What You Need to Know About Work Study

What You Need to Know About Work Study

If you've looked at your financial aid award letter and have seen 'work study' on there, that's great news! Work study is a financial-aid based program that provides an opportunity for students who have qualified to work special access jobs on campus. Here are 5...

Leaving For Winter Break

Leaving For Winter Break

Heading home for winter break? Here are 5 things to think about:Make a list of essential items you will need while you are home. The semester break is also a great time to take some stuff home that may be cluttering your room.Now that you have been on your own for a...

Coping with Homesickness

Coping with Homesickness

Homesickness is a common and normal part of moving away from home, but it can seem difficult to deal with at times. It can be frustrating to deal with at times. The good news is you can work through it a bit easier when you use resources that are on and off-campus. To...

Your Recap of Welcome Week

Your Recap of Welcome Week

In case you missed an event or two from Welcome Week—or you want to look back on all the mems—we've got your back. Lots happened last week, and we captured it all for you. Here’s a recap of this year’s Welcome Week:    Stakes were high for students to win...

The Ultimate Guide to College Writing

The Ultimate Guide to College Writing

There are a few things that are the same in nearly every college student’s experience.  You’re going to have more freedom—and, therefore, more responsibility.  You’re going to make friends (trust me).  You’re going to write. A lot.   With this last one, I know what...

6 Tips for Starting Freshman Year

6 Tips for Starting Freshman Year

If you’re reading this, I’m going to assume you are a new student looking for some advice, so welcome to Winona State University! When you first arrive on campus you will be met by many smiling faces, willing to help your transition to college life go smoothly. These...