Get Registered

Orientation is required for all new, incoming students and is designed to provide academic advising, introduce students to their degree requirements, aid students in course registration, and prepare them to join the Bobcat family. Explore information about specific programs below!

Fall 2020 Orientation registration is now open! Learn how to register for a session today.

Freshman Students

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  • Orientation information & dates
  • How to register for Orientation
  • Spring, Summer, and Fall Orientation schedules

Transfer Students

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  • Orientation information & dates
  • How to register for Orientation
  • Spring and Fall Orientation schedules

Parent Information

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  • Orientation information & dates
  • Information for Parents and Families
  • Bobcat Parent and Family Program
  • Summer and Fall Orientation schedules

Additional Programs

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Discover several programs which compliment the Orientation experience, including:

  • Expeditions MSU
  • Adventures MSU
  • Trailheads MSU

Frequently Asked Questions


Travel Information



Placement Exams

Campus Resources

Questions? We're here to help.

If you have questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us! You can email our staff at, or call us Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm MT at 1-888-MSU-CATS.