Prepare for Family Orientation

Family NSO is designed to provide information on the topics you need and to get all your questions answered. By registering your email using the link below, you will be included on the biweekly family e-newsletter, providing you information on your student’s experience, as well as information to answer your questions! We’ll also be providing a “coming up” section in the newsletters, so you will be sure to mark your calendar for the dates you don’t want to miss!

NSO encourages you to take a look at the 2022-23 New Student Orientation Resource Guide too. It’s packed full of helpful resources and information as you and your student transition into the MSU community.

Register Your Email for Family Orientation Information

Please follow the link below to register your email for Family Orientation information. By registering your email, we will be able to email you information throughout the summer about the opportunities available to you as you and your student prepare for their first semester as a Spartan. If you have any questions regarding the online registration process, please contact the Orientation Office at 517-355-8490 or at

Register Your Email for Family Orientation

Plan a Campus Visit

Family and supporters visiting campus – are you looking for some fun things to do in the Lansing area while you are on campus? Check out this site for information and fun things to do!

Lansing Visitor Information

Orientation Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. All evening and weekend webinars will be live captioned.  Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested for other virtual events by contacting. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the NSO Office at or 517-355-8490 at least two weeks prior to the event date. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

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