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St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud State University

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

program support and student resources


The Center for Continuing Studies works cooperatively with the student, the correctional institution and their designated education officer to provide a quality educational experience.

The Center’s Services include:

  • Assisting with admissions, registration, and billing.
  • Working with third-parties who are providing financial assistance.
  • Providing written course materials including the syllabus and other related items.
  • Advising and program planning.
  • Facilitating communication with faculty as needed.

Students are responsible for:

  • Tuition and fees.
  • Books and materials.
  • Developing a study schedule and staying on track with coursework.
  • Maintaining appropriate and timely communication with instructors and CCS office staff regarding coursework.


Felony Career Restrictions

In Minnesota there are laws restricting specific career paths for students with particular criminal offenses (i.e. it may be difficult to obtain a license for drug counseling if you were convicted of a drug offense).  For a complete list of felony career restrictions in Minnesota, please see the attachment: Felony Career Restrictions (pdf)