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Spartan Success Scholars

Students receive continuous peer support, participate in high impact learning experiences, and become a part of a prestigious community of Scholars.

Unit: Neighborhood Student Success Collaborative
Website: http://nssc.msu.edu/neighborhoods/spartan-success.html

Women's Resource Center

Programs, workshops, conferences focused on topics of gender equity, leadership/professional development, intersectionality, and work/life issues.

Unit: Women's Resource Center
Website: http://wrc.msu.edu/

Student Veterans Resource Center

The Student Veterans Resource Center is dedicated to promoting the educational, career, & personal advancement of service members & veterans at MSU.

Unit: Student Veterans Resource Center
Website: http://veterans.msu.edu/

Student Organizations

Over 800 Student Organizations including: academic, business, environmental, international, political, racial/ethnic, religious, women’s & more.

Unit: Department of Student Life
Website: http://studentlife.msu.edu/student-organizations-activities

International Students & Scholars (OISS)

The mission of the Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) is to provide support to MSU’s international students, scholars and families.

Unit: Office for International Students and Scholars
Website: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/

SparQ: LBGTQ Peer Mentor Program

SparQ matches trained undergraduate mentors with first-year students to help facilitate a smoother transition into Michigan State University.

Unit: Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Resource Center
Website: http://lbgtrc.msu.edu/programs-and-services/sparq/

First Year Mentor Program

Supports First Year Students in their transition to James Madison/MSU and encourages successful academic and personal development.

Unit: James Madison College
Website: http://jmc.msu.edu/diversity/first-year-mentor-program.php

Pre-Departure Programs in Shanghai and Beijing

Topics include communications, academic life, helpful support services, arrival planning, financial concerns, and housing issues.

Unit: Office for International Students and Scholars
Website: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/news/1587/pre-departure-programs-in-shanghai-and-beijing/

Counseling Center

MSU Counseling Center serves as the central access point for students seeking mental health services on campus.

Unit: Counseling Center
Website: http://counseling.msu.edu/

Olin Health Clinics

Conveniently located in Hubbard, Brody, Holden and McDonel Halls, these clinics are open to any student for treatment of illness or minor injuries.

Unit: Olin Student Health Services
Website: http://olin.msu.edu/services/neighborhoodclinics.htm

International Students & Scholars (OISS)

The mission of the Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) is to provide support to MSU’s international students, scholars and families.

Unit: Office for International Students and Scholars
Website: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/

Multicultural Business Success Academy

MBSA extends the Summer Business Institute experience into the freshman year by providing additional resources and support.

Unit: The Eli Broad College of Business
Website: https://mbp.broad.msu.edu/multicultural-business-success-academy/

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)

Provides career counseling, personal advising, & academic support to first-generation college students, students who come from low-income backgrounds, & disabled students.

Unit: Office of Supportive Services
Website: http://trio.oss.msu.edu/

Peer Career Advising

Meet with a peer for help with resumes, figuring out Handshake and learning about ways to find a part time job or internship

Unit: Career Services Network
Website: http://careernetwork.msu.edu/services-locations/career-peer-advisors.html

EXCEL Network

A holistic approach to experiential learning, career education, student advising, & alumni networking to chart successful paths to meaningful careers

Unit: College of Arts & Letters
Website: http://www.cal.msu.edu/currentstudents/career-services

First Year Mentor Program

Supports First Year Students in their transition to James Madison/MSU and encourages successful academic and personal development.

Unit: James Madison College
Website: http://jmc.msu.edu/diversity/first-year-mentor-program.php

Office of the University Ombudsperson

The Office of the University Ombudsperson is a resource for students to support success initiatives for grade disputes, academic misconduct, as well as any other complaints/concerns a student may have with the university.

Unit: Office of the University Ombudsperson
Website: https://ombud.msu.edu/

MSU Theory Tutoring Center

Help with your questions, provide extra practice, or serve as a quiet place to work on your theory homework.

Unit: MSU College of Music
Website: http://music.msu.edu/areas-studios/music-theory/msu-theory-tutoring-center

Mechanical Engineering Learning Center

To strengthen ME undergraduate students’ understanding of key concepts, assist with challenging homework problems, and prepare students for exams.

Unit: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Website: http://www.egr.msu.edu/me/mechanical-engineering-learning-center

Livestream Tutoring

One-on-one STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) and Writing (WRA, RCAH, IAH, ISS, & reading/writing skills) tutoring.

Unit: TRIO Student Support Services
Website: http://trio.oss.msu.edu/livestream-tutoring/

Guided Learning Center

One-on-one & small group assistance in over 80 Engineering and related courses, include supplemental instructions for the more challenging courses.

Unit: Diversity Programs Office, College of Engineering
Website: https://www.egr.msu.edu/dpo/academics/guided-learning-center

CSE 101 Help Room

Provides tutoring and academic support for students enrolled in CSE101.

Unit: Department of Computer Science Engineering
Website: https://cse101.cse.msu.edu/visitors/Syllabus_CSE101.pdf

Construction Management Tutoring

SPDC will offer tutoring for Construction Management courses CMP 124, CMP 211, CMP 222 and CMP 230 on Wednesday evenings throughout the semester.

Unit: School of Planning, Design and Construction
Website: http://www.spdc.msu.edu/events/event/construction_management_tutoring1

College of Veterinary Medicine Tutoring

APSS Office invites students with grade below 2.0 on an exam to join the College's group tutoring program to meet with tutors for at least 2hrs/week.

Unit: Office of Academic Programs and Student Success, College of Veterinary Medicine
Website: https://cvm.msu.edu/students/student-questions/academics

Social Science Help Rooms

Offers a variety of support options for students, including drop-in tutoring & review sessions for partner courses in CJ, EC, HST, IAH, ISS, & SOC.

Unit: College of Social Science
Website: http://socialscience.msu.edu/students/office-student-affairs-and-services/helprooms/

Spartan Success Scholars

Students receive continuous peer support, participate in high impact learning experiences, and become a part of a prestigious community of Scholars.

Unit: Neighborhood Student Success Collaborative
Website: http://nssc.msu.edu/student-success-scholars.php

Nurse Scholars Program

The Nurse Scholar Program gives high-performing students the opportunity to earn admission into the College of Nursing straight out of high school.

Unit: College of Nursing
Website: http://nursing.msu.edu/bsn%20programs/Nurse%20Scholar%20Program/Nurse%20Scholar%20Program.htm

MSU Libraries Peer Research Assistants

PRAs help find information for research papers, search for articles or books, and connect you to the library services that will help you most.

Unit: MSU Libraries
Website: http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/engage

INQUIRE Program

The program offers the opportunity for you to take your science courses with a cohort in an encouraging and supportive environment.

Unit: Lyman Briggs College
Website: http://lbc.msu.edu/inquire/

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

CAMP offers individuals with migrant or seasonal farm work backgrounds a unique opportunity to begin an undergraduate program in MSU.

Unit: Migrant Student Services
Website: http://mss.msu.edu/camp

Writing Center

Services for all students—from freshmen to ESL students to graduate students—in all stages of the writing process and for any type of assignment.

Unit: Writing Center
Website: http://writing.msu.edu/

OISS Advising-East Neighborhood

International students have unique advising needs because they must maintain their immigration status and meet university academic requirements.

Unit: Office for International Students and Scholars
Website: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/depts/advising.htm

Multicultural Business Program

Tutors help students review concepts, practice problem solving and applications in 10 core business courses during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Unit: Eli Broad College of Business
Website: https://mbp.broad.msu.edu/students/tutoring

Philosophy Tutoring

Offered tutoring services on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at S. Kedzie Hall.

Unit: Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Letters
Website: http://www.philosophy.msu.edu/undergraduate/resources

Physics Strosacker Learning Center -- PHY 231/231C

Please bring your formula sheet and the work you have done so far on your homework. Staff will assist "cooperative learning."

Unit: Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Natural Science
Website: http://www.pa.msu.edu/~pratts/phy231/helproom.html

Romance and Classical Studies

Romance and Classical Studies Language Help Rooms Spring 2017 TBA

Unit: Romance and Classical Studies, College of Arts and Letters
Website: http://www.rcs.msu.edu

College Advising Corps

Advising Corps integrates student support into the high school model in order to address nonacademic barriers to student achievement & success.

Unit: College Advising Corps
Website: http://collegeadvisingcorps.msu.edu/index.html

Social Science Study Away Programs

Study Away programs offer courses & internships at locations within the US, allowing students to apply classroom knowledge in professional settings.

Unit: College of Social Science
Website: http://www.socialscience.msu.edu/students/experiential-learning/study-away/

Osteopathic Medical Scholars Program (OMSP)

OMSP integrates an early exposure to physician and clinical skills, community involvement, and leadership roles.

Unit: College of Osteopathic Medicine
Website: http://www.com.msu.edu/Students/Osteopathic_Medical_Scholars/Osteopatic_Medical_Scholars.htm

Multicultural Business Success Academy

MBSA extends the Summer Business Institute experience into the freshman year by providing additional resources and support.

Unit: The Eli Broad College of Business
Website: https://mbp.broad.msu.edu/multicultural-business-success-academy/

First Year Mentor Program

Supports First Year Students in their transition to James Madison/MSU and encourages successful academic and personal development.

Unit: James Madison College
Website: http://jmc.msu.edu/diversity/first-year-mentor-program.php

Spartan Engineering (CoRe) Experience

Provides engineering students with unmatched learning opportunities within a community that encourages academic, professional & personal achievement.

Unit: College of Engineering
Website: https://www.egr.msu.edu/core/#undefined

Residential Initiative for the Study of the Environment (RISE)

RISE is an interdisciplinary living-learning program focused on sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Unit: College of Natural Science
Website: http://rise.natsci.msu.edu

Residential College for Arts and Humanities (RCAH)

RCAH offers an interdisciplinary degree, using civic engagement and creative work to promote social justice.

Unit: Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH)
Website: http://rcah.msu.edu

Freshman Seminars

Spartans roll up their sleeves & delve into learning with a passion. Seminars provoke your thinking & stimulate big ideas for your experience at MSU.

Unit: Undergraduate Education
Website: http://freshmanseminars.msu.edu/

Freshman Semihnar Abroad

Provides recently graduated, first-year students opportunities to explore intriguing topics in small, active, learning environments outside of the US.

Unit: Office of Study Abroad
Website: http://studyabroad.isp.msu.edu/frseminar/

Spartan Advantage

Eligible students receive sufficient grants, scholarships, and work study funds to cover the cost of tuition and fees, room and board, and books.

Unit: Office of Financial Aid
Website: https://finaid.msu.edu/spad.asp

Short Term Loan Program

ASMSU offers a short-term and interest free loan for up to $300.00 during the first 6 weeks of the Fall and Spring Semesters.

Unit: ASMSU (Associate Student of MSU)
Website: http://asmsu.msu.edu/services/loans/

Pre-Departure Programs in Shanghai and Beijing

Topics include communications, academic life, helpful support services, arrival planning, financial concerns, and housing issues.

Unit: Office for International Students and Scholars
Website: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/news/1587/pre-departure-programs-in-shanghai-and-beijing/

Spartan Preview

Provides information on immigration regulations, laws and safety, health insurance, what to pack, getting to campus and campus life, and more.

Unit: Office of Admissions
Website: https://admissions.msu.edu/admitted/international/prepare-to-enroll/complete-spartan-preview.aspx

Preparation for Academic Life

Designed for academically bound undergraduate and graduate level students, topics include academic leaning and social life in American campuses.

Unit: English Language Center
Website: http://elc.msu.edu/programs/pal/

Online Academic Training Course

A free online course helps international students and scholars with their transition to American academic life before/during their study at MSU.

Unit: English Language Center
Website: http://elc.msu.edu/programs/oat/

Urban Educators Cohort Program

UECP helps students gain the knowledge and skills they will need to teach in communities where resources and services are most limited.

Unit: Urban Education
Website: http://education.msu.edu/urbancohort/

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)

Provides career counseling, personal advising, & academic support to first-generation college students, students who come from low-income backgrounds, & disabled students.

Unit: Office of Supportive Services
Website: http://trio.oss.msu.edu/

TRIO Excel Residential Summer Bridge Program

Provides students the experience of a college-level academic schedule as well as the opportunity to retake Placement Exams to earn a higher score.

Unit: Office of Supportive Services
Website: http://trio.oss.msu.edu/excel-summer-program/

Nursing Chieving Culturally Competent Education and Student Success (ACCESS)

Provides financial and educational support to help you earn a BS in Nursing and to help you pass the licensing exam to become a registered nurse.

Unit: College of Nursing
Website: http://nursing.msu.edu/students/Special%20Programs/ACCESS_Program.htm

Maximizing Academic Growth in College (MAGIC)

A one-week summer program where students will be introduced to campus resources, network with MSU faculty/staff, and meet life-long friends.

Unit: Office of Cultural & Academic Transitions (OCAT)
Website: http://ocat.msu.edu/e-pre-college/magic-maximizing-academic-growth-in-college/

Math Fundamentals

Evaluate & solve for one variable in algebraic equations. Solve linear equations & equations that utilize exponents or scientific notation, & more.

Unit: Mathematics
Website: https://noncredit.msu.edu/listSections.action?offeringid=874

Enrichment Summer Program

The Enrichment Summer Program provides academic advancement and career knowledge for undergraduate students interested in veterinary medicine.

Unit: College of Veterinary Medicine
Website: https://www.cvm.msu.edu/about/diversity/enrichment-summer-program

Dow STEM Scholars

The Dow STEM Scholars Program focuses on assisting students’ transition into college and developing the skills needed in pursuing a STEM degree

Unit: Dow STEM Scholars
Website: https://dowstemscholars.natsci.msu.edu/

Prerequisite

Prerequisites are required courses that must be taken before enrolling in a certain course. View course descriptions to see prerequisite courses.

Unit: Office of the Registrar
Website: https://reg.msu.edu/Courses/Search.aspx

Math Requirements

The university mathematics requirement ensures that all students build a foundation of quantitative literacy, which each student must complete.

Unit: Office of the Registrar
Website: https://reg.msu.edu/AcademicPrograms/Print.aspx?Section=284

Major: Picking a Major

Learn about majors by: attending Marathon of Majors, seeing an advisor, or taking an exploratory course, freshman seminar, or career assessment.

Unit: Career Services Network
Website: http://careernetwork.msu.edu/exploring-options/choosing-a-career-and-major/index.html

The ESL Lab

International students enrolled in academic classes at MSU can receive FREE tutoring from trained ESL writing consultants at the ELC ESL Lab.

Unit: English Language Center
Website: http://elc.msu.edu/esl-lab

Theatre Tutoring

Students can request for out of class extra help for performance courses by contacting professors.

Unit: Department of Theatre, College of Arts and Letters
Website: http://theatre.msu.edu

Writing Requirements

All students must complete one WRA (Tier I) writing course (4 credits). Some students must complete additional courses (development, Tier II).

Unit: Office of the Registrar
Website: https://reg.msu.edu/AcademicPrograms/Print.aspx?Section=285

University Requirements

All students need 24 credits of Integrative Studies courses (social science, arts/humanities, natural science) + math and writing requirements.

Unit: Office of the Registrar
Website: https://reg.msu.edu/AcademicPrograms/Print.aspx?Section=287

Major: Changing a Major

Students can submit an online major change form and/or see an advisor in the NSSC or in their college.

Unit: Neighborhoods
Website: http://nssc.msu.edu/advising.php#major-changes

Social Sciences Advising-East Neighborhood

Advisers can help construct a course of study to meet special needs, interests, and requirements for graduation.

Unit: Social Science
Website: http://www.socialscience.msu.edu/about-us/overview/advising/

Neighborhood Student Success Collaborative (NSSC)

NSSC advisors are the primary academic advisors for students who have not declared a major preference.

Business Advising

Walk-in advising in the Neighborhoods for business majors with quick questions. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Unit: Business
Website: https://uas.broad.msu.edu/advising-student-services/advising/

Math Learning Center

Get free help for 1825, 100 & 200 level math classes, and even some upper-level courses. Courses not supported by MLC: MTH 101, 102, 201 & 202.

Unit: Department of Mathematics
Website: https://math.msu.edu/mlc/

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