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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Mission Statement

The Center for Academic Success is the primary comprehensive academic support resource for the University. It provides academic support programs to assist students with their development as confident, independent and active learners in accordance with the stated mission and goals of Minnesota State University Mankato.


The Center for Academic Success main office is located in the basement of Memorial Library in ML 125.

Tutoring takes place in the basement of Memorial Library in ML 116. Please enter the tutoring center through ML 116, not through the main office.

Online tutoring take place here.


From the south: (Coming from the Student Union.) Enter through the outer doors of Memorial Library. In the entryway, take a right. (Do NOT enter through the second set of doors into the library itself.) Proceed down the stairs. The CAS will be immediately to your left.

To enter the tutoring center, pass the CAS office and turn left down the first hallway. ML 116 will be at the end of the hallway on your left.

From the north: (Coming from Preska.) Enter the library and proceed down the stairs. The CAS will be on your right just past the second hallway.

To enter the tutoring center, turn right down the second hallway. ML 116 will be at the end of the hallway on your left.

Jason Westman ~ Director
Jason Westman
Office – ML 123
Phone – 507-389-1791        Fax – 507-389-2726
Degree – M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, Minnesota State Mankato 2005,B.S. in Mathematics Education, Minnesota State Mankato 1999

Kristin Janssen ~ Office Manager
Office – ML 125
Phone – 507-389-1791        Fax – 507-389-2726


Teresa Neubert, Assistant Director: Writing, ESL, Speech, Languages
Email Office – ML 119
Phone – 507-389-2699       

Degree – M.A. in English, TESL, Minnesota State University, Mankato; B.A. in Music, Piano Performance, Minnesota State University, Mankato.



Lindsay Stepan ~ Assistant Director: Mathematics and Science
Office – ML 118
Phone – 507-389-1791        Fax – 507-389-2726
Degree – M.A. in Mathematics, Minnesota State Mankato; B.S.C.E, Minnesota State Mankato
Research Interests – Increasing remedial math students' success.
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On Academic Success: If you don't stop in, we don't know how to help you! Let us know what you need and we'll do whatever we can to help you succeed.