Departments and Offices


Academic Advising

Provides information on academic programs, program requirements, registration, placement and testing

Multiple Locations 605-626-2633 Email


Your first stop to apply to, tour and learn more about Northern

Student Center 213 605-626-2544     Email

Alumni Association

Serves and connects NSU alumni

Beckman Building 605-626-2550     Email

ARAMARK (Dining Services) 

NSU dining and catering

Graham Hall ​605-626-2928     Email


Serves testing needs and supports NSU departments, schools, and colleges

Spafford 205C 605-626-2433     Email

Athletic Development 

Athletic scholarships and recruiting   

Beckman Building ​​605-626-2550     Email


Includes varsity sports affiliated with NCAA Division II

​Barnett Center 42 ​605-626-3336     Contact

Barnett Center 

Hosts activities from college and high school-level sporting events to math contests and regional science fair; pool and fitness facilities

​Barnett Center 42 ​​605-626-3336     Email

Beulah Williams Library 

Center of information resources that support NSU's academic programs and community needs

Williams Library ​605-626-3018     Email

Bookstore (Wolf Shoppe) 

Provides textbooks, supplies, Wolves apparel, accessories and more

Student Center ​605-626-2655     Email

Campus Security 

Contact office for the campus officer

Student Center 212 ​605-626-2474     Email

Career Center

Provides comprehensive career services to students and limited services to Northern alumni  

Student Center 207 ​605-626-3001    Email

Center for Excellence in International Business

Aims to increase economic opportunities for NSU students and South Dakota businesses

Lincoln Hall 123A ​605-626-7721     Email

College of Arts and Sciences 

Departments of science and mathematics; history and social sciences; and languages, literature and communication studies

Tech Center, Jewett Science Center ​605-626-2601     Email

Communications and Marketing

Supports departments across the university and promotes NSU programs and events

Graham Hall 124 ​605-626-2552 Email

Counseling Center 

Professional counselors assist NSU students; promotes student health and well-being

Student Center 240 ​605-626-2371     Email

Disability Services 

Creates a campus climate in which students with disabilities can thrive

Student Center 240 ​605-626-2371     Email

E-Learning Center 

Delivers online courses to students statewide

Mewaldt-Jensen 122 ​605-626-3382     Email

Exponent/Student Publications 

Students' stories and opinions shared through print and digital media

Student Center 222 ​605-626-2534     Email

Facilities Management


  ​605-626-2560     Email

Finance Office 

Handles a variety of business transactions 

Krikac 202A ​605-626-2566     Email

Financial Aid 

Center for student financial aid information and assistance

Dacotah Hall 103 ​605-626-2640     Email

Graduate Studies 

Office of NSU's graduate programs

Spafford Hall 204A ​605-626-2558     Email

Office of Sponsored Projects

Research and grant administration services

​Spafford Hall 103 ​605-626-2616     Email

Health Services 

Provides medical services for currently enrolled NSU students

Student Center 254 ​605-626-7694     Email

Human Resources 

NSU employee support and resources, current job vacancies

Krikac 213 ​605-626-2520     Email

Institutional Research 

Analysis and reporting of data related to NSU entities and activities

Spafford Hall 205C 605-626-2433​     Email

International Programs 

Promotes international awareness, diversity and engagement; international student recruiting center

​Lincoln Hall 206 ​605-626-7693     Email

Math Center 

Math tutoring services for NSU students

​Dacotah Hall 101 ​605-626-7782     Email

Multicultural Student Affairs 

Hosts events and creates multicultural opportunities for students

​Student Center 222 ​605-626-3007     Email
NSU Foundation  Beckman Building ​605-626-2550     Email

Online & Continuing Education 

Offers a flexible learning alternative with degrees, courses and workshops

Krikac 116 ​605-626-2568     Email
Parking Information   ​605-626-2560     
Post Office Student Center,

lower level​
​605-626-2656     Email
Purchasing Krikac 212 ​605-626-2529     Email

Reading Center 

Reading tutoring services for NSU students

Dacotah Hall 101 ​605-626-7782     Email

Reading Clinic 

Provides literacy services for elementary students nationwide who read above, at, or below grade level

H.P. Gerber 147 ​605-626-3169     Email


Provides information and services related to registration, graduation requirements and classes

Dacotah Hall 103 ​605-626-2012     Email

Residence Life 

Center for on-campus living

Student Center 222 ​605-626-3007     Email

Rising Scholars Program 

Offers opportunities for qualified high school students to earn college credit while in high school

Technology Center 353 ​605-626-7197     Email

School of Business 

Departments of accounting and professional accountancy, banking & financial services, economics & finance, management, marketing and management information systems

​Lincoln Hall 101 ​605-626-2400     Email

School of Education 

Center for elementary & secondary education, health & physical education, special education, psychology and counseling instruction

H.P. Gerber 112 ​605-626-2415     Email

School of Fine Arts

Home to the art, music and theatre departments

Spafford Hall 315 ​605-626-2497     Email
Sports Information ​Barnett Center 35 ​605-626-7748     Email

Student Involvement & Leadership 

Center for NSU's student clubs, activities and events

Student Center 222 ​605-626-3007     Email

Student Affairs

Creates a vibrant environment that fosters student development

Student Center 222 ​605-626-2530     Email

Student Government Association (Student Senate)

NSU's elected student senators

Student Center 132 ​605-626-2528     Email

Student Center 

The heart of campus life at NSU: A place to eat, study, socialize, shop and meet

Student Center ​605-626-3007     Email

Student Rights and Responsibilties

Promotes a just, safe, orderly and supportive university climate

Student Center 222 ​605-626-3007     Email

Student Success Center 

Connects students with support services to help them meet academic goals and overcome challenges

Dacotah Hall 209 ​605-626-2633     Email

Student Support Services (S.S.S.) 

To eligible students, offers tutoring, academic advising, financial literacy and grant aid and career and academic counseling

Dacotah Hall 101 ​605-626-7782     Email

Technology Services 

Houses NSU's technology support services, computer labs, instructional design, media services and NSUtv

Tech Center ​605-626-2283     Email

Testing Center

Center for proctoring services and ACCUPLACER testing

Library 154A ​605-626-2029    Email

University College 

Supports students through academic advising, free tutoring and academic skills development

Dacotah Hall 101 ​605-626-7782     Email

Upward Bound 

Motivates and supports eligible high school students in their pursuit of postsecondary education

Spafford Hall 106 605-626-3229     Email

Veterans' Resources 

Offers resources for active military and veteran students and veterans' dependents

Dacotah Hall 103 ​605-626-2545     Email

Writing Center 

Offers tutoring in writing to NSU students

Dacotah Hall 101     ​605-626-7782    ​ Email