Student Support Resources

In the College of Education Advising Office, our number one priority is to ensure your success. We do this in collaboration with many other offices on campus. Below is a list of resources available to support you in your transition to college and aide in your success. 

Resources:Assists with:

Accessibility Resources 
132 Memorial Library

  • Offers Academic, Physical, and Housing accommodations
  • Provides accommodations for a documented disability in or out of the classroom
  •  Assist with food allergies, residential life, mental/physical injuries, vision & hearing impairments, ADHD, autism, learning disabilities, etc.
Campus Hub
1st Floor, Centennial Student Union 
  • One-Stop-Shop
  • Financial Aid questions
  • Questions about student charges and payments
  • MavCard assistance

Career Development Center
209 Wigley Administration Center

  • Major & Career Exploration
  • Self-Assessments
  • Assistance with Resumes, Cover Letters, & Interviews
  • Career & Internship Fairs
  • Etiquette Dinner
  • Search for Job & Internships through

Counseling Center
285 Centennial Student Union

  • Short-term counseling
  • Offers wide variety of workshops
  • Resources & referrals
  • 10 FREE individual sessions per student each year
  • Group counseling sessions offered
  • All sessions are confidential
  • National Testing offered

IT Solutions Center 

In the Academic Computer Center (ACC) or 

by the Campus Hub

  • Have a question or need a little extra technical support?
  • IT Service Desk assist with activating MavAccounts, MavNET wireless access, MavMAIL WiFi connectivity, connecting to MavPRINT, install AntiVirus software, and remove spyware and viruses from devices

Kearney International Center 
250 Centennial Student Union

  • Opportunities regarding Study Abroad/International Exchange Programs.
  • International Student and Scholar Services offers support and resources for international students regarding academic, financial, student life, and immigration needs.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center (LGBT) 
194 Centennial Student Union

  • Educational opportunities
  • Provides resources
  • Hosts events & meetings
  • Student groups & organizations
  • Safe Zone Training offered
  • Supports anyone experiencing difficulties because of sexuality, sexual preference, sexual orientation, sexual identity or gender identity

Minnesota State Student Association (MSSA)
280 Centennial Student Union

  • Advocates for students regrading student grade appeals
  • Information about a variety of resources on campus from textbook rentals through Maverick textbook reserve to car rentals through Zipcar
  • Student Government to represent your interests in the University, Community, State, and Federal levels

Multicultural Center 
269 Centennial Student Union

  • Educational opportunities
  • Student groups & organizations
  • Offers tutoring, mentoring, and counseling related to multicultural issues
  • Can connect with others of similar ethnic background

New Student & Family Programs 
103 Preska Residence Community

  • Academic Advising for “undecided” students
  • Offers First Year Seminar class (FYEX 100)
  • Orientation services
  • In charge of MavCARES Early Alert System

Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX
112 Armstrong Hall

  • Title IX complaints regarding sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, and/or relationship violence
  • Discrimination and/or harassment complaints
  • Information regarding Affirmative Action, Title IX, and protected classes

Office of Student Conduct
228 Wigley Administration

  • Promotes and enforces responsibilities students agree to when enrolling
  • Help students find renewed sense of integrity and civility
  • Maintains a safe and supportive environment

Office of the Registrar 
132 Wigley Administration
507-389-2252 – Help Desk

  • Assistance & questions regarding registration dates, registration windows, & access codes
  • Transcripts & evaluations assistance
  • Graduation application & evaluation
  • Encoding DARS
  • Offers forms for course repeats, appeals, etc.
  • Registration Help Desk (507-389-6260)

Opportunity Access Success Intercultural Services (O.A.S.I.S.)
Institutional Diversity 
228 Wigley Administration

  • Provides outreach to underrepresented students
  • Assist in discovering MSU events
  • Includes College Access Program (CAP)
  • Assist with bilingual and bicultural services
  • Assistance with college transition , academic advising, financial aid help, and ACT prep workshops

Residential Life 
111 Carkoski Commons

  • Assist with living arrangement issues
  • Information regarding housing and meal plans

222 Wiecking Center

  • Star Alert: Emergency Notification System by receiving text and e-mail notifications in the event of campus-related emergencies
  • 24/7 police and medical emergency services
  • Campus lost and found

Student Activities
173 Centennial Student Union

  • Information regarding student organizations and clubs on campus
  • Opportunities to become more involved on-campus
  • Assist with off-campus housing
  • Information with ride shares to get home
  • Includes Student Events Team, Greek Life, Nontraditional Student Center, Leadership opportunities, and Community Engagement

Student Health Services 
21 Carkoski Commons
507-389-6276 - Medical Clinic
507-389-5689 - Health Education

  • Medical care offered through on-site medical clinic
  • Full-service pharmacy for refills and orders on prescriptions
  • Over the counter medications available
  • Lab services for lab test and blood draws
  • On-site Nutritionist
  • Information regarding alcohol and drugs
  • Health-related workshops offered

Student Support Services
355 Wiecking Center

  • Eligibility consist of being a first generation student, student with a disability, and/or low-income students
  • 1:1 Tutoring provided
  • Advising Support offered
  • Career Exploration
  • Provide workshops

Veterans Resources Center
167 Centennial Student Union

  • Campus & Community Resources for Vets
  • Offers Mentoring Programs
  • Host Special Events, Student Groups, and Organizations

Women’s Center 
218 Centennial Student Union

  • Student Groups & Organization opportunities
  • Referrals to advocacy for sexual assault and harassment
  • Information, referrals, & support on women's issues
  • Non-therapeutic help for woman students
  • Violence Awareness & Response Program (VARP)