Fall 2021 Events

We are excited to host a variety of in-person and hybrid events this fall! Some events will require a pre-registration to participate, they will be listed below with registration dates.

All events are subject to change in order to maintain health and safety guidelines. Follow us on social media or check back here for the most up-to-date information.


Paint U

Thursday, August 19

9 p.m. | RSC Courtyard

Feel the adrenaline rush when the paint starts flying! Get loud and messy with your friends and enjoy an experience of a lifetime! The paint washes off but you’ll never forget the night as you get lost in the music and dance the night away. SAC is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged property. No bags or bottles permitted. Paint is certified hypoallergenic, biodegradable, water-based, non-toxic and washable. Free to students and general public. For more information about SAC sponsored events, visit wichita.edu/sac or contact us at sac@wichita.edu.
Sponsored by Student Activities Council


Friday, August 27

7 p.m. | RSC Beggs Ballroom,

De-stress from the first two weeks and join us for some Bingo fun with AMAZING prizes! Win a classic game or a challenge round and you are sure to walk away with something that you want or need. You must be a student to be eligible to win, but all are welcome to play!

Prizes include airpods, appleTV, laundry supplies, food, and so much more.

This event is free for students and the general public. 



Hypnotist: Mark Toland

Friday, September 3

8 p.m. | CAC Theater

Mark Toland is an internationally award winning hypnotist, mentalist, and mind reader, but this Wichita native's most coveted title is Wichita State Alumni! Mark blends comedy, hypnosis, and mindreading in a way that will leave you wondering just how he got into your head. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Free to WSU students with Shocker ID, $3 faculty/staff, $5 general admissions and $1 for children 12 and under. Cash or check only at the door. 

Tie-Dye Tuesday

Tuesday, September 7

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (or until supplies run out) | RSC North Patio

Join Student Activities Council to make your own Tie-Dye creation! SAC will provide a free shocker t-shirt for you to make your own masterpiece. Or bring your own white accessory to make colorful (scrunchies, shoelaces, shirts of your own, etc.). Make sure to decorate a t-shirt while supplies last.

One t-shirt per person with WSU ID. WSU Students only. 

canvas with WSU logo painted in black on a yellow backgroundShocker Paint Night

Saturday, September 18

5:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. | RSC 142

Whether you are the next Picasso or if you have never touched a paint brush in your life, anyone can paint a masterpiece! (Van) Gogh have a wonderful time creating shocker themed pieces of art with the Student Activities Council during this stress free, step by step tutorial. Do not brush off the chance to have a night filled with laughter, snacks, and self-expression. $10 to WSU students with Shocker ID, $18 faculty/staff; $20 families and the general public.


Register here

Virtual Bingo

Wednesday, September 29

7 p.m. | Via Zoom

Do you love a chance to win free prizes in the comfort of your own space? Come join SAC at Virtual Bingo, September 29th at 7 p.m. to play Bingo from home! Some prizes include Eddie Baurer blanket and some pillows, Hunting RangeFinders, heating blanket, galaxy projector with a LED speaker, and many more prizes. 

Follow the link or scan the QR code below to access Virtual Bingo via Zoom. Passcode is SAC2021.

Virtual Bingo Zoom QR code


Trunk or Treat

Saturday, October 23

1 p.m. | Braeburn Square

Looking for a spooktacular and safe alternative to trick or treating? Join Student Activities Council for this year’s Trunk or Treat! Trunk or Treat is for families and kids of all ages to interact with Wichita State University student organizations and campus departments and participate in interactive and festive fall activities. Have an unboolievably good time with trick or treating, crafts, concessions, and more exciting interactive activities! This fangtastic Halloween themed event is open to everyone.

Nominal ticket rates apply. 

Homecoming: Wu's Birthday Bash

Monday, October 23

1 p.m. | RSC Atrium

Kick-off Homecoming Week with Wu at their annual Birthday Bash! Bring your friends for birthday cakes, games, photo ops with Wu and more ways to celebrate being a Shocker! This event is free and open to all WSU Students, Faculty, and Staff. 

Casino Night

Thursday, October 28

7 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Test your luck on the roulette wheels and the blackjack tables. Win big in craps or on the slot machines! Whatever your game, we have it. How long can you keep up the poker face? Come dressed in your Halloween costume to scare the night away. Prizes for the best dressed and prize raffles for the big winners will be yours for the taking.

Admission is free for all, but only WSU Students are eligible to win prizes. 



Drag Show

Friday, November 5

8 p.m. | CAC Theater

The Drag Show is back for its 12th year and the queens and kings are better than ever! Do not miss your opportunity to witness all the sass, style, and sexy from local, regional, and student Kings and Queens. Tickets will be available for presale beginning October 4 in Student Involvement, RSC 216.

$5 WSU students with Shocker ID; $8 faculty/staff; $10 general admission. Cash, check, and credit card accepted. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. 

Maker's Market

Monday, November 15 - Thursday, November 18

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Want to get some pre-holiday shopping done? Let the Rhatigan Student Center be your local shopping center to get home-made crafts and collectibles that you and everyone on your list will fall in love with! Accepted forms of payment will vary with different vendors!