MSC Southeast - Student Support
Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College

Student Services

Student Support 

Minnesota State College Southeast offers counseling services to assist you with any academic issues or concerns. One of the purposes of counseling services is to help you adapt to your new environment at college. Long-term personal counseling is referred to outside cooperating agencies. You are encouraged to seek counseling at any time that you feel it is necessary.

Career Counseling

Students who are undecided about their major or are thinking of changing their major may wish to talk to an academic advisor. Career assessment and information is also available. Academic advisors are available to assist new and current students make the transition from home to college life. In addition, they work with students needing assistance with success in their major. An academic advisor helps identify, refer and facilitate utilization of student support services for students with barriers to learning.

Personal Counseling and Referral

Personal anxieties and problems can stand in the way of successful completion of a program major. You may find it helpful to speak with a counselor about personal concerns.

  • Winona: Benedict Ezeoka, from Winona State University, is available on Fridays from 10 am to 1 pm. To schedule an appointment, please stop by the Winona campus Front Desk. 
  • Red Wing: Morgan Pope, from Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center, is available on Tuesdays from 11:15 am to 1:15 pm.  To schedule an appointment, please contact Melissa Carrington-Irwin, Director of Student Success (, 651-385-6309).


Support Groups

You will have the opportunity to discuss topics and issues that concern you in a group setting. Support groups may be available on campus and in the community to serve a variety of your needs.

If personal problems are causing unsatisfactory college performance, you can receive help resolving such problems. You are encouraged to discuss any problems with your instructor or campus counselor.

Sexual Harassment and Violence 

Sexual violence is an intolerable intrusion into the most personal and private rights of an individual, and is prohibited at MSC Southeast. The college is committed to eliminating sexual violence in all forms and will take appropriate remedial action against any individual found responsible for acts in violation of this policy. Acts of sexual violence may also constitute violations of criminal or civil law or Minnesota State Board Policies that may require separate proceedings. To further its commitment against sexual violence, MSC Southeast provides reporting options, internal mechanisms for dispute resolution, and prevention training or other related services as appropriate. 


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RED WING CAMPUS | 308 Pioneer Road | Red Wing, MN 55066 | 651-385-6300
WINONA CAMPUS | 1250 Homer Road | Winona, MN 55987 | 507-453-2700

Minnesota State College Southeast is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer. ADA accessible. MSC Southeast is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation. In addition, discrimination in employment base on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited.


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