Career Development Services provide career counseling/ exploration and job placement assistance. For access to services, students can stop by the office or schedule an individual appointment by calling the Career Counselor at 419-755-4786.
Career Development Services is located in Room 102 of Kee Hall. The Career Resource open lab is located in Room 123A of Kee Hall and Room 163 of the Kehoe Center. Services provided include the following areas:
North Central State provides free career counseling and exploration services. The career assessment software FOCUS2 helps students learn about careers that match their interests, abilities and values.
Generates local career outlook data about potential careers including earnings, local job trends, training programs, and current job openings. The link to Career Coach is at www.ncstatecollege.edu/career-coach.
Job placement services are available to assist students and alumni with job seeking skills training. Services include resume assistance, cover letter assistance, interviewing, and sharing job leads. Students/alumni can post resumes online to connect with local employers. Online job leads and local employment information can be accessed through NC State’s active job board at www.collegecentral.com/ncstatecollege/.
Job seeking workshops are offered every semester to help students and alumni prepare quality resumes and job search materials.
For employers, NC State offers valuable online employment resources through a job posting website- College Central Network at www.collegecentral.com/ncstatecollege/.
Online resources allow employers to post positions to recruit qualified students and alumni. Employers can access registered student/alumni resumes. Annual career expos/recruitment events and on-campus interview dates are arranged to connect students and employers.
See Financial Aid.
Bromfield Library & Information Commons (IC), serving the students, faculty, and staff of both North Central State College and The Ohio State University at Mansfield, occupies the ground floor of Conard Hall. Housing a collection of nearly 50,000 items, the BLIC also offers access to other Ohio State University/co-located campus libraries, which own some 5 million items. Additionally, patrons can also choose to request materials through OhioLINK, which boasts some 50 million items, and SearchOhio, a collection of approximately 10 million items. The BLIC, through OhioLINK, also provides access to full-text databases, e-journals, and e-books. These materials can be accessed remotely or in-person from any of the 39 PCs (15 of which are touchscreen) and 6 iMacs (loaded with Creative Suite) that are in the BLIC. Looking for a great place to study? The BLIC offers 6 group study rooms equipped with dry erase boards and large touchscreen computers with audio and visual recording capabilities.
Unlike many traditional libraries, the BLIC is not a quiet library and patrons are allowed to bring in food and drink as long as items are not consumed at a computer station. Not interested in studying? Through the Mansfield Richland County Public Library, the BLIC is now able to provide a newly updated leisure collection including DVDs, audiobooks, and fiction books for patron check-out.
Service Desks, Includes:
* Note: The Technology Help Desk is not equipped to assist in virus elimination and broken hardware.
Technology Available for Checkout Includes:
Print and Copy Equipment
A photo I.D. and a current validation sticker are required as proof of current enrollment to begin library circulation privileges. A photo I.D. is required to borrow items at all times. Patrons can only borrow items in their own name, not as a proxy for someone else.
The Office of Specialized Supportive Services provides resources and services to assist students with documented disabilities in their efforts to reach their academic goals. Note-takers, taped textbooks, referral source contact, and alternative testing accommodations are some of the services offered by this office. Support services are provided through the cooperative efforts of the student, faculty, and staff involved. It is the responsibility of any student needing these services to contact the Coordinator of Specialized Supportive Services at 419-755-4727.
The Student Success and Transition Center (SSTC) is a facility that offers an array of support services designed to help students be as successful as they can be in their academic career. The Center is staffed by a team of professional staff members and adjunct faculty. Located in room 136 of Kee Hall, the Student Success and Transition Center is conveniently open Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday.
Services are offered in the areas of academic advising, personal counseling, disability services, career exploration and new-student assessment. The advising services offered by the Student Success and Transition Center are available, free of charge, to any student currently enrolled at NC State. Students are welcome in the Center on a walk-in basis or by appointment.
Free tutoring is available to currently enrolled NC State students in the Tutoring Resource Center, located in Fallerius, Rooms 117 and 119. Students are welcome to use the center on a “drop-in” basis and receive free tutoring as often as they choose. If tutoring is needed outside of center hours, students may make an appointment by calling 419-755-4539.