Missouri State University

Academic Assistance

The Academic Assistance office is responsible for helping students to create an individualized major assuming is it a major that we have coursework to support but we don’t currently offer that major.  Another function of this office is coordinating the Partners in Education (PIE) program, which helps freshman with the transition from high school to college.  It also is responsible for Academic Renewal, Early Walk requests for commencement and scholastic actions for students who have not yet declared a major.

Services Offered to the Campus Community:

  •  A liaison between parents of freshman students and university personnel (faculty, advisors, etc.) to assist parents who are enrolled in the PIE program requesting academic information about their student
  • Assist and advise students who want to create an individualized major
  • Assist returning students with academic renewal
  • Alternate student ombudsman
  • Coordination of scholastic action appeal hearings for undeclared students
  • Scholastic Actions
  • Individualized Majors
  • Participation in the Partners in Education Program

Lori Roessler, Program Coordinator, Academic Assistance & PIE Coordinator
122 University Hall     417-836-5034