International Orientation-Fall 2019

Online Orientation for International Students

How will new international students complete New Student Orientation? International students should plan to complete orientation in two parts.

  • First, complete online orientation using the link below; the online modules will cover basic academic, financial and involvement information for new students.
  • Second, attend International Orientation Tuesday, August 20; the program begins at 1:00pm in Dillard College of Business, room 101.

In order to complete online orientation, there are two steps that must be completed. 

  1. Complete the Required Orientation Modules at
  2. Review additional online resources available for new students below

Step 1: Required Orientation Modules

In order to complete your early orientation online, you must watch the videos in each of the modules at


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 Resources Online

Money Matters: Financial Aid, Payments & Billing

University Information


Step 3: Attend Regular Student Orientation (Optional)

Mark your calendar for the Regular Student Orientation on Wednesday, August 21 or Thursday, August 22. Check-in is at 9:00am in the Clark Student Center Atrium.


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