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Help Is On The Way!

Being in college is sometimes challenging. Whether you are living away from home for the first time or have been living on your own for a while, knowing where to go for help can be confusing. Listed below are resources available on campus and in the Wichita community for those in need.

Campus Resources   Community Resources
 

Campus Resources

On-Campus resources that can be utilized to help keep you mentally and physically healthy. If you don't see a resource you are looking for contact OneStop to see if it is offered.

Campus Recreation On-campus recreation is a great way to get moving, meet people, and unwind after class. Campus rec offers several competitive sport options, including intramural athletics and club sports.

Care Team The Care Team (formerly University Behavioral Intervention Team, or UBIT) applies a multidisciplinary approach to preventing individuals from harming themselves or others and assists those in need. Follow this link to find out more or to notify us of a concern.

Counseling and Prevention Services - In addition to affordable counseling services, this office assists students in earning credit from the following areas: Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, SAT, ACT, CLEP and more. Also check out their site for suicide prevention information.

Disability Services - Disability Services provides individuals with learning, mental or physical disabilities an equal opportunity to attain their academic and personal goals to the fullest of their abilities.

Office of Student Success - This office helps students maximize their academic potential and reach their personal goals through a range of programs and services, regardless of personal background. Our goal is to help students develop skills and plans to graduate in a timely manner while engaging with our community of learners. Some of the resources found on this page are Military and Veteran Student Center, Child Care options, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, MyCollegeMoneyPlan.org, Career Development Center.

Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance Title IX forbids sexual harassment and sex discrimination and holds all members of the university community responsible for promoting a positive working and learning environment. At WSU, all persons are free to discuss any problems or questions they may have concerning sexual harassment at the university without fear of intimidation or retaliation.

Shocker Family Programs - Starting a college career can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Use this site as a tool to stay informed about campus news and events, deadlines, and resources to encourage your student's academic success and well-being.  

Shocker Support Locker There is a variety of non-perishable food items such as canned fruits, vegetables, proteins, snacks, soups, meals and mixes, and grains and starches such as rice, noodles, and pasta. To find out if you are eligible check out their web page. 

Community Resources

Off campus resources that can be used by any person regardless of enrollment status. These resources are not affiliated with Wichita State University but may be beneficial.

Kansas Food Bank - The Kansas Food Bank supplies free and low-cost food to pantries, soup kitchens and churches who give out food to the hungry. If you are looking for a source ...

Mental Health Resources -  This takes you to another page that has a listing of self help options as well as additional community resources for mental health.

Shelter Resources -  This takes you to a resource page where you can download community resources document with numerous options. 

Sedgwick County Health Department - SCHD offers many services including but not limited to Immunizations, Health Screenings, Tuberculosis testing, family planning, HIV and sexually transmitted disease testing and care, Women's health services: breast and cervical cancer detection. Call to schedule and appointment.

HealthCore Clinic - HealthCore clinic provides quality family healthcare through improved access and heightened and unrelenting focus on education and prevention. 

Medical Service Bureau - Medical Service Bureau, Inc. works to help people with limited resources needing prescription medication and vision care.

United Way 2-1-1 of Kansas -  Compiled lists of resources for Sedgwick County including Counseling and Mental Health, Shelters, Food/Meals, Clothing , Medical, Housing and more. English and Spanish guides available.