Orientation at Michigan State University

You are officially a member of the Michigan State University community! We are excited for you to participate in New Student Orientation (NSO) as you prepare to begin as a Spartan. Our orientation programs are designed to connect incoming students and their families with resources and opportunities, begin to assist students in their transition to the university, and educate and empower students and family members. We are excited to embark on this journey with you!


May 10

New Student Orientation Begins for Summer Admit Students

May 13

Classes Begin for First & Full Summer Session

July 1

Classes Begin for Second Summer Session

Every new Spartan attends a New Student Orientation (NSO) Program prior to their first semester as a student. Sign up for your NSO program at the link below! If you already signed up for your NSO program and need to change your date, you can also do this at the link below.