Student Resources

All BGSU online students have access to the same services as our on-campus students. Our online students frequently contact the offices listed below, but we encourage you to check out other service offices that pertain to your needs. Contact us with your questions and we'll point you in the right direction!

Services that relate to your performance in school such as advising, tutoring, and buying textbooks.

FINDING YOUR ADVISOR

Log onto MyBGSU and click on "My Advisor" under the Student Services section. This page will identify your academic advisor and provide contact information. Contact your advisor when you need help selecting classes, improving your grades, and finding resources specific to your major.

BGSU BOOKSTORE

419-372-2851 | bookstore@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
Buying, renting, or selling your books online is easy, but that's not all. Our bookstore ships BGSU apparel, supplies, and other merchandise all over the globe. Let everyone know you're proud to be a BGSU Falcon!

BGSU BOOKSTORE: eBOOKS

419-372-2851 | bookstore@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
Students can save money on course materials by searching our bookstore for FREE eBooks. There are also quite a few eBooks available for purchase, but there is no buyback option at this time.

BGSU LIBRARY

419-372-6943 | libhelp@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
Access to online journals, inter-library loan, OhioLINK, as well as research support and advising.

BGSU LIBRARY: Distance Education Resource Guide

419-372-9442 | robjsny@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
This guide was designed to offer you information and links to the various services that the library provides for students taking an online class, studying abroad, or completing a degree online.

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

419-372-8495 (voice) | 419-372-9455 (tty) | dss@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
The mission of Accessibility Services (AS) is to provide equal access and opportunity to qualified students with disabilities. Their goal is to increase awareness of disability issues and provide opportunities for students with disabilities to fully integrate into the BGSU community.

THE LEARNING COMMONS

419-372-2823 | tlc@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
The Learning Commons provides students with academic resources that foster independent learning by offering individual and group tutoring and consultation sessions tailored to meet the needs of any student in any course at any time in the learning process. They currently offer online writing consultations and plan to add more resources and services for distance learners.  

Services that relate to the "business side" of going to school, like paying your bill, transfering credits, and finding a job.

BURSAR

419-372-2851 | bursar@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
The Office of the Bursar provides fiscal guidance and quality customer service to students and parents. Visit their website to find information about bills, refunds, current tuiton & fees, and student loans.

CAREER CENTER

419-372-2356 | careerservices@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
Career Center staff members are here to help students explore career and major options, identify and secure cooperative education internship experiences, and search for job and graduate school opportunities.

FINANCIAL AID

419-372-2651 | WEBSITE
Get infomation on student loans, scholarships, and other types of financial assistance.

NONTRADITIONAL & TRANSFER STUDENT SERVICES

419-372-8136 | ntss@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
Whether you are considering transferring to BGSU, a nontraditional student starting or restarting your education, or an active-military or veteran student, NTSS can assist you in navigating the application process and easing your transition to BGSU.

REGISTRATION & RECORDS

419-372-8441 | registrar@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
The Office of Registration and Records is responsible for each student's class registration and is the official source of information for the academic record.

VETERAN AFFAIRS

419-372-9636 | vabenefits@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
BGSU has two Certifying Officials located in the Office of Registration and Records who assist students eligible to receive veterans benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill.

You may not be on campus but you're still a Falcon!

Get discounts on software, computers, bookstore merchandise, and for those who happen to be in the area, campus events!

BG1 CARD

419-372-4127 | bg1card@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
Registerd online students can apply to receive a BG1 Card, printed without a photo. Use this card to access the OhioLink system and various other online services. If you happen to be on or near campus, come get your photo ID taken and learn how BG Bucks can be used on and off campus.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION (PDF)

DREAMSPARK SOFTWARE PROGRAM

419-372-0999 | tsc@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
The Microsoft DreamSpark program allows students around the world with the opportunity to download a variety of professional Microsoft development and design software for free. View website for available software and system requirements.

MyBG POINTS

419-372-2851 | bookstore@bgsu.eduWEBSITE
Earn points for every purchase made at the BGSU Bookstore (on campus and online). Rewards range from gift cards, clothing, and BGSU accessories. Items change periodically as different items become available.

ZIGGABYTE

419-372-8665 | ziggabyte@bgsu.edu | WEBSITE
Save on select Apple, Dell, and HP devices as well as Microsoft and Adobe software. They also assist with repairs, upgrades, recycling, data destruction, and have a computer trade-in program.