What We Do

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Our mission is to empower students' academic, personal and professional success.

New Student Programs coordinates new student orientation programs and the Miner Card ID Office. We continously improve, develop and implement quality educational, student centered, orientation expereinces that are empowering and transformational for new students.


  • Learn about student life
  • Receive your Miner Card ID
  • Meet an academic advisor
  • Take the math placement exam
  • Plan your class schedule
  • Register for fall courses

Opening Week

  • Make the transition to college-level coursework
  • Learn how to use campus service and resources
  • Participate in a team design project
  • Adjust to your new environment
  • Meet faculty, new friends and have FUN

Transfer Transitions

  • Hear from key departments
  • Learn about campus and how to get involved
  • Meet faculty and staff
  • Participate in the Miner Mind Merge team activities
  • Enjoy dinner and awards