Academic success

Planning for success

Your academic advisor is ready to help you plan your academic journey, from questions about your schedule to working through challenges affecting your academic progress.

Register for classes

Identify classes you need to meet your degree requirements—or maybe find an interesting elective—and navigate the registration process on eServices.

Coursework help

Center for Academic Excellence’s tutors are ready to help develop your writing, math and science skills—and librarians are eager to connect you with research.

Academic services and support

Academic advising

Academic advising provides a context in which students can discover what is important to know, do and value at each stage of their educational journey.

Academic Success Workshop

Understand academic progress requirements, and find support for your academic plans and success.

Academic Testing Center

The Academic Testing Center provides make-up, independent study and waiver exam services. Learn more about exam guidelines and how to schedule an appointment.

Center for Academic Excellence Tutoring Services

Get homework help with writing, science, math and more at the Center for Academic Excellence.

Center for Accessibility Resources

Advocating for students and making the university's services, spaces and activities accessible to all.

Correctional Facility Student Support

Higher education resources available to eligible inmates in selected Minnesota correctional facilities.

Declare or Change a program

Things you need to consider when you're selecting an undergraduate major, minor or certificate.

File an academic appeal

If you feel you were evaluated unfairly by an instructor, you have the right to appeal the grade you were given in a particular course.

Human Subjects Review Board

The HSRB protects the rights of participants in research affiliated with the university.

Metropolitan State employees attending the 2019 Midwest Campus Compact Conference

Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship

Engaging the university and students with the larger community, from internships to civic engagement programs.


Types of academic internships, general guidelines and program-specific requirements.

Learning Strategy Options

Alternatives to classroom learning, and opportunities to get credit for what you know and learn through student-directed learning.


The university's hub for information, research help, study rooms and more.

LinkedIn Learning

Free online tutorials for software, business, photography and more for Metropolitan State University students.

Minnesota Alliance for Nursing Education

statewide alliance of educational institutions providing BSN qualified nursing to Greater Minnesota

Placement assessment

Assessments for reading, writing and math help connect you to the courses that match your skill level.

Psychology Lab

Receive assistance with research projects and coursework related to behavioral sciences.

STEM career and internship resources

A broad list of resources for careers and internships in science, tech, engineering and math.

Student Online Learning Resources

University Online students also benefit from a range of services to support their learning experience.

TRIO programs

Support for first-generation students, low-income students and students with disabilities.

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