With a wide range of options available to Metropolitan State students, everyone can benefit from the opportunities these services offer. Get to know these great services and utilize them to enhance your academic journey.
Meet with tutors that can help relieve stress from complicated homework problems and writing assignments. No more headaches and guessing! Metropolitan State offers math, science and computer science centers at the Saint Paul Campus and Midway Center. Writing centers serve students at those locations, as well as at the Minneapolis Campus.
With so many degree options, it’s important to research the one that’s right for you. The Career Center’s page features websites listed to help explore occupations, identify skills and learn about different types of majors. The Pathways Program can help students within the insurance and financial services explore career options and skills to secure a job in their chosen field. Webinars, resume resources and online workshops are also available to students looking to enhance their professional skills. In person career counseling is also available.
Student life can be stressful—learn to manage stressors and release anxiety with the help of a counselor. Simply set up an appointment and let the healing begin.
Student Parent Center
Find on and off campus resources to navigate the challenges of parenting while in school through the Student Parent Center. Participate in support and discussion groups, find a peer mentor and attend fun family events organized by the center.
Advisers are waiting to assist you with your college plans, financial concerns and your path to achieving your degree.
TRIO consists of three distinct programs that help make access, retention and graduation possible for first generation students and those with limited income.
- Upward Bound is targeted at high school students wishing to gain college skills and credits.
- TRIO’s Student Support Services are committed to helping Metropolitan State students reach their academic goals by supplying extra resources to make success happen.
- The Power of You provides financial and academic support to transferring students and to those who meet requirements.
Food for Thought
Food for Thought is a food pantry that provides unprepared food directly to students in need who do not have enough to eat. Food for Thought is organized by the Student Parent Center in partnership with Good in the ‘Hood, receiving assistance from the Student Senate and Second Harvest Heartland. It’s open to all Metropolitan State students, located at the Saint Paul Campus, Founders Hall 201A and is open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. The pantry accepts any and all food donations. Volunteer opportunities are also available.
Contact the Student Parent Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651-793-1564 for more information.