A large part of helping your student succeed is connecting them to valuable on-campus resources designed just for them.
Tutoring, peer mentoring, group study sessions, supplemental instruction, study skills workshops and financial literacy resources are all coordinated by the Student Success office. Student Success also manages the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) Lounge, which offers a relaxed environment for studying, tutoring and connecting with peers.
Counseling and Testing
In addition to affordable counseling services, this office assists students in earning credit from the following areas: Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, SAT, ACT, CLEP and more.
The Office of Disability Services provides a range of services to assist students in and out of the classroom, including testing, interpreting, note-taking, escorting, book scanning, brailing, transcribing, special tables and chairs and auxiliary aids.
Dental Hygiene Clinic
WSU boasts a Dental Hygiene Clinic, giving students access to affordable dental care away from home. Dental examinations, routine cleanings and other oral health services are performed by Dental Hygiene students under the supervision of qualified clinical instructors. One set of duplicate X-rays are made available to clinic visitors or their dental providers at no extra cost.
Home to campus health and fitness, campus recreation is based in the Heskett Center. Students can participate in intramural athletics, consult with a personal trainer, get a massage, or take a Shocker Fit class in one of our state-of-the-art facilities. Students with a myWSU ID gain free access to the Heskett Center, including: five convertible basketball/volleyball/badminton courts; 200 meter indoor track; three Shocker fitness studios; Aquatic Center; racquetball courts; 25-foot climbing wall; weight room; cardiovascular room; and six outdoor lighted tennis courts.
Students receive free tickets to every home athletic event. With 15 Division I athletic teams playing in the Missouri Valley Conference, that's a lot of great Shocker entertainment on a student-sized budget.
Extracurricular involvement is key to being a happy and successful student. Student Involvement coordinates civic engagment and leadership opportunities, Greek life (fraternities and sororities), Student Activities Council, Student Government Association and more than 150 registered student organizations.
Promoting a campus environment of all-inclusive global diversity, the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) hosts a variety of free cultural events and speakers and provides students with an on-campus space to for socializing and studying. Coordinated by OMA, the Multicultural Student Mentoring Program (MSMP) is designed to assist underrepresented freshmen and new transfer students in achieving their academic goals.
Cooperative Education and Work-Based Learning
Is your student looking to earn college credit for a job in their academic interest area? Cooperative Education and Work-Based Learning will help set them up with a "co-op" or internship, earning your student valuable real-world experience before graduation.
Trained professionals can help your student find a job at every stage of their academic career. Is your son or daughter unsure about what they want to do? Career Services also offers a range of career exploration options based on skills, interests and personality.
Buy textbooks for classes, Shocker apparel and school supplies.
Any questions about tuition payments, remaining balances or refund disbursal can be directed to Accounts Receivable.
WSU Calendar of Events
Keep track of the hundreds of on-campus events -- many planned just for students and free of charge!
WSU Academic Calendar
When are final exams? What day do classes start? Is it too late to drop a class? Access the academic calendar to answer these questions and more.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Be aware of your rights and your student's rights when it comes to their personal and academic information. Consider talking to your student about filling out a FERPA waiver if they want you to be able to access their information.