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Section V

Campus Publications

Please note that the information contained in many of the publications listed below is found on the Bemidji State University Web site (homepage at

The Student Handbook

This handbook is the primary reference for student activities and services. It also explains many University policies that affect students, including the Code of Conduct, sexual violence and harassment policies, and academic grievances. The Student Handbook is accessible at <>.

Class Schedule

Published each semester, this booklet includes when and where classes are offered that term, tuition and fees, complete registration policies and instructions, important dates and deadlines, and special programs and services. The Class Schedule is available from the Records Office, Deputy Hall, 218-755-2020. Comparable information for summer term is included in the Summer Term Bulletin. Class Schedules are also accessible on the BSU Web site under Academics.

Summer Term Bulletin

In addition to the categories of information found in the Class Schedule, this bulletin includes procedures for admission and descriptions of summer workshops. The bulletin is available from the Center for Extended Learning, Deputy Hall, 218-755-2068.

The Northern Student

This is BSU's student newspaper; its office is in Hobson Memorial Union, 218-755-2987.

Annual Security Report

This report, published by the Department of Security & Safety, is distributed to all students, prospective students, faculty, staff, and prospective employees, and is available upon request. The report, which is in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, contains security policies and practices and campus crime statistics. The report may also be viewed online at

BSU Directory

The annual Directory includes addresses and phone numbers for students, faculty, staff, and offices and services, as well as general phoning information.

Department Handbooks

Many departments publish their own handbooks. Inquire at department offices.

Pamphlets and Brochures

Many University offices publish information on services, policies, and procedures. These are available many places on campus, including the Hobson Memorial Union Information Desk, and the Office of Admissions and Scholarships in Deputy Hall.

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