M State Welcome Day August 26

Welcome Day Survey

Welcome Day 2019

All students, both new and returning, are invited to attend M State's traditional Welcome Day on Monday, Aug. 26. During the day, you can connect with resources, discover student clubs and organizations, learn your way around campus and meet instructors, staff and fellow students.

On-campus classes scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. or later will begin as scheduled on August 26. Online classes will also begin at 4 p.m. 

If you have any questions, call or text the Support Center at 877.450.3322, email info@minnesota.edu or chat at minnesota.edu/help.

Detroit Lakes Campus

Welcome Day kicks off at 9 a.m. in your program classroom/area. You can arrive any time after 8:30 a.m. to get to your classroom (look for staff and signs posted throughout campus to direct you).

A Welcome Day information session starts at 9:30 a.m., with a lunch break from 12:30-1:15 p.m. During your break, you can:

  • Enjoy a free lunch with classmates
  • Enter drawings for prizes
  • Participate in outdoor activities with classmates, faculty and staff

The morning program meetings will continue from 1:15-3:30 p.m., with Welcome Day wrapping up at 3:30. Check the monitors to see if you won a prize before leaving for the day. Prizes can be picked up at the Student Services front desk.

Fergus Falls Campus

Welcome Day kicks off at 9 a.m. with registration at the main entrance of Legacy Hall. Events start at 9:30 a.m.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Connect with instructors, staff and students
  • Attend a variety of fun and informative sessions
  • Get familiar with your campus
  • Enjoy a free lunch

Following lunch, events will continue from 1-3:15 p.m. The day will wrap up at 3:30 p.m.

Moorhead Campus

This year, you will have a choice of two Welcome Day sessions.

Session 1: Begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.

Session 2: Begins at 11:30 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m.

Welcome Day will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Learn about the M State resources that can help you succeed
  • Connect with instructors, staff and fellow students
  • Attend a variety of fun and informative sessions
  • Get familiar with your campus
  • Enjoy a free lunch

When you arrive at Welcome Day, please stop by the West Commons to sign in.

Register for Welcome day!

Wadena Campus

Welcome Day kicks off at 9 a.m. with program introductions and orientation. You can arrive any time after 8:30 a.m. to get to your classroom.

There will be an information session beginning at 10 a.m., with lunch at 12:30 p.m. During lunch you can:

  • Enjoy a free lunch with classmates
  • Enter drawings for prizes
  • Demonstrate your beanbag toss skills with classmates, faculty and staff

An afternoon program meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. and wrap up at 3 p.m. Before you leave for the day, be sure to check at the front desk to see if you won a prize!

Online students

Online students are welcome to attend an on-campus Welcome Day event on Monday, August 26. If you are not able to attend an on-campus Welcome Day event, we recommend you review the Online Orientation or contact our Support Center for more information about resources, paying for college, completing your FAFSA, logging into D2L Brightspace, tutoring and more!

Support Center

Call/text: 877.450.3322

Email: info@minnesota.edu

Chat: www.minnesota.edu/help