2014 Orientation Programs
- July 25 - Event Full
- August 15 - Event Full
* Both sessions available for Freshman and Transfer students.
Orientation on Mississippi State's beautiful campus is a great time for you and your parents to become better acquainted with the university, the campus, and the Starkville community! The university officially welcomes its new class of students and parents during this time through exciting activities, events, information sessions, and class registration. MSU looks forward to seeing you at Orientation 2014!
What to Bring
- Casual clothes
- Comfortable shoes (You'll be doing a lot of walking!)
- Spending money (Barnes & Noble has great MSU gear!)
- Rain wear (just in case!)
- Sweater or jacket (some meeting rooms can be a little chilly)
- Proof of immunization (students) if not already provided to the university
- Net ID and Net Password for class registration (students)
- Your BULLDOG SPIRIT!
Orientation Registration Fee
Orientation rates include the class registration fee, t-shirt, packet, and information book (parents only) upon arrival. Orientation fees are non-refundable.
- $40 Students
- $15 Parents
Students and parents alike get a special university welcome from MSU Orientation Leaders, administrators and faculty. Program announcements are also made that will help you during your time at Orientation.
The University Registrar will provide an overview of the course registration procedures at MSU, while demonstrating the university's web registration system.
Academic Advising and Class Registration
Students meet with faculty and academic advisers within their respective major and register for their fall classes.
Parent Information Session
While students are registering for classes, parents will participate in a question and answer session regarding opportunities and services offered to MSU parents.