A-Z Index

Campus Resources

Veterans on Campus

Dr. Mike Bellamy

Dr. Mike Bellamy

Jay McGee

Dr. Jay McGhee

Doug Russell

Doug Russell

Travis Surprise

Travis Surprise

Tyler Tapps headshot

Dr. Tyler Tapps

Dr. Clifton Watkins

Dr. Clifton Watkins


Essential procedures for new, returning, transfer, and non-degree students.

Office of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Veterans Affairs, located in the Financial Aid Office (Administration Building, Room 273), coordinates the services to more than 100 veterans attending classes and receiving veteran benefits.

Information for Veterans
Additional information for veteran students.

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance
273 Administration Building
Phone: 660.562.1363
FAX: 660.562.1674

Northwest Missouri State University is approved for certification of students eligible to receive educational assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). The Certifying Official (SCO) will assist you in meeting the requirements of the VA Educational Assistance Program and act as a direct liaison between Northwest Missouri State University and the St. Louis Regional Office regarding payments of benefits

Financial Assistance Guidelines
General information related to Financial Assistance at Northwest.

Veterans Resources
Contains information about veteran resources, benefit programs, scholarships, tuition assistance, and a VA Education Benefits Checklist.

University and State Sponsored Scholarships
Information about other scholarships offered by Northwest.

Download Returning Heroes Act Tuition Reduction Application/Checklist form

Other Offices

Student Success Center
2nd Floor, Owens Library
Phone: 660.562.1726
Fax: 660.562.1049

You may find that your university experience is a lot different from your previous educational experiences. That's okay you're not alone. Maybe in high school you got good grades without really studying. Or maybe you're a little rusty on certain skills. Acknowledging that you can use some help and may need to learn some new study strategies is a big step. That is why we're here for you. We can assist you in the development of study skills, note taking, time management, healthy lifestyles, etc.

Advisement  (also a part of the Student Success Center)
2nd Floor, B.D. Owens Library

The Student Success Center also offers advisement services and resources to assist Northwest students with their academic questions and inform them of additional resources that help students decide on a major. Since 65% to 85% of all students change their majors during their university career, they can all benefit from becoming familiar with the advisement resources early in their college career.

TRIO Student Support Services
372 Administration Building
Phone: 660.562.1862

The TRIO Student Support Services Program at Northwest Missouri State University is a federally funded student oriented learning assistance program that provides financial, career, personal and academic advisement to first generation, low-income and/or students with disabilities. SSS student members benefit from the use of a variety of program resources and individual interaction with Student Mentors and a highly dedicated program central staff. Program personnel strive to get to know student members well enough to suggest special opportunities based on individual abilities and needs.

Career Services
130 Administration Building
Phone: 660.562.1250

Career Services provides  career information to students and alumni exploring career opportunities; seeks to strengthen job search skills while continuing to establish and maintain   relationships with employers in public and private schools, colleges, university, business, industry and government; provides active and effective settings for students to interact with employers in an effort to gain insight to the changing needs of the workforce; and offers support to the university community through feedback from follow-up surveys of graduates.

Health Services (Wellness Services)
Wellness Services Building
Phone: 660.562.1348
Fax: 660.562.1585

Clinic Services delivers health and wellness care to all Northwest students through:

  • Delivery of quality healthcare by our experienced clinical staff
  • Innovative health promotion and education initiatives on a broad range of diverse topics
  • Ongoing efforts to continually improve our ability to serve Northwest students

Personal Development & Counseling (Wellness Services)
Wellness Services Building
Phone: 660.562.1348
Fax: 660.562.1585

Personal Development and Counseling Services at Northwest Missouri State University is a vital esource that can help students reach their full potential. We are located in the Wellness Services. Students use our services because they want to improve the way they live, learn, and grow. College is a perfect time to make changes in your life, consider who you are and who you want to be, and build on your strengths so you can fully flourish and thrive. PDC services are committed to promoting personal development and helping students to overcome obstacles that may interfere their relationships and academic progress.


Office of Student Involvement
2800 J.W. Jones
Phone: 660.562.1226

The Office of Student Involvement supports a unique and diversified list of activities and events throughout campus. Student Involvement, a unit of the Division of Student Affairs, encourages and supports the growth and development of the whole student. As a leader in out-of-classroom learning, Student Involvement enhances the academic mission of the university through programs  and resources that promote leadership, critical thinking, creativity, social interaction, team building, diversity and community. The knowledge gained through your involvement will also assist you in your academics, increase your satisfaction at college, and help you gain the skills to acquire that dream job after college!

Students With Disabilities
Northwest is committed to providing quality support services to all students. The Learning Assistance Providers/Services (LAP/S) Committee is a network of academic and student affairs personnel who review student requests for accommodations.