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Academic & Student Affairs

The Academic and Student Affairs Division of the system office works with system institutions to identify and meet shared priorities so they can better serve their students and communities.

MnSCU Academic and Student Affairs Newsletter

This newsletter is used as the primary communication tool delivering ASA news to Chief Academic and Student Affairs Officers, Deans, Business/Industry Outreach Administrators, Center of Excellence contacts, Qualiy Matters Coordinators, and system office staff.  Information is posted daily about current projects, upcoming events, meetings, conferences, (including agendas in the calendar function) division news, and deadline alerts.  If you wish to share and receive information, please click on How to Subscribe or Submit a Newsletter Post.  All questions and inquiries can be directed to Shelly Heller.

News and Events

Assessment for Course Placement RFP Process

As of 2006, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has been using a common system-wide assessment for course placement. In anticipation of the contract expiration date of June 30, 2016, MnSCU will be going out on public bid for a common assessment for course placement instrument that best meets the needs of all the system’s institutions.


2015 Fall Academic and Student Affairs Leadership Conference  October 28 - 30, 2015.

For more information, click here.