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Undergraduate Admissions


    Your college journey may be a little unclear and filled with surprising opportunities and unpredicted choices.
    But one thing is certain: you will grow and change to become a better you. We’ll cheer you on every step of the way.

    Find My Admissions Representative

    Are you ready to begin the conversation? Tell us where you’re from to identify your dedicated representative. You can find out when he will be in your area for a personal visit. Or, connect with her on social media to find out what’s happening on campus.

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    July 19 & 20: Student Orientation, Advising and Registration
    August 23: Move-In Day
    August 23-26: Welcome Week
  • Admissions Blog
    • Thinking about transferring to MSUM? Start here!
      Transferring to a new school can confusing at times, but I’ve compiled the top 5 questions I get asked to […]
    • What should you pack in your MSUM suitcase?
      With move-in day (August 23) right around the corner, we wanted to give some tips on what you should (and […]
    • Top 7 things to do in the Fargo-Moorhead area
      Fargo-Moorhead is full of fun stuff to do throughout the year.  Here are some of my favorites: Attractions I couldn’t […]
    • 9 ways to prepare for college
      1. Save Your Money! You’ll thank yourself later. It is recommended not to work a lot of hours your first […]
    • #TakeFlight to Minnesota State University Moorhead for a chance at a $1,000 scholarship
      We love seeing how our incoming freshman plan to #TakeFlight to MSU Moorhead! Have you gotten your flag, but still […]
    • What visit day is best for you at Minnesota State University Moorhead?
      We have a lot of visit options for you to pick from at MSUM, so how do you know what […]
    • 12 questions with our newest admissions rep
      We are excited to welcome Makayla Schroeder to our team! Makayla can’t wait to help students throughout North Dakota with […]
    • How to complete your FAFSA
      The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a simple online process to identify what federal and state grants, […]
    • 6 things only MSUM students know
      When your Mascot’s a dragon, the campus is lit… literally Throughout the year at MSUM, students and faculty can expect […]
    • Living on campus at MSUM
      As a campus tour guide and resident assistant, I get tons of questions about what living on campus is all […]
    • #TakeFlight with your MSUM graduation box
      Once you’ve accepted your admission to MSUM, you’ll receive an awesome graduation box full of items to celebrate your big […]
    • 4 things to do as a high school junior to prepare for college
      1. Schedule college visits Researching college websites to gather more information is great to get the facts, but actually visiting […]
    • 3 reasons to send us your FAFSA
      Haven’t submitted your FAFSA yet? Don’t think you will qualify for any federal aid? Here are three big reasons to […]
    • National College Decision Day
      Why is May 1st an important and exciting day for high school seniors? It’s National College Decision Day, of course! […]
    • How To Break Up with Your Side Schools
      For the past year you’ve been visiting college campuses, eating in dining centers, talking to tour guides and getting A […]
    • Student Orientation, Advising and Registration: The who, what, when, where and why
      Who: YOU and all of your future classmates who plan to attend MSUM What: SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising and Registration) […]
    • Top 8 questions to ask an MSUM Admissions Representative: Answered
      1. What is living on campus like? We require first year students to live on campus in one of our […]
    • 5 things I wish I would’ve known about the college admissions process
      1. It doesn’t matter how many schools you apply to I only applied to one school. I toured about 5 […]
    • 5 things you didn’t know about dragons
      MSUM arguably has the coolest mascot of all time: The Dragon. But how much do we really know about this […]
    • Sooo, you’re admitted (yay!)… What’s next?
      First off, congratulations again on being admitted to MSU Moorhead!  We can’t wait to have you join the Dragon family.  […]
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