All single students under 21 years of age who have completed fewer than 27 hours of transferable credit after high school graduation are required to complete a housing contract before registering for classes.
This online pre-orientation program is designed to prepare you for your SOAR session and transition successfully to college life. Complete MSU 101 at least two days before attending your SOAR session.
Placement exams determine your level of skill in an area of study and your potential to succeed in a specific course. Your performance in a placement exam determines what courses you are eligible to enroll in.
The placement exams below are offered online and should be completed prior to your SOAR session.
You will need a photo ID (such as a driver’s license, passport, military ID, state ID, or green card) to receive your official BearPass Card.
A folder containing the following:
A copy of unofficial college transcripts, if not yet received by the Office of Admissions
Questions for your advisor and other campus offices
Ideas you have about possible majors or careers
Orientation & Transition Programs is committed to providing students and families full access to our programs.
Please request accommodations from the Disability Resource Center with as much advance notice as possible so we can best prepare for your arrival. Requests made within 10 days before your session may not be guaranteed.