New Student Orientation
Meet other new students, talk to faculty and staff, receive academic advising and register for classes during one of our one- or two-day orientation sessions for students and families.
Transfer Student Orientation
Gather information about the campus at one of our one-day orientation sessions tailored to the needs of students transferring to Minnesota State Mankato. Meet other transfer students, register for classes, and learn tips to ease your transition.
Parent and Family Orientation
Become familiar with Minnesota State Mankato, meet with faculty, and learn how family members can assist their students with their transition to college during Parent and Family sessions at New Student Orientation
Extended Learner Orientation (Online & Off–Campus)
Students completing a degree online or taking classes at one of our extended learning campus locations complete an online orientation program including important information about Student Financial Services, general education requirements, advising, and much more.
Register for Orientation
Registration for Orientation begins after you have received your Orientation invitation in the mail! Invitations are sent out about six weeks prior to each Orientation program and early April for our Summer Orientation programs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wondering about your Math Placement Scores? Not sure what to do if you need to change your orientation date? Answers to these questions and more can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page.