Resources

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Accessibility Services: The Disability Services Office provides academic accommodations for BSU students with documented disabling conditions. We strive to improve the educational development of students with disabilities and enhance understanding and support within the campus community.

Advising Success Center: The ASC is here to help you thrive every step of the way. We will be here for you from the day you arrive on campus to the day you graduate.  You can think of us as your personal advocate, helping you to navigate your way through your college career.  Wherever your path may lead you, we are here to help you identify opportunities, maximize your potential, and achieve your goals.

American Indian Resource Center: Centrally located between three of Minnesota’s largest reservations, the AIRC is a place to come together and learn. If you are an American Indian student, you can turn to us for support. If you are a community member, whether nearby or across the globe, you’re invited to contact us, come visit and participate in the cultural interaction and enrichment opportunities offered here. Biindigen!

Career Services: Consider the Career Services staff your partner in navigating the world of job searches, resumes, and interviews. There are so many opportunities. We will help you find the one that’s right. By seeking advice and assistance from our knowledgeable staff, using resources available throughout these web pages and in our offices, and participating in our many informative events, you can be more than ready to launch your career when you graduate. We will help you shape your academic strategy and discover all the ways you can become a more confident, more capable individual during your years at BSU

Department of Public Safety: Public Safety provides safety and security to the campus community and ensures an environment where diverse, social, cultural and academic values are allowed to develop and prosper.

Dining Services: With a variety of convenient locations across campus, from Lakeside Food Court and Wally’s to the Java City coffee kiosk and Einstein Bros. Bagels, BSU Dining Services provides everything you need to stay healthy and energized. Learn more about your options for student meal plans and the added flexibility that comes with Beaver Bucks. All locations accept cash, Beaver Bucks, VISA and Master Card purchases.

Financial Aid Office: There are many ways to get financial assistance for college, from grants and employment to a wide variety of loans and scholarships. BSU provides a comprehensive array of aid options in addition to helping students and their families navigate the process of investigating and obtaining assistance from federal, state and private sources.  Our office staff are here to ensure you achieve your degree without spending a lot of time worrying about money. We also do not want you to graduate with too much debt, so we will do our best to help you make the most responsible decisions possible.  Financial Wellness Peer Mentor Contact Information – Student-to-student financial education and counseling on budgeting, savings, credit cards, credit scores & credit report, debt, banking and loans.

Gillett Wellness Center: To keep you active, the Wellness Center offers free indoor and outdoor fitness classes for students. Learn to paddle board or practice yoga and keep yourself both fit and centered. We offer new classes each month, so you always have fresh options.

Housing and Residential Life: We are more than a home. We are a community.  Open your door to a floor filled with friends. Take a five-minute walk and you are sitting in class. Why Live on Campus? Above all, it is the convenience. You have a study partner whenever you need one, and you never have to worry about an empty refrigerator. There is always something to do, and it is all so close to you. Life on the Bemidji State campus is community oriented from day one. You will live alongside people who are just like you, people who are completely different from you, and you will make friends with all of them. Right in the comfort of your own living room.

International Program Center: We provide guidance and support for students who come to us from across the globe as well as for BSU students wishing to study abroad.

Intramural Sports: The Intramural program is a fun way for you to get involved on campus and meet new people!  The Department of Campus Recreation offers both competitive and recreation leagues in a wide variety of sports for both men and women throughout the academic school year.

Outdoor Program Center: The nationally recognized Outdoor Program Center provides you with the opportunity to be a part of the outside world around you.  Imagine climbing to the top of a mountain or kayaking through a canyon, ice fishing in the middle of winter, or taking a sailboat out on Lake Bemidji. The OPC makes it possible with trips to destinations throughout the United States, a climb on our state of the art indoor climbing wall, or with equipment rentals if you are going on your own.

Student Center for Health & Counseling: Our comprehensive and integrated health care facility includes both health and counseling services. We provide students with access to primary health care, ongoing health maintenance, information about health care and disease prevention, individualized personal counseling, group therapy and a host of outreach health education services.

Sustainability Office: Bemidji State University’s mission for sustainability is to promote awareness and instill passion for the Earth through research, projects, and leadership. Here at BSU, we have a unique understanding of and commitment to sustainability in which we emphasize personal wellness along with social equity, economic feasibility and environmental responsibility. Our perspective has been greatly influenced by the Ojibwe culture and we work with the recognition that we are a part of the earth and are dependent on it for our survival.