Student Services for CCPS Undergraduate Programs
Bookstore services are provided for students. At the Springfield campus, the DU Bookstore is located on the lower level of the Findlay Student Center with extended hours during the first two weeks of class each semester. Other campus sites make textbooks available for purchase on designated days and locations.
Regular hours of Springfield campus bookstore are Monday through Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
The DU Bookstore carries new and used books. Current semester books may be returned per posted dates provided with receipt at time of purchase. The book must be unmarked and accompanied by the cash register receipt. The bookstore will have a book buy-back during the last week of each semester. Hours for the buy-back will be posted.
Students enrolled in the College of Continuing Professional Studies (CCPS) are eligible for regular or temporary staff positions on campus. For a complete list of staff vacancies, please see Job Openings or call the staff job hotline at (417) 873-7362. CCPS students are not eligible for the student employment program. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call Human Resources, (417) 873-7434. Employment applications are accepted in the Human Resources office and can be submitted online from the Jobs@Drury webpage.
The Career Center provides integrated career development services to students beginning in the freshman year and continuing through graduation and beyond. The center provides individual career counseling augmented by interest and personality assessments, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Strong Interest Inventory, and computerized Discover career guidance system. Services include access to an online job posting system, on-campus interviewing, job fairs, information about occupations and employers, resume assistance, mock interviews, alumni networking, workshops, internships, and job search strategies.
Information about graduate and professional education also is available. Students can make an appointment, drop by during office hours to browse through the materials available in the resource area, or visit the Career Center Website.
The center is in room 114 of the Findlay Student Center. You may contact the center by calling (417) 873-7284 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selected nationally administered tests such as the MCAT, MoGEA, CLEP, MAT and ACT are administered and the office maintains information about other nationally administered tests. MoGEA and MAT also are administered at Fort Leonard Wood. The testing center is located in Findlay Student Center room 116 and is available by phone at (417) 873-7457.
The International Support Services (ISS) provides support services for international students including immigration advice and assistance and cultural adjustment counseling. The ISS is located in the Findlay Student Center on the lower level in rooms 112 and 113 and is available by phone at (417) 873-7825, fax at (417) 873-7860, email at email@example.com and website at drury.edu/iss.
Advisors in the Continuing Studies office will assist you in your academic planning. You may have career plans and need guidance in determining the correct educational program, or you may simply want to discuss a course with which you are having problems. Advisors are available during all regular office hours. If you need to meet with an advisor for a lengthy discussion, you may want to arrange an appointment by contacting your local campus office. If you cannot meet with an advisor during regular office hours, the staff will arrange a time which is convenient to your schedule.
The Leadership & Volunteer Development encourages Drury students to become more aware of responsibilities in our local and global communities. As Drury students progress through their college careers, the following programs are designed to expose students to volunteerism.
The Drury Volunteer Corps (DVC), comprised of a team of student leaders, is a student-based initiative to engage the Drury Community in short-term service projects. Student leaders sponsor service projects centering on the following themes of interest::
- Children – Education
- Children – Special Needs
- Underrepresented Groups
- Poverty Situations
- Outdoor/Historical Preservation
- Animal Welfare
- Senior Citizens
- International Efforts
The Community Outreach Center also sponsors an international service experience during the winter term. Volos: The International Service Experience leads students to become active global citizens as they volunteer in a Greek public school, organize a community-wide learning academy, as well as experience another culture.
Drury University is committed to providing a hospitable environment to qualified students with disabilities and to complying fully with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Services for students with disabilities enrolled in the Continuing Studies are coordinated by Ed Derr, Director of Disability Services, Findlay Student Center room 114, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling (417) 873-7457. More information can be found at the Disability Support Services webpage. The Director of Disability Services is the initial contact for a grievance of accommodations.
To begin the process of planning for accommodative services, students must present appropriate and current documentation well in advance of their first semester of classes. Accommodations will be determined, based on documentation, and communicated to faculty each semester, with the consent of the student.
The Financial Aid Office is located on the mezzanine of Bay Hall. Financial assistance is made available to students on the basis of financial need and/or scholastic merit. Entering and continuing students who face financial difficulties or who wish to determine the types of financial aid for which they may qualify are encouraged to contact the director of financial aid.
Financial assistance consists of grants, loans, and scholarships.
The Student Financial Services is located in Burnham Hall, Room 100, is open from 8 am to 5 pm. Business transactions after 5 pm can generally be conducted in the Continuing Studies Office in Bay Hall.
Alpha Sigma Lambda, Alpha XI Chapter
Alpha Sigma Lambda is a national honor society that recognizes and encourages scholastic ability and leadership among continuing studies students. Students interested in applying for membership may obtain an application from the Continuing Studies office on main campus, from any of the satellite offices, or download the PDF here.
We are now accepting applications for Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology. Requirements include all of the following:
- major or minor in psychology
- at least 3 semesters of college completed (at least one semester must be at Drury)
- at least 9 credit hours in psychology completed
- ranking in the top 35% of one's class in general scholarship
- a minimum GPA of 3.0 in both psychology classes and in cumulative grades
- currently enrolled at Drury
Membership applications are available on the table outside the office suite on second floor Pearsons or you can download from http://www.psichi.org/pdf/membappl.pdf
Return completed applications to Valerie Eastman in Pearsons 208 by Friday, February 13 or mail to:
Associate Professor of Psychology
Department of Behavioral Sciences
900 N. Benton
Springfield, Missouri 65802
Parking regulations are necessary for the safety and convenience of the campus community. . A map of the Drury campus can be found at drury.edu/vtour.
1. All vehicles parked on campus, excluding visitors, must be registered and permits must be displayed on the rear view mirror with the permit number facing the windshield.
2. Residential students must register their vehicles by August 31 each year.
3. No parking in handicap zones without a Handicap Permit.
4. No parking in crosswalks, fire lanes, loading zones, on grass, sidewalks, or in posted areas.
5. Residential students may park in designated residential Lots A, B, C, and D.
6. Non-residential permit holders may park in Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.
7 . Visitors to campus should park on Drury Lane or Burnham Circle and check in with the Safety & Security Office (Findlay Student Center). Time limits do not apply to visitors with a valid visitor permit.
8. Between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. and on the weekends and holidays, all parking is open with a permit excluding residential lots and control arm lots. Residential lots are open to vehicles with permits for those areas between August 15 and May 31.
9. Residential parking lots are open to any permit parking from June 1 to August 14 each year.
10. Burnham Circle and Drury Lane are limited to 30 -minute parking Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (Parking is open 5 pm to 8 am and on weekends and holidays with a valid permit.)
11. Areas closed by Security and designated as such by cones or other types of barriers are to be considered no parking zones. Motorists are to follow the directions of security officers when they are present and controlling traffic.
12. Parking is permitted between marked lines only.
Photo ID cards are available from the security office in Findlay Student Center. A valid photo ID will allow access in parking lots with control arm entrances. Students will be charged for replacement cards.
Classrooms are assigned on the basis of projected class enrollment. In the event the scheduled space is inappropriate for a particular class, a different classroom will be assigned.
Rooms and banquet facilities, if available, may be used by community organizations. There is generally a charge for using meeting room space. A person must agree to be responsible for the space and payment. At least two-weeks advance notice is necessary for adequate scheduling.
For further information on scheduling, contact the dean of students' office at (417) 873-7215.
Continuing studies students with validated ID cards are welcome to use all of the facilities at the library on campus. Photocopy machines are available for students.
The Olin Library is a repository for the information essential to the pursuit of knowledge by the Drury community. It provides timely access to the information resources that support the academic and administrative needs of the university. The library seeks to create an infrastructure for effective information delivery, to fully utilize available technologies, and to teach skills that enhance academic success and lifelong learning. Through its collections, information access services, and an environment conducive to learning, the library enriches the life of the Drury community and advances the university's educational mission.
Off-campus Library Services:
This service works to provide seamless access for off-campus faculty and students to the resources and services of the Olin Library.
The goal of the Olin Library is to provide Drury satellite branch students and faculty with the same level of library access and service provided to on-campus students and faculty. It is recommended that all students and faculty use the Olin Library website at http://library.drury.edu as the gateway to library information resources and services.Library services include:
- Prompt delivery of books, articles and videos owned by the Olin Library
- Online interlibrary loan for materials owned by other libraries
- Research assistance at the library's reference desk
- Research consultations scheduled with individual members of the library faculty
- Research assistance via e-mail or phone
- Online research guides called LibGuides that cover a range of disciplines and subjects; they can be created and customized for specific courses and assignments
- Access from on or off campus to an array of research-oriented electronic indexes and full text databases
- Electronic reserves available online
- Drury students may use their Drury ID card to use all resources in other academic libraries in the Springfield area
- Drury students may use their ID card in any MOBIUS library to check out books.
A Writing Center staffed by a qualified faculty member and student tutors provides assistance to individual students of all levels.
On the Springfield campus, Continuing Studies students have access to computer labs located in Springfield Hall, open 24 hours a day, and Olin Library. An active Drury e-mail account and password are required to access the computers. Computer labs are also available at Rolla, St. Robert, Lebanon, Ft. Leonard Wood and Houston campuses. Your Drury computer account gives you access to several useful resources, including Drury e-mail (Webmail) and library resources such as EbscoHost. Your computer account also allows you to connect to Drury's wireless network at several locations on campus. You may obtain your free Drury computer account by submitting your request online at drury.edu/helpdesk, calling the Help Desk at (417) 873-7000 or by visiting the Technology Services Department on campus located in Springfield Hall, Room 222. Once you have a computer account, you may access your Webmail via the Internet.Need help with computer related issues? The Technology Services Department is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. You may contact the Help Desk at (417) 873-7000 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. Online technical assistance and tutorials are now available at support.drury.edu.
The CX, centrally located on the Springfield campus in Springfield Hall, is a popular gathering place for students who need to catch a quick sandwich before or after class. Many continuing studies students enjoy socializing in the relaxed atmosphere.
Lost and found articles may be turned in or reclaimed at the desk in the Continuing Studies Office, Bay Hall, Room 147, or the Safety & Security Office, Room 101 in the Findlay Student Center on the Springfield campus, and at the reception areas of other campus locations.