Dixie State University

Tips for Student Success

Before you Arrive

 

Parents and Students – Congratulations on being part of DSU! The following important steps will help you succeed in college. Parents, please also visit parentresources.dixie.edu.

  1. Register for New Student Orientation
    orientation.dixie.edu
  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact the DSU Financial Aid Office for assistance.
    435-652-7575
    studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
  3. Schedule an appointment with Academic Advising for help with registration. Holland Centennial Commons 1st Floor
    435-652-7690
    advisement.dixie.edu/advisors
  4. Register for one of the following first-year success courses SCC 1010, SCC 1020. BUS 1050 or HON 1020
    connections.dixie.edu
  5. Meet and talk with a peer coach or success coach to get advice. Browning Learning Resource Center 1st Floor.
    435-879-4652
    coaching.dixie.edu
  6. Register for a supplemental instruction course when taking difficult courses. Type in an “S” at the end of the course number.
    si.dixie.edu
  7. Visit the Career Center for help with student employment or career planning. Holland Centennial Commons 5th Floor.
    435-652-7737
    career.dixie.edu/
    dixie.joinhandshake.com/login

Access Various Resources From:

International Student Services,

Office: Student Activities Center
Phone: 435-879-4687

Explore

LGBTQ+ Resource Center

For those who are or wish to become allies and advocates for the LGBTQ+ community.
Office: Browning, 2nd Floor.
Phone: 435-652-7753

Celebrate

Multicultural and Inclusion Center

Celebrate Diversity.
Office: Browning, 2nd Floor.
Phone: 435-652-7730

Learn More

Veterans Resource Center

To help students with Veterans Administration benefits.

Office: Browning, 1st floor.
Phone: 435-652-7699

Find Benefits

Women's Resource Center

Helps women achieve their academic and professional goals.
Office: Holland Centennial commons, 4th Floor.
Phone: 435-879-4489

Get Support

You are at DSU – Now What?

 

  • Don’t miss class and visit teachers during offices hours. They want to help you.
  • Study in the Academic Performance Center and use the free tutoring. Holland Centennial Commons 4th Floor tutoring.dixie.edu as well as Math tutoring. Snow Building 1st Floor
  • Visit the DSU Library to get help with information sources. If you don’t have a book for class, check for possible books on reserve. Holland Centennial Commons Second Floor
    435-652-7714
    library.dixie.edu
  • Use the Writing Center a week before a paper is due to polish things up. Holland Centennial Commons 4th floor.
    435-652-7629
    writingcenter.dixie.edu
  • Manage your time wisely. Work only 15-20 hours weekly if attending school full-time. Block out time for study. Turn in assignments on time!
  • If you need help, schedule a no-cost wellness checkup, low-cost medical service or talk with a professionally-licensed counselor at the Health & Counseling Center. 1037 East 100 South
    435-652-7755
    wellness.dixie.edu
  • Request accommodations if needed through the Disability Resource Center in the North Plaza Building East Side.
    435-652-7755.
    wellness.dixie.edu
  • Lean into campus life┬áby joining a club, participating in intramural sports or running for student government. Gardner Building
    thedixielife.com/recreation.dixie.edu
  • First generation and low-income students can apply to the TRIO Student Support Services Program to receive additional advising and support. Browning 1st floor.
    435-652-7656
    TRIO.dixie.edu/student-support-services
  • If you need help for yourself or are concerned about another student, submit a student concern form at ssc.dixie.edu/student-concern-form. Parents can also use this form. For immediate concerns about health or safety, call Police Dispatch
    435-627-4300 or call 911 in an emergency

Contact

Jeff E. Hoyt

Student Success Assistant Vice President

Email: StudentSuccess@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4691