Pittsburg State University

Rumble in the Jungle

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Event Description

Rumble in the Jungle is a large, open house event designed for high school students and transfer students. This FREE event begins with an overview of admission, financial aid, scholarships, housing and activities and includes an academic and student services showcase, in which students can meet faculty and staff and learn more about PSU programs. Rumble in the Jungle also includes a campus tour, lunch and optional tours of the Kansas Technology Center, and Student Recreation Center.

We also encourage high schools and community colleges to bring their students to this event.

Event Agenda

9:00 a.m. Registration Check-in

9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks from PSU President, Dr. Steve Scott

9:45 a.m. Academic Showcase, Campus Tours, and Admission Presentation

12:15 p.m. Lunch provided by Chicken Annie's Original. (served with spaghetti, green beans, and german potato salad).

1:00 p.m. Optional Football Game

1:30 p.m. Optional Kansas Technology Center Tour, and Student Recreation Center Tour


Q: When does the program start?

A: Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Bicknell Family Performing Arts Center, and program activities are scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m.

Q: Should my family plan to attend Rumble in the Jungle?

A: Yes! Content for both students and parents are provided throughout the day.

Q: What if my family and I plan to attend the optional football game?

A: Students who register to attend Rumble in the Jungle will receive a free ticket. At the time of your online registration, you will also have the option to purchase additional football tickets for your family at a reduced rate of $5 per ticket. (Reduced rate tickets are only available online at the time of registration).

Q: Where do I park?

A: On the day of the event, visitors are encouraged to park in the parking lot North of Bicknell Family Performing Arts Center. Parking permits are required for this event. Parking permits will be emailed to the registered email address 2 days prior to the event date.

Q: I plan to drive to Pittsburg the night before the event. Do you have recommendations for lodging?

A: The following is provided by the Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau: http://visitcrawfordcounty.com/page.php?page_id=73


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If you are planning on bringing a school group, please register here or contact 620-235-4251 to request the group registration form.



Registration Fees

This event is FREE to attend. However, pre-registration is required as space is limited.


Bicknell Family Performing Arts Center
1711 S. Homer St.
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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Pittsburg State University
Office of Admission
1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762