New Student Resources

We have high expectations regarding academic integrity, respect for all and personal responsibility.

BSU also offers many services that can assist you in your academic and personal life during your college years. The ASC has assembled this guide to essential information that you, as a BSU student, need to know.

Rights and Responsibilities

  • Student Handbook
    All BSU students have the responsibility to familiarize themselves with the information in the handbook, which includes academic and campus policies and procedures, the student code of conduct, and what types of information you have a right to, by law, as a student.

Academic Support

  • Academic Toolbox
    ASC has developed this toolbox of articles and resources to help you improve your academic skills. Included are articles on time management, skills assessment, study strategies, exam preparation, GPA calculators and planning sheets.
  • ACCUPLACER Assessment
    All students must show college readiness when they enroll at BSU. Learn more about the ACCUPLACER Assessment test and if you are required to take it.
  • Choose Your Major Toolbox
    ASC has developed this toolbox that helps you cut through the confusion and walks you through four easy to follow steps from self examination to making one of the most important decisions of your life.
  • Tutoring
    ASC offers drop in tutoring as well as information and referrals for all other tutoring programs on campus for both on-campus and online students.

Student Life

  • MyBSU
    MyBSU contains links to essential services you will need as a student at BSU, including links to the Center for Student Health and Counseling, Financial Aid, Records and Registration, the online course catalog, Residential Life, Student Organizations, Hobson Memorial Union and more.
  • FinancePlan
    This site developed by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), contains tips and information about financing your eduction, understanding credit, managing debt, budgeting, and saving for the future.
  • Top 10 Things You’ll Discover at College
    This report by U.S. News and World Report lets you in on what academic life at college is really like and how you can expect it will be different from high school.