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All Students

Master of Science in Education – Curriculum & Instruction

Master of Science in Organizational ManagementEntrepreneurial and Economic Development

Thesis/Action Research Projects

Internship Forms

Graduate Programs Alumni

 

Online Orientation

The information provided below will help you as you begin your graduate work with Peru State College.

If you still have questions after reading through the Online Orientation, please feel free to contact our
Graduate Programs Office at 1-800-742-4412, Option 4 or email at GraduatePrograms@Peru.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions


Register for Courses

Click on the link below for step-by-step instructions to register for your program courses.

Registering for Classes

PSC Bookstore

To order books, visit the Online bookstore’s website.   Be sure to order textbooks several weeks ahead of time to avoid possible delays which may effectively hinder your ability to complete coursework. Peru State College will not be responsible if you order your textbooks other than from the Online Bookstore (re: wrong edition, etc.).

Student Websites & Log-in Information

Student Email Hosted by Google
Students are required to access their college-issued email regularly. Faculty and staff members will only utilize this email address when emailing student information. The link to student email login is: http://www.peru.edu/email. A ‘student e-mail’ icon is also located on the bottom of the Peru State College website.

Students will receive access to their email account after their first registration and close to the start of their first semester with PSC.

USERNAME: Student’s first name, period, student’s last name, and the first five digits of their NUID number (ex: John.Doe12345)

PASSWORD: Student’s entire, eight-digit NUID (ex: 12345678 or 00123456)

For questions or concerns, you will need to contact Computer Services at 402-872-2270 or by email at ComputerServices@peru.edu. When emailing Computer Services, please provide your NUID.

MyPSC
“MyPSC” is Peru State College’s online student services center. A student may update their information, add/drop courses, review grades and unofficial transcripts, and review billing information, among other things here.
A MyPSC icon is also located on the home page of the Peru State College website.

Students create a username and password during the application process. If you have any questions about logging into MyPSC, please email MyPSC@peru.edu.

Blackboard Training Materials

If you have any questions or concerns about Blackboard, please feel free to direct them to our Distance Education Office at 1-888-258-5558 or by email at DistanceEducation@peru.edu. We would be happy to walk you through any of the Blackboard processes.

Blackboard Login Information

You may link to Peru State’s Blackboard site here. A Blackboard link is also located on the home page of the Peru State website under Student, in the top left corner.

A week before your first course is to begin you will receive an email from our Distance Education Office about logging in to Blackboard. You will initially use the information below:

USERNAME: Nebraska User ID (NUID), no dashes or spaces
PASSWORD: Two-digit month and two-digit day of your birth (ex: July 1st is 0701)

Blackboard Information

Online Course Equipment

Students need a reliable computer (bought after 2009) with the following:
  • Operating system:
    • PC: Windows 7 or greater Mac: iOS 10.8 or greater
  • Internet Browser:
    • Chrome: 36.0 or greater, Edge: 20.0 or greater, Firefox: 31.0 or greater, Internet Explorer: 11.0 or greater, Safari: 6.0 or greater (Mac version only)
  • Microsoft Office – Word, PowerPoint, Excel (2010 or newer is recommended)
  • Access to a reliable Internet source (broadband Internet is recommended)

LiveText – MSED Student Requirement

Degree-seeking students will utilize the Internet program, LiveText, to create and build a portfolio as they progress through the program. There is a one time fee of approximately $100 for a multi-year membership to Live Text, which is an electronic portfolio system that is provided online.
Students will complete this portfolio throughout the program coursework by including course assignments/projects in the portfolio and reflecting upon each one in relation to your growth and development. It will be checked for progress at the point of application for admission to candidacy and for completion at the point of application for graduation. The completed portfolio is a required part of the program completion for the Master of Science degree.

Students will also complete and submit the exit survey that will be provided upon successful completion of your LiveText portfolio.
Students will be given specific instructions about purchasing the membership to LiveText during your first course – EDUC 512-Technology and Mediated Instruction.

Online Library

We offer online library services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To login to EBSCO or other research data, go to the library webpage, and click on Databases. Under Research Databases,

Off-Campus Access Information, click the link. Enter your MyPSC username and password into the correct fields (login information is listed above, under MyPSC).

Additional information on how to use EBSCO and other research data is available on the library webpage, under Tutorials.

PSC Transcripts

Unofficial Transcripts: Follow these instructions to view and/or print your PSC Unofficial Transcripts.

Official Transcripts: Must be requested from our Student Records Office.

Additional Contacts

Admissions/Graduate Programs

Peru State wants to make the admissions process as simple as possible for you. We are with from Application to Graduation. If you have questions about your:

  • Application
  • Admission paperwork
  • Enrollment
  • Advising
  • Course rotation

or any other questions you may have, please email the Graduate Programs Office at GraduatePrograms@peru.edu or call us, toll-free, at 1-800-742-4412, Option 4 or 402-872-2314.

Business Office

The Business Office can assist students with tuition and fees, billing information, and payment plans. To contact them, you may call 1-800-742-4412, Option 3 or 402-872-2211 or by email at BusinessOffice@peru.edu.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office can help you apply for assistance to cover college expenses. You can contact them by telephone at 1-800-742-4412, Option 6 or 402-872-2228 or by email at FinancialAid@peru.edu.

Student Records

The Student Records Office, also known as the Registrar’s Office, assists students with requesting transcripts. You can contact them by phone at 1-800-742-4412, Option 7 or 402-872-2226 or by email at StudentRecords@peru.edu.

Organizations

Master of Science in Education

Below is a list of organizations that you might find useful if you are completing the Master of Science in Education – Curriculum & Instruction degree.

Master of Science in Organizational Management

Below is a list of organizations that you might find useful if you are completing the Master of Science in Organizational Management – Entrepreneurial and Economic Development degree.

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar