20  Last day for one-half refund

03/13  Mid-semester D and F grades due

03/18  Dismissal for Spring Vacation (03/18 to 03/27)

03/27  Classwork resumes

03/27  Final day to apply for degrees/Spring or Summer graduation

04/09  Early Enrollment begins (04/09 to 04/14)

04/10  Final day for dropping course unless student withdraws from school

04/17  Transfer Enrollment

04/17  Final day for first draft of thesis and Ed.S. project

04/18  Transfer Enrollment

04/19  Open enrollment begins 

04/27  Last day to withdraw from the University

05/08  Final day for submission of thesis and Ed.S. project

05/08  Final examinations begin (05/08 to 05/12)

05/12  Final examinations close

05/12  Semester closes

05/12  Commencement:College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business

05/13  Commencement: College of Education, College of Technology