Staying Connected

Looking to stay connected and up to date? Check out these ways to keep in touch with both Wichita State University and your fellow Shocker Families!


One Shocker Family puts out a monthly newsletter on the first Friday of each month. This newsletter includes relevant information from Financial Aid, Career Development, Housing and Residence Life, Student Health Services and important university dates and events.

Click here to read newsletters and subscribe

One Shocker Family Handbook

This online handbook shares ways in which you can assist your student as they prepare for new challenges they may face during their time at Wichita State.  You will find helpful information about the college transition process; academic requirements and services; including opportunities and resources for student engagement beyond the classroom.  You will also find information about important student support services.

One Shocker Family Handbook

Social Media

Stay up to date with Wichita State and connect with other Shocker Families by following us on social media! Our Shocker Family Facebook page shares regular updates and useful information for families of students, and Shocker Family Network provides a space to ask questions and share information with other Shocker Families. You can also follow us on our Instagram!

Family Weekend

Bring your families to campus for a fun filled weekend at Wichita State University! Family Weekend is our way of welcoming family and friends of WSU students to campus. A variety of activities and events have been planned to introduce you to student life at Wichita State and to help you become more familiar with campus.

Click here for more information on Family Weekend

Shocker Alert

Get the emergency information you need instantly and effortlessly! With the Shocker Alert System, we will contact you by email the moment there is an emergency or weather alert that affects the campus.

Learn more and sign up