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Office of Academic and Student Affairs


The Academic and Students Affairs (ASA) Commission aims to improve the student experience at NDSU. The executive commissioner addresses the concerns of the student body and gives input to university committees on students’ views and opinions. The commissioner also appoints students to various committees around campus to give a voice to the students. The Academic and Student Affairs commissioner must respond appropriately to student concerns relating to both academic and student affairs. Sometimes a program is developed to address those concerns. Some of the various programs the commission has done in the past include Bison Pride Friday, the NDSU Student Discount Card, holiday lighting and other influential programs to better campus. The commission has written legislation on advising and general education models. The best part of the Academic and Student Affairs Commission is you can work on whatever you deem important to academic and student affairs.

Commission Meetings

Wednesdays at 7:00pm


                        Contact Information
Mackayla Headlee, Executive Commissioner of Academic and Student Affairs

Please contact Mackayla with any student concerns or questions about academic and student affairs.


Members of ASA



About the ASA Executive Commissioner

Mackayla Headlee

Hometown: Nisswa, MN

Major: Electrical Engineering

Favorite Thing About NDSU: The opportunities that we provide to students to succeed in and out of the classroom.

Why you chose NDSU: I am a third generation Bison! My grandpa, dad, mom, and sister all went to NDSU. Was there really any other choice?

Favorite Hobby: I really love playing tennis. I have played since I was three years old, and have continued through college on the NDSU Club Tennis team where I was able to attend the national club tennis tournament TWICE!

Fun Fact: I have saved someone's life before!

Why you are in Student Government: NDSU Student Government is the best place to make a difference on campus. We really uphold our motto of "leaving the university better than when we arrived." I love being able to work with such a dedicated group of student leaders!

Organizations: NDSU Society of Women Engineers, Engineering Ambassadors

Commission Minutes




Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8460
Campus address: 128 Memorial Union
Physical/delivery address: NDSU Memorial Union, Fargo, ND 58105
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5360 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Executive Commissioner of Technology

Last Updated: Friday, October 02, 2015 12:54:26 PM