About First Year Programs

  • Begin Your Story

    The Office of First Year Programs specializes in supporting your transition to higher education and works to establish foundational skills for future academic and social success. We provide a holistic first-year experience for all new students and their families through a variety of programming, including Student Orientation, Advising & Registration, Dragon Welcome Week, and Parent and Family Services. The resources provided by First Year Programs accompany you throughout your experiences here at MSUM to ensure you attain your goals and explore this new environment with confidence. We are excited to begin your story with you!