WSU-Rochester Student E-Newsletter

Fall Student Life Activities

For more information, check out the Winona State University-Rochester bulletin board across from the RCTC Cashier’s Office or stop by WSU-R Student & Campus Services Office, SS 128, to get your tickets.

Ongoing: FREE Movie Tickets for the Paragon Chateau 14 Theater (by ShopKo North)
  • 1 ticket per student per month
  • Must be currently enrolled in a WSU-R class—no tickets available before first day of classes or after last day of classes
MN Twins game versus Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Tuesday, September 23, 7:00 PM
  • $5/ticket (limit 2 per student)
  • Bus loads at 4:00 PM in front of UCR Sports Complex, leaves at 4:30 PM
  • Box lunch included

MN Vikings game versus Detroit Lions w/RCTC
  • Sunday, October 12, 12:00 PM
  • $30/ticket (limit 2 per student)
  • Bus loads at 9:00 AM in front of UCR Sports Complex, leaves at 9:30 AM

Campus Leadership & Activities Program

The program provides WSU-Rochester students with an opportunity to learn about leadership, connect with and learn from community leaders, and directly impact the WSU-Rochester campus by assisting in the development of WSU-R student life activities and events. The program consists of 6 in-person sessions and requires a year-long commitment over the fall and spring semesters. Two absences are allowed.

Program Objectives:

  • Learn and discuss leadership topics and theories, as well as building connections to Rochester community leaders (and possibly WSU-R alumni).
  • Guide the direction of WSU-R student life and activities by developing, researching, planning, and facilitating student activities on and off-campus, with the guidance of WSU-R staff.
  • Develop a personal leadership plan.
  • To develop good leaders who will emerge in the classroom creating a more efficient and better learning environment.
  • To help students learn who they are as individuals and utilize this information in leading others.
  • To encourage students to learn about their unique strengths and attributes relating to leadership and provide them with a means to demonstrate their abilities.
  • To assist students in developing effective leadership skills that can be used in their roles as official club/organization leaders on campus and in the grater community.
  • To prepare students for leadership roles after graduating from WSU.   
  • It also looks great on your resume!

The sessions are tentatively scheduled for (all in EA 119). All sessions are 5 PM to 8 PM.
  • Wednesday, September 24
  • Wednesday, October 22
  • Wednesday, November 12
  • Wednesday, February 4
  • Wednesday, March 4
  • Wednesday, April 22 or 29

For more information or to sign up for this program, have your students schedule a short meeting with Trent Dernbach by calling 507.285.7100 or  Deadline is September 19, 2014!

WSU Counseling Services Available on the Rochester Campus

WSU Counselor, Sara Hallberg, visits the WSU-Rochester campus to provide free personal counseling services for all currently registered WSU-R students.
The service is offered every Thursday afternoon. Students can make a counseling appointment by contacting the WSU-R Student and Campus Services Office in Student Services, SS 128, calling 285.7100, or emailing Students can also contact Sara Hallberg directly via email

Visiting Advisors From Winona Campus

Schedule an appointment with a Visiting Advisor from the Winona Campus. Stop by Student & Campus Services, SS128, to make an appointment or call 507.285.7100 or email

Fall 2014 Visiting Advisor Schedule


  • Tuesday, October 14
  • Wednesday, November 5
Counseling and Wellness Services (Personal Counseling Services)
  • Every Thursday Afternoons
Financial Aid
  • Every Wednesday through October
Healthcare Leadership & Administration
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
International Student Services
  • The Second Monday of Each Month

Career Services

Just launched Warrior Jobs, replaces EZLink as the online resource for WSU/WSU-R students to look for on and off-campus jobs, post resumes, and sign up for a variety of career-related events.  All WSU students have accounts and can access them by following the directions If you need assistance, stop by and see Trent Dernbach in the Student and Campus Services Office, SS 128 or email

WSU-R Clothing Line available in RCTC Bookstore

Please check out the WSU-Rochester apparel available in the RCTC Bookstore. T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and other gear available at great prices. Show your school spirit!

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