There are a variety of on-campus resources that can help you succeed academically at NDSU.
Begin with your instructor
Always start by talking with the instructor of the course in which you are having difficulty. Your instructor may be able to assist you directly or may connect you with someone who can.
Your Academic Adviser
Your academic advisor may be able to help you assess your course load, refer you to campus services, or offer some study suggestions.
Wondering who your academic advisor is? You can view your advisor's name and contact information on Campus Connection under "Student Center."
West Dining Center, lower level
- ACE offers free, drop-in tutoring in a group setting for many 100 & 200 level courses
- No appointment necessary! For a complete list of subjects and times that are offered, see the ACE Tutoring Schedule
- ACE provides study space for a variety of learning preferences and needs. There are individual, double, and group study rooms, a kinesthetic learning room, a low-light study room, a computer cluster, a quiet study area, and media sharing rooms. Reservations for study spaces are not made.
- For more information, call 701-231-5554.
Morrill Hall 112
- Supplemental drop-in academic advising assistance including information about general education requirements, academic policies, and other campus resources.
- Major exploration guidance and resources for undeclared students or students looking to change their major.
Library lower level, Room 6
- One-on-one writing assistance for course assignments and personal documents (e.g. resumes, cover letters).
- Language practice for English language learners.
- Online information and resources.
- Appointments recommended; walk-ins may be available.
Ceres Hall 212
- Free for students
- Study skills and career planning classes available
- Personal, academic, and career Counseling offered
- Consulting psychiatrist available
Wallman Wellness Center 170
- Provides individual consultations regarding the presence of a disability and eligibility for services.
- Determine reasonable accommodations and provide referrals for academic support.
- Will collaborate with the student and faculty in the implementation of academic accommodations.
Many departments offer tutoring or help sessions for specific subjects. Contact the specific academic departments or your course instructor to inquire what departmental assistance may be available.
- Library staff are available to assist with research and library navigation.
- Chat live with a librarian or submit a question at any time.
- Make an appointment to meet with your librarian individually.
- Online databases available.
- Research guides available for subject specific resources.
- Workshops held throughout the year on specific databases, citation management resources, and finding data and statistics.
Memorial Union 178
- Bison Bridge Program – a week-long experience for first-generation, first-year, multicultural students to help kick-start their college careers.
- Support and referral resources about all aspects of college life for multicultural students.
- Multicultural organizations and leadership opportunities.
- Provide assistance with technology-related course work and projects on a walk-in or appointment basis.
- Assistance with multimedia projects, including audio and video capture, editing, and conversion.
Ceres Hall 335
- Assists income-eligible, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities.
- One-on-one tutoring for most undergraduate courses.
- Individualized academic, personal, and career guidance.
- Small-group instruction in study skills, reading and writing, and math study strategies.
Standards for Academic Honesty and Integrity at NDSU
The NDSU academic community operates on the basis of honesty, integrity, and fair play. Students should have a good understanding of Policy 335: Code of Academic Responsibility and Conduct as well as the honor codes that exist for many of the university's colleges.