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Useful Phone Numbers

Important Phone Numbers - WSU campus Area
Important Phone Numbers - Detroit

The University Directory lists contact information for departments, as well as faculty, staff, and students.


Academic Support

Need for explanation of academic requirements; help with course selection, degree audit, and/or academic referrals (for students in Liberal Arts, Science, Fine, Performing, & Communication Arts, and ULMA):
University Advising Center / 1600 David Adamany Undergraduate Library / 577-2680 / Appts: 577-8889
Other Schools and Colleges: Student Services / Advising Office for that school/college

Need for clarification of and application for financial aid and scholarship resources
Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid / Welcome Center (42 W. Warren Avenue) / 577-3378

Need more information regarding procedures for:
Registration and drop/add - Registration / 5057 Woodward - Maccabees - Suite 5101 / 577-3541
Grade recording and transcripts - Records / 5057 Woodward - Maccabees - Suite 5101 / 577-3531
Transfer Credit Evaluation - University Admissions / Welcome Center / 577-3577

Academic Success Center

One-stop Center for Academic Skills Assistance:
2100 David Adamany Undergraduate Library / 577-3165

  • Free Tutoring for in-depth content reinforcement (group and individual)
  • Supplemental Instruction (group study sessions in targeted courses)
  • Workshops for effective study habits; improving test performance; overcoming test anxiety; preparation for MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, and GRE; help with Proficiency Exams.
  • Reading Courses for effective textbook reading and understanding of college-level material
  • Individual Academic Skills Assistance including computer-assisted instruction in a variety of disciplines
  • Informal Study Groups to facilitate collaborative student learning

University Counseling & Placement Services

Personal and life adjustment issues, support groups
Counseling & Psychological Services / 552 Student Center Building / 577-3398

Career focus and direction; career planning courses; career counseling
Life/Career Development Lab / 1001 Faculty Administration Bldg / 577-3390

Need for special testing situations and equipment for handicappers
Educational Accessibility Services / 583 Student Center / 577-1851

Need for taking qualifying exams; CLEP testing; proficiency exams
Testing and Evaluation / 698 Student Center / 577-3400

Cooperative education and summer employment opportunities; on and off-campus employment
Career Planning and Placement Services / 1001 Faculty Administration Bldg. / 577-3390


Academic Departmental Support

Difficulty in English courses
Writing Center / 2310 Undergraduate Library / 577-2544

Difficulty in Math courses
Math Tutoring Center / 1198 Faculty Administration Bldg. / 577-3195

Difficulty in Foreign Language courses
Language Laboratory Center / 385 Manoogian Hall / 577-3022

Difficulty in Chemistry courses
Freshman (100-Level) Chemistry Resource Room / 50 Science Library / Center hours posted outside room
 


Computer Facilities and Resources

Need for general-purpose computer use and consulting
David Adamany Undergraduate Library / Extended Study Center / 577-8606
C&IT Help Desk / 577-4778

Student Involvement

Interest in leadership development, student organizations, and /or community service
Student Center and Program Activities (SCAPA) / 351 Student Center / 577-3444

Interest in physical fitness, intramural sports, and/or athletic interest groups
Matthaei Athletic Complex / 5101 John C. Lodge / 577-4295
Recreation and Fitness Center / 5210 Gullen Mall / 577-2348

Interest in discussion, fellowship, social events, volunteer service, study, and/or worship
Grosberg Religious Center / Sixth & Seventh Floors, Student Center

Other University Facilities and Resources

Aid in the use and understanding of the library system; media production lab; DeRoy Extended Study Center; and related services
University Library System / Undergraduate Library Information Desk / 577-5121

Need assistance solving University-related problems or negotiating bureaucratic processes
Office of the University Ombudsperson / 1326 Faculty Administration Building / 577-3487

Need assistance regarding international students' adjustment to WSU including visa advising, issuance of immigration documents, employment, and informational seminars
Office of International Students & Scholars / 42 W. Warren, Welcome Center / 577-3422

Aid in identifying housing options at WSU
Wayne State Housing Office / Helen L. Deroy Apartment Building (5200 Anthony Wayne Drive) /
577-2116

General campus information and referral center
Student Resource and Assistance Center / 135 Student Center / 577-3568

Compiled by: University Advising Center 5/2000



IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS - WSU CAMPUS AREA

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne State University (WSU) Operator 577-2424
WSU Public Safety - Emergency 577-2222
WSU Public Safety, Non - Emergency / Information 577-6057
WSU Public Safety - Keys locked in car 577-1979
Accounts Receivable (4th Floor of Welcome Center) 577-3653
Cashier (1100 AAB) Make tuition payments at 217 Welcome Center 577-3650
English Language Institute (351 Manoogian Hall) 577-2729
Graduate School (4300 FAB) 577-2170
Health Insurance Advocate (OISS) 577-0724
Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) 577-3422
Registration - By Phone 577-EASY (3279)
Registration & Scheduling Assistance (5057 Woodward - Maccabees - Suite 5101) 577-3541
Campus Information (135 SCB) 577-3568
Undergraduate Library (5155 Gullen Mall) 577-5121
University Advising Center-Undergraduates (1600 UGL) 577-2680, 7-8889
University Admissions (Welcome Center) 577-3577
Detroit Medical Center-General Info. (DRH, 4201 St. Antoine Blvd.) 745-6035
Wayne State Housing Authority (5200 Anthony Wayne Dr., #115) 577-2116

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IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS - DETROIT

On Campus Emergencies 577-2222
Off Campus Emergencies 911
SBC-Ameritech - Telephone 1-800-244-4444
Amtrak 873-3442
DTE Energy - Electricity 1-800-477-4747
Detroit Public Library Information 833-1000
Greyhound Bus Line 1-800-231-2222
Metropolitan Detroit Convention & Visitor's Bureau 1-800-Detroit (338-7648)
Poison Control 1-800-222-1222
SMART Bus - Detroit City Buses 962-5515

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