Parent Guide

Applying to BSU

  • Application for admission in Fall 2022 is now open! Priority deadline is February 1st.
  • Bemidji State University does not require an application fee to submit an undergraduate application.

Financial Aid

  • Official award letters for the 2022-23 academic year will be sent out in late June. The information will also be available on your student’s E-Services account through MyBSU.
  • The FAFSA application will open October 1, 2021 for the 2022-23 academic year.
  • BSU Financial Aid Guide
  • Financial Aid Information Release Form

Student Employment

  • All student positions, both work study and regular payroll are listed through BSU Career Services using the Connect2Careers program.


Helpful Services & Offices

  • Advising Success Center helps students navigate college with advising, assessment, tutoring and other services.
  • 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