The online PSEO Orientation program is designed to help you transition from high school student to official St. Cloud State University student. We require this program to explain how our program works and the expectations we have of you as a PSEO student. You must complete the PSEO Orientation program prior to your initial 1:1 advising appointment and registering for courses.
STEP 1: Activate your Star ID (your username and password for all Minnesota State campuses)
Go to: http://starid.minnstate.edu to activate your Star ID. Use the 'I know my email' activation option, and use the email address you used to apply to the program. Having difficulties? Contact our Tech Support at (320) 308-7000.
STEP 2: Complete the online PSEO Orientation program.
This will orient you to the PSEO program at St. Cloud State. Students, to access this program, please login to D2L Brightspace. Once logged in, find the PSEO Student Handbook course. Once in the course, find the Materials drop down menu, and select Content. Here you will find the New PSEO Students: Start Here! module where you can find the PSEO Orientation Programming for the respective semester.
Students will be required to submit information from the PSEO Advising Form (included in their admission letter) to complete the program.
STEP 3: Initial 1:1 Advising Appointment
Upon successful completion of the online PSEO Orientation program, the PSEO office will be notified that a student is ready for the 1:1 Advising Appointment. During this appointment, we will discuss transferring official scores/credits, registration, and placement testing. Students must complete this appointment to register for courses.
STEP 4: Register for classes
Register for courses when the new PSEO student registration window opens. Students must complete Steps 1-3 to unlock their registration window.
STEP 5: Attend PSEO Welcome Day & Huskies First Four Days
This event is optional, but highly encouraged for our PSEO students. Participants can get a tour of campus to see where classes are, meet the PSEO Team, get your textbooks, and more. Feel free to invite your family!
What if the date doesn't work for me?
The PSEO Orientation program is available asynchronously online to complete at your own pace. Feel free to complete the program with friends or family.
Is the PSEO Orientation program required?
Yes, all new PSEO students must complete the PSEO Orientation program prior to course registration.
When can I access the PSEO Orientation program?
Students may access this program within a couple days of admittance.
How long is PSEO Orientation program?
This program will take you at least 1-2 hours to complete online at your own pace.