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Before you register for classes

After you've been accepted to the university, 在你注册第一学期的课程之前,你需要做一些事情.

  • Apply for financial aid

    Complete your FAFSA—the U.S. 教育部的联邦学生资助申请,并把它送到游戏MG.

    Here's a complete guide for submitting your application and accepting loans

  • Check your university email

    All official communication emailed to you by the university, faculty and staff will go to your student email account. Use your Minnesota State StarID and password to set up your account. starid是由两个字母、四个数字和两个字母组成的字符串,比如“ab1234cd”.")

    如果你就读于明尼苏达州立大学系统的其他学院或大学, you'll use the same StarID at 游戏MG.

    If you're new to the Minnesota State system, your StarID was generated when you first applied for admission.

  • Connect with your academic advisor

    Academic advisors are assigned to students based on their major or program. 你的学术导师的名字和联系信息包含在你被大学录取后三周内收到的欢迎信中.

    你的导师会为你规划学术道路提供很多信息和建议, staying on track and navigating the university.

  • Submit an immunization form

    Many students have to complete an immunization form and return it to Gateway before they can register for classes.

  • Register for orientation

    All new students must complete orientation online. Register for new student orientation.

    For freshmen with 16 or fewer credits: In addition to new student orientation online, you must attend an on-campus group advising and registration session. This gives you a chance to meet advisors and faculty face-to-face, see the campus, get your student ID card and get comfortable finding classrooms, the bookstore and the library.

  • Take placement assessments

    Placement assessments gauge your math, reading and writing skills. They help you and your advisor select which courses are best for you.


    For other incoming students, including transfer and readmitted students, your degree auditing determines whether you're exempt from assessments. (如果你在学位审核报告上看到“学生持有:0006 -评估测试”, 在你参加课程评估之前,你不能注册任何课程.

  • Metro 101: Your Academic Journey

    For freshmen with 16 or fewer credits only. 游戏MG101是一门向学生介绍学校以及学校提供的服务和学术项目的课程. It's required for all new students who have 16 or fewer credits. You can add the course to your schedule on eServices.

  • Complete any additional program requirements

    游戏MG的一些本科课程对新生有额外的要求. 如果你已经注册或想要注册这些课程,请查看课程的要求. 你的顾问可以帮助你了解任何需求,并制定计划来完成它们.

    If you're a graduate student, check with your program to make sure you've met all admissions requirements.

Before classes start

In the time between registering for classes and the start of the semester, 你需要做一些事情来为上课做准备,并有一个成功的第一学期.

  • Make arrangements to pay your tuition

    For students receiving financial aid, you should check your aid status, accept your loans and manage your aid package.

    对于以其他方式(包括退伍军人福利)支付学费的学生,这里是 how to set up different forms of tuition payment.

  • Buy your books

    在你知道你在上什么课之后,你可以在网上找到并购买你需要的书 Metropolitan State's bookstore.

    If you want to pay for your books by charging them to your student account, you can set up bookstore credit.

  • Review your degree audit report

    For undergraduate students, your Degree Audit Report is available through eServices about 12 - 14 business days from your date of acceptance. 这份报告显示了你之前的课程/学分是如何应用到你的学术项目的, including graduation requirements and general education. 它还会显示你已经满足了哪些项目要求,以及你还需要满足哪些要求.

    After you've reviewed your Degree Audit Report, if you have questions about the transfer of your courses/credits, connect with your advisor to discuss transfer course/credit decisions.

  • Get acquainted with D2L Brightspace

    Online courses (and many in-person classes) use D2L Brightspace. Take the tutorial on how to access D2L

Any time your first semester

  • Get your student ID card

    你将使用你的大学ID来借图书馆的书,使用停车和其他设施. You can get your ID 面对面,通过邮件,或者对于住在双子城游戏MG外的学生,通过电子邮件.