New Students

Congratulations on being accepted to the School of Graduate Studies at SCSU!

Now that you have been accepted you may be asking what is next. This site will provide you with the information necessary to reach your goals.

Have you activated your StarID?

Once you activate it, you can use your StarID and password for your student email, D2L Brightspace, HuskyNet, and everywhere that StarID is accepted in the MnSCU.

Make sure you have your SCSU Student ID number handy before you begin the activation process. The Student ID is located on your acceptance letter.

Activate your STAR ID now.


International Student Orientation

Orientation is Thursday January 8th, from 8:30am-2:00pm

Please meet in Centennial Hall room 453.

This is required for all new entering international students.

Online and Distance Learners Orientation (.pdf)

This orientation is held virtually at 

It will begin at 6:00pm and go until 7:30


Online Orientation Materials for All Graduate Students

Web Orientation


New Graduate Student Orientation Presentations

Make Up Orientation for New Graduate Assistants

Spring dates TBA


Planning a Course of Study

Being a Graduate Student (ppt)

Missed Orientation? Listen to orientation talks below

On-line and Distance Graduate Student Orientation

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