Student Support Services
We are here to help and look forward to answering any questions you have. Please don't hesitate to contact us about the following services available at M State.
Academic advisors assist students with course planning, registration and academic counseling. Advisors can also direct students to college resources such as Learning Centers and Career Services. Your academic advisor is an advocate who is interested in your development. Stop by Student Services to schedule an appointment with your advisor.
Students can contact Career Services for help in finding employment, preparing resumes and learning effective interview skills. Services are delivered through appointments or help from an intern, and through our online resources.
The counselors at M State are available to help with any situation that may interfere with students' success. All services are free of charge to students. To schedule an appointment, please contact any of the counselors at your campus of interest.
M State is committed to providing equal access to education for all students, and Accessibility Resources 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org / 218.299.6506, or visit our online resources.
M State's social workers are available to help students overcome barriers in their personal lives by finding and accessing community resources. Barriers may be related to issues including housing, finances, nutrition or health. If you are in need of assistance, please call or email to set up an appointment with:
Detroit Lakes & Wadena Campuses:
Kayla Simon / (218) 846-3687
Fergus Falls and Moorhead campuses:
Tyler Strand / (218) 299-6839
M State 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 Centers 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.
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 email@example.com / (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 veterans resources.