SAC Member Expectations

Members of the Student Activities Council serve on one of our five committees to plan, market, and execute major events that shape the WSU Campus Culture.

  • Be a positive example of SAC
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Join and serve on an SAC Committee
  • Attend weekly committee meetings (no more than 3 excused absences per semester)
  • Assist the committee in the planning, marketing and execution of its events
  • Support the events and initiatives of other SAC Committee programs
  • Take advantage of member development opportunities (socials, workshops, etc.)
  • Attend SAC Member Retreat (1 per semester)

SAC Member Benefits

  • Meet and interact with guest entertainers/speakers
  • Get free SAC merch
  • Make new friends
  • Attend fun events
  • Expand your personal and professional network
  • Gain career essential leadership skills

How do I join?

We offer two ways for you to get connected with our SAC Committees:

  1. Complete our Member Interest Form and indicate which committee you are interested in joining. Our VP of Membership will reach out and connect you with the Chairperson and their next committee meeting.
  2. Stop by any SAC Committee Meeting to get connected. It may seem intimidating but our Chairpersons make sure you feel welcome and will connect with you individually after the meeting.

Committee Meeting Info

Meeting dates, times, and locations will be available in August 2024

Committee meetings are held weekly and you may join at any time during the year. As a committee member you help to plan, market, and execute SAC events and experiences! 

Digital Content Team

This group is led by the Digital Content Coordinator and is responsible for the promotion of SAC programs and initiatives through the creation of social media campaigns, video content, and drive the onlne presence of the SAC brand.

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Special Events Committee

The Special Events Committee plans programs intended for Shockers with children and/or siblings, our Veteran/Military students, and daytime programs for commuters. Example events include Trunk or Treat, build-a-friend, family-movie night and more.

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Shocker Night Life

SNL hosts live entertainment and evening events like hypnotists, casino night, comedians, and more. Members engage with artists, promote events, and create an inviting environment for attendees.

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Shocker Ventures Committee

Connect with Wichita and beyond with Shocker Ventures. Our programs take students into the Wichita community to attend events like Food Trucks at the Fountain, offer reduced ticket rates for ICT events, and connect students with travel experiences outside of Wichita.

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Traditions Committee

Build lifelong connections to campus by planning events that support Shocker Pride. Committee members plan School Spirit Events, Wu's Birthday Bash, Shockers Got Talent and represent the student voice for the University Shocktoberfest Committee.

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Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

What is SAC?

The Student Activities Council serves as the official student-led program board for Wichita State University. We plan and coordinate free events for the entire student body. These events range from social, educational, cultural, and high-impact entertainment experiences. Learn more.

What are the benefits of becoming a member of SAC?
  • Meet artists and entertainers

  • Free SAC Swag

  • Make new friends

  • Expand your campus network

  • Eligible to attend annual NACA Conference

  • Eligible for the Michael R. Madecky Scholarship

How much time should an SAC member expect to commit?
Members can expect to spend about two hours each week supporting SAC. One hour is for the weekly committee meeting and the other hour may include hosting an info table, distributing marketing, or staffing an event.
How are SAC events funded?
Funding for the Student Activities Council is made possible by the Student Services Support Fee which is allocated by the Student Government Association. This fee is collected from every degree-seeking student per credit hour. More about Student Fees.
Do SAC events cost money to attend?
SAC strives to keep our events free to all students. Exceptions include road trips and ticketed events like concerts and/or speakers. 
Are SAC events open to the public?

The truth is, it depends. SAC prioritizes WSU students when planning any events. Most events require students to scan their WSU ID for admission or to participate. Many of our ticketed events and entertainers are open to WSU students, faculty/staff, and community. Check out our event listing for information on specific events or contact us via social media or