International Student and Scholar Services


Orientation and Arrival

We are so excited you are planning your journey to St. Cloud State University and will be arriving to campus soon. The airport to book your flight into is Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.

Please find the arrival and orientation dates for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 below:

  • Fall 2021
    • Arrival date: Aug. 14-15, 2021
    • Orientation Start date: Aug. 17, 2021
    • Classes begin: Aug. 23, 2021
  • Spring 2022
    • Arrival date: Jan. 3-4, 2022
    • Orientation Start date: Jan. 6, 2022
    • Classes begin: Jan. 10, 2022

If students arrive on the above arrival dates, St. Cloud State offers a complimentary shuttle from the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) airport to St. Cloud State. Students will receive the shuttle details in their application and can register for the shuttle in their application, as well. 

For students arriving before or after the arrival date, you can schedule a shuttle to St. Cloud State from the airport with Groome Transportation.