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  • New Student Checklist

First Year Programs

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  • New Student Checklist

    Immediate Enrollment Requirements

    *Online and Offsite students do not need to register for New Student Orientation or submit a Housing and Dining contract.

    Please choose the applicable tab below to help guide you through the additional enrollment items you need to complete to ensure a successful transition into Minnesota State University Moorhead.

  • Before Attending New Student Orientation

    • Activate Your StarID and Password
      You will need your StarID to access eServices to register for classes. If you have not activated or do not remember your StarID and Password, please go to www.mnstate.edu/starid and follow the applicable direction.
       
    • Set-up your Dragon Email
      All students are required to have a Dragon Email account. Please go to www.mnstate.edu/helpdesk/email/ and click on ‘Campus Email FAQ’ 
       
    • Complete the Accuplacer Math & English Placement
      Please review the information to determine if you should complete an Accuplacer Exam at www.mnstate.edu/asc/accuplacer.aspx
       
    • Apply to live in a Learning Community (Fall Admits Only)
      Find out more about Learning Communities and apply online at www.mnstate.edu/learning-communties 
       
    • Submit Proof of Immunizations
      Complete the Immunization form at www.mnstate.edu/hendrix/immunizations.aspx using your StarID Username and Password.
       
    • Verify Your Major
      Please be sure we have your desired major on file to ensure that you are assigned to the correct advising group at New Student Orientation. If you are unsure what major is on file, please contact First Year Programs at 218.477.2777 or firstyearprograms@mnstate.edu.
       
    • Submit Official Transcripts
      Request to have “official” copies of your transcripts, high school/GED (not applicable to transfer students with over 24 credits) and all previously attended college transcripts, sent to MSUM Records office.
       
    • Disability Services
      Please contact the Disability Resource Center at www.mnstate.edu/disability/contactus.aspx if you have a documented disability that requires special accommodations. To make necessary arrangements, please allow 14 days prior to New Student Orientation.
       
    • Register for a Parking Permit
      If you plan to park on campus you will need a parking permit. Parking permits can be purchased online at www.mnstate.edu/parking/permitregistration.aspx using your StarID Username and Password.
       

    At New Student Orientation

    • Receive Your Dragon ID Card
      You will take your photo and receive you Dragon ID at New Student Orientation.
       
    • Meet with an Advisor
      Your advisor will work with you to set-up a course schedule that works best for you at New Student Orientation.
       
    • Register for Your First Semester Classes
      You will be shown how to register for courses at New Student Orientation.
       

    After Attending New Student Orientation


     

  •     MSUM Enrollment Requirements

    • Activate Your StarID and Password
      You will need your StarID to access eServices to register for classes. If you have not activated or do not remember your StarID and Password, please go to www.mnstate.edu/starid and follow the applicable direction.

    • Set-up your Dragon Email
      All students are required to have a Dragon Email account. Please go to www.mnstate.edu/helpdesk/email/ and click on ‘Campus Email FAQ’

    • Complete the Accuplacer Math & English Placement
      Please review the information to determine if you should complete an Accuplacer Exam at www.mnstate.edu/asc/accuplacer.aspx
       
    • Apply to live in a Learning Community (Fall Admits Only)
      Find out more about Learning Communities and apply online at www.mnstate.edu/learning-communties

    • Submit Proof of Immunizations
      Complete the Immunization form at www.mnstate.edu/hendrix/immunizations.aspx using your StarID Username and Password.

    • Submit Official Transcripts
      Request to have “official” copies of your transcripts, high school/GED (not applicable to transfer students with over 24 credits) and all previously attended college transcripts, sent to MSUM Records office.

    • Receive Your Dragon ID Card
      All MSUM students need to have a physical Dragon ID Card. Take your photo and receive your Dragon ID when you come to campus at the Dragon Card office located in the Library 122.
       
    • Connect with an Advisor
      You will be assigned an advisor based on your major. Your contact information will be given to your advisor and they will contact you to help you choose your fall semester courses. Please be aware that you will not be contacted by your advisor until the beginning of May.
       
    •  Register for Your First Semester Classes
      You will need to enroll in the courses your advisor recommends through eServices. For a step-by-step process on how to register for your first semester classes, please go to www.mnstate.edu/records/how-to-register.aspx
       
    • Purchase Textbooks
      Purchase Textbooks using your class schedule online at bookstore.mnstate.edu
       
    • Pay Your Bill
      Pay a minimum payment of $300 to the MSUM Business Office on tuition/fee charges to maintain your class registration if we do not have your FAFSA on file with the Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid at MSUM.
       

    Additional Enrollment Items

     

  •     MSUM Enrollment Requirements

    • Activate Your StarID and Password
      You will need your StarID to access eServices to register for classes. If you have not activated or do not remember your StarID and Password, please go to www.mnstate.edu/starid and follow the applicable direction.

    • Set-up your Dragon Email
      All students are required to have a Dragon Email account. Please go to www.mnstate.edu/helpdesk/email/ and click on ‘Campus Email FAQ’

    • Submit Official Transcripts
      Request to have “official” copies of your transcripts, high school/GED (not applicable to transfer students with over 24 credits) and all previously attended college transcripts, sent to MSUM Records office.

    • Receive Your Dragon ID Card
      All MSUM students need to have a physical Dragon ID Card. You can request a card at https://msumapps.mnstate.edu/authenticate/index.php?applicationid=180 using your StarID Username and Password.

    • Connect with an Advisor
      Contact your advisor to set up a time when you will discuss which courses you will need to take first semester. See the applicable Major Specific Requirements to find the advisors contact information that is specific to your desired program and delivery method.

    • Register for Your First Semester Classes
      You will need to enroll in the courses your advisor recommends through eServices For a step-by-step process on how to register for your first semester classes, please go to www.mnstate.edu/records/how-to-register.aspx

    • Purchase Textbooks
      Purchase Textbooks using your class schedule online at bookstore.mnstate.edu

    • Pay Your Bill
      Pay a minimum payment of $300 to the MSUM Business Office on tuition/fee charges to maintain your class registration if we do not have your FAFSA on file with the Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid at MSUM.

    • Submit Proof of Immunizations
      Complete the Immunization form at www.mnstate.edu/hendrix/immunizations.aspx using your StarID Username and Password.

    Additional Enrollment Items

    Major Specific Requirements

    Business Administration

    • Connect with an Advisor
      Please contact Peggy Dell at 218.477.2874 or dell@mnstate.edu

    Construction Management

    Operations Management

    Project Management