8 NSU STUDENT HANDBOOK 2023-24 THE NSU REGIONAL SPORTS COMPLEX connects to the Barnett Center. The complex includes the brand new Dacotah Bank Stadium, which is home to NSU Wolves Football, and Koehler Hall of Fame Softball Field, which will is home to NSU Wolves Softball. THE NSU TECHNOLOGY CENTER stands out at the center of campus with its glass façade. An addition to the Mewaldt-Jensen Building, the Tech Center houses Tech Support Services. It is also becoming the new home of the Student Success Center, which brings together academic advising, the Tutoring Center, the Writing Center, supplemental instruction, the American Indian Circle Program, and the TRIO Student Support Services and Upward Bound programs. In addition, the SSC will include the offices of Career Services, and Testing Services. MEWALDT-JENSEN houses programs of the College of Arts and Sciences, along with the NSU-SDSU Accelerated Nursing Program and the NSU CENTER FOR STATEWIDE E-LEARNING. Established by the South Dakota legislature in March 2001, the E-learning Center serves K-12 schools, undergraduate students and graduate students across South Dakota through distance education and interactive instructional technologies. THE GERBER BUILDING houses the Millicent Atkins School of Education, now part of the College of Professional Studies and the heart of teacher education at Northern. GRAHAM HALL, one of the most historic buildings on campus, includes the NSU Communications and Marketing Department; offices for Aramark, which operates NSU Dining Services; the Missouri River Room, which holds a variety of meetings and other events; and the office of the Exponent student newspaper. LINCOLN HALL is the home of the School of Business, also now part of the College of Professional Studies. Lincoln is also home to the OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS, which includes NSU Study Abroad. SPAFFORD HALL is home to the School of Fine Arts, including art department studios and labs. Spafford also houses the offices of the NSU President and Provost. DACOTAH HALL includes the Financial Aid office; Registrar; and Dacotah Hall Gymnasium, a wellness center available to students that features a basketball court plus two levels of space designed for individual exercise activities. KRIKAC ADMINISTRATION BUILDING houses the finance, purchasing and human resources offices. It is also home to Krikac Auditorium, which is a gorgeous performance space with its beautifully renovated stained-glass windows and ornately decorated seats. Northern has six residence halls – including three new facilities offering the latest of amenities, such as various suite-style rooms. They are BRISCOE HALL; STEELE HALL; KRAMER HALL; WOLVES MEMORIAL SUITES, which opened in fall 2017; and GREAT PLAINS EAST and GREAT PLAINS WEST, both of which opened in fall 2018. GPW offers a game-cleaning room for students who hunt, and GPE features a Papa John’s Pizza and a POD: Provisions on Demand convenience store. THE CLARK SWISHER ATHLETIC COMPLEX, located two miles east of the main campus, is used by the NSU track and field team. The complex includes a 6,000-seat football arena, Swisher Field, and an artificial-surface outdoor track. The NSU baseball team plays at Fossum Field, located in northeast Aberdeen. THE BECKMAN BUILDING southeast of campus houses the NSU Foundation. THE SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED,a community partner of NSU, moved into a brand new school building across from the NSU Barnett Center. This state-of-the-art facility includes bigger classrooms and modern technology.