Student Resources

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Student Support Services

We are here to help you and look forward to meeting with you to assist you with any questions you may have. Do not hesitate to contact any of the following services available at M State.



An academic advisor can assist a student with course planning, registration, and academic counseling. An advisor is also able to direct a student to college resources such as the Learning Centers and Career Services. Your academic advisor is an advocate who is interested in your development. Stop by the Student Services to schedule appointments with advisors:



The counselors at M State are here to help with any situation that may interfere with the success of students. All services are free of charge to students. To schedule an appointment, please contact any of the counselors at your campus of interest:


Social Worker

M State's Social Workers are available to help students find and access resources in the community that help them to overcome barriers in their personal lives. These barriers may be related to housing, finances, nutrition, health, and more. If you are in need of assistance, please call or email to set up an appointment with:

Marisa Gonzalez (Moorhead): / (218) 299-6839

Kayla Simon (Detroit Lakes & Wadena): / (218) 846-3687


Career Services

Students can contact the Career Services for help in finding employment, preparing resumes and learning effective interview skills. Services are delivered through appointments, help from an intern, and through our online resources found at:


Disability Services

M State is committed to providing equal access to education for all students, and Disability Services strives to cultivate a college-wide culture and climate that supports that commitment. We work in partnership with faculty, staff and students to remove disability-related barriers to education through reasonable accommodation to qualified students. This includes providing outstanding facilities designed to meet the educational needs of students who may have physical, visual, hearing, learning or other disabilities. There are also automatic doors, ramps, restrooms and designated parking for persons with disabilities to ensure complete accessibility to college program. For more information, please visit our online resources at:


Spartan Center

Minnesota State Community and Technical College strives for a college-wide culture and climate that support our commitment to providing equal access to education for all students. Support available to all M State students through the Spartan Center includes: academic support through tutoring services, career research and placement assistance, resume writing services, and transfer resources. For more information, please visit our online resources at:



The goals of TRIO are to help students explore options and get ready for and into any college, and then continue to be successful once enrolled. We do this by providing assistance with college admissions and college readiness, financial aid applications and searches, and career exploration. TRIO works with students attending or interested in attending M State or any other college, and those seeking to transfer once they complete their M State education. For more information, please contact Lori Mattison at / (218) 299-6579.



Our goal in M State Veterans Services is to make sure our service members, veterans, spouses and other family members have the information they need to make informed decisions concerning their federal military and veteran educational benefits. For more information, please visit our online resources at:



The Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides educational and support services to students that identify as LGBTQ+ and allies at M State and focuses on promoting equality, visibility and inclusion of LGBTQ+ students within the M State community. This is done by providing support for the LGBTQ+ student community and individual students. The office serves as the primary resource and support service for students of all orientations and gender identities by creating an inviting, safe, confidential, and inclusionary atmosphere and campus environment. For more information, please contact M State's Chief Diversity Officer, Dacia Johnson, at / 218.299.6506, or visit our online resources at:


Academic Bridge

The Academic Bridge is an online program that will help you master the material you need to succeed in college-level English and math courses. The program uses adaptive technology so it is tailored for each student, resulting in a learning plan that is personalized for you. To learn more about this program, please contact Rebecca Matinda at / 218.299.6605.

Last modified: February 7th, 2017 at 03:33pm