The road to a graduate degree can be a difficult and trying process. A number of resources across campus provide academic and personal support for graduate students. For a summary including an overview of resources, links to webpages, and Graduate School staff contact information, click here

Research & Academic Resources

Library Workshops - Graduate Services Librarian Greg Notess and staff at the library have created a series of workshops of interest to graduate students. From citation managers to ETD formatting to database management tools, library workshops cover a range of topics. Click here to view the current library workshop calendar.

Statistical Consulting and Research Services (SCRS) - The SCRS is available to assist students with research planning, analysis and dissemination. Visit their website to find out more.

The Writing Center - Fosters and maintains a vibrant community of writers across the MSU campus
994-5315, 1-114 Wilson Hall

Campus Resources for Student Support


Counseling & Psychological Services 
994-4531, Swingle 211

• Provides free and confidential counseling services for students who may be struggling with a range of concerns, from those who are in distress and struggling to those who wish to gain support and prevent concerns from developing into more serious problems.

Office of the Dean of Students
994-2826, SUB 174

• Consults with students on academic, personal and developmental issues.

Disability, Re-Entry & Veterans Services 
994-2824, SUB 180

• Provides services and support for students with disabilities.

• Serves military veterans; administers veteran educational benefits, along with providing counseling, mentoring, tutoring, workshops, career support, scholarships and more.

Diversity Awareness Office 
994-5801, SUB 368 (above Leigh Lounge)

• Provides information and support to the university community in the areas of multicultural awareness and community building, prejudice education and practical resources relating to diversity issues.

• Offers LGBTQ student support programs.

Office of Health Advancement
994-4380, Swingle Building 210D (East of the SUB)

• Promotes generalized well-being by educating on topics such as sexual health, nutrition, physical activity, stress management, as well as the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

Student Health Service 
994-2311, Swingle Building (east end of SUB)

• Provides health service to students if they have paid the student health fee, regardless of insurance.

• Provides primary health care (including walk-in acute care, x-ray, clinical laboratory, and pharmacy services) and dental services

• Provides specialized services to students including services related to nutrition, sexual health, drug/alcohol concerns.

Office of Institutional Equity 
994-5326, Hamilton Hall 114

• Investigates complaints of discrimination, harassment, or sexual violence.

Office of International Programs 
994-4031, Culbertson Hall 400

• Advises students on immigration issues.

• Oversees health and safety issues related to international travel.

Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success Services 
994-7627, SUB 177

• Career, Internship & Student Employment Services – career coaching; internship and employment searching/support;; career and job fairs, on-campus interviewing

• Office of Financial Education – helps students reduce or assess student loan debt; also provides counsel related to savings, budgeting, loans, salary negotiation, retirement, etc. 

University Police 
994-3220; 24 hour Police Dispatch, 994-2121, Corner of 7th and Kagy Blvd.

• Operates 24 hours/day including semester breaks, summer session and holidays.

• Provides law enforcement, emergency and non-emergency services.

• Performs welfare checks on students that parents, faculty, staff or fellow students may be concerned about.

• Provides escorts on campus any time, day or night.

• Provides plainclothes officers who can be present in a course or at sensitive meetings upon request.

• Provides support to anyone who feels threatened or is in immediate danger. Call x2121 on-campus, 911 off-campus/cell phone.

VOICE Center 
994-7069, SUB 370 (above Leigh Lounge); 24-hour confidential/anonymous support, 406-994-7069

• Provides information and support to anyone impacted by sexual assault, harassment, relationship violence, stalking and interpersonal violence.

• Provides free walk-in counseling hours available to anyone impacted by interpersonal violence.

Women’s Center 
994-3836 SUB 372(above Leigh Lounge)

• Creates an equitable campus environment by offering educational programs to the university population about gender and women's issues.