Author: Pamela Williams

Does your student know how to advocate for what they need?

Posted by on February 20, 2024

There are a lot of skills that college students need to learn and practice. Perhaps one of the most essential of those skills is self-advocacy, knowing how to ask for and get the things that you need to be successful. The term self-advocacy is very often used in the context of students with learning disabilities or learning differences, but it is an important skill for any college student. In this article, we use the term generically, as a skill that is important for any student. The more that your student is able to recognize and ask for what they need, the better their chances of success.

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Let’s Meet: Robert Berkelman

Posted by on February 20, 2024

Robert Berkelman offers 21 plus years of experience to Missouri S&T, with eight years in the cashier’s office, twelve years in financial aid, and for the past year in Miner Athletics. Athletic Operations Coordinator, Miner Athletics Hometown: Oswego, IL What does an operations coordinator do? I handle all the logistics for all of our games and […]

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Helping your college student cope with stress

Posted by on February 6, 2024

College students experience a lot of stress. As parents, some of us are acutely aware of our student’s stress levels, and to others of us it may be less obvious. Of course, not every student experiences stress, and some students actually thrive on a certain amount of it; but many college students find that increased pressure or anxiety are part of the experience of college.

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Secret shoppers wanted

Posted by on January 30, 2024

Is there a food critic inside you? Do you like talking about the food on campus? Missouri S&T Division of Student Affairs is seeking 25 students to join its Secret Shopper Program. Dining Services has the goal of providing the best dining experience possible for students at its many facilities on campus. Obtaining the feedback […]

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How to build relationships with professors

Posted by on January 30, 2024

Developing relationships with college professors can be beneficial in many ways for your student. Not only will they probably do better in the class, but also may lead to future research opportunities, great letters of recommendation and mentorship in your student’s field of interest. If they plan to ask for a letter of recommendation for grad school, internships, or jobs it is essential that strong relationships with one or more professors are created.

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Why your student should get involved on campus

Posted by on January 23, 2024

Most students go to college to learn. Many know, or at least soon discover, that their academic work at college will be different than the work that they did in high school. They are expected to spend more time studying and there is a higher level of thinking demanded.

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Miner Athletics

Posted by on January 16, 2024

Check the latest news at the Missouri S&T Athletics homepage, or Minertix to order athletic tickets.

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Rolla community events

Posted by on January 16, 2024

For a look at upcoming events in the Rolla community, visit the Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events.

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Parking permit renewals and wait list

Posted by on January 16, 2024

For information regarding parking at Missouri S&T, please click here. Your student can log in to request a renewal or get on the waiting list by clicking here.

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Grant additional authorized access

Posted by on January 16, 2024

Missouri S&T provides Additional Authorized Access where students can grant other users direct and authorized online access to their student information in Joe’SS, which may include student account, academic, directory and financial aid information. To find out more follow the link to http://registrar.mst.edu/psinfo/additionalauthorizedaccess/.

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