Additional on-campus resources
Wayne State offers a variety of supports to meet your academic, social, and financial needs.
2-1-1: Every day thousands of people across North America turn to 2-1-1 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline and website that connects people from all communities and of all ages to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
CHAMPS Program at Wayne State University: For Wayne State University students who have aged out of the foster care or juvenile justice system. Current CHAMPS students can get connected with the resources and support they need to succeed in college.
WSU Academic Pathways to Excellence (APEX): APEX Scholars is an alternative admissions program designed to bridge the gap between high school and college. The program is based on the philosophy that students who are interested, committed, and willing to invest the time and effort, can succeed academically when provided with appropriate support services.
WSU Academic Success Center (ASC): The ASC's mission is to ensure that all Wayne State University students become self-determined and motivated learners. They accomplish this through instruction and services that support students' development of skills and habits to achieve academic excellence.
WSU Computer, Phone, and Software Discounts: Reduced-price technology for current students.
WSU Course Reserves: Check out textbooks and other course materials at the library.
WSU HIGH Program: The program provides resources for students-in-need, such as housing support, textbooks and other school supplies, clothing, transportation, and child-care assistance. The mission of the program is to ensure that no student abandons their dream of earning a degree solely because of housing or financial challenges.
WSU Interactive Campus Map: Locate resources on campus.
WSU Learning Communities: To support Wayne State University's commitment to student learning and retention, the Learning Community Initiative seeks to enhance our undergraduates' experience by providing all interested students dynamic, focused communities in which students, staff, and faculty learn and grow together. A Learning Community gives you the advantages of a small college learning environment with the resources of a major research university.
WSU Office of Multicultural Student Engagement (OMSE): OMSE seeks to cultivate a safe campus environment where we value, promote, and celebrate identities among all student who engage with our office, while intentionally offering initiatives that positively address and impact retention and graduation rates of students that arrive at WSU underrepresented and at risk. The OMSE office is located on the seventh floor of the Student Center. They have an exclusive space reserved just for students to collaborate and study. The study space is open during regular office hours which are Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
WSU Ombuds Office: The Ombuds Office can provide assistance accessing processes for academic appeals, identifying the appropriate offices and individuals to help students solve problems related to enrollment and registration, tuition and fees, academic support and student life, appropriate referral for personal or health-related issues, and other assistance in navigating the university's programs, processes and offices.
WSU PASS Mentors: PASS mentors meet with students to discuss things such as goals, strategies for success, study skills and for basic support and encouragement. They also offer workshops and other types of educational programming. PASS also provides free course-specific tutoring for psychology classes.
WSU Spring/Summer Tuition Break: Attending class year-round not only makes graduation arrive sooner but also helps students save money. This award allows undergraduate students to qualify for a 30 percent tuition discount toward spring/summer classes. To be eligible, students must have registered and be on track to complete 24 credits between Fall 2018 and Winter 2019, and must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.5 at the end of Fall 2018. Final evaluation of eligibility will be determined after the census date.
WSU Transfer Student Success Center: Your one-stop shop for information about transferring to Wayne State. Learn about how many credits will transfer to WSU, the Transfer Warrior Community, On-campus events and more.
WSU TRiO Educational Opportunity Center: The TRiO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) provides free academic, vocational, career and financial aid information to eligible participants who are interested in entering college, vocational, or technical schools. TRiO EOC also provides services for those who want to complete their high school diploma or GED certificate requirements.
H.Y.P.E. Teen Care:Movies, art, photography, and more for teens.
WSU Early Childhood Center (COE-ECC) : COE-ECC offers preschool programs for 2 1/2 to 5-year-old children with options for before and after-school care. The center is a non-profit organization and the preschool program is tuition-based. Tuition assistance is available through the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) for four-year-olds whose families qualify under the grant criteria and for 2 1/2 to 5-year-olds through the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant whose parents are Pell Grant-eligible undergraduate students at Wayne State University.