Catalog Disclaimer Statement/Affirmative Action

This catalog is published by Dickinson State University to provide prospective students and other interested individuals with information concerning this institution. Any part of this catalog may be changed or revoked without notice and may not serve as a binding obligation with the State of North Dakota or Dickinson State University.

This catalog is intended to be a description of the policies, academic programs, degree requirements, and course offerings in effect for the 2019-2020 academic year. It should not be construed as an irrevocable contract between the student and the University. Dickinson State University reserves the right to change any of the policies, procedures, or fees described in this catalog and to apply these changes to any or all of its students as it sees fit. The University may also choose to add or delete course offerings or degree programs at any time.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Dickinson State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, religion, gender identity, creed, marital status, veteran’s status, political belief or affiliation, information protected by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices, educational programs or other related activities. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Dickinson State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, or employment opportunities as required by Title IX. Dickinson State University complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

Inquiries concerning Title VI, VII, ADA, ADEA, Title IX, and Section 504 may be referred to either theTitle IX Coordinator, Keith James, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, May Hall, Room 207B, Dickinson, ND 58601 (701) 483-2391, or to the:

Affirmative Action Officer, Krissy Kilwein, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, May Hall, Room 309, Dickinson, ND 58601, (701) 483-2370, or to the:

The Office for Civil Rights/Chicago

U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center

500 W Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661

Telephone: (312) 730-1560, FAX: (312) 730-1576,

TDD: (800) 877-8339, email:, website:

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
330 South Second Avenue
Suite 720
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2224
Fax: 612-335-4044
TTY: 1-800-669-6820

Disclaimer from the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education

The State Board of Higher Education requires that the following announcement be published in all catalogs and bulletins of information issued by institutions of North Dakota: “Institutions shall publish electronic and/or hard copies of catalogs and bulletins for the purpose of furnishing prospective students and other interested persons with information about the institutions. Announcements contained in such printed or electronic material are subject to change without notice; and may not be regarded in the nature of binding obligations on the institutions and the State.”

Dickinson State University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission located at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413.