Support & Services
There’s a reason WSU has the highest student success rate in the Minnesota State System. Our faculty and staff go above and beyond to make sure students get help in a way that suits their needs.
As a WSU student, you’ll have access to all our student services both in person and remotely.
Whether you’re in need of academic support, help with your job search, or other student services, all you have to do is ask.
Talk to professional advisors for help as you transition into life at WSU, navigate your educational journey, and launch your career.
Request accommodations if you have a documented disability.
Meet with professional advisors to help you explore majors, improve academic success, and more.
Find an on-campus job, get your resumé in order, and polish your career-readiness skills.
Sign up for free one-on-one and group tutoring in a variety of subjects.
The Writing Center offers free, personalized instruction during any stage of writing, reading, or research.
No matter your major or the type of assignment you’re working on, Writing Center tutors can help you improve your writing skills.
The Krueger Library is open to students for computers, printers, scanners, Wi-Fi, and study spaces.
You can request books and articles and even talk to a librarian for help with research—all online.
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The Equity & Inclusive Excellence Office offers a mentoring program, sponsors cultural events, and encourages discussion about how we can all be more understanding of others.
Through our eWarrior Program, you’ll receive a fully configured laptop. Choose between a Mac or an HP.
Whenever you need assistance, you can count on Tech Support.
From damage protection to cleaning and backup services, tech issues don’t stand a chance.
If you’re looking to leverage your devices more or get training on certain programs or apps, the Digital Learning Commons team can help.
The Warrior Hub is your one-stop shop for help with a variety of services such as:
- Student accounts
- Financial aid
- Course registration
- Student employment
- Purple Pass and Warrior ID cards
You can purchase food and drinks, tickets to campus events, and so much more.Create a Purple Pass Account
If you’re on the Rochester locations, advisors can help answer any questions and make sure you succeed.
Trent Dernbach is the general advisor on staff in the Student Campus & Services Office. He’s available daily for appointments and walk-in support.
In addition, other advisors regularly visit the WSU-Rochester campus to provide assistance with the following topics and services:
- Access Services
- College of Business
- Financial Aid
- International Student & Scholar Services
- Personal Counseling
To set up an appointment, contact:
Student & Campus Services (SS) 128
Taking online classes can be very convenient but also presents unique challenges—especially if you’ve typically taken in-person classes in the past.
Find resources to make sure you’re prepared for online learning.
International Student & Scholar Services helps international students pursue their degrees at WSU and achieve their goals.
This team can help you apply to WSU, coordinate visas and other immigration issues, prepare to come to campus, and so much more.
WSU Student Union & Activities contracts with an attorney in Winona to provide free legal advice to enrolled students.
This service is offered only during the academic year and is not available over holiday and summer breaks.
If you’d like to connect with the lawyer, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ombudsperson is a student advocate whose job is to investigate and resolve a wide range of student issues and concerns on the WSU-Rochester campus.
If you believe that you have not received proper support or you’ve had concerns go unaddressed, the ombudsperson can help.
Make an appointment by emailing WSURStudentServices@winona.edu, calling 507.285.7100, or stopping by in person at SS 128.
At WSU, you’ll learn and practice many new skills to be a successful student, land a job, and build a career once you graduate.
No matter your major, how to manage your money is yet another skill you’ll learn in college. And it’s one that you’ll use every day for the rest of your life.
Whether you’re a personal finance newbie or a semi-pro, everyone can take steps toward better money management.
- Make a plan for paying for college to minimize your need for student loans
- Build a budget for monthly expenses, so that your financial aid really lasts all year
- Explore the lifestyle you can afford based on potential major or career paths
- Get help if you are stressed about money
TRIO is a grant program that helps eligible students reach their goal of graduation.
TRIO advisors meet with you one-on-one to provide encouragement, advice, course selection guidance, career exploration, and much more.
If you’re a veteran or an active military member, the WSU Veterans Affairs Office can help you apply for education benefits, find campus resources, and navigate deployment.
The Warrior Cupboard is a free on-campus food shelf for students.
If you are struggling to get enough to eat or you’re choosing to skip meals, so you can afford your textbooks or other school-related costs, consider reaching out to get access to this space in the Integrated Wellness Center.