The following is a list of recommended Web services produced by or associated with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. These services have been developed to assist current and prospective students with career, education and life planning, credit transfer, online learning, student loans and student finances.
The Minnesota Library Information Network
MnLINK is a statewide virtual library that electronically links you to Minnesota’s rich library resources. MnLINK supports and develops a technology infrastructure and collaboration to facilitate equitable and shared access to library and information resources for all people of Minnesota.
Resources for planning and managing an online education in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, online course and program listings from all of the system’s 31 colleges and universities, and application and registration tools for online learners.
Student loan services
Student Loan Service Center
The Student Loan Service Center collects student loans and provides services to individual borrowers as well as system campuses. The center’s website helps student loan borrowers understand and manage student loans by providing deferment, cancellation and payment information.
Career and life planning
CareerOneStop is an integrated suite of national websites that help students, job seekers, workforce professionals and businesses find employment and career resources.
GPS LifePlan helps students set goals and design plans that will lead them to the success they desire. This program has the flexibility to be used by students of all ages and at all stages. Explore the website to learn more about the five Plans (Career, Education, Finance, Leadership and Personal) and discover how they might help you.
CAREERwise Education makes it easier for Minnesotans to research, organize, and understand successful paths to the hottest careers, best education, and perfect jobs.
MyMilitary GPS LifePlan
MyMilitary GPS LifePlan helps service members and veterans set educational and life goals that will lead them to the success they desire. This program has the flexibility to be used by students of all ages and at all stages. Explore the website to learn more about the five Plans (Career, Education, Finance, Leadership and Personal) and discover how they might help you.
Education and credit transfer
MnTransfer.org is a Web service that enables students and advisors to access official transfer information. MnTranfer provides articulation and transfer agreements, course equivalencies tables, transfer guidelines and procedures, the Minnesota General Education Transfer Curriculum, a listing of transfer specialists throughout the state, financial aid and scholarship information, and transfer FAQ’s.
Transferology is a multi-state, Web-based transfer information system that gives students quick answers on how their college credits and other learning experiences transfer to higher education institutions within the network. Students can then submit additional questions or request more information from the institutions directly through the site. In Minnesota, participation in Transferology is a collaborative effort by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and the University of Minnesota.
MyMilitaryEducation.Org offers an extensive Frequently Asked Questions section that assists Minnesota service members and veterans with topics ranging from military education benefits to military family resources, getting ready for college and much more. This website also features live chat and telephone assistance seven days a week from the online support center staff.
Veterans Education Transfer System
Created by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, The Veterans Education Transfer System (VETS) is an online application that helps past, present and future servicemen and servicewomen determine how their military training can count for credit at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities institutions.
Additional resources from CAREERwise Education
CAREERwise Education also provides career resources developed for the following industries:
MnEnergyCareers helps job seekers and career explorers explore successful paths in energy. Research energy careers, learn about energy education options and find energy employers.
CAREERwise Education Green is for job seekers and career explorers who want information about green careers in Minnesota. The website includes green career profiles, green career paths tools, green education options and tips on finding green employers and jobs in Minnesota.
Health Care Careers helps job seekers and career explorers explore successful paths in healthcare.
MnITCareers is for job seekers and career explorers who want to explore successful career paths in IT. Research IT careers, learn about IT education options and find IT employers.
MnManufacturingCareers is for job seekers and career explorers who want to explore successful career paths in manufacturing. Research manufacturing careers, learn about manufacturing education options and find manufacturing employers.
MyMnCareers: Adult Basic Education
MyMnCareers is for Adult Basic Education students and others who want to explore careers, set goals, get training or learn more to advance their careers.