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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
New Students and Family Programs

Agenda & Dates

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/newstudent/orientation/family/agenda.html

Family Orientation Dates

There are a variety of different orientation dates offered throughout June and July for family/guests.  Once your student receives an invitation, he/she must register the family member/guests on his/her reservation. Students can register for orientation online or by mailing in his/her registration form.
 

Family Orientation Dates

  • Dates for Summer 2015 will be posted in January 2015

Please note that there is not a separate Family Orientation registration for guests in August and January; however family and guests are still welcome to attend.

 

Two Day Family Orientation Program Schedule

  • Family and guests are encouraged to attend as much as the program as possible. Program check-in begins at 10:15 a.m. on day one, and typically ends by 4:00 p.m. on day two. Lunch is not included on day one of Orientation. 

Day One Overview

10:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Orientation Check-in 

Pre-Orientation Sessions (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

  • Financial Aid Information Sessions
  • Student ID (MavCARD) Appointments

1:00 p.m.: Orientation Begins

1:00-5:00 p.m.: Information Sessions

  • Academic Expectations and Information by major/college
  • Student Financial Services-Financial Aid
  • Residential Life
  • Dining Services

5:15- 7:00 p.m.: Dinner

  • Family Orientation ends after dinner on day one. Student programming continues throughout the night.

Day Two Overview

7:15-8:30 a.m.: Room Checkout and Breakfast

8:30-9:15 a.m. Campus Resource and Office Fair

9:30-11:15 a.m.: Information Sessions

  • Student Health Services
  • Campus Security and Safety
  • Textbook Information
  • Student Panel

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Lunch

12:15-4:00 p.m.: Afternoon Information Sessions

  • What is My Role as a Parent Now?
  • Parking and Bus Information
  • Support Resources for Students
  • Campus Computer Store
  • Welcome Week Information

12:30-4:00 p.m.: Student Advising and Registration (Students Only)

 

One Day Family Orientation Program Schedule[PDF]
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7:45-8:45 a.m.: Check-in

7:45-8:45 a.m. Campus Resource and Office Fair

9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Information Sessions

  • Student Financial Services
  • Academic Information
  • Student Health Services
  • Campus Security and Safety
  • Meal Plans and Dining
  • Residence Life

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Lunch

1:00-4:00 p.m.: Afternoon Information Sessions

  • Textbook Information
  • What is My Role as a Parent Now?
  • Parking and Bus Information
  • Support Resources for Students
  • Campus Computer Store
  • Welcome Week Information

12:30-4:00 p.m.: Student Advising and Registration (Students Only)