Spartan Centers

We know your life isn't 9-5, and your tutoring doesn't have to be, either. M State has partnered with to provide our students FREE online tutoring to support your academic success. Tutors are available 24/7, so you can study on your own schedule.

Subject areas supported include accounting, English, economics, computer science, healthcare, math, writing and more.

Access: To access, log into your D2L Brightspace account and click on in the drop-down menu under Academic Resources. For more information, check out these resources:

Availability: While offers 24/7 service, immediate access to tutors in your chosen area may not be available. Make sure to plan ahead.

  1. You have 15 hours of free access per year.
  2. Tutoring is not available for every course. If you need help in a course, let us or your instructor know.
  3. While we understand online tutoring might not be for everyone, we encourage you to give it a try. If you live near an M State campus, you are also welcome to use the tutoring services available in the Spartan Centers.

Questions? For assistance with, please visit with a tutor in a campus Spartan Center, and be sure to check out the resources offered through the M State libraries. For questions, concerns or more information about any of M State's academic support services, email Angela Mathers or contact her at 218.299.6853.

Campus tutoring support

Spartan Center

M State offers FREE professional and peer tutoring support in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena.

We encourage you to stop by your campus Spartan Center whether you need a place to study, a bit of support on a homework assignment or the opportunity to use a white board. Our professional tutors, faculty and student mentors are eager to work with you and help you achieve academic success at M State.

Each of the campus Spartan Centers offers free workshops open to all students on topics including time management, study skills, financial planning and how to read your DARS (Degree Audit Reporting System) audit. Visit your campus Spartan Center to see what will be offered throughout the academic year. If you have suggestions for topics, we encourage you to share them with us.

Spartan Center locations and hours

Detroit Lakes Campus: Room F116 - 218.846.3717
Diane Wuollet, Professional Tutor
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Fergus Falls Campus: Room C321 - 218.736.1619
Cody Hughes, Professional Tutor
Monday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-noon

Moorhead Campus: Room E112 - 218.299.6514
Dr. Jennifer Aranda, Professional Tutor
Dilvin Habib, Professional Tutor
April Olson, Professional Tutor
Monday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m -6 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Click here for the Spring 2020 Moorhead Spartan Center tutoring schedule.

Wadena Campus: Room S29 - 218.631.7862
Paula Rohr, Professional Tutor
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 pm

Click here for Spring 2020 peer tutoring schedule in Wadena.

D2L Brightspace support


For assistance in navigating an online course, log into D2L and, under the Academic Resources drop-down menu, click on How to Use D2L Brightspace. If you're in need of additional assistance, we recommend you stop by your campus Spartan Center or speak with your instructor.

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Career Services support

With a focus on excellence, M State Career Services provides students access and opportunity to develop a personalized career track, connect with employers and job openings, and obtain job search support to build a foundation for a dynamic next step toward employment or continuing education.

Your Spartan Center professional tutors can assist you with preliminary resume reviewing and resources. They are also able to refer you to our Career Services director. For more information, visit the Career Services Resources Page.