First-Year Experience


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What will your first-year experience be?

Let St. Cloud State University help you unleash your potential, purpose, and promise with a first-year experience that best suites you.

Every first-year experience program has unique opportunities and a dedicated peer mentor to guide you through your transition experience both in the classroom and outside of it.

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First-year opportunities

Discover a variety of distinctive programs to help you be successful and make the most of your first year of university life.

Orientation programs

Learn about our holistic orientation experiences that guide you from registering for your classes to your first four days, weeks, and months on campus.

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