Campus Community Facilities

Hektner Student Center

The Hektner Student Center is the community center for NDSCS, hosting the major portion of social activities and numerous recreational activities, in addition to student government and organizations. The facility includes several student service areas, dining and recreational spaces. 


The Bookstore follows the latest textbook trends to reduce course material costs for students by offering new, used, rental, e-books, and inclusive access materials. Textbook buyback is offered at the end of each term in-store and online. Through partnerships, the Bookstore sells high-quality, name-brand tools at a discounted price. Additionally, the NDSCS Bookstore sells Wildcat apparel, school supplies, and giftware.

Mail and shipping services are also provided.  Services include mailboxes, daily incoming and outgoing USPS mail, package delivery, and access to FedEx, UPS, and USPS shipping services.

The Bookstore is located in the Hektner Student Center on the Wahpeton Campus, and NDSCS-Fargo in Room 155, or shop online at anytime at

Customer Service Desk & Student Life

The Customer Service Desk located in Hektner Student Center serves as the College's central information center and Student Life office. For more information on services offered, visit and

Dining Services

Flickertail Dining Room 

  • Open seven days a week (except during college break periods)
  • All you care to eat, unlimited entry (must scan each time you enter)
  • Offers hot entrees, salad bar, deli bar, waffles, ice cream, dessert, cereal, beverages, specialty bar
  • Accepts dining plans, Wildcat Bucks, Dining Dollars, credit card and cash

Wild Grounds Café and Coffee Shop

  • Open Monday-Friday
  • Daily luncheon specials 
  • Grab-n-go options 
  • Accepts Wildcat Bucks, Dining Dollars, credit card and cash

Additional information may be found at

Information Technology Services (ITS)

The walk-up ITS Service Desk is located in the computer lab near the bookstore in the north end of the Hektner Student Center. The ITS Service Desk provides assistance with passwords, email, Wi-Fi access and Microsoft Office support/ download. During business hours students can call the ITS Service Desk at 701-671-3333 (3-3333 from a campus phone) or email After hours assistance is available for password changes and a limited range of technical issues from the North Dakota University System Help Desk at 866-457-6387.


Students are required to register vehicles to obtain a parking permit.  A current and valid NDSCS parking permit must be purchased and appropriately displayed on all vehicles parked anywhere on the Wahpeton and Fargo NDSCS locations. Parking rules and permit information can be found at All questions related to vehicles and parking should be directed to NDSCS police at 701-671-2233.

Community Childcare Options

For students or families that may be seeking child care, please see the community child care options below: