A Blog For Future Shockers

Five Stops on the Virtual Tour That Show Off Shocker Nation's Charm

If you want to see the beauty of Wichita State's growing campus from your phone, computer or tablet, look no further than the virtual tour. It features more than 20 stops and 360-degree panoramic views of the most picturesque sites.

The Shocker Experience

A broad look at the unique amenities, activities, programs and culture students can expect on the Wichita State campus.
WuShock on the bench press at the Steve Clark YMCA.

Shockers gain access to all Greater Wichita YMCA locations, including the Steve Clark YMCA on campus. These are some of the best perks that come with your Y membership.

Kaylan Richardson (far right) poses for a photo with her intramural friends Dylan Ricke, Liberty Gilkey and Ally Wiggs.

Kaylan is a former softball player from age 4 up through her senior year in high school. After hanging up her cleats, she needed a way to enjoy her free time and stay active. Then she discovered intramurals.

Wichita State dental hygiene student.

The benefits from clinics at Wichita State's College of Health Professions are two-fold: clients needing speech-language-hearing, and dental care have an affordable options while Shockers gain valuable experience.

Anna Brake poses for a photo outside of Ablah Library.

Whether it be a beautiful spring day, or just as the sun is setting over the midwest sky, here are a few photo gems around Wichita State's main campus.

Humans of Wichita State

Bios of current Shocker students and their experiences.
Morgan Sutter

Morgan found her place at Wichita State among the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and College of Health Professions. She loved her time as an undergraduate and is ready for the next step in her audiology journey.

Andruw Hoopes

Coming from a small town in Oklahoma, Andruw came to love Wichita during his time as a Shocker. Following his involvement on campus, he looks to continue his career path at law school.

Dimitri Seneviratne

Dimitri didn't let opportunities go by and he doesn't think you should either. A well-known face across campus, Dimitri is now ready to reach new heights in the medical field.

Paige Harrington

A study abroad experience and involvement in several campus organizations has led to tremendous growth for Paige in her college career. The next step in her bright future is law school.

Tips and Guides

Helpful lists, guides, and "How-Tos" designed to make the process of becoming a Shocker as easy and seamless as possible.
Lupe Torres

Wichita State places a high priority on applied learning for its students. Lupe Torres shares what helped her to gain employment while completing her business degree.

Wichita State sign at 21st and Oliver.

If you want to see the beauty of Wichita State's growing campus from your phone or computer, look no further than the virtual tour. It features more than 20 stops and 360-degree panoramic views of the most picturesque sites.

Krissy Archambeau, Director of Operations & Processing for the Office of Admissions, assists a prospective student during the Oct. 20, 2023 Black & Yellow Day. 

If you have heard things like "admission" and "transcript" and have trouble keeping track of what they mean, don't worry - you are not the only one. Here is a list of common terms to help keep things organized.

Wichita State staff in Ablah Library during the winter.

Shorter days and less daylight during winter months can lead to a type of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Having healthy habits during this time can help alleviate symptoms.


Posts highlighting the best parts and hidden gems of Kansas' largest city.
The annual S'mores and Oars event allows students to enjoy time on the Arkansas River.

Want to spend a day on the river? Boats and Bikes is an equipment and venue rental for locals and visitors alike that offers discounts for Shockers!

One of two Keeper of the Plains sculptures on campus.

Two outdoor sculptures on Wichita State's main campus are part of a bigger story - one that dates back more than 50 years into the city's history.

Pizza Hut Museum sign

What is the story of Wichita State's connection with Pizza Hut? The story behind one of the largest pizza franchises in the world all began with two brothers in the ICT.

Thomas Jefferson statue during a snowy day at Wichita State.

Wichita is known for its chilly, often windy weather once the calendar hits fall and winter. Here are some things to do during that time to enjoy flannel and warm clothes season.

For the Foodies

Food reviews of all the diverse cuisine offerings available on and around campus.
Two Hands Corn Dogs

Wichita State's Braeburn Square offers several spots for foodies to dine. Two Hands Corn Dogs is the best place to find something a little different with a satisfying savory crunch.

Kebabs at Sesame.

Sesame's second location makes Wichita State's Braeburn Square a must-go for foodies. With mouthwatering Mediterranean meals, Sesame makes for an excellent choice.

Paradise Donuts.

Sweet tooths of Wichita unite! The ICT is no stranger to serving up one of Amercia's most popular pastries. The local donut scene is full of both unique flavors and timeless classics.

ICTea boba.

Boba "Bubble" Tea originated in East Asia and has swept through the U.S., including Wichita. Here are a few favorite local spots to grab a refreshing, bubbly drink.

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