Academic support

Academic support

Online tutoring through

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.


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:


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 campus libraries.

For assistance with, please visit with staff in a campus library.

Our staff is here for you! When you need someone to support your academic journey, know that our staff can assist! Whether you need help with your coursework, time management, organization, study tips or D2L, this team is ready to help.

We are available virtually and on campus. Additionally, if you need help you can always email with your needs.

Virtual support is available:

  • 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday

To meet with a tutor virtually, view your options in D2L:

Log into SpartanNet and click on D2L Brightspace. Go to your course list (the grouping of nine squares at the top of the page) and click on eTutoring for a list of available tutors who can assist you.

On-campus support is available:

Detroit Lakes

  • Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fergus Falls

  • Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


  • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


  • Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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 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.