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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
New Students and Family Programs

Agenda & Dates

Page address: https://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

  • Session 1: June 5-6, 2014 (Thursday-Friday) -Female student spaces are full.

  • Session 2: June 9-10, 2014 (Monday-Tuesday)-Session is closed. 

  • Session 3: June 11-12, 2014 (Wednesday-Thursday)-Female student spaces are full.

  • Session 4: June 16-17, 2014(Monday-Tuesday)-Female student spaces are full.

  • Session 5: June 18-19, 2014 (Wednesday-Thursday)

  • Session 6: June 23-24, 2014 (Monday-Tuesday)

  • Session 7: June 25-26, 2014 (Wednesday-Thursday)

  • Session 8: June 27, 2014 (Friday)-Session is closed.                                   

  • Session 9: July 8-9, 2014 (Tuesday-Wednesday)

  • Session 10: July 10-11, 2014 (Thursday-Friday)

  • Session 11: July 14-15, 2014 (Monday-Tuesday)

  • Session 12: July 16-17, 2014 (Wednesday-Thursday)

  • Session 13: July 21, 2014 (Monday)-Female student spaces are full.    

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. 
  • Please note that that more detailed information will be provided to registered guests via email closer to your registered program date.

Day One Overview

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

Pre-Orientation Sessions (10:30 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

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

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

  • Textbook Information
  • Families in Transition
  • Parking and Bus Information
  • Academic Resources and Information to Support Students
  • Welcome Week Information

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

 

One Day Family Orientation Program Schedule

Please note that that more detailed information will be provided to registered guests via email closer to your registered program date.

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
  • Academic Resources and Information to Support Students
  • Families in Transition

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