An important aspect of academic advising is referring students to the various individuals and offices offering specialized services they may need. Below is a listing of various departments offering services you may need to utilize while working with students.
Mary Lyon 034—(603) 535-3065
The Department of University Studies is the academic “home” for all Undeclared students, and assists deciding students with resources and personal attention needed to select a major and plot a course of action leading to a timely graduation.
Counseling and Human Relations Center – (603) 535-2461
The Counseling and Human Relations Center offers confidential services to all PSU students for emotional and social difficulties. Individual and group counseling are offered. The Center is located on Merrill Street across from Hyde Hall.
Speare 116 – (603) 535-2228
The Frost School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers CLEP and DANTES exams to Plymouth State University students. This is a way for students to gain credit and satisfy course requirements through examination. The office provides alternative access to PSU courses and degree programs taught by PSU faculty. It is designed to meet the needs of students who want to balance work and/or family responsibilities with school. The Frost School also provides year round access to courses through Winterim and summer sessions.
International Programs, National Student Exchange, Career Services, Internship Partners
Bagley House – (603) 535-2336
The Global Education Office offers assistance to students in discovering possible career opportunities associated with various academic majors. They house a substantial career library and offer some placement services. In addition to career advising, the Global Education Office also manages internship placements for the Departments of Art, Business, English, Music, Theatre and Dance, Environmental Planning, Geography, and Women Studies Minor. The office also assists students with study abroad and student exchange experiences.
Hyde Hall 351 – (603) 535-2819
The Math Activities Center is a hub for extra-class activities involving mathematics. Students, during operating hours, may utilize the Center for completing assignments, forming study groups, and/or individual tutorial services. The Center is staffed by both trained student tutors and faculty dedicated to student success and achievements in mathematics.
Lamson Library lower level – (603) 535-2270
Open hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
PASS offers individualized academic assistance to students enrolled at Plymouth. Assistance is available in time management, exam preparation, note taking, and other study techniques. Tutorial assistance to students, mostly in introductory courses, is offered on a one-to-one basis or in small groups, depending on tutor availability. Tutors are students who have been referred by faculty and who have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Counselors are available to work with students with documented disabilities to ensure that academic activities and programs are accessible. Through partnerships with students, faculty and staff, they promote self-determination and self-advocacy to provide opportunities for academic success.
Speare 205 – (603) 535-2345
The Registrar’s Office maintains academic records including grade submission, transcripts, oversees the CAPP program, and determines when graduation requirements are met. Students have contact with the Registrar’s Office during initial registration and for processing many student forms, including change or declaration of major and/or option, declaration of minors, transcript requests, and undergraduate degree requests.
Mary Lyon 034 – (603) 535-3065
The Undergraduate Advising Center oversees the assignment and change of academic advisors, and manages the Academic Warning, Probation and Severance system. The staff also provides advisement and counseling to students in academic difficulty, academic advising support for faculty and staff; and meets with students for degree advising and planning.
Speare 208 – (603) 535-2235
The Undergraduate Studies Office administers all student requests pertaining to academic affairs. This includes course substitutions, overloads, late course drops, late course withdrawals, and evaluation of transfer credit.
Lamson Library – (603) 535-2831
Walk-in hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday night 6-9 p.m.
The Writing Center is a place for all students to improve as writers. Students from any course may visit the Center for assistance during any part of the writing process. Students and staff may also use the services of the Center for writing unrelated to courses. The Center also helps students prepare academic speeches and presentations.