Academic Resources for First-Time Freshman

Academic Resources

Academic Advisement

NSU offers new freshmen and undeclared students a team of Academic Advisors in the University Advising Center who will serve as your advisors until you declare a major. They provide help with enrollment, understanding general education requirements, and academic support.

Transfer students and students with declared majors will be advised Academic Advisors in the colleges (Business & Technology, Education, Liberal Arts, or Science & Health Professions) . Academic Advisors assist with enrollment, understanding major, minor and overall graduation requirements.

Degree Works Audit

NSU offers you the Degree Works program that tracks progress toward your degree. You can use this program to see what classes you will need for your degree and even play the what if game with several majors if you are currently undecided on a major.

NSU Tutoring Services

NSU offers free tutoring in math, reading, writing, and communication. Details on times and locations will be given to you in University Strategies. For further information, times and locations are located on the Tutoring Services website.

Student Support Services

NSU offers specialized academic support & tutoring to students who qualify through this federal grant program for first generation and low income college students. Meet with the friendly staff in the lower level of Haskell Hall to find out if you qualify!

For more information, please call Student Support Services at 918-444-3035.

NSU offers free 24/7 tutoring in many different subjects. You can connect with an instructor online in writing, math, chemistry, physics, business, marketing....and much more! You can submit a paragraph or a whole paper and receive feedback within 24 hours. You can schedule a session with an instructor, or submit a question and receive an answer within 24 hours. also offers study guides and study skill resources! can be accessed through a student's Blackboard class tools on the NSU website.

Mid-Term Grades

NSU offers mid-term grades during your freshmen and sophomore years. You can access your unofficial transcript on goNSU around the mid-point in the semester to track your academic performance.

John Vaughan Library

NSU offers one of the best places to study, read, research, type papers, and relax with friends the library! You will learn about many more academic resources in the University Strategies course! Visit the John Vaughan Library online.