Frequently Asked Questions
Admissions – As a department under the Enrollment Management umbrella, the Office of Admissions is where the Delta State University admissions and enrollment process begins. The Admissions office takes in all first time student applications, transcripts, shot records, and other supplemental items for admission. They also provide tours to future students.
Financial Aid – The Student Financial Assistance office is not just for students. You may visit with a Financial Aid Counselor to assist with the FAFSA, MESG, MTAG, MPACT, and/or any other grants and loans. P.S. It is never too early to complete the FAFSA!
Health Services – In partnership with DSU, Bolivar Medical Center operates the on-campus University Medical Center. A certified nurse practitioner is available, no appointment is necessary, and all services are available to the DSU community. Students should expect to present their insurance card to be seen by the Health Services staff.
Housing & Residence Life – From in-room bathrooms to shared living space, Housing & Res. Life offers several options for students to live on campus. Each student must apply to live in an on-campus Hall, and complete their application by paying a Housing deposit.
Jobs – The Office of Career Services provides each student with the opportunity to secure a job. Whether an on-campus position or off-campus internship, Career Services provides one-on-one assistance in resume writing, interview prep, and application assistance.
Parking – University PD oversee all parking areas on campus. Student parking is provided around all campus building that are Zoned by a specific color. These colors indicate residential and commuter student parking. All vehicles must be registered and parking decals must be purchased through their office. If you are visiting campus, it is encouraged to contact the University PD to receive a visitors parking pass.
Registration / Courses – Every incoming student (and parent) is encouraged to attend Orientation. The Office of Student Life offers academic advising and registration times at each Orientation session. This is a time where every student receives Advisor guidance through academic mapping and the course registration process. Orientation Leaders (OLs) assist students as they learn to navigate the online course registration system and student account.
Student Life – As a member of the Parents Association (or soon-to-be member), the Office of Student Life is your home. Student Life provides students with various student activities, organizations, and programming events to support their in class learning. Student Life also manages Orientation, Move-In Day, and on-going support for our extended family. If you have questions about being involved in PA, give us a call!
Student Success – The Student Success Center is your students’ college compass! The Center offers academic advising, academic support, and student success programs to help your student succeed each semester and graduate with a degree from DSU. They also oversee the First Year Seminar, Okra Scholars, and International Student Service programs.