COVID-19 Update

We are excited to welcome you to Shocker Nation! As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask that you be flexible and patient with us regarding our programming efforts. Programming for Passage 2 Success is under way! The University is here to answer your questions and provide the service you need during your transition. We will communicate with our new Shockers and your supporters if there are changes to this program.

Welcome to Shocker Nation!

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion would like to welcome and congratulate you on your admission to Wichita State University! As a multicultural student, there are a significant amount of resources dedicated to aid you in your transition to Wichita State and to ensure your academic and social success once you are here on campus.

 
 
Passage 2 Success

Your Best Path to Shocker Nation!

Passage 2 Success (P2S) is a week-long retreat for incoming freshmen from diverse backgrounds to help in their transition to Wichita State University! The purpose of this retreat is to connect with other incoming students, meet current student leaders, explore Wichita and gain the skills and tools to be socially and academically successful.

This program will be hosted the week before classes begin, with the option of early move-in for those living on campus.

Dates: August 13-18, 2022
Program Fee: $75

Students taking a group picture together and having fun.

Benefits of Passage 2 Success

  • Students living on campus will be able to move in earlier than others
  • Meet NEW friends prior to the first day of classes
  • Meet current WSU student leaders
  • Become familiar with campus locations and find your classes
  • Explore the City of Wichita through social events and community service
  • Learn about the resources and opportunities to be successful
  • And much more!

Earn College Credit
          ...as easy as 1-2-3!

Not only does Passage 2 Success introduce you to the available resources on campus, you will be enrolled into Ready, Set, Lead!1, a three-credit hour college course connected to the program. This course is an introduction to core skills needed to be a successful leader.

In this course, students will explore aspects of critical thinking, financial literacy, problem solving, professionalism and leadership through application of training, engagement and real-world experiences. This course is included at no cost when you register for Passage 2 Success.

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Registration Fee and Deadline

Registration for Passage 2 Success is $75.2 Payment for this program will be collected when you register. The priority registration deadline is Friday, June 10 and space is limited. Registration will remain open until the end of the day on Friday, July 22. Registration for this program will open soon.

The program fee includes all associated costs, except freshman orientation. Students participating in Passage 2 Success must attend Freshman Orientation3. Participants will still be required to pay the separate orientation fee for all new Wichita State University students. Sign up for orientation today!

If you have questions about Orientation, please contact the Office of First-Year Programs at (316) 978-5420.

Cancellation & Refund Details:

If you are no longer able to attend Passage 2 Success, please contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion by emailing to diversity@wichita.edu. Please include your name, myWSU ID and order number (if applicable). Cancellation requests prior to Friday, July 22 will receive a partial refund of $37. No refunds will be issued after Friday, July 22.


Schedule at a Glance

Sometimes it is better to know everything that is happening in a program. Below is a schedule at a glance of some of the activities that will be provided through Passage 2 Success. These events are subject to change without notice.

View the Passage 2 Success Schedule
EARLY MOVE-IN: Saturday, August 13
Arrival and Move-in (Available for students living on-campus only)
DAY 1: Sunday, August 14
Finalize Move-in & Errands
Passage 2 Success Check-in
Welcome Reception
Small and Large Group Activities
Dinner, Bowling & Billiards
DAY 2: Monday, August 15
Breakfast
Ready, Set, Lead! Curriculum
Lunch
Classroom & Resource Tour
Group Activities
Dinner and Social Activities
DAY 3: Tuesday, August 16
Breakfast & Student Organizations Panel
Ready, Set, Lead! Curriculum
Lunch & Learn Workshop
Personal Development Workshops
Group Reflection
Mural Tour & Dinner
DAY 4: Wednesday, August 17
Breakfast with Faculty/Staff/Administration
Ready, Set, Lead! Curriculum
Lunch & Learn Workshop
Community Service
Group Reflection
Dinner & Social Activities
DAY 5: Thursday, August 18
Breakfast
Group and Squad Pictures
College Readiness Activities
Lunch
Ready, Set, Lead! Curriculum
Passage 2 Success Program Reflection
Closing Dinner
Game Night


1 Ready, Set, Lead! is a three-credit hour college course connected to Passage 2 Success. This course is included at no cost when students register for this program. However, full participation is required for Passage 2 Success. Students are subject to incur additional fees associated with this college course.

2 The registration for Passage 2 Success is $75 and is a separate fee from Freshman Orientation. If you have questions regarding payment options, contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at (316) 978-3034.

3 Participants will still be required to pay the separate orientation fee for all new Wichita State University students. Sign up for orientation today!

Registration is Opening Soon!

Thank you for expressing your interest in attending Passage 2 Success. We are excited for you to attend this amazing program, in which registration will open soon. If you have questions regarding Passage 2 Success, please feel free to contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at diversity@wichita.edu or call (316) 978-3034.

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