AnchorTuesday, January 22-Wednesday, January 23

Encouragement Wall 

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Dreading coming back to school? Kick-off the year with some good vibes! Visit SAC in the RSC to leave a message of encouragement for the spring semester and get some free goodies too! 

Friday, January 25

Magician: Derek Hughes 

7 p.m. | CAC Theater

Kick off the semester with SAC and Stand-Up Magician, Derek Hughes, as he brings his hilarious magic act to Wichita State. Hughes has performed his magic on MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, and the CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us. He’s a consulting producer on TRUtv’s hit magic series, The Carbonaro Effect and was a finalist on season 10 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free to WSU students with WSU ID, $3 for WSU Faculty/Staff with WSU ID, $5 General Admission, and $1 for children 12 and under. Cash or check only at the door. 

Tuesday, January 29 

DIY Vision Boards

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Nothing says positive change and goal setting like the start of a new year. That means it’s definitely the best time to make a vision board! Join the Student Activities Council to make your own! Free to WSU students with Shocker ID! 

Friday, February 1

Trivia Night: Homecoming

6 p.m. | Buffalo Wild Wings, 3236 N Rock Road

Gather a group of friends and compete in SAC’s Trivia Night! We promise to challenge your minds and feed your stomachs! Pre-registration is encouraged.

Thursday, February 14

Speaker: Rain Dove 

7 p.m. | CAC Theater

Rain Dove is an androgynous/agender model, actor, and activist. Featured in Vogue, Cosmo and People magazine, Dove, is best known for breaking the stereotypes through their work in fashion, posing as male and female models in photoshoots, productions and runway shows. Genetic engineer, firefighter, and fashionista, Rain Dove is a humanitarian bringing awareness to what is means to be non-binary and promoting self-identity. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free for all attendees!

Thursday, February 21 

Arcade at the RSC

6 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Want to experience the nostalgia of childhood video games? SAC is putting together an arcade in the RSC and you’re invited! Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Mario Bros and more! This arcade will throw you back in time with gaming tournaments throughout the night and awesome WSU prizes to the top gamers. Free popcorn and soda to the first 100 participants. Free pizza while supplies last.

Tuesday, February 26

Commuter Hot Dogs

11 a.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Call them wieners, bangers, franks, or dogs: hot dogs are the handheld snack that unite people from sea to shining sea. Our commuter students are from all over the globe, but we’ve all got the hot dog in common. Stop by to show off what hot dogs look like where ever you call home and sample the many variations of hot dogs from across the nation and the world! One dog per person, available while supplies last. Vegan options available 

Thursday, March 7

Comedian: Matt Bellassai 

7 p.m. |  Hughes Metropolitan Complex

Matt Bellassai is a writer, comedian, Internet personality, and 2016 People’s Choice Award Winner who writes frequently about pop culture, humor, and the struggles of daily life as a twenty-something man-child. He is the former writer, producer, and star of BuzzFeed’s “Whine About It,” a comedic web series that drew a weekly audience of over 5,000,000 viewers on Facebook. Matt can currently be found on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram and Facebook in his new video series “To Be Honest”, where he shares his hilarious commentary on the struggles of life as a single gay man living a childish life in New York. Tickets can be purchased for $5 to students with WSU ID (limit one per person), $8 to WSU Faculty and Staff with WSU ID (limit one per person), and $12 to the General Public. All ticket options can be purchased in the Student Involvement Office, Suite 216, in the Rhatigan Student Center with cash or check only. General Admission tickets can also be purchased online, via credit card, at*. Tickets go on sale beginning Tuesday, January 22 through Thursday, March 7 at 3 p.m. Ticket sales will reopen when doors open on Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m. All on-site ticket sales will be sold at the General Public ticket rate and can be purchased with cash, check, or credit card. Contact Student Involvement at (316)-978-3022 for all event and ticket questions. *Taxes and fees not included in online General Public ticket price.

Thursday, March 21

Sterotyped 101: Karith Foster

6 p.m. | CAC Theater

Stereotyped 101™ is program uniquely designed to educate and cultivate a sincere comprehension of the intersection of modern-day diversity, with a focus on Inversity™ - inclusion and introspection. Karith Foster, professional comedian and speaker uses the perfect blend of humor, interactive audience participation and heartfelt personal stories to engage her audience and shed light on taboo and sensitive subjects that include but are not limited to racism, LGBTQIA issues, class-ism, even size-ism and the many other predispositions that fall into the realm of our unconscious bias. This high-energy presentation prompts people to not just think about how we view the world and ourselves but how to actively promote change. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, March 29

Futsal Tournament

3 p.m. | Heskett Center Indoor Courts, 2nd Floor

Join SAC in our first ever Futsal Tournament! With music, food, friends, and futsal, it can’t get much better. Do you think you have what it takes to take home the championship trophy? Gather your team to find out! Pre-registration is required.

Register Here

Friday, April 5

Film Screening: Love, Simon

7 p.m. | CAC Theater

Everyone deserves a great love story and the 2018 smash hit: Love, Simon delivers -detailing the roller coaster romance and coming out story of seventeen-year-old Simon Spier. From the producers of The Fault in Our Stars comes this heartfelt coming-of-age story about the adventure of finding yourself and falling in love. Debrief conversation to follow the film. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free to WSU students with WSU ID, $3 for WSU Faculty/Staff with WSU ID, $5 General Admission, and $1 for children 12 and under. Cash or check only at the door.

AnchorWednesday, April 10

Performance in the Plaza

12:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. | Plaza of Heroines

Performance in the Plaza brings dance, music, and performance art to YOU! This once-in-a-lifetime event will immerse you into the art, sophistication, and allure of dance.

Saturday, April 20

26th Annual Spring Family Carnival 

1:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Airbus Lawn, 17th and Oliver

SAC’s 26th annual Spring Family Carnival is a much anticipated tradition at Wichita State University. This fun family event features inflatables, a petting zoo, and tons of carnival games, activities, and treats! Admission is free for all WSU students and general public, nominal ticket rates apply.

Thursday, May 2

Paint Night

7 p.m. & 9 p.m. | RSC 142, Harvest Room

You don’t have to be an art major to paint a masterpiece! Join Student Activities Council for a step by step, stress-free Shocker themed painting class! Participants will be provided a design, class instructor and all materials. We will host two sessions of the class - Session 1: 7-8:30 p.m. & Session 2: 9-10:30 p.m. but sign up quick because space is limited. Registration is $10 for WSU Students with WSU ID, $15 for WSU Faculty/Staff with WSU ID and $20 for General Public

Register Here

Finals Frenzy

Monday, May 6 - Thursday, May 9


Monday, May 6

DIY Succulents

10:30 a.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Couldn’t have a pet all year, but still want a little friend to take care of? Nothing is easier to keep alive than your own mini succulent! SAC will provide you with a mini cactus or Aloe Vera plant with decorations for your pot and other tips to keep it alive and healthy! Available while supplies last.

Tuesday, May 7

Tie-Dye Tuesday

10:30 a.m.  | RSC North Patio

Make your own FREE tie-dye t-shirt with Student Activities Council!  SAC will provide all the materials you need to create your own unique, colorful creation! Make sure to decorate a t-shirt while supplies last.  One t-shirt per person. WSU Students only. Available while supplies last

Wednesday, May 8 


10:30 a.m.  | RSC North Patio

Stressing out about finals? Take some to time to de-stress with a bunch of cute dogs of all shapes and sizes! What better way to melt your stress away than with doggo kisses and cuddles! It will be a Paw-some experience!