Student Checklist

Step by Step Guide

1. Apply and Establish Course Placement

 Apply to Minneapolis College

 Send college credit documents

 Establish college placement

 Questions? Talk to Admissions: 612-659-6000 / Live Chat / Schedule an Appointment

1. Apply and Establish Course Placement

 Apply to Minneapolis College

 Send college credit documents

 Establish college placement

 Questions? Talk to Admissions: 612-659-6000 / Live Chat / Schedule an Appointment

1. Apply and Establish Course Placement

 Apply to Minneapolis College

 Send college credit documents

 Establish college placement

 Questions? Talk to Admissions: 612-659-6000 / Live Chat / Schedule an Appointment

2. Activate Technology

 Log in to your Minneapolis College email account using your StarID@go.minnstate.edu and StarID password. Complete the Multi-Factor Authentication instructions

 Login to eServices and D2L (Note: it takes 24 hours after activating StarID to gain access to D2L)

 If you are unable to log in to your email, eServices or D2L, change your StarID password using the StarID Self-Service Portal. Visit the StarID Help and FAQs page for more information.

 Visit the Technology Support webpage for information or submit an online Technology Support request by visiting the Technology Support Service Portal.

3. Watch Advising Resource Videos and Register for Classes

Watch Advising Resource Videos

Register for Courses through eServices

Advising Assistance is available

4. Pay for College

 Meet Tuition Due Dates and Payment Policy

 Complete the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): assistance available in the TRIO Educational Opportunity Center

    • Check eServices for additional financial aid steps or to review your award

 Questions? Contact Student Services

5. Prepare to Begin the Semester

Order Textbooks online

Review your laptop lease program eligibility

Attend a D2L Workshop and complete the following workshops in D2L:

Create a Profile at Raise Me

 Explore campus activities and leadership opportunities

If you are taking face-to-face courses:

6. Have a Successful Semester

Check your college email daily

Log into D2L Brightspace to participate in your courses

 Read your syllabus for each class

Stay connected with your instructors by attending their virtual office hours