Parent Guide

Applying to BSU

  • Application for admission in Fall 2024 is open. It’s free to apply to Bemidji State University!
  • Students admitted for Fall 2024 should apply for scholarships using the Foundation Scholarship Application. The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2024.

Financial Aid

Student Employment

  • All student positions, both work-study and regular payroll are listed through BSU Career Services using the HandShake program.


Helpful Services & Offices

  • Advising Success Center helps first-year and undecided students navigate college with advising, assessment, tutoring, and other services.
  • Transfer Advisors assist students who have attended college previously to make a smooth and successful transition to BSU.
  • Student Health & Counseling Services provides students with access to primary health care, ongoing health maintenance, information about healthcare and disease prevention, individualized personal counseling, group therapy, and a host of outreach health education services.
  • Accessibility Services provides accommodations for students with documented disabling conditions enrolled in courses and programs through Bemidji State University.
  • Veterans’ Assistance Center provides support and assistance to current military members, veterans, and their family members with education benefits.

Sustainability Initiatives

  • Bucky’s Bikes Rental Program provides bikes to students for $40/semester. For more information or to sign up, email
  • The Free Store in the Sustainability Office has gently used goods for free! Open M-F from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. during the school year.

Helpful Links