Student Services

Gateway Student Services

Gateway Student Services is your first stop for almost any questions you have relating to:

  • Registration
  • Financial aid
  • Student accounts
  • Transcripts

Gateway is located on the first floor of Founders Hall, but is also accessible online via chat, email and telephone.

Library & Information Services

Located on the Saint Paul campus and at http://www.metrostate.edu/library, Library & Information Services provides:

  • Journal articles, books, streaming videos, online databases, DVDs, ebooks, and more – with much content available online with your StarID!
  • Face-to-face and online assistance in finding research for your papers and projects
  • Basic computer help, study spaces (including rooms for groups), computer workstations, and quiet space in the library building
  • INFS 115 Information Access, a 2-credit course to help you develop research skills that will help you succeed in your other classes. This GELS elective is recommended by nearly all students who have completed it! Online and in-person sections offered.

Get your student ID from the Library: 2nd floor or by mail!

Center for Academic Excellence (CAE)

Located on the first floor of Library & Information Services, the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) provides free support to students in the areas below. You can use CAE for group work, individual practice, tutoring, or simply to do homework. CAE consists of the following four centers:

  • Math Center
    For people looking for help with mathematics, statistics, and Java programming
  • Writing Center
    Ideal for everyone from inexperienced to proficient writers who want to become more skilled with their writing
  • Science Center
    For people looking for help with biology, chemistry and physics
  • Testing Center
    This is where you can take make-up exams, independent study exams, waiver exams, and online course exams

Each center maintains its own schedule regarding hours, tutor availability, and access. Always refer to their website for the most current information.

Other Services

  • Veteran & Military Student Services works to help any students who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces integrate into college life. Counselors can help you apply for veteran’s benefits, register for classes, and connect with other students in the Vets Center, located on the 2nd floor of Founders Hall on the Saint Paul campus.
  • Counseling & Career Services offers free workshops, individual and group counseling, career counseling, resume critiques, job search workshops, and other resources for your job search.
  • Multicultural Services offers advising, activities, programming, and events related to the population they serve.
  • Student Health 101 is a free publication for students that offers tips on topics such as: fitness, nutrition, relationships, career, and emotional health. Using this publication, students can work toward a healthier work and life balance.

You can learn more about each office through their associated link, or click Next below to learn about Student Life.