Online Orientation

Who can complete orientation online?

All new undergraduate students are required to participate in orientation! Online Orientation presents information about programs, services, and resources available to you as a student at MSU Texas.

  • New Distance Education Students beginning at MSU Texas in Summer or Fall 2020 (students ONLY taking online courses)
  • New Transfer Students beginning at MSU Texas in Summer or Fall 2020 (students who have completed 18 transferable college level credit hours AFTER high school graduation)
  • International Students beginning at MSU Texas in Summer or Fall 2020

Contact your Academic Counselor here to make an advising appointment to create your schedule of classes!*

*Please note that if you have a TSI status of "not taken" or "partially exempt" you will not be allowed to register for classes until we have TSI scores or proof of a full TSI exemption. Therefore, students who are not exempt and have not attended another public Texas college, must schedule to take the TSI assessment in the required subject areas prior to registration. Additional information can be found at


Step 1: Required Orientation Modules

In order to complete your orientation requirement online, you must watch the required orientation modules.

Enrolling in Summer or Fall 2020 courses and meet the online orientation eligibility criteria above?

Online Orientation will open in April 2020.   

Step 2: Important Academic Information

Below are links of interest and information which will be vital to your educational journey at MSU.  Please take the time to review each of these sites, or at least, bookmark this page so that you can refer to it later.

Additional Technology and Library Resources

Money Matters: Financial Aid, Payments & Billing

University Information