Every day the Campus Information Desk in the Lory Student Center
is bombarded by questions from puzzled students seeking
How to get an override, change a major, begin a job search,
obtain a bus pass and exactly where is Albert C. Yates Hall?
Students might find the information desk conveniently located and
full of answers, but there are many other sources of information on
“We are very well informed or at least we can point them in the
right direction. But we try to be the last stop when getting a
question answered,” said Cori Drahnak, a junior biology major and
employee of the information desk.
The information desk has home game football tickets, theatre
tickets, on- and off-campus phone directories, a list of daily
campus activities and bus passes.
Residence halls also offer home football and basketball tickets,
and all sporting event tickets are available at the McGraw Athletic
For questions regarding on- and off-campus housing students can
go to the Off-Campus Student Services/Resources for Adult Learners
office in the student center basement. Students can find a slew of
helpful handouts containing information from when a student
organization meets to how to locate potential roommates.
“The center also accommodates to nontraditional students by
providing scholarship information, specially oriented clubs, and
overall helping them to get orientated at CSU,” said Kelly
Shoemaker, a senior business account and management major and
manager of the OCSS/RAL.
Enrollment Services contains both the Student Financial Services
and the Registrar’s Office.
“These facilities help students deal with issues related to
academic records or financial accounts,” said Bill Haid, executive
director for Enrollment Services.
Financial services assists students with financial aid,
educational budgeting and loans, grants, and scholarships. The
Registrar deals with transcript requests, overrides, holds,
repeat/delete, intent to graduate papers and payment of bills, so
students can pay off bills and try to get an early start on job
The first few weeks of school many students dread job hunting.
The first helpful source students should utilize is RAMweb. This
Web site features an employment link that lists available jobs.
“We have job opportunities both on and off campus around the
community,” said Okee Hanna, student employment assistant in the
Employment Office. She also advises not waiting more than four
weeks to apply because jobs will be taken.
At the Employment Office, in the Student Services Building,
students can fill out merit and work-study applications or find
on-call lists that provide temporary communal work such as raking a
yard. The Student Services Building also contains the Center for
Education, the Office of Women’s Studies and Programs, the Graduate
Office and the Office of Equal Opportunity.
Regardless of the campus resources provided to answer in-depth
questions, there is one office everyone can use – the University
“We process new and lost IDs for everybody on campus, and do the
convenience and vending accounts,” said Christie Tidwell, a junior
health and exercise major and student administrative assistant for
the University ID/Vending Office.
So whether students need a new ID or a need to find employment,
CSU has multiple resources on campus to get their questions