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New Student Orientation

SOAR - Student Orientation, Advising & Registration days provide helpful information about the campus, policies, financial aid, book ordering, student life, and e-Services. You will meet one-on-one with an advisor to discuss class selection and end the day with registration for classes.

Students must complete the following:

Step 1.  Review the online pre-SOAR module.

Step 2.  After reviewing pre-Soar module, submit the Completion Form.

Step 3.  Choose your campus below. Select and register for a SOAR session by completing the RSVP form on your campus page.

Canby Campus
Granite Falls Campus
Jackson Campus
Pipestone Campus
Worthington Campus
Luverne Center

Step 4.  Mark SOAR date on your calendar.

Agenda for SOAR Day

8:30 a.m. Accuplacer Testing
10:00 a.m. Check-in
10:30 a.m. Orientation Session
11:30 a.m. Lunch
Noon  Individual Advising and Registration sessions begin

***You will receive a letter from the Admissions Office with information about acceptance, orientation, registration, and completing the Accuplacer Assessment.

Online Students
If you are a student enrolled in a          
completely online program and do
not plan to use any on-campus
services, you may choose to
complete the online orientation
modules via the Minnesota West
online orientation page.

Nursing Student Orientation

View PSEO only Accuplacer assessment
          dates coming in April 2016.