MSU New Student Orientation Programs

Congratulations on choosing Midwestern State University! New Student Orientation is a program that is required for all new entering undergraduates at MSU Texas. Whether you are a first year student or transferring, getting started at MSU Texas is a big step. The Admissions Staff is here to help you along the way!

At New Student Orientation, you will meet new friends, receive important university information, learn about essential resources, and become familiar with the MSU campus!  

Fall 2020 Incoming Students

Registration for New Student Orientation sessions will open in April 2020. 


Spring 2020 Incoming Students

The New Student Orientation requirement can be met by either of the following options: 

1. Attending a New Student Orientation Session at MSU

This is the option required for new incoming freshmen. The date of the session for Spring 2020 students is Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 9:00am – 12:00pm. Check-in will begin at 8:45am in the Clark Student Center Atrium. Once registered for this session, you will receive a confirmation email and event reminders.

2. Completing New Student Orientation Online

This option is available to distance education students as well as new transfer students (a transfer student is defined at MSU as a student with 18 transferable college credit hours completed AFTER high school graduation).

For Spring 2020 Students: Please click the "Spring Orientation" tab in the left "Related Links" column and then the "Spring 2020 Admitted Students" link to register for the Orientation Session or complete the Orientation Online.