Student Resources

Winona State University is committed to building an inclusive campus community where all students can reach their academic and career goals.

No matter your race, ethnicity, national origin and religious beliefs, and whatever your age, gender identity, sexual identity, ability levels or economic background, resources are available to help you find success at WSU.

The Inclusion and Diversity Office has trained staff who provides academic and personal support for all students that identify as diverse.

Please contact Inclusion and Diversity at 507.457.5595 or stop in at 236 Kryzsko Commons to find out more.

The KEAP Center

The KEAP Center (Knowledge, Empowerment, Advocacy and Pluralism) works in partnership with the Inclusion and Diversity Office to create a safe space and an inclusive atmosphere for diverse people, organizations and groups.

This includes people with issues related to:

  • Race, Ethnicity and National Origin
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Religion and Beliefs
  • Ability Levels
  • Economic Status
  • Gender and Sexual Identity

A number of student clubs and organizations promote diversity, inclusivity and equity.


Student Senate

The WSU Student Senate is the governing body of the Winona State University Student Association, acting as the recognized voice and bargaining unit for all students at Winona State University.

Student Senate is also responsible for appropriating budgets to student clubs and organizations as well as responding to student concerns in and out of the classroom.

Warrior Success Center

Warrior Success Center provides free and accessible services and resources for student success including Career Services, Advising Services, Access Services and Tutoring Services.

Schedule an appointment to meet one-on-one with an advisor about majors and careers that are best suited to your unique interests, strengths and goals.


Access Services

Access Services provides academic accommodation services to students who have documented disabilities or impairments to help student succeed. These services include alternate test-taking spaces, extended exam times and notetaking support among others.

WSU-Rochester students have all the same access resources and can request accommodations in their classes at WSU-R.

To set up an appointment, call 507.457.5878, stop in at Maxwell 314.

Find more off-campus resources and information in the Disability Resource Directory.


Advising Services

If you haven't decided on a major yet, Advising Services can help you narrow down your options and find the program that sets you up for a successful and fulfilling career. Advisors can also help you understand your GPA and academic status and teach you strategies for academic success in your classes. 

Schedule an appointment online or call 507.457.5878, email advising@winona.edu or stop in at Maxwell 314.

In-person advising services are also available on the WSU-Rochester campus.


Career Services

If you are struggling to discover what you want to do after you graduate, Career Services will help you explore career options. Advisors can also help you prepare for the job market with resume tips, practice interviews and more.

Schedule an appointment online or call 507.457.5878, email career@winona.edu or stop in at Maxwell 314.

WSU-Rochester students are encouraged to connect with WSU-Rochester based Career Services staff. They are also welcome to take advantage of the Winona-based career resources as well.


Tutoring Services

Tutoring Services provides free services to help you meet your academic goals by providing outstanding free academic assistance, including tutoring and a Supplement to Instruction Program (S2I). Tutors can help you understand material in a course and help you become an independent learner.

Make an appointment online or call 507.457.5680, email jquandt@winona.edu or stop in at Library 220.

 

WSU Writing Center

College writing often requires a mix of academic language, research knowledge, argument and personal expression. If you are struggling with the demands of college-level writing or simply want to improve as a writer, take advantage of the WSU Writing Center.

Located in Minne 348, the Writing Center offers free, individualized instruction in all forms and disciplines during any stage of writing, reading or research. Make an appointment online today.


TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO provides a sense of community, encouragement and advice, course selection, career exploration and support for eligible students.

Stop by at Library 219 to learn more about TRIO resources. Or, get in touch via email at studentsupportservices@winona.edu or phone at 507.4457.5465.


International Student & Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services supports WSU’s international students, scholars, and families to help them achieve their academic and professional goals. They help students coordinate visa requirements, become integrated into the WSU campus and share their cultural backgrounds with the WSU community.

Call 507.457.5303, stop in at 233 Kryzsko Commons, or send an email to is@winona.edu.

Financial Aid Office

The WSU Financial Aid Office is here to answer all your questions about how to apply for financial aid. We can also help you troubleshoot financial issues and help you get a better handle on your personal finances.

To make an appointment, call 507.457.5628, visit Maxwell 2nd Floor (on the Winona campus) or Student Services 128 (on the WSU-Rochester campus), or email at financialaid@winona.edu.

Scholarships

Scholarships are a great way to help pay for college, and WSU offers over $1.4 million in scholarships each year. Learn how to apply for WSU Foundation Scholarships.

Warrior Hub

The Warrior Hub provides comprehensive academic and administrative services for Winona State University students including:

  • financial aid
  • student accounts
  • registration
  • student records and transcript services

Many services are offered online, or stop by Maxwell 222 to take care of your business needs in a streamlined experience.