Annual Events & Traditions

Students eating food and smiling for the camera on the RSC east patio

B2SB is the annual kick off to the new school year. This event features, games, activities, food and prizes.

SAC group photo with drag star

Do not miss your opportunity to witness all the sass, style, and sexy from local, regional, and student Kings and Queens.

Family taking a photo with Wu

Bring your families to campus for a fun filled weekend at Wichita State!

A group of FSL students posing for the camera

Greek Retreat

Retreat intended for members of the Greek community.

Harry Potter skit

Hippodrome is Wichita State's longest running tradition beginning in 1928! 

A line of students participating in an activity

HiStory Fraternity Wellness Retreat

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Homecoming King and Queen smile for the camera

Students join together for friendly competition, alumni return to reunite with old friends and future Shockers will step foot on campus to participate in new and old traditions.


Immersive Leadership Institute

Strengthen your leadership skills through self-discovery.

A student showing his phone to two CSB students during Involvement Fair

Involvement & Community Fair

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A group of students participating in a hula hoop activity

Kallestei Sorority Wellness Retreat

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MGC Fraternity performing during the Step Show

MGC Yard Show

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Three students talking to new members about their own experiences. One student is handing a microphone over to the other.

New Member Greek Academy

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Recognized Student Organizations Week

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This award ceremony is a way to recognize the work of student-led organizations, students, faculty and staff at WSU.


Discover your leadership potential with this 4-day, 3-night retreat.


Shocktoberfest has been Wichita State’s annual fall celebration of Shocker spirit and pride since 1991.

A sorority group performing their routine during Songfest
Songfest is an annual dance and lip sync competition. Teams have been practicing for months and are ready to wow you.


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Step Show

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Graduates posing with their champagne flute

This is our chance to celebrate your years of hard work and dedication to your goal of graduating from WSU!

A large group of students smiling for the camera in front of a United Way truck

Join us for WSU's largest one-day volunteer event! Make an impact in your community.