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Student Checklist


Step by Step Guide


 1. Apply and Establish Course Placement

2. Watch Advising Resource Videos and Register for Classes

3. Activate Email

  • Log in to your Minneapolis College email account:
  • Email Assistance Guide
  • Your email address is different than your username and cannot be used as the username to sign in to your email account.  View your email address at
  • If you are unable to log in 24 hours after registering for courses, try resetting your StarID password on the StarID Self-Service site.  It can take some time for the password to sync from StarID Self-Service site to the Microsoft login page.  Email passwords cannot be changed on the Microsoft login page.

4. Pay for College

5. Prepare to Begin the Semester

6. Have a Successful Semester

  • Check your college email daily
  • Log in to D2L Brightspace to participate in your courses.  Courses appear in D2L the weekend before the semester begins.
  • Read your syllabus for each class
  • Stay connected with your instructors by attending their office hours