Student Resource Center
Due to COVID-19, the Student Resource Center will be temporarily closed.
All events including the Clothing Closet, VEAP Mobile Food Pantry, & Guest Advocate visits are canceled until further notice.
Please contact Michael Kranz at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions, concerns, or need assistance locating resources.
Please visit the Campus Cupboard website for information on how you can get free food and the Normandale Emergency Cares Grant website for financial assistance. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please click HERE.
Are you interested in Coordinating the Student Resource Center and helping your fellow Normandale Students?
Consider applying for the AmeriCorps VISTA position in the Student Resource Center next year!
Questions? Contact Michael Kranz at email@example.com or Justin Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Student Resource Center
Normandale's Student Resource Center strives to strengthen the supportive network that helps students meet their current and long-term needs and goals. The center connects students to campus and community resources and services to help them overcome barriers that interfere with their academic success.
- Connects you to resources related to childcare, food, housing, transportation, healthcare, and more to address specific needs.
- Hosts resource fairs, workshops, and brings community organizations to make resources more available and accessible to you on campus.
- Provides a support system and increase knowledge of navigating systems on and off-campus.
The Student Resource Center will be available to students by appointment or drop in if available. To schedule an appointment please email StudentResourceCenter@normandale.edu, call 952-358-9090, or stop by our office at A2530.
If you are a veteran, please visit the Veteran's Resource Center website for additional help.
Resource Navigators can assist in referring and connecting you to resources and services in the following areas:
- Career Advancement
- Clothing & Furniture
- Domestic & Sexual Violence
- Health Services
- Housing & Homelessness
- Human Service Agencies
- Mental Health
- Parents & Families
- Transportation & Utilities
To meet with a Resource Navigator, schedule an appointment by emailing StudentResourceCenter@normandale.edu or calling 952-358-9090.
Birth Control Consultations and Health Insurance Enrollment by Neighborhood HealthSource
On-Campus every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 11 AM-2PM at the Kopp Student Center Vendor Tables by the campus store.
Neighborhood Healthsource provides accessible and affordable healthcare. They will be available to help you enroll in MNsure health insurance, discuss birth control, and the other resources they offer such as mental health and STD screenings.
Resource Connection by Oasis for Youth
On-Campus most Wednesdays (not 2/26 or 3/11) from 11 am-2 pm at the Kopp Student Center Vendor Tables by the campus store.
Oasis for Youth will be available to connect and refer students to resources for food, transportation, health care, housing, hygiene, and more.
SNAP Outreach by Community Action Partnership
On-Campus every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1PM-4PM at the Kopp Student Center Vendor Tables by the campus store.
CAP can assist students with applying for SNAP benefits (food stamps). They can also answer your questions about other public benefits - health insurance, energy assistance, childcare assistance, etc.
VEAP Mobile Food Pantry
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the Month
2:30 pm-4:00 pm (Sign in at Lower Sciences Building Entrance)
VEAP is a local food shelf that will be bringing their Mobile Food Pantry to Normandale. Students can sign-in at the Lower Sciences Building entrance on the ground floor and receive free fresh produce, bread, and other food items.
Pop-Up Clothing Closet
Coming March 30th-April 3rd in Campus Store
Monday, March 30th- Thursday, April 2nd: 9 am- 4 pm
Friday, April 3rd: 9 am-12 pm
Come shop for FREE clothes, shoes, and accessories for women, men, and children. Donations bins will be located across campus starting in March to collect donations.
Open House Resource Sessions
1st Monday of the Month 11 am-1 pm in the Student Resource Center (A 2530)
March 2nd- Soup
April 6th- Sandwiches & Wraps
May 4th - TBD
Join the Student Resource Center Resource Navigators for FREE food and get your questions answered about resources that can help you during your time at Normandale.