May 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Student Services

Support Services for Students with Disabilities 

The Office of Disability Support Services is responsible for advocating on behalf of students with disabilities. Information is available from the Office of Disability Support Services located in the Student Advisement Center. 

Housing and Residence Life 

On campus housing for graduate students is available.  Interested students may obtain housing information from the Office of Housing and Residence Life. 

Graduate Student Association 

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) represents the needs and interests of BSU students working towards advanced degrees. In addition to providing networking opportunities, the GSA also advocates for its members through regular communication with administrators to ensure the students have a voice in the university decision making process. Contact: or

Counseling and Student Development Center:

The philosophy of  Counseling  Services derives from the belief that every student has basic and unique needs which much be fulfilled in order to successfully function in a learning environment.  Therefore, the mission of Counseling Services is to assist students a Bowie State University in their personal and psychosocial growth through the provision of programs and services.  Staff members assist students in resolving problems that may impede their academic progress. 

Counseling Services assists the institution in its mission by providing personal , social, career, and academic counseling. This task is accomplish by enhancing and strengthening the quality of the Four-Year-Experience Counseling Program. As part of the program, counselors conduct psychosocial interviews to assist the University in the retention of students in each classification. Counseling Services also offers a student development workshop series and a computerized career exploration program. Services are confidential and provided free of charge for all students from their freshman year through graduate school. 

Career Development Center 

The Career Development Center provides programs and services to prepare students for meaningful careers and successful entry into the work place.  Cooperative Education opportunities, programs and seminars are provided, allowing students to develop skills and prepare for careers in business, government and education.  The programs and services are:  career outreach programs and employment fairs; campus recruitment programs; internships; career library; career counseling; graduate/professional school counseling; employment opportunities; and workshops/seminars. 

Student Health and Wellness Center

All registered students are required to submit a complete health history and a record of immunizations to the Henry Wise Student Health and Wellness Center prior to admission. Documentation regarding the status of the meningitis vaccination should be submitted to the housing department where that immunization is required.

All registered students; full-time, part-time and graduates, are eligible for a range of primary care services offered in the Student Health and Wellness Center. All students are assessed a health fee as part of their tuition. Students are expected to pay for services such as laboratory testing and physical examinations for certain types of employment. Students are referred to health care resources in the community for services that are unavailable in the Health Center. The Center is staffed with a nurse practitioner, a registered nurse, and a part-time physician. All services and records are confidential and information on a student’s condition or health status will not be released without the student’s written consent