Student Success

University, College, & Department Student Support 

Click the links below for popular resources available online or on campus through AYCSS.

Bobcat TechHub

AYCSS - The Student's Guide

SmartyCats Tutoring

MSU 101

This link will provide more information about the Help Centers for key courses in writing, math, physics, chemistry, engineering, and computer science.

 

The Writing Center - Located in 1-114 Wilson Hall

Math Learning Center - Located in 1-112 Wilson Hall 

Physics Learning Center - Located in 230 Barnard Hall 

Chemistry Help Center - Located in 217 Gaines Hall

Engineering Mechanics Help Center - Located in 317 Roberts Hall

Computer Science Student Success Center - Located in 259 Barnard Hall 

The library provides workshops, research liaisons, and much more! Check out some of the services they offer here.

 

The Commons

Research Liaisons

Library Workshops

Becoming part of your new learning community is made easier through these support systems. It's all about making connections!

 

COE - Peer Academic Leaders

Women in Engineering

EMPower Program

Departments/Schools have established places for dynamic learning to happen outside the classroom in spaces that both bring students from similar majors together and are relevant to course content being taught. Check out the instructional and research labs supported by your department/school   

Chemical & Biological Engineering Department

Civil Engineering Department

Electrical & Computer Engineering Department

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Deparment

School of Computing

 

Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering Specific Software

Online Icons

Online Tutoring & Study Resources

Student-Recommended online support for Engineering content that is free to access.

 

Engineering online Tutoring - Retired Civil Engineer and MSU Alum: John P. Nerison is dedicating time to support the next generation of engineer. Click here to see which courses he tutors.

MIT Opencourseware -  Need practice or a review of key content? MIT Opencourseware allows you to download a courses from a variety of subjects. Search by department, then by course to find one that covers the content you need.

Student-Recommended online support for Math, Statistics, and Economics content that is free to access.

 

EdReady - An MSU supported resource. 

Just Math Tutorials - Patrick JMT, author of "Calculus for Dummies," provides a blog where students may search by content and topic.

Paul's Online Math Notes -  Paul Dawkins is a Mathematics Professor at Lamar University. The intent of this site is to provide a complete set of free online (and downloadable) notes and/or tutorials for classes that Paul teaches.Notes/tutorials are written in such a way that they should be accessible to anyone wanting to learn the subject. They do not assume you've got any prior knowledge other than the standard set of prerequisite material needed for that class. In other words, it is assumed that you know Algebra and Trig prior to reading the Calculus I notes, know Calculus I prior to reading the Calculus II notes, etc. The assumptions about your background that I've made are given with each description below.

Professor Leonard - College professor, Brandon Leonard, provides full lecture videos by content, as well as TTP (to the point) math concept videos. This link takes students to his YouTube channel, but he also has a blog.  

David Longstreet - From the private sector, practioner-academic, David Longstreet uses interactive technology to teach math, statistics, and economics content. This blog will link you to his YouTube channels. Click on "MYBOOKSUCKS" for a list of his channels.

MIT Opencourseware - Need practice or a review of key content? MIT Opencourseware allows you to download a courses from a variety of subjects. Search by department, then by course to find one that covers the content you need.

Khan Academy - Khan Academy produces short lectures in the form of YouTube videos on a variety of topics in STEM and Social Science.

MSU Math Department Resources - Detailed resources and course websites directly from the MSU Mathematics Department and YOUR instructors. 

Student-Recommended online support for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Computer Science content that is free to access.

 

Bozeman Science - Join Paul Andersen in his online classroom as he describes important science concepts in biology, chemistry and physics.

Science with Tyler DeWitt - Chemistry basics are the focus of this YouTube Channel.

MIT Opencourseware - Need practice or a review of key content? MIT Opencourseware allows you to download a courses from a variety of subjects. Search by department, then by course to find one that covers the content you need.

The Physics Classroom - Chemical engineer, chemist and teacher, Tom Henderson approaches physics concepts comprehensively for both students and teachers. 

The Chemistry Learning Center - Online Chemistry support from University of Illinois', College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Khan Academy - Khan Academy produces short lectures in the form of YouTube videos on a variety of topics in STEM and Social Science.

Code Academy - A free tutorial website to support learning computer languages. Must establish an account, but this networks you with other computer science students and specialists in the field.

College Knowledge now

Navigating College

Transitioning from high school to college is not intuitive. There is a process, a new language, new skills, and much more that is required for success. Access helpful tips, strategies and higher education vocabulary through these helpful websites and tutorials.

 

The College Info Geek - Free download, "10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades," and much more!

Transition Year - Bridging the gap between high school and college.

Blueprints for Student Success - A website developed by asking current high school students, their families, and teachers (in Montana) what they wanted to know about college.

Blueprints for Student Success - Montana (Facebook site)

Having trouble remembering what was covered during Orientation? Parents and students can click here to review presentations from the College of Engineering.

 

2017 Math Placement and your Degree

2017 Student Orientation Presentation

2017 Parent Orientation Presentation 

Current Course Catalog

Registration Handbooks

Access helpful information from the Office of the Registrar here.

 

Current Course Catalog

Registration Handbooks

MSU Important Dates

Important dates and an Excel GPA calculator to help you manage your academic success.

 

MSU Important Dates

Add/Drop Dates 

Excel GPA Calculator

By popular demand, these resources will help you plan efficiently and stay organized.

 

Semester at a Glance - Fall 2017

Semester at a Glance - Spring 2018

Weekly Schedule Worksheet 

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Keeping up on Coursework